Shiny and strong hair is a long-lost dream for so many women around the world. Hair problems like hair fall, dandruff, and frizziness are so common that about 35 million men and 21 million women suffer from some kind of hair problems. The modern lifestyle and toxic air are seriously damaging our hair’s quality. Plus, the excessive use of hair products full of chemicals aggravates the damage by multiple times.
If you are also a victim of damaged hair, let me tell you, your lifestyle needs a healthy shift. Thus, to help you, here are 5 simple and natural home remedies that will help you dodge these hair problems.
- Banana Mask
Banana is one of the richest sources of potassium which is excellent for your hair. Creating a banana mask at home is no science. You just need to take one medium-sized banana and mash it properly with a fork. You can also use a food blender for a more paste-like consistency.
To make it easier to apply, add one tablespoon of milk to it. Apply it on your hair and keep the mask on for 20 to 30 minutes and then wash it off with your regular shampoo. A banana will make your hair look healthier and promote natural elasticity.
- Curd conditioner
Did you know the yogurt lying in your fridge can do wonders for your hair! Curd or yogurt has a number of nutrients that can make your hair smooth and silky. To enhance its impact even further, you can add some aloe vera and lemon.
Curd will provide strength to your hair and aloe vera will contribute to its smoothness. Lemon is an impactful anti-dandruff agent.
- Onion serum
Be it thinning hair or dry and brittle hair, onion juice can fix it all. Grate the onion properly and strain out its liquid. This liquid applied on your hair roots for 30-40 minutes will have a magical effect on your hair.
Onion is rich in sulphur which is required by a healthy body. Sulphur helps in the production of collagen which in turn boosts the production of healthy skin cells and hair. Onion serum is also known to increase blood supply to hair follicles which also promotes hair growth.
Onion being an extremely safe and affordable home remedy is the best solution for hair growth issues.
The Indian Gooseberry is the king of nutrients and is the richest source of Vitamin C. You may eat it raw, consume its juice, or even apply its oil. Amla works as a natural conditioner making your hair shinier. It also adds volume to your hair and makes it bouncier.
Amla is suitable for both dry and wet hair. It contains around 81.2% moisture content. Hence it can solve all your dry, frizzy hair problems. Even if your hair is oily, you can use amla powder. It will absorb all extra oil present on your scalp.
Did you know almost all hair coloring packs contain amla? This is because amla is known to fight pigmentation as well. The Vitamin C present in amla treats dandruff. In short, this simple fruit amla has many benefits and is the ultimate solution to all hair problems.
- Coconut oil
The thick outer protective layer of our hair- cuticle gets damaged because of washing, styling, and coloring. This damage makes our hair-thin, delicate, and more prone to breakage.
Our hair is most susceptible to damage when it is wet. Oiling your hair before washing it can protect it from damage. On the other hand, oiling your hair after washing makes them softer and shinier.
Coconut hair is best suitable for hair because it has tons of other benefits as well. It not only prevents your hair from lice but also fights against dandruff.
Even the ultraviolet rays from the sun can damage your hair to a large extent. Coconut oil has an SPF 8. Hence, applying it on your hair can protect it from the harsh sun.
Take care of your hair!
These home remedies will surely help in reversing the damage, but you must also take a few precautions for your hair. For instance, use minimum hair products and stick to the basic shampoo, conditioner, serum, and oil.
You must never rub your hair with a towel. Treat your hair with care and every once in a while, make sure you chop the split ends for the healthy growth of your hair.