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How to Apply Beer on Your Hair

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Apply Beer on Your Hair

We know that beer, when drunk in moderation, is beneficial to health; but, did you know that it is also excellent for the health and beauty of your hair? Yes, it is a drink that can leave your hair wonderfully strong, voluminous, soft and shiny. There are several beer treatments to improve the appearance of hair in moments. Many women have put this home remedy to the test and have achieved incredible results. Why not give it a go? To find out more, read this OneHowTo on how to apply beer on your hair.

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Something as simple as applying beer on your hair occasionally can help your hair look spectacular, with a fresh new look and sublime shine. Before trying out this hair treatment, find out all the amazing benefits of beer for your hair!

Beer is made with natural ingredients and contains the best vitamins for hair health, such as vitamins B1, B2, B6, folic acid and biotin. All are excellent for promoting the production of keratin, a protein essential for healthy and well hydrated hair. Likewise, it also contains malt and hops, which help repair damage the hair has suffered over time and protect against pollution, chemicals, sun, chlorine, etc.

In addition to its protective and moisturizing properties, beer is a product that acts on the scalp and provides an incredible shine. It's a must for dull and lifeless manes.

How to Apply Beer on Your Hair - Step 1

There are several ways to apply beer on your hair you can try at home. Here we'll show you the classic one in order to take advantage of all its properties, repairing damaged hair and providing extra softness and shine. Take note of the following:

  • Pour a bottle of beer without alcohol in a spray bottle.
  • First, wash your hair with your regular shampoo and rinse with water, making sure that all traces of soap are removed.
  • Next, applying a conditioner from root to tip to moisturize the hair. This product is very important to keep hair well nourished and beautiful; shampoo cleans the hair, nothing else.
  • Once you have rinsed your hair, spray the beer evenly along the length of your locks and leave to act for a few minutes.
  • Finally, rinse the hair again and wash with a little shampoo to remove the smell of beer and achieve incredible shine.
How to Apply Beer on Your Hair - Step 2

Would you like lighten your hair naturally and get some nice golden highlights? If you're blonde or have light brown hair, beer can serve to bring out the lighter tones, creating natural highlights similar to those brought out by the sun.

To achieve this, we suggest that you use the following treatment every other day until you achieve the desired tone. It's simple! Mix whipped egg white with some alcohol-free beer and apply to the hair, or just to areas you want to lighten. Leave it for a few minutes until dry and then rinse and wash hair as usual.

How to Apply Beer on Your Hair - Step 3

If your problem is split ends, the following treatment is perfect for you! It will help to provide hydration and prevent them from looking dull and damaged. Prepare a beer mask by mixing 2 tablespoons of this soft drink with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, another great product for breathing new life into dull hair. When prepared, apply the mask on clean damp hair and let it work its magic for 7 minutes before rinsing with cold water.

Find more treatments such as this in our article on How to make homemade masks for split ends.

How to Apply Beer on Your Hair - Step 4

Many women suffer from thin hair which can make it look limp and lifeless. Beer can help with this problem too. It adds more volume to fine hair naturally without damaging the hair fibers.

The treatment involves mixing 1/2 cup of beer without alcohol with 1 teaspoon sunflower oil and 1 raw egg. Apply the mask to clean damp hair, leave on for 15 minutes and then wash as normal.

How to Apply Beer on Your Hair - Step 5

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