5 Top Hair Benefits & Uses Of Eggs For Hair Growth, Dry Hair & Hair Loss

Eggs are one of the best ingredients to use for dry, damaged hair. I still remember, when I was in my teens, one of the first few beauty recipes I tried was the egg and olive hair mask. But it was not at all like what I planned. Since it was my first time, I couldn’t apply it without spilling the raw eggs on my dress and in the bathroom. And my god! the bathroom was smelling of raw eggs for days. And you could have imagined the amount of scolding I got for doing such a mess. When I was cleaning up the mess and getting the scolding I thought I will never ever use eggs on my hair again. But the next day when I combed my hair I realized how silky smooth it was and all my thoughts of not using eggs for my hair vanished. I have been using eggs on my hair ever since :). Applying eggs on the hair have these following hair benefits: 1. Eggs for hair growth: Eggs does help in promoting hair growth, it strengthens the hair roots and prevents breakage. The protein in the eggs helps to strengthen the hair roots. 2. Egg hair masks are great for treating chemically treated  hair. If you are a person who is using lot of chemical treatments on the hair, then I would suggest using egg hair masks weekly twice for best results. It will greatly prevent hair breakage. 3. Egg hair masks to a certain extent prevent hair fall and also prevent split ends, if applied to the length of the hair 4. Homemade egg hair masks usually can be used for all types of hair. For very greasy hair, use only the egg white and for very dry hair you can use the yolk along with little bit of any unrefined oil. 5. Egg yolk hair masks are one of the best at home treatments for very dry hair, it leaves the hair silky soft and smooth. I would suggest using at least weekly twice to see results. The only con about egg hair masks is the lingering smell of raw eggs in the bathroom. For that, try cleaning the bathroom immediately after bath and pour over hot water, this will greatly diminish the smell. To use, you can apply a beaten egg directly on the scalp or you can combine it with other ingredients like given below. I have given 3 hair mask recipes that I have used, give it a try…. 

1.  Olive Oil & Egg Hair Mask For Hair Growth:

This olive oil and egg hair mask has just two
ingredients, but the result is simply great. I tried this after reading
it in a magazine. This mask is made by beating an egg and mixing it with
extra virgin olive oil and your hair mask is ready! More than the
quantity of ingredients, I always focus on the quality of the
ingredients. For this mask I have used organic country eggs. The
difference between ordinary eggs and organic country eggs are
surprising. The shells of the country eggs are thicker, the yolks a deep
yellow color and in taste too, organic country eggs wins over ordinary
eggs considerably. But please be careful when buying country eggs,
because due to their expensive price, some vendors dip the outer shell
of ordinary eggs in red color and sell it. The only draw back about this
mask is that you have to clean your bathroom after bathing due to the
eggy smell. But the reward is you are left with silky smooth hair. Try
using this mask regularly to strengthen and condition your hair along
with promoting hair growth.


2.Egg & Avocado Hair Mask For Hair Loss:

natural homemade avocado & egg hair mask recipe is great for
treating dry hair and stimulating hair growth. Avocados offer a lot of
benefits to our health, when eaten regularly. The high nutrient content
of the fruit also keeps the skin and hair in peak condition if used
externally. Nowadays we get many avocado based creams, masks, hair packs
on the market. This homemade avocado & egg hair mask can be made with
fraction of that cost with even more benefits. If you are used to
treating your hair chemically, then try this hair mask regularly to
condition and strengthen the roots. This hair mask contains fresh
avocados, organic country eggs and coconut oil. Egg is a great
conditioner for the hair and especially organic country eggs are full of
nutrients. But if you don’t like to use egg yolk on the hair then use
only the egg white for making this hair mask. I used my homemade virgin coconut oil
but you can use good quality virgin coconut oil that you get from the
shops. To make the mask, remove the flesh of an avocado and beat it in a
mixer along with little virgin coconut oil to a smooth paste. Add an egg to
the mixture and mix it well to form a paste. The paste should not be too
runny so don’t add too much of coconut oil. To use, part your hair and
apply it all over the scalp. Make sure to apply it evenly so it covers
all over the scalp. Wait for 20 to 25 minutes before washing it off
with a mild herbal shampoo. I personally feel my hair is much healthier
if I use hair packs regularly. It takes just few minutes to make them
and homemade hair masks really reduce hair fall if combined with a
healthy diet. This homemade is especially useful for people with dry
hair. If your hair is not very dry, then you can skip the coconut oil in
the hair pack. You can also substitute the avocado with a ripe banana too…


3. Mayonnaise Hair Mask For Dry & Damaged Hair:

 If you are a person who makes mayonnaise at home regularly especially using virgin olive oil, then you have a wonderful ready made hair mask at home. I have always preferred to make my own mayonnaise at home as it is healthier. I would suggest not using store bought mayonnaise for hair as it full of preservatives and stabilizers. And they are also way too greasy and most of the time I find it hard to wash my hands of the greasiness after eating and I also feel very heavy after using them. So my choice is always homemade mayonnaise, it is light and tastes great. Since we raise chickens in the farm, I use those eggs, but if you are making mayonnaise I would suggest using organic farm raised chicken eggs. For making mayonnaise, take 2 egg yolks in a mixer along with 2 teaspoons of vinegar in a blender and blend till smooth. Now open the small lid in the mixer jar and while the mixer is running pour in about 3/4 to 1 cup of virgin olive oil in a slow steady stream. Once the mixture thickens, stop adding the oil, if you add oil after it has thickened the mixture will split. For using it in recipes, mix in salt and other seasonings but for using it as a hair mask, you can use it as it is. This homemade mayonnaise stores well for about 2 weeks in the refrigerator and can be used weekly twice on the hair especially if it is very damaged…



  1. sarvesh
    August 29, 2015 / 10:44 pm

    Hi ramya…I never knew making mayo at home was so easy .its an awesome post.

  2. Quasar
    February 3, 2016 / 1:38 pm

    Hi Ramya..Should I wash off just with plain water or shampoo?

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      March 8, 2016 / 3:36 pm

      We should use a shampoo after using these egg hair treatments….

  3. Candice Petersen
    March 11, 2016 / 5:30 pm

    You did an excellent work Ramya. Really impressive post it is. Keep up the good work. Thank you!

  4. Shruti
    May 20, 2016 / 8:44 am

    Mam thank you so much for giving us natural remedy to grow hair.. however I would like to explain my hair problem.. My scalp has white blood cells like substance all over the scalp and it causes itching and as a result causes severe hair fall.. each of my hair strand has white wax like substance attached to it at the root.. plz tell me how to cure it naturally.. That would be great help!

  5. Anonymous
    June 15, 2016 / 2:23 pm

    Thank You Ramya for all the excellent homemade treatments. We just forget that there are hundreds of recipes that you can do from your kitchen than going for expensive treatments that does not produce the outcomes they promise. Keep up the excellent work! Regards- Prashant

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      June 17, 2016 / 12:17 pm

      Thanks a lot for your kind, encouraging words, means a lot to me…

  6. Anonymous
    August 15, 2016 / 7:18 pm

    You've done a Great Job -Thanks !Sidu

  7. Anonymous
    September 22, 2016 / 10:36 am

    Please tell me the solution for facial hairs

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      October 6, 2016 / 3:01 pm

      Try this remedy for removing facial hair: remedy

  8. Unknown
    September 22, 2016 / 6:15 pm

    Hi Ramya,You are doing a great job, and are useful to many. I am male currently having hair fall/loss. Do you suggest any other solution other than using egg?Thanks.

    • Ramya Venkateshwaran
      October 6, 2016 / 2:53 pm

      You can try fenugreek hair mask from the blog, if you don't want to use egg….

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