Summer is the perfect season to enjoy good fruits and vegetables. Full of vitamins and minerals, it's the perfect fuel for your body. Their beauty virtues are also endless, whether to taste, in the form of oil or in puree. This week, Madam President recommends 5 summer foods that are good for your hair!
Slightly raw or steamed, broccoli is perfect for withstanding the summer heat. Rich in hydrating fatty acids, calcium and vitamins A, C, K, this green vegetable is a gold mine for your body and your hair. Its seeds, by cold pressing, give an oil with properties similar to silicone but without the negative effects. Imagine a vegetable oil, which could replace your mask or your conditioner ! By strengthening the hair follicle, this oil has an anti-frizz effect and reshapes curls. All this without weighing it down and letting your hair fiber breathe, magic, right?
Like the carrot, this small fruit from China is rich in beta carotene (2000 micrograms/100 g), which gives it this orange hue. When tasted, its antioxidant and energizing benefits will be remarkable for the skin and for your hair after a few weeks. To go faster, you should turn to apricot kernel oil. In an oil bath , it will soften your hair. By using it to massage the scalp, it will be very effective against cradle cap.
A dream mane is built through care, but also from within. In addition to food supplements, Madam President, you can also… eat spinach! This green vegetable that gives children a cold sweat is full of iron and vitamin C. The perfect combo to strengthen the hair fiber . In addition, vitamin C has antiviral properties, which helps to regenerate the dermal film and fight against bacteria present on the scalp: perfect for limiting hair loss.
It’s the favorite food of every self-respecting healthy and fit girl! Rich in nutrients and vitamin A, C and E, it is very present in cosmetics for its regenerating benefits. In oil form, it intensely nourishes and brightens dull hair. How ? By restructuring the ends and smoothing the scales which gives it anti-split power. Nothing like a bath in avocado oil for hair that needs care. Pureed, it can be incorporated into various masks to leave on overnight to nourish deeply.
A true treasure of nature, this red fruit is made up of 90% water, so it is ultra hydrating. Hydration is an essential property for shiny and supple hair fiber. Strawberries are also rich in vitamin B9: folic acid, which promotes growth. But also in beta carotene, a powerful antioxidant. Strawberries also contain magnesium, vitamin C, calcium, potassium and iron which help make hair less brittle and prevent hair loss. Strawberry delivers its benefits whether consumed in the form of oil, mask or tasting. Otherwise there will always be our Hair Boost with natural strawberry and raspberry flavors!