It is the 21st century and we are all going the natural way. We crave for organic food, herbal tea and natural skin care. So why should your tresses be left behind?
While on one hand women lead busy lives today, they are also more conscious about their health and the way they look. They do not neglect themselves and wish to look beautiful. This article will highlight five very easy natural hair care treatments that will reap benefits almost immediately, letting you flaunt a beautiful head full of hair.
Natural Hair Care Tips For Different Problems
For Strong And Lustrous Hair Treatment
Stick to the good old coconut hair oil but mix it with essential and useful herbs and other oils like that of almond, olive, castor and amla. Also add to this mix of oils curry leaves and ground hibiscus flowers. Apply this to your hair at least once a week before shampoo and you will have strong deep rooted hair. This hair treatment is also a very good potion for preventing premature graying of the hair.
An effective remedy to treat dull hair and get shiny and strong hair is to massage your scalp with curd or sour cream after a wash for 10-15 minutes and then rinsing it off with water.
Another ingredient for strong hair is coconut milk as it has very high protein content. Mix coconut milk with mashed avocado and honey. Apply this to washed hair and massage it in. Then wrap your hair with a hot towel for 30-40 minutes before washing it off again with mild shampoo.
Honey mixed with olive oil helps hair growth and is easy to use.
For Squeaky Clean Hair
Make a liquid paste with reetha, amla, shikakai powder, bhringraj powder, juice of lemon and curd. Mix well and apply to your hair. Keep for about an hour and then wash off.
Milk less tea and beer are also very good cleaning and rinsing agents. Beer mixed with the yolk of an egg helps in getting rid of limp and lifeless hair too.
Hair Treatment For Dandruff
Make a mix with lemon and curd or tea extracts and apply on your hair. You can easily wash this off with shampoo. Regular use of henna is also considered good for treating dandruff.
For Hair Nourishment
Make a hair mask using the paste of neem, two teaspoons of amla powder, a little bit of pippali powder, two teaspoonfuls of brahmi powder and a bit of camphor with a cupful of curd. Apply this to your hair and leave it on for about 40-45 minutes before washing it off with a good herbal shampoo. Oiling your hair before using this pack has added advantages.
To Treat Sun Damaged Hair
Honey is the best medicine when it comes to treating hair that has been damaged by the sun. You can simply massage your scalp with honey after a wash and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
For hair that has been badly spoilt by the sun, you should mix honey with egg yolk or avocado and apply to the hair for at least a month.