How to use egg yolk to treat hair loss

Written by ehow contributor
  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Share
  • Pin
  • Email
How to use egg yolk to treat hair loss
Use Egg Yolk to Treat Hair Loss

One of the easiest and cheapest home remedies to treat hair loss is using egg yolk to treat your follicles. Eggs are safe for use on all hair types and may produce results, regardless of the extent of your hair loss.

Skill level:

Other People Are Reading

Things you need

  • Eggs
  • Whisk
  • Pastry brush
  • Towel
  • Large bowls
  • Almond or sesame oil
  • Lemon
  • Plastic shower cap

Show MoreHide


  1. 1

    Use 2 eggs for short hair and 4 eggs for longer hair. Crack each egg lightly on the edge of a large bowl. As you crack the egg, turn it upright and separate the shell in half. Keep the egg yolk in the bottom half.

  2. 2

    Pour the egg yolk back and forth between each half of the shell while holding your hands over the bowl. Allow the egg white to spill into the bowl, but keep as much of the egg yolk in the shell as possible. Continue this motion until the egg white has been emptied into the bowl.

  3. 3

    Dump the egg yolk into a separate large bowl. Repeat this process for the remaining eggs. Add about 3 tbsps. of almond or sesame oil and a dash of lemon for each egg to the bowl. Mix well with a whisk.

  4. 4

    Wash your hair with your regular shampoo and conditioner. While your hair is still damp, gently massage the egg mixture into your scalp. Cover the entire length of each strand of hair.

  5. 5

    Wrap your hair in a plastic shower cap or dry towel. Let this mixture stand on your hair for about 30 to 45 minutes. The warmth of this extra layer will allow the mixture to infiltrate each strand. Rinse the mixture from your hair and repeat as necessary.

Tips and warnings

  • Rather than throwing away the egg whites that you don't need for this recipe, use them to create an all-natural shampoo to treat all hair types. Use a blender to whip the egg whites into a stiff mixture. Massage it into your scalp. Allow the mixture to sit for 5 minutes. Use a warm, wet towel to remove it from your hair.

Don't Miss

  • All types
  • Articles
  • Slideshows
  • Videos
  • Most relevant
  • Most popular
  • Most recent

No articles available

No slideshows available

No videos available

By using the site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.