If you’re a health-conscious person, you ‘d already know the many health benefits of chia seeds.
Drinking chia flavored water and eating chia pudding is known to be beneficial because it helps with weight loss and enhances digestion.
Filled with calcium, manganese, protein, and other essential nutrients, chia seeds can also be beneficial to the hair and skin.
When applied topically, this seed can help fight signs of aging, reduce acne scarring, and make the skin look healthy and radiant.
- 6 Tablespoons of organic cold-pressed coconut oil
- 1 teaspoon organic Chia Seeds
- ¾ cup of organic raw honey
- 2 Tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
- In a medium-sized bowl, mix all ingredients.
- Put the bowl in the microwave for 30 seconds to dissolve the coconut oil so that it can be easily combined with all of the other ingredients.
- Remove the hair mask and wait for it to come to room temperature.
- If you live in a hot place, and the coconut oil is not in solid form then you can skip this step.
- Once all the ingredients are combined stat to apply the mask.
- Take a small section of the hair and apply the mask from roots to the tips.
- Now let the mask sit there for an hour and then shampoo your hair with a mild shampoo.
- You can store the leftover mask in a small glass container and use them later.
Give your hair an extra boost with this DIY Hair Mask.
Chia seeds are the ideal ingredient to add to the hair mask treatment of your choosing because they can swell up to 12x of their usual size when put in water.
This allows chia seeds to make a consistency gel that will hydrate your hair.
Our hair, like chia, is full of protein, which is essential to keep it healthy and thick.
Chia seeds are a nutritious powerhouse providing 20% more protein than soya beans, plus Omega-3 supplements that are essential to the prevention of hair loss.
Adding chia seeds, a full protein, to your diet will help encourage luscious lockouts.
Rich in vitamin E and omega fatty acids, a chia hair mask will make your mane smoother, thicker, and more stunning. When applied directly to the scalp, it stimulates the development of the hair.
Honey has been shown to nourish and help to regenerate epithelial cells.
Destroy the bacteria on the scalp. Since honey is naturally antibacterial, it is said to help cure infections and kill the bacteria that contribute to dandruff. So with plenty of amino acids, vitamins, and minerals, it’s no wonder that honey can be incredibly helpful to dry hair that needs extra care.
Coconut oil is sure to make your hair grow healthier, thicker, and longer.
Vitamins and fatty acids in the coconut oil help to nourish your scalp and penetrate the skin of your hair.
Coconut oil will also avoid these annoying dandruff flakes from making a home on your scalp.
Coconut oil is a natural SPF that protects your hair and skin from harmful sunlight.
Apple cider vinegar has strong antibacterial and antifungal properties, which makes it very efficient in destroying and preventing dandruff-causing scalp yeast.
Apple cider vinegar, however, cut through all that buildup on my roots, thanks to the fact that it is filled with AHA (alpha hydroxy acid) malic acid a gentle, natural exfoliator.
The pH of your scalp is naturally a little acidic, but it’s also easily disturbed by all the hair products that we’re loading on every day, and that messed-up pH can lead to rough, broken hair cuticles that tangle, look dull, and split.
Apple cider vinegar, with its acidic foundation, can help balance the pH of the acid mantle of your scalp and close the cuticles.
- 2 Tbsp Organic Chia Seed
- 1⁄2 cup of organic coconut oil
- 1 tsp of lemon juice
- In a medium-sized mixing bowl, add all 3 ingredients and mix well.
- On your clean face apply the mask, avoiding sensitive areas like your eyes.
- Let the mask be set for 5-10 minutes to allow the chia seeds to form a gel-like consistency.
- After about 10 minutes gently massage your face with a wet, moist washcloth going in small circular motions to exfoliate your skin.
- Rinse off your face with warm water and pat dry. And follow your skincare routine.
Your skin is the largest organ in your body, so it’s important to take great care to keep your skin healthy and supple.
Soothe inflammation and calm acne blemishes with a face mask of chia.
Omega-3 fatty acids in chia can aid in the healing process of irritated blemish wounds and protect the outer layer of the skin from bacteria.
Exfoliate your pores with a refreshing 3 ingredients face mask and rejuvenate your face before you start the day.
This mask moisturizes dry, sun-kissed skin with the strength of chia seeds combined with coconut oil and freshly pressed lemon juice.
Loaded with vitamin C, an antioxidant, and a glowing agent, the lemons are beneficial for the skin.
Applying a face mask with a few drops of lemon juice will extract unnecessary oil from the skin and reduce acne.
Lemon’s vitamin C boosts collagen that helps to repair damaged skin cells and rejuvenates the skin, making it an excellent anti-aging ingredient.
It reduces fine lines and wrinkles, giving you firmer, more youthful skin.
Beauty Inside Out
We all know that our skin and our is a reflection of what is happening inside our body.
If we have a poor diet it directly shows on or hair and skin.
So to keep the balance of applying products, and having a good diet is the solution to many problems.
- 2 to 3 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 banana
- 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
- 1 tablespoon oats
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1 tablespoon peanut butter
- 200 ml milk (For vegan alternatives, try almond, soy, or cashew milk)
- This is easy to make, just add all the ingredients to your blender.
- Blend it well, to a smooth smoothie ideally for about 2 to 4 minutes.
- Add a few ice cubes pour the freshly made smoothie and serve chilled.