Every lady’s dream about hair is to have a long shinning mane, the one that would keep heads turning. Today, that can be achieved easily by wearing wigs and weaves. However, not everyone wants to have someone else’s hair or some synthetic piece covering their natural strands. Many women have gone into the natural hair movement. It takes dedication and discipline to care for one’s hair. And when it is done properly, it’s a thing of pride. There are many remedies one can use to achieve a healthy natural mane. Some are listed below:
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, folic acid, and other nutrients. They are loaded with antioxidants. In addition to hair growth, lemon juice promotes smooth, shiny, dandruff-free hair. When applied on the scalp, it stimulates circulation and hence prevents hair loss. Do not use lemon juice in excess though, as it can lighten your hair color over time. Mix one part lemon juice and two parts of coconut or olive oil. Apply it on your hair, scalp and leave it on for 30 to 45 minutes. Wash it out and then shampoo your hair with a mild shampoo. Repeat once or twice a week.
Hair is made up of keratin protein and eggs are a great source of protein. Thus, they are highly beneficial in helping your hair grow. Break two egg yolks and mix in two tablespoons of olive oil. Apply the mixture on your scalp and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse it out with cold water and then shampoo your hair as usual. Alternatively, mix one egg and one-quarter cup each of plain yogurt and mayonnaise in a blender. Apply this hair mask and cover your hair with a shower cap. Leave it on for at least half an hour before rinsing it out. If you want your hair to grow faster add egg whites, egg white is known for healing properties and their ability to replenish hair and restore its softness and shine. Just crack open a few eggs, strain out the yolks, and make an egg white mask for your hair. Your hair will look ten times healthier instantly and will feel a lot stronger as well which, ultimately, will allow your hair to grow faster.
When dealing with hair loss, you can apply coconut oil infused with Indian gooseberry, or amla, to encourage hair growth. It will help greatly with premature graying as well. Heat some coconut oil in a pan and cook dried amla pieces in it until they are charred. Strain and cool the oil. Massage your hair and scalp with it. Leave it on for at least 30 minutes. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo. Do it on a weekly basis, you can also apply a mixture of one tablespoon each of dried Indian gooseberry powder and lemon juice. Simply applying fresh amla juice is also very useful.
Drink Enough Water
Drinking clean and enough water helps the hair to grow, water helps the body to process and flush out toxins faster, which makes it a quick and easy natural method that will make your hair grow a lot faster. Cultivate the habit of drinking about 8 cups of water a day, not only will your body feel better, but your hair will get stronger. The stronger the hair, the faster that it grows. Drinking water also keeps your hair hydrated from the inside out. Hydrated hair is happy hair because when dry, your hair is much more likely to break.
Onion, Potato Juice
Onion juice is one of the best and oldest remedies to stimulate a good hair growth. The sulphur present in it does not only enhance the growth of strands, but also helps in the re-growth of the hair. Squeeze some juice out of the red onions or shallots, and apply it to your hair for about fifteen minutes. Finally, rinse off with a mild shampoo after 1-2 hours. If you’re suffering from “alopecia areata” (a condition of thinning of hair), the secret recipe to use is potato juice is, Simply apply this juice to your scalp and wash it after 15-20 minutes.
Hair is gold. Take care of it nicely.
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