Sugar is something that can be both good and bad for our health. Everyone knows about the bad effects of it, people get rid of sugar in their diets. But sugar might have good effects on hair.

How is it useful for the hair?

Most often, sugar is used to purify the skin of the face and body. On this basis, you can prepare a mixture for the scalp, which will remove the dead cells and help get rid of dandruff. This, in turn, will accelerate the formation of new tissues and positively affect the health and the form of the hair. Masks with sugar improve the overall health of hair.


Sugar contains:

  • glucose and fructose, which make the curls smoother;
  • calcium, strengthening the hair;
  • potassium is helping to moisture the hair and retain it;
  • sodium has a beneficial effect on the sebaceous glands and prevents excessive release of fat.

Sugar-based products will solve several problems very quickly. After their application, your hair will get stronger, stay fresh longer and be easier to comb. However, products with sugar may harm dry or burnt hair if they are not used with moisturizing elements.

Home cosmetics with sugar

Scrub for scalp

  • sugar – 2-4 tablespoons (depending on the length of the hair);
  • shampoo – 1-2 tablespoons;
  • vegetable oil – 1 tablespoon;

Mix sugar with shampoo first and then add the oil. It can be vegetable, olive or almond oil. Mix the ingredients once more. Rub the scrub into the damp scalp until foam forms. Wait 5-7 minutes and rinse with water. Repeat this procedure once or twice a month.

Sugar spray for styling

Guess what our grandmothers used instead of hairspray? Normal food sugar! Ingredients:

  • sugar-2 tablespoon;
  • water – 500 ml.

Dissolve the sugar in water, pour it into a bottle with a spray cap and apply to your hair to style it. Your hair will gain more volume as a result but do not overuse the spray. Too much sugar might create glue effect on your hair.

Sugar-and-egg mask

A simple mask that will make the hair strands firmer and give them shine. The mask is intended for dark hairs.

  • brown sugar – 1 tbsp;
  • egg white – 1 pc.

Separate the egg white from the yolk and store it in the fridge for a while. Then whisk it and add sugar. Whisk it a bit more and rub the prepared mask to your scalp, leave for 15-20 mins and wash the hair thoroughly.


Mask with yeast and oil

Yeast is rich in vitamins and trace elements. Thanks to this composition, they accelerate the growth of hair and make it stronger. Burdock oil is a popular remedy for hair loss. Ingredients:

  • yeast – 30 g;
  • sugar – 1 teaspoon;
  • burdock oil – 3 tablespoon;
  • water – 7 tablespoon

Soak the yeast in water; add to the mixture the butter and sugar. Apply it to the roots of clean hair, leave for 20 minutes and rinse.

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