Hair takes so long to grow. Especially when you’re calmly waiting for it to do so. A watched kettle never boils, huh? Well, hair also needs to have the proper care, nourishment, and moisture. And sometimes, all you need is… a can of beer.
Beer is not only popular as a drink, but also as a hair care product. There are many products and shampoos that have beer among the ingredients. It contains a mineral called silica, which is known to add volume to the hair and also thicken it. It also contains magnesium, iron, phosphorus, copper, and the B vitamins. The proteins found in malt and hops are known to repair damaged hair. So, if you want to encourage your hair growth, scroll below to see a few ways you can use beer as a helpful product. Note: Always use flat beer.
1. Beer Rinse
What you will need is 1 cup of beer, shampoo, and it will take 20 minutes to make. So, leave the beer go flat for a couple of hours, wash your hair as regularly and condition. Afterward, pour the flat beer through your hair, massage it in the scalp, and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse the beer off with cool water. You should repeat this once a week.
2. Beer And Honey
Blend 1/2 cup dark beer, 1 tablespoon of honey, 1 egg yolk, and 1 banana together. Apply the mixture all over your hair. Afterward, cover your hair with a shower cap and wait for 1 to 2 hours. Wash it out with shampoo and conditioner. It improves scalp health as well as makes your hair grow healthy. Repeat the procedure once a week.
3. Beer Shampoo
So, for this one, you will need to actually boil 1 1/2 cups of beer for 15 minutes in a pot. After it has cooled down to room temperature, mix it with 1 cup of shampoo. First, rinse your hair with water and afterward, massage the beer shampoo into your hair. Wash it out with cool water in the end. Do this procedure for about 3 times a week.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar And Beer
What this one requires is 1/4th cup Apple Cider Vinegar, 1 cup beer, and a few minutes of your time.
Let the beer go flat for a couple of hours. Afterward, mix it with 1/4 of Apple Cider Vinegar in a jug. Wash your hair as regularly with shampoo and conditioner. Skip conditioning if you have oily hair. Then pour the mixture into your hair and massage it into the scalp. Let it sit for about 15 minutes before rinsing it out with warm water. Do this twice a month, for it will prevent clogging of the hair follicles.
5. Egg And Beer
Mix 1/2 cup flat beer, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon of avocado oil in a bowl. Massage the mixture into the roots of your hair, then work it down the length of the hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap, and let it sit for 30 minutes. Wash it out with regular shampoo and conditioner after. Do this once a week, because the proteins and fatty acids in the egg combined with beer will help keep your hair healthy.
6. Beer And Strawberry
Mash 3 strawberries in a bowl and then add 1 cup of flat beer until it becomes a smooth mixture. Apply the mixture into the roots and work it down the length of the hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap and let it sit for 20 minutes. Afterward, wash it off with shampoo and conditioner. Repeat once a week.
The mixture removes excess oils in the hair, prevents follicle-clogging while adding shine and volume into your hair.