How To Make Flaxseed Gel For Hair Growth – Are you struggling with dry frizzy or dull damaged hair? Then here is how you can repair and improve the state of your hair.
I do recommend using fermented rice water once a month for thicker, smoother and healthier hair. This is such an affordable protein treatment that benefits your hair immensely.
IS FLAX SEED GEL GOOD FOR YOUR HAIR?
Flax seeds contain Omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B, E and minerals like manganese and selenium all of which helps maintain a healthy hair and scalp.
Flax seed gel not only makes your hair thicker, it also leaves it soft, smooth and shiny.
DOES FLAX SEED GEL THICKEN HAIR?
Yes, flax seeds does contain the necessary nutrients that stimulate the scalp and boost blood circulation to the surface which in turn helps promote hair growth.
CAN I LEAVE FLAX SEED GEL OVERNIGHT?
In one word, YES you can. But do remember to do a patch test first.
Try leaving the flax seed gel for an hour and see how that works for your hair.
If you have no problems, slowly work your way up and after a couple more uses, you can try leaving the gel over night.
CAN WE STORE FLAX SEED GEL WITHOUT A FRIDGE?
You can store fresh flax seed gel for a few days at room temperature. You could also add a preservative which increases its shelf life to approx. one year.
If refrigerated, the gel does not spoil for up to 2 weeks. You could also freeze the gel into tiny cubes. This is the best choice if you prefer to keep your routine chemical free and want to save time at the same time.
FLAX SEED GEL FOR HAIR BENEFITS
Encourages blood circulation to the scalp
Reduces scalp inflammation
Smoothens frizzy hair
Moisturises the hair and scalp
Reduces free radical damage
Promotes hair growth
Provides adequate nourishment to the hair follicles
Reduces frizz and breakage
Adds shine and bounce to hair
Prevents premature greying of hair
Helps define curls without any product build up
FLAX SEED GEL RECIPE
Hair mask recipe is as follows:
- Flax seeds – 1/4 cup
- Water – 2 cups
- Fenugreek powder – 1 tablespoon
- Rosemary E.O – 4 drops (Optional)
You can also use fenugreek oil or soaked fenugreek seeds in this recipe. That works well too.
WHY USE FENUGREEK?
Fenugreek contains vitamins like A, B, C, K and certain minerals that help promote hair thickness and growth. They also help prevent scalp infections and keeps the scalp healthy. Lecithin found in fenugreek strengthens, moisturises and hydrates the hair and scalp.
Fenugreek does prevent hair thinning and hair fall.
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL BENEFITS
Rosemary essential oil is an anti-inflammatory antioxidant rich oil beneficial for hair regrowth in cases of balding and even thinning hair. Not only does it encourage blood circulation, it also nourishes the scalp and thereby prevents premature greying of the hair and promotes new hair growth.
HOW TO MAKE FLAX SEED GEL?
1. Take 1\4 cup of flax seed and fenugreek powder/soaked seeds in a pot, add 2 cups of water to it.
2. Keep stirring, Boil them for about 6-8 minutes until it forms a slimy gel.
3. Pour the hot gel to a strainer and stir. (This method does not work if the gel is too thick though.)
If the gel is too thick, you need to let it cool down a little and then use a muslin/cheese cloth to squeeze out the gel.
4. If you want, you can essential oils and aloe vera gel and mix everything together.
5. Store it in a glass jar.
Refrigerate up to 2 weeks.
HOW TO USE FLAX SEED GEL FOR HAIR GROWTH
Apply the flax seed gel to a clean hair and scalp.
Leave it for at least 30 minutes to an hour.
Rinse it off with cold water.
Repeat 2 times a week for best results.
HOW TO USE FLAX SEED GEL FOR CURLS?
1. Part your hair into small sections.
- Always apply the flax seed gel to clean hair and scalp.
- Make sure there are no knots or tangles in your hair.
- It is better not apply too close to the scalp.
2. Take some gel on your fingers and comb through your wet hair. Be generous with the amount of gel you use. ‘Less is More’ does not apply here.
3. Your hair should be coated in the gel and feel slimy.
4. Now it is time to scrunch the hair to define those beautiful curls. Scrunching helps the curls take its shape.
5. Diffuse or blow dry your hair.
HOW LONG DOES THE GEL HOLD LAST?
Although the flax seed gel does give a good hold which stays until the next wash, the curls may loosen a bit as days go by. In this case, people do recommend adding flaxseed gel and water to a spray bottle, shake them well to mix and spritz throughout your hair.
If you apply the flax seed gel directly to your hair, it may create a flaky layer which looks like dandruff, We don’t want that, do we? Use the spray bottle method and see if that works for you.
IS IT OKAY TO LAYER FLAX SEED GEL WITH OTHER PRODUCTS?
Typically, Layering flax seed gel with other products could make the gel flaky. You could try experimenting with different products to the get the right combination that suits your hair.
CAN YOU USE FLAX SEED GEL EVERYDAY?
Sure, i don’t see why not.
Flax seed gel is a completely natural product that can help define curls. So go for it, it is totally up to you.