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Anti-Ageing April Recipe #8: Pomegranate Scalp and Hair Oil Mask

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #8 Pomegranate Hair and Scalp Mask MAIN

Did you know that pomegranate can help your hair grow? Skin Expert Una Jefford shows us how to make a scalp and hair oil mask using pomegranate seeds and coconut oil

It’s our last Anti-Ageing April recipe after a month of learning about natural ingredients that are skincare superstars.

From shampoo, body wash and toothpaste to deodorant, face creams and hair products – every day we expose ourselves to around 126 different chemicals through grooming products.

These chemicals are able enter our bodies and bloodstream through our skin.

It’s our last Anti-Ageing April recipe

Harley street resident skin expert, Una Jefford from Dermal Health, has been directing your attention to more natural, inexpensive ingredients which are food-based beauty superstars that you can probably find in your cupboards.

For the last video in our series, Una shows us how pomegranate can help to repair and replenish your scalp to combat signs of ageing.

We would love you all to create these homemade products yourself and let us know how you got on by tagging #antiageingapril #HealthistaTV #dermalhealth on Instagram.

Repair: Pomegranate Hair and Scalp Mask

Pomegranate is a powerful fruit rich in polyphenols and essential fatty acids such as anthocyanins, ellagic acid, and many other plant polyphenols. Not only that but it also contains vitamin A, C, E, folic acid, minerals, and fibres.

These ingredients are the reason why pomegranate is so effective and considered a true superfood.

The oil found in pomegranate seeds contains punic acid, which is known to strengthen hair, making it appear healthier and thicker.

Heat pomegranate oil till it becomes mildly hot and massage your hair with it

It’s especially beneficial to the scalp, improving circulation and strengthening hair follicles, thus stimulating hair growth.

Heat pomegranate oil till it becomes mildly hot and massage your hair with it. Wrap your hair with a towel and wait for around 30 minutes before rinse it off with shampoo.

Being rich in essential fatty acids and punic acid, it will strengthen all the dull strands and give your hair a natural gloss.

More From Anti-Ageing April:

Welcome to Anti-Ageing April

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #1: Green Tea Facial Toner with Apple Cider Vinegar

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #2: Himalayan Salt Exfoliator Scrub with Apple Cider Vinegar

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #3: Restore & Repair Hand Cream with Vaseline

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #4: Protect and Plumping Lip Balm with Vaseline & Coconut Oil

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #5: Foaming Cleanser with Honey

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #6: Honey and Coconut Body Butter

Anti-Ageing April Recipe #7: Pomegranate Face Mask 

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