Glossy, thick and strong – keywords for healthy hair and dream for everyone in this world. In today’s high range of pollution it has become very difficult to maintain good health of hair. Not only that, wrong food habit also tolls heavy on hair quality. But if you can follow some simple ways and home remedies, your hair quality can also make others envious.
GIVE YOUR HAIR A GOOD MASSAGE
Massaging the scalp specially with good quality oil helps hair grow and get nourished. This stimulates the scalp, increase blood circulation in hair root which is necessary for the hair to get it’s proper nutrition. Massaging can improve hair thickness. Taking the time to massage your scalp each day can also help you relieve stress and tension. It’s thought that stretching forces during the massage encourage hair growth and thickness in the dermal papilla cells.
Heat some oil (preferably mustard oil, coconut oil or almond oil) and slowly massage your scalp using your fingertips. soak a towel in hot water and wrap your hair for 30 minutes. It increases flow of the blood to the hair follicles, enhances the strength of the roots of your hair and conditions your scalp. Follow this twice a week.
Onion juice is a great remedy to cure weak hair root. Due to high sulfur content, onion juice helps treat hair loss and enhance the circulation of blood to the hair follicles, revive hair follicles and reduce inflammation. The presence of anti-bacterial properties in onion juice helps kill the germs that cause scalp infection which may lead to hair loss.
Grate one onion, collect the juice and mix it with oil ( adding oil is must because onion juice has the tendency to make hair dry) . Massage on hair root and keep it for 30 – 60 minutes. Rinse well. Follow this once a week.
Beetroot juice is a great solution for many health problems. So include it in your diet and fight hair problem. You can also use beetroot for hair growth. Carotenoids ,which helps better blood circulation in the scalp and nourishes the hair follicles from within. Beetroot for hair has been known to prevent hair loss as well.
Mix beet juice with a carrier oil. Apply the mixture liberally to your hair, and then wrap your hair.
Let the mixture set for at least an hour before washing it out. Wash with warm water.
Green tea revitalizes hair follicles and stimulates hair production. It also enhances your metabolism which ultimately leads to increased rate of hair growth. Just condition your hair with green tea solution and notice the change!
Indian Gooseberry or Amla
What’s better to treat hair related issues than Amla? One of the major reasons for hair loss is the deficiency of Vitamin C and Amla being a rich source of it, there’s no better way to replenish it back in our system! It is rich in antioxidants and antibacterial properties that prevent dandruff and scalp inflammation. Amla, thus keeps the scalp clean and provides the required nutrition to the hair roots making them stronger and shinier.
APPLY NATURAL HAIR MASKS
Hair masks are a mix of various ingredients good for hair but they need not always be chemical based! Make hair masks at home using natural ingredients such as banana, coconut oil, olive oil and honey etc. and control hair loss to a great level!
HONEY HAIR PACK
Make a honey olive oil hair pack for healthy and strong hair. Mix 2 tablespoons of honey and same amount of olive oil in a small bowl. To this, add a pinch of cinnamon powder. Blend it into a smooth paste and apply onto your hair. Rinse well.
AVOCADO HAIR PACK
Another hair pack that would benefit the health of your hair is by applying avocado hair pack. Take 2-3 avocado fruits and peel them off. After taking out the seeds, put them in a bowl. Add a few drops of coconut oil in it and apply this pack on your hair. Avocado is a super food which is rich in various nutrients such as vitamins K, C, B5, B6, E, potassium and folate with a small quantity of magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, vitamin A, B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin) and B3 (Niacin), copper, iron, zinc, protein. Because of this, avocados are extremely beneficial for healthy hair.
NEEM HAIR PACK
Neem, known for its medicinal properties is an effective herb to treat hair loss. Due to its antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties, neem is an excellent way to curb dandruff. It helps the hair follicles to become stronger and also encourages hair growth.
You can also try this neem pack. Grind and boil neem leaves to a paste and apply it to your scalp after shampooing your hair. Wash it off after 30 minutes. Repeat the process twice in a week and notice the change!
ALOEVERA HAIR PACK
Aloevera contains enzymes that directly promote healthy hair growth. Applying Aloevera juice or gel on your scalp along with having one teaspoon of Aloevera on an empty stomach, can induce healthy hair growth. Aloevera removes the dead cells from your scalp that can clog the roots in your hair. It has anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties that fight against the bacteria to fend off the diseases and keep the scalp cool. Aloe Vera also helps in restoring scalp’s pH balance, which promotes the growth of healthy hair.
Aloevera when mixed with castor oil and applied onto the scalp, promotes the blood circulation. Thus, it promotes the hair growth by removing the dead cells from scalp and providing hydration to the strands.
EGG-CURD HAIR PACK
Egg white and curd paste is very good for hair health. Egg white and curd are known to prevent hair loss. Eggs are rich source of Sulphur which is an essential nutrient for healthy and strong hair. Sulphur in eggs promotes the production of keratin and collagen that prevents dandruff.
Take benefit of yogurt and eggs through this amazing hair pack. Take 2 eggs and remove their whites in a bowl. To this, add 2 tablespoons of fresh curd or yoghurt. You can mix this with Neem powder also and apply onto your hair. Rinse well.
HENNA HAIR PACK
Henna hair pack is a fabulous pack for hair. It can bring a lot of change in hair quality and hair health. Soak henna (powder or leaf ) overnight with dry pieces of amla, shikakai, brahmi leaves. Next day mix it with egg yolk and oil (preferably coconut oil ). Apply on hair. Leave for one hour or for minimum 1/2 an hour. Wash with mild herbal shampoo. Do it twice monthly.
FENUGREEK PASTE HAIR PACK
Soak fenugreek overnight. Next day make a paste of it. Mix with coconut oil. Apply on hair. Keep for 45 minutes. Rinse well with mild, herbal shampoo. Do it once a week. As fenugreek is high with protein content and nicotinic acid, it helps a lot to make hair root strong and have volume in hair.
BANANA HAIR PACK
Banana is filled with silica which is very good ingredient to make hair stronger. Not only that, this fruit is packed with antimicrobial properties that can cure dry scalp. Mash a banana and mix with some good oil. Apply on hair. Keep for 30 minutes and rinse well. You can use mild, herbal shampoo.
Beside all these home remedies , follow some basic routines like proper nutritional foods, enough rest, drinking adequate water and keeping oneself free of stress and tension. Your hair quality must get improved a lot.