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Expert advice from Kala Kilshaw

Happy Healthy Hair – Vitamins and Supplements

Our hair and nails are the last place to receive the benefits of vitamins and we rarely eat as much of the good stuff as we need. As hair is 91% protein, in order to repair it from the inside out, a regular hair masque is the solution. Many masques available are moisture based so make the hair feel soft and smooth but don't actually do any internal good. A simple homemade protein based masque is all you need.

These 2 examples are perfect for all hair types, they are a great blend of proteins and fatty acids exactly what we need for Happy Healthy Hair.

Ingredients for Banana Hair Masque • 1 banana
• ¼ cup of almond milk
• 2 tbsp coconut oil
• 2 tbsp honey
Cut banana into small pieces and place in a bowl

Add ¼ cup of almond milk

Add 2 tbsp coconut oil

Add 2 tbsp honey

Blend or mash until smooth

Ingredients for Avocado Hair Masque • 1 pitted avocado
• 1 egg yolk
• 2 tbsp of either coconut, olive or almond oil
Place the avocado and egg yolk in a bowl

Add 2 tbsp of either coconut, olive or almond oil

Blend or mash until smooth

Directions of use:

Apply to freshly shampooed, towel dried hair (squeeze water from the hair don't rub, this prevent roughing the cuticle and causing damage)

Cover with a plastic shower cap or bag and a warm towel if possible

Leave for 20 mins

Comb through gently with a wide tooth comb from end to roots so as not to stress and damage the hair

Give your scalp a lovely massage – see details of the benefits above

Rinse thoroughly

20 mins is perfect timing for treatments and don't sleep with them in as there are no extra benefits.

You can add a couple of drops of your favourite essential oil if you want a more fragrant indulgence.

Drying your hair thoroughly instead of leaving it damp and tying it up will prevent, fungus, scalp problems and breakage.

Author: Kala Kilshaw

As a hairdresser that has been designing professional styling appliances for nearly 15 years, Kala focusses on functionality that delivers kind, caring heat with amazing results. This is achieved because each tools componentry is infused with carefully sourced minerals that have natural care enhancing properties. Ego PROFESSIONAL uses technology in clever ways to build condition, control and volume right into the structure of every hair strand. The original hero product was and still is one of the most popular…the ALTER ego hairdryer uses gentle, yet strong infrared, ionic and Tourmaline infused heat to penetrate deep into the hair shaft. It means that with every sweep of the nozzle you are heating the hair from the inside out which shrinks the water molecules but retains moisture so that you get a frizz free and glossy result. Ego Professional is a brand who really knows how to make hair look amazing between salon visits.

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