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Dry, damaged hair? Go on the offence with this shea butter mask

Dry, damaged hair? Go on the offence with this shea butter mask
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It is no accident that you are seeing shea butter making a comeback in cosmetic products! It works all over the body, and offers a myriad of exceptional properties: even the driest feet are transformed into baby soft skin, rough hands become silky smooth, the face is nourished like never before and the skin on the body is left soft and beautiful. However, today, we are not talking about our skin, but about our hair! The more damaged, lifeless, dry and brittle it is, the more it will appreciate the shea butter emergency care mask that will help transform a tangled mass into enviably luscious locks. Here is how to make this fantastic mask, and directions for the best way to use it. 

What you need:

  • One tablespoon of shea butter
  • One to two tablespoons of organic vegetable oil (avocado oil, argan oil, olive oil, etc.)

Adapt the quantities depending on the length of your hair. Note that you should use only very little for fine hair, so as not to weigh it down too much (you can also content yourself with only applying it to the tips if this is the case).

Method:

1) You can’t apply shea butter in its solid form to your hair. To melt it, use a bain-marie or a candle (without burning yourself please!).

2) Once the butter has taken on a more runny consistency, add the oil.

3) Leave it to cool.

4) Apply this mixture to your hair (ideally when it is damp) working it in well to the tips. Put your hair in a bun or cover it with a plastic shower cap (in flourescent pink ideally, to add to the glamour).

5) Leave it to work for several hours. Ideally, do the mask the night before you wash your hair. Rinse with lukewarm water and shampoo twice, using a gentle shampoo to remove all the product.

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