Black strap molasses is what i call a super-power hair food! It is loaded with antioxidants and it is high in vitamins and minerals; more specifically, trace minerals that your hair craves. Molasses is a double-edged sword for those combating dry, damaged hair since its benefits can be gleaned by ingestion and topical application.
High amounts of potassium, manganese, copper, iron, vitamin B6 etc can be found in this power hair food. There are a lot of testimonials affirming the amazing benefits of molasses, including hair growth, fuller hair and even fighting gray hair!
The major reason molasses should be one of your main ingredients in your hair smoothie is the high deposit of moisture applied to your hair. Shiny smooth tresses are the result of this powerful ingredient in your hair concoctions whether straight or curly.
You can add molasses to your hair smoothie recipes, or you can use it as a stand alone hair mask after you shampoo and before you apply conditioner.