8 Homemade Onion Hair Masks

Onion is rich in vitamins – E, C, B6; minerals - calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, germanium. Contains high levels of sulfur, which helps in hair follicles regeneration.

The regular use of onion hair masks results in hair renewal, and as it kills harmful bacteria, is a great anti-dandruff treatment.

DIY Onion Hair Masks

Onion masks for soft and shiny hair

Onion juice
Grate an onion over a damp paper or kitchen towel, wrap and squeeze. Massage the scalp with the juice once weekly. Leave it for 30 minutes and wash.

Onion peels decoction
Add the peels of 2-3 onions to 16 oz. of boiling water and boil 5 minutes. Use the decoction to pour your head after washing. Spread it thoroughly and gently massage the scalp. Don not rinse!

Onion decoction
Add 1-2 diced onions into half a litter of water and boil 5-10 minutes. When cooled, strain and use the liquid to rinse the hair.

Two Hair Mask with Onion for Healthy Hair & Scalp

Peel, grate and squeeze an onion /do not throw away the peels, keep them for a decoction/. Add 3 tablespoons coconut oil to the juice and apply to the scalp with massaging movements. Leave for 30 minutes. Wash as usual.

This recipe is pretty much alike the one above. Just instead of coconut oil, add a tablespoon honey and a tablespoon olive oil. Mix the ingredients and massage the scalp. Wash after 30 minutes.

Three strengthening onion hair masks to reduce hair loss

Grind finely 2-3 onions and add:
1st variation: one tbsp. olive oil, one tbsp. honey and one tbsp. mayonnaise. Apply the mask only to the scalp.
2nd variation: two tbsp. yogurt, one tsp. almond oil and one tsp. brandy. Use as the previous recipe.
3rd variation: one egg yolk, one tbsp. honey, 15 drops burdock, 1 tablespoon cognac.
Wrap with a plastic cap and leave it for 30 minutes.

To diminish the onions smell, add a few drops of some essential oil - vanilla, orange, lavender, etc. To neutralize the smell, add a little vinegar to the water when rinse.