Beer is good for your hair!

19 Apr

Stumbling online before class I found an interesting article on Woman’s Day’s website about homemade beauty treatments for your hair. Not by drinking it though. Apparently flat beer adds volume to your hair because of the massive amounts of yeast. 

Here’s what the website says to do to make the hair magic happen: 

To Use: Mix 1/2 cup flat beer (pour beer into a container and let it sit out for a couple of hours to deplete carbonation) with 1 tsp light oil (sunflower or canola) and a raw egg. Apply to clean, damp hair, let sit for 15 minutes, then rinse with cool water. Or add flat beer only to a spray bottle and spritz onto dry hair. “When the liquid evaporates, the remaining protein residue (from the wheat, malt or hops) continues to strengthen and structure hair,” says Belkin. Treatments can be applied every other week.

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