The two basic things that one desire of their hair are shine and long length. Especially girls. Most of them are always looking out for something that can work to make their hair longer and shinier. Whereas, less of guys are into this. They might not want long hair, but who doesn’t like shine. The most important thing to have perfect hair is to work upon your diet.
All that you eat shows up in your looks. So, try eating more of proteins for better hair. But, the problem with hair is that they get easily affected by environment. Harsh weather and dust in atmosphere damage your hair, making them dull. Damaged hair are hard to grow long as well. Looking out for commercial products to improve your hair may not be a good idea, as you will end up getting more of chemicals in your hair.
It is very obvious that natural products are better to use than chemical products. The materials available in your kitchen are far better than the one’s that come bottled up. Kitchen materials are safe to use and add all their benefits to your hair. Also, you can save a lot of your money from getting drained into the commercial market. Using any of the remedies in this article would help in increasing the condition of your hair.
Useful Home Remedies For Long And Shiny Hair
Oiling is the best and easiest remedy for perfect hair. The basic idea behind oiling is to massage your scalp. No other thing helps in easy massaging than oil. So, you can use coconut oil for the purpose. Take sufficient amount of oil and massage it properly in your scalp. Massaging helps in circulation of blood in scalp. This leads to increased supply of blood to hair follicles. Thus, they work more actively and lead to hair growth.
Moreover, the nutrients present in oil directly reach the roots. The roots take up all the required nutrients which make your hair appear healthier and shinier. You can use coconut oil around 2 hours before washing your hair. The best way to use an oil is by heating it. Hot oil easily goes into your scalp. As a result, more of oil enters into your roots providing better results. All you need to do is, heat sufficient amount of oil and apply it when hot (or rather warm). To trap the heat inside, you can cover your head with a shower cap after applying the oil. Let the oil work for 2 hours, after which it can be washed.
Egg provides all the benefits that your hair need. The basic building blocks of hair are proteins and the well known source of proteins which can be easily used are eggs. All you need for the mask is an egg, a lemon and some olive oil. Take a bowl and break the egg in it. Add one teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of olive oil to it. Mix the ingredients well. Each ingredient works separately for your hair. Proteins in egg help in improving the build up of your hair whereas lemon juice adds shine. Oil is necessary to allow easy application of egg. Moreover, all the essentials present in oil are added to your hair.
Apply the mixture all over your hair and cover with a shower cap. Shower cap allows your hair to capture warmth which is very useful in case of hair treatment. It also saves you from the mess of open hair which have egg all over. Let the mixture work for half an hour after which it can be washed off. It would be preferred to use warm water for rinsing off the mask. Since, the shower cap captures some warmth, using cold water can cause sudden temperature change which is not considered good. Also, warm water helps in easy cleaning of hair.
Honey is a very good humectant. It captures moisture and prevents drying. Thus, using it over hair would allow your hair to stay moisture packed. Dry hair are brittle and are easily broken. Thus, people with dry hair often suffer from hair breakage, preventing them to have long and healthy hair. Also, dry hair are often dull. Once you add moisture to them, they will appear naturally shiny. But, it is really hard to use honey directly over hair.
It is sticky enough to glue your hair together and then you might require hours to get over with it. The easiest thing that you can do to avoid the situation is to use a good amount of oil with honey. Mix honey with any oil you have (olive oil, coconut oil, castor oil o any other oil) in a ratio of 1:3 where 1 teaspoon of honey is added to three teaspoons of oil. Mix the two thoroughly and apply it all over your hair. Cover your head with a shower cap, if you have one! Allow the mixture to work for half an hour after which it can be rinsed off. Make sure to first remove maximum traces of mixture with warm water, and then shampoo.
Banana is a rich source of nutrients and can be used over hair to add all the required nutrients. Most importantly, it will help in keeping your hair hydrated. The basic reason for hair breakage and dullness can be water deficiency. Less amount of water in hair causes them to become dry and damaged which can be easily broken. This avoids them to attain length. Once your hair grows longer, the dryness causes it to break. You can overcome the problem by using a banana mask.
Take a ripe banana and peel it off. Now, the most important part is to mash the banana properly. Make sure that it does not contain any banana lumps and is mashed as much as a baby food. Mix 2-3 teaspoons of honey and a teaspoon of oil. Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Rinse your hair with clean water before applying the mixture. Use the mixture over damp hair and allow it to work for an hour or so. Finally, wash your hair thoroughly to get rid of banana traces in your head. If the banana is not mashed properly, it will be really hard to wash it off. So, don’t hesitate using a blender for the purpose.
Deep conditioning helps in getting the conditioner into your roots so that it can work deeply. All the products you apply on your scalp are usually washed off and a very little amount is taken into the skin. To take the maximum benefits of a product, it is very important that maximum of it is taken up by the skin. For this, you can use steam. All you have to do is to expose your hair to hot steam. The heat will cause your pores to open, allowing more of the applied product to seep inside scalp. You can use this procedure while oiling your hair. Just massage your scalp with oil, like you do always.
Boil a pan of water and expose your hair to the steam. This can be really dangerous, so let’s go for an easier and safer method. Boil water in a pan and take the pan off the stove. Dip a towel in the hot water and wrap it around your hair. This would not only provide sufficient heat to your hair but also to your scalp. The towel will soon cool down, dip it again in the hot water and wrap it around your hair. Repeat the process 2-3 times. Finally, cover your hair with a shower cap and wash them after an hour.Similarly, you can use the procedure after applying conditioner over your hair. Just cover your hair 2-3 times with a hot water dipped towel and rinse off the conditioner.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.