Vitamin C can be extremely beneficial to the health of your hair! Vitamin C is water-soluble, which means that your body doesn’t store or accumulate it. Stylecraze.com says, “In order to get a healthy mane, we need to eat healthy food. Healthy diet reflects on our skin and hair. Vitamin C is much more than an antioxidant and plays an important role in improving the health of our skin and hair.”There are several ways you can use vitamin c to benefit you hair. First you can take a vitamin c supplement, second you can eat vitamin c enriched foods and third you can make a vitamin c hair mask (directions below).You can also buy hair products that are enriched with Vitamin C.
Benefits of Vitamin C on Hair
DIY Vitamin C Hair Mask:
Strawberries are loaded with Vitamin C so for this hair mask you will need a handful of ripe strawberries, 1tbsp of honey and 1 tbsp of coconut oil.
Step 1: Blend the ingredients together in a blender to get the perfect consistency.
Step 2: Apply the mixture to damp hair, start at the roots and work your way down the hair shaft.
Step 3: Cover your hair with a shower cap to lock in moisture and let the mask sit in your hair for 30 minutes.
Step 4: Rinse out with warm water, don’t shampoo but condition if necessary.
Step 5: Optional: After you wash it out with warm water blast your hair will some cold water to lock in shine!
Step 6: dry your hair and style as usual!
Womenshealthmag.com suggests, “To give your locks a vital dose of vitamin C, blend a partially-boiled sweet potato, a half-cup of gooseberries, three strawberries, and half a small red bell pepper until you get a creamy smooth mixture. Then apply it to your scalp and hair. Leave the mask on for 15 to 25 minutes, and then rinse it off with warm water.”