Moisturize Dry Hair With Egg Packs

Egg is an ingredient often used in skin and hair care treatments, and this is because it is so nourishing.
Moisturize dry hair with egg packs

Moisturizing dry hair is not an easy problem. There are products that contain synthetic ingredients, such as paraffin, which are able to give an immediate satisfactory result. Often, however, these products can progressively damage the hair structure. We therefore recommend that you try an egg yolk-based wrap to hydrate dry hair.

Egg is a nutritious food, rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids. In this way you will naturally obtain a hydrated, soft and luminous hair.

The wonders of the egg

Egg is a “super food”: it is  rich in proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. If until a few years ago it had the reputation of raising cholesterol, today it is instead considered a healthy food, to be eaten even every day.

The yolk is the part of the egg that contains the most vitamin E and omega 3 fatty acids, that is , antioxidants and fats that are good for health. It is therefore an excellent do-it-yourself remedy to nourish dry hair and skin.

How to treat dry hair?

Dry hair treatment

If you have dry hair, you should always keep it hydrated. Any external (climate, pollution) or internal (stress, lack of nutrients) agents risk damaging them and aggravating the problem. For this reason, you must choose a good product that nourishes them and allows them to always maintain the right degree of hydration.

It is true that when it comes to hair, genetics play a decisive role, however diet, lifestyle, treatments can improve or worsen the condition. Those with dry hair should give them much more attention than those with normal hair.

When the hair is dry, there is a need to cut it often to strengthen it and eliminate split ends. Some natural remedies, however, can moisturize dry hair; this is the case with egg yolk.

Egg yolk treatments

Yolk treatments

1. Shampoo and egg

A very simple and immediate way to hydrate dry hair is to mix egg yolk with your usual shampoo. This allows us to attenuate the action of the sulphates present in the shampoo and which dry the hair fiber with their strong cleansing power.

There are also sulfate-free shampoos, but they cost a little more and don’t lather, which not everyone likes.

It is an easy treatment to apply, proceed as follows:

  1. Separate the yolk from the white and set it aside.
  2. When it’s time to lather your hair with shampoo, apply the yolk as well.
  3. Massage the scalp and hair well, letting the egg mix with the foam.
  4. Let it act for two minutes.
  5. At the end, rinse your hair with warm or cold water.
Egg and avocado

2. Egg conditioner and coconut oil

Those who already have a shampoo for dry hair can proceed to extra hydration with this conditioner based on egg yolk and coconut oil


  • 1 egg yolk
  • Coconut oil

If you want, you can add a few drops of essential oil of your choice to improve the scent: lavender, orange, mint, rosemary, etc.

Preparation and application

  1. Mix the two ingredients well with the help of a fork in order to emulsify them perfectly.
  2. Prepare it just before applying it.
  3. After washing your hair with shampoo, spread this conditioner over the entire length of the hair.
  4. Leave on for 2 to 5 minutes, then rinse.

3. Egg, oil and coconut oil pack

This treatment offers a deeper and longer lasting result. Repeated twice a week it helps keep hair hydrated and shiny, as well as fighting hair loss.


  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon of oil (15 ml)
  • Coconut oil

Preparation and application

  1. Mix the ingredients until well emulsified.
  2. If you want a more liquid consistency, you can add a little water.
  3. Apply the compress over the entire length of the hair and massage the scalp.
  4. Cover with a plastic cap (or cling film) and wrap your head with a towel.
  5. Leave on for at least half an hour or overnight if you want.
  6. After this time, wash your hair as usual.

Final remarks

To be able to show off a hair that is always healthy, it is necessary to learn how to take care of it every day, but also to follow a balanced diet, able to offer all the ingredients necessary for hair health.

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