Pine Nuts contain monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids (Omega 3 and Omega 6). Human body doesn’t synthesize them, but they are very important for the regeneration and nourishing of cells, active hair growth. Their lack results in slow hair growth and hair loss. In addition, the Pine Nut Oil is rich in pigments, vitamins and microelements.
- vitamin E nourishes and hydrates;
- vitamin A protects against dryness;
- vitamin D assists in absorbing calcium, which makes hair strong and shiny;
- vitamin B promotes cell regeneration and follicular metabolic processes;
- amino acids (arginine, lysine, tryptophan, etc.) promote growth and restore hair structure;
- various chemical elements: silver, zinc, calcium, iron, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, iodine, nickel, molybdenum, cobalt;
- proteins (glutelin, globulin, albumin, prolamin).
Effect of Siberian Pine Nut Oil on hair
The Pine Nut Oil actively nourishes and hydrates the skin, has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effect. It nourishes the scalp and hair roots, hydrates the hair, restores its structure, and makes locks soft and shiny. Moreover, basic Pine Nut Oil is suitable for dry hair.
How to apply Pine Nut Oil for hair
Due to the whole spectrum of the useful properties, the Siberian Pine Nut Oil is often an addition to cosmetic products. For instance, shampoos, balms, lotions and serums all use it as basis.
At home, you can add Siberian Pine Nut Oil to an ordinary shampoo or balm. Regular use of the product strengthens hair and makes it shine.
To enhance its beneficial action, Pine Nut Oil often becomes a component of hair masks. Morevoer, you can prepare them at home – DIY hair mask. Siberian Pine Nut Oil becomes the basis component besides other essential oils and additional ingredients.
Pine Nut Oil DIY Hair Masks at home
Siberian Pine Nut Oil is a basis to make hair masks for dandruff, to strengthen, nourish and hydrate your hair.
General advice for hair mask application:
- Warm up the mask to the body temperature before use to enhance its effect. This can be done in a water bath or in a microwave;
- Pay particular attention to your scalp and massage it for 5-10 minutes. Leave the substance on your covered head for 1-2 hours. Rinse off the mask with a shampoo;
- Don’t store masks, they go bad quickly.
There are virtually no contraindications for this product, except for allergies and individual intolerance to the components. In order to avoid side effects, carry out an allergy test before the first use. To do this, apply a small amount of oil on the inner side of the elbow or wrist and wait a bit. If there is no itching, redness or rash, it means that the product does not cause allergies and is safe for the hair and scalp.
Home Pine Nut Oil Mask Recipes
Mask for hair loss (hair loss treatment)
- 15 ml pine nut oil.
- 1 egg yolk.
- 3 drops pine essential oil.
Instructions: Whisk the egg yolk and combine with the warm Pine Nut Oil. Add essential oil to the mixture and stir.
Use: Divide the mass in two parts. Apply the first part on your scalp, massage for 5-7 minutes. Then put the other part on your dry and clean hair and spread it evenly all along. In 50 minutes, wash the hair with the warm water. The mask is suitable for daily use.
Result: This Pine Nut Oil diy hair mask strengthens the hair, restores its structure from the inside, and prevents hair loss. It stops dehydration, makes the hair more elastic and manageable. Regular use of this cosmetics increases hair density and volume.
The mask according to this recipe maximally nourishes the hair with beneficial substances, promotes hydration, has a cleansing effect and gives the hair a pleasant aroma. To make it, mix 2 tbsp. spoons of Pine Nut Oil with essential oils of lemon, rosemary, tea tree and ylang-ylang, 2 drops each. Rub the mixture into the hair roots and ends. In an hour, rinse with warm water without shampoo.
For split ends
One of the options of the treatment mask for split ends is a mixture of Pine Nut Oil and Almond oil in equal quantities. Apply the resulting mass to the ends half an hour before washing.
This mask is able to restore the hair structure in the shortest possible time: after a month of regular use twice a week, the hair will become stronger and denser.
It is very simple to make: mix whipped yolk with oil in a 1:1 ratio. The amount of ingredients depends on the length and thickness of the hair. This mask is applied to the entire length of the hair, then wrapped with a towel. You can wash off in 20 minutes.
Home remedies for hair growth
Mask to enhance hair growth
This remedy is almost invaluable if you want to accelerate the growth of your locks. One of its main functions is the stimulation of the follicle due to increased blood flow and metabolic processes. To make such mask, mix all the prepared ingredients: preheated yoghurt, brandy, Siberian Pine Nut Oil, liquid honey, onion juice, sea salt (1 tablespoon each). Apply to the scalp with gentle massaging movements, as well as to the entire length of the hair. Then cover your head with plastic wrap and towel and leave for 1 hour, then wash your hair with shampoo.
Mask for dandruff
- 15 ml pine nut oil
- 15 ml black tea
- 10 ml vodka
Instructions: Brew and sieve black tea. Warm up Pine Nut Oil up to 34° C on a water bath. Combine tea, vodka and oil, mix
How to use: Apply most part of the resulting mass to the scalp and near the hair roots. Spread the rest all along. The main rule is to keep the hair warm. To do this, cover your head with a food wrap and a towel. Leave the mask for 2-3 hours, and then wash off with a shampoo. Use the mask twice a week.
Result: After the first use, symptoms of unpleasant itching, skin redness and amount of dandruff decrease. When using a diy hair mask regularly, you can get rid of seborrhea completely within 3-4 weeks. When you get rid of dandruff, use the remedy once in two weeks for prevention. Tannins in the mask promote hair growth, strengthen the hair, alleviate irritation, and remove oily sheen.