However, do not get discouraged ahead of time, putting the problem on its own. Competent hair care after 60 years will allow you to enjoy radiant curls every day.
Watch your food
To 60 years of age and hair remained beautiful, it is important to balance the daily diet. Proper nutrition will help get rid of almost any problem of curls and scalp. In the diet should be present proteins, fats, fiber, carbohydrates, as well as curative vitamins. But the abundance of sugar, alcohol, fatty and spicy food, on the contrary, must be excluded from life.
Proteins. Hair more than half consists of proteins, which are based on amino acids. It is important to include in the diet of poultry meat, cottage cheese, fish, seafood, soy. Beautiful curls allow you to stay and gelatin: at least once a week is to eat fruit jelly or jelly. Cheeses, eggs, nuts, buckwheat, rice and wheat cereals are also rich in medicinal protein.
Fats. Although fats bring a lot of calories and cholesterol, without these elements the body can not function properly. Without the desired fatty acids, the curls will look dry and lifeless. A little sour cream, curd mass, duck or goose meat, make the strands shiny and silky.
Carbohydrates are also valuable for healthy hair. It is important that their quantity does not exceed two-thirds of the daily diet.
Microelements. selenium, calcium, iron, iodine, and zinc make the hair strong and beautiful. It is important to include in the diet meat, oat flakes, seafood, eggs, black bread, milk, sunflower seeds and pumpkin.
Silicon stimulates hair bulbs, accelerates hair growth and prevents them from falling out. This element is found in beans, onions, cereals, bananas, wheat, strawberries, parsley, coarse flour, nettles.
Iodine improves blood flow, and accordingly – nutrition of hair bulbs. A shortage of this element, hair does not grow and can start to drop out. To make up for the lack of iodine in the body, it is important to consume sea fish, seafood, and also iodized salt.
Weekly feeding of curls with regular masks guarantees their health and attractive appearance. As we have already said, the main problems of hair after 60 years is gray hair and loss. Therefore, let’s dwell on the compositions that are best to look after the curls in this problem.
Masks against gray hair
Regular treatment of strands of castor oil from the beginning of the XX century is considered an effective way to combat gray hair. The mask does not need to be cooked, just rub castor oil on the scalp and distribute it along the length of the curls. Then put on the shower cap and warm your head with a knitted hat or a towel.
To prepare, mix the juice of carrots and lemon in a ratio of 1: 3. This compound should be rubbed into the scalp, and then – spread over the entire length of the hair, hold for about 30 minutes and rinse with shampoo and balm.
Mask from a broth of a dog rose
For cooking, take 2 tbsp. spoons of rose hips and pour them a glass of hot water. The composition should be held in a water bath for about 15 minutes, strain, cool and rub into the scalp.
For cooking, combine the juice of one onion with 1 teaspoon of honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Add a little shampoo to the composition, mix the ingredients and apply them to the hair. The composition should be held for half an hour, and then rinse with water.
Garlic mask. Against gray hair, rubbing freshly squeezed garlic juice into the scalp helps. The composition should be held under polyethylene for 1.5-2 hours, and then rinse with water and shampoo.
Mask from the root of burdock
For cooking 2 tbsp. A spoonful of burdock root should be poured with 0.5 liters of water. The composition should be boiled over low heat until half the water in the saucepan becomes. In the broth, add 2 teaspoons of dill seeds and let it brew for a couple of hours. The composition should be rubbed into the scalp daily for 2-3 months.
A decoction of ginseng has an excellent effect on the production of a natural pigment. For cooking, mix 1 tbsp. Spoon the crushed ginseng root and pour 200 ml of water. Then the broth should languish on a slow fire or a water bath for 10 minutes, after which it should be filtered and rubbed into the scalp.
Masks against hair loss
A homemade mustard mask irritates the scalp and promotes blood flow to the hair follicles. To make the composition, mix 2 tbsp. tablespoons dry mustard, 2 tbsp. spoons of burdock oil, 1 tbsp. a spoonful of sugar, 1 yolk. The composition should be applied to the roots and wrapped in a warm towel for 15-60 minutes. Use the mask carefully – you should not allow the composition to get into the eyes and keep it on your hair longer than it is supposed to.
Burdock mask is considered one of the most effective means of hair loss. For its preparation, mix 3 tbsp. spoons of heated burdock oil with 2 tbsp. spoons of lemon juice, 2 tbsp. spoons of honey and 2 chicken yolks. With a mask, it is necessary to walk an hour, and then to wash off with shampoo.
Honey miraculously affects dry scalp and weakened bulbs. Prepare the honey-based composition simply: mix one crushed bulb with 5 cloves of garlic, and then add 3 tbsp. spoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of any oil, if you have dry hair. The composition must be rubbed into the scalp, and then spread along the entire length of the strands and hold for 30 minutes. The mask is washed off under running water with shampoo and lemon juice.