There is no doubt that yogurt is a delicious and tremendously nutritious food. It is delicious because of its soft texture and slightly acidic taste (especially when it is not sweetened with any or no natural sweetener), and is interesting from a nutritional point of view because of its wide diversity in essential nutrients for the correct functioning – and health-of our organism.
For example, yogurt stands out for its high content of vitamins (especially vitamin D, A and group B), as well as minerals such as calcium, potassium and magnesium. And in terms of its most important qualities or benefits, we find that it is an ideal food for our digestive system, not only because it helps in the digestion process, but because it reinforces our intestinal health and our bacterial flora Thanks to its richness in healthy bacteria.
That is why yogurt is an ideal food in case of constipation or digestive problems, among which we can mention the following: gastritis, diarrhea, gastroenteritis … And is also ideal to prevent diarrhea from using antibiotics.
But did you know that it also brings incredible benefits to the health of our skin and our hair? In the case of the skin, for example, on an earlier occasion we explained how to make a wonderful yogurt mask to rejuvenate the skin, an excellent natural option to enjoy the properties of this healthy food: helps moisturize, providing luminosity And softness, in addition to being useful to nourish it and is ideal to eliminate the dead cells accumulated in the skin of the face.
In this sense, yogurt masks are not only beneficial skin care masks (for example, to maintain good skin health). They are also really suitable options for dry hair. This is the case of the yogurt mask for dry hair which we are talking about today, made from two natural yogurts without sugar and an egg.
This is due to the different benefits that yogurt brings us when it comes to enjoying an authentic natural beauty, thus becoming a food not only beneficial from a nutritional point of view, but also from a point of view of the most natural beauty .
What is dry hair and what causes it to appear?
Dry hair is hair that does not have enough oil and moisture to maintain its normal shine and texture. That is, it lacks the necessary moisture to maintain its proper appearance, texture and health.
Among the causes that can cause the appearance of dry hair we can mention: anorexia nervosa, malnutrition, hypoparathyroidism (hypoactive parathyroids) and hypothyroidism (hypoactive thyroid).
However, there are more common causes, not related to health conditions or problems, such as dry air, excessive use of dryers and excessive washing or the use of soaps too strong and not very respectful of the pH of the skin.
How to Make a Yogurt Face Mask Ideal for Dry Hair
This mask is ideal for when you have dry hair. In summer we expose the hair to different aggressions like the rays of the sun, the water of the sea or of the swimming pool which makes it dry with more facility. With a mask that applies to the hair once a week you will notice how your hair stays soft, hydrated and shiny.
2 natural yogurts without sugar
For this mask we will need: two natural yogurts without sugar, one egg and we will beat everything together.
We wash our hair with the shampoo we normally use, we rinse well and dry our hair with a towel. Then apply the mask of yogurt as if it were a dye, with a brush and separating tuft to tuft.
Once covered all the hair we massaged and left to act about 20 minutes. After this time rinse the hair with plenty of warm water. Repeat this mask once a week you will notice how your hair improves recovering the shine and softness.