Amla is a short tree with a curved trunk, light green leaves and inflorescences of small flowers. The fruits of the plant look like gooseberry fruits, sour in taste, have a rich composition of vitamins and microelements. Fruits, seeds, flowers, amla bark are widely used in cosmetology and medicine.
Amla fruits contain a large amount of ascorbic acid, gallic, citric acid, tannins (emblican A and emblican B), nicotinic acid, riboflavin, thiamine (vitamin B1), amino acids (methionine, pectin, tryptophan), fiber, glucose, saponins, glycosides, carotenoids, gums, flavonoids, tannins, psoralen, cytokinins (zeatin, zeatin nucleonide, zeatin riboside, superoxide dismutase), trace elements - copper, calcium, phosphorus, iron. The seeds of the plant contain essential oil, litholytic and proteolytic enzymes.
Amla is becoming more and more popular in cosmetology in different countries every year. In the salons of Asian countries, and now in Western Europe, cosmetics with oil or amla extract are widely used for hair and skin care: rinses, conditioners, balms, oils, masks and creams, hair dyes. Peeling with amla helps to improve the condition of the skin, get rid of age wrinkles, remove age spots, freckles. Alma Facial as a nourishing, antioxidant agent is ideal for all skin types. However, in hair care and treatment, amla is more popular.
The range of amla-based cosmetics is quite wide. You can always buy amla oil with henna, jasmine, almonds, lemon, menthol, rosemary. When using amla oil or powder for hair, keep in mind that amla can change the color of your hair, particularly blond hair. It is important to choose the right amla oil, taking into account its shade: for blondes, a light oil extract is suitable, for dark-haired ones, a greenish amla oil extract.
Hair masks with amla strengthen hair roots, give hair health and natural shine, eliminate problems with split ends and brittle hair, dandruff, gently care for hair after dyeing and perming.
Benefits and contraindications
Amla oil is a real storehouse of vitamins and nutrients. Thanks to such a rich composition, the following beneficial effects of the product can be distinguished:
- inflammatory processes on the scalp go away;
- dandruff and premature gray hair are eliminated;
- the problem of stratification of ends, thinning and hair loss goes away.
Regular use of amla oil after a short period of time will make the curls thick and lush. In addition, their growth will significantly accelerate, and the process of loss will stop.
Amla is an exotic berry, so it can cause an allergic reaction. It is important to carry out a preliminary test before using the oil. Apply a little of the product to the skin on the wrist and evaluate the result after 10-15 minutes.
If you apply amla oil without additional components, then do it on dry hair. Apply 2 drops of the product to the scallop and go over the strands. After that, you do not need to rinse. Carry out such activities to facilitate combing and give curls shine, softness.
For nourishing hair follicles
The applied amla oil has a positive effect on the scalp, moisturizes the curls and makes them glow. The mustard powder used stimulates hair growth. The mask can be applied by girls with oily and dry curls.
- amla oil - 10 ml;
- mustard powder - 20 g;
- mint ether - 5 drops.
Combine all components and mix thoroughly. Place in a water bath and heat to a temperature of 30-35 degrees.
To restore curls
Amla oil gives the hair beauty, relieves dandruff. Regular use of the mask will add shine to your hair and make combing easier.
- amla oil - 10 g;
- avocado - ½ pc .;
- yolk - 1 pc.
Grind the fruit with a grater, add the yolk, pre-beaten until foamy, and the oil elixir.