If you were born with straight hair you have automatically inherited a glossy, lean look for your hair and the efforts to look good lessen down to half. Those with the wavy hair may look good on some days and on the other days their hair may just look like as if electrified and won’t fix up to get the look you wanted at any cost.
The reason one has a naturally straight hair may be unknown, making this the reason why people all over the map spend enormous money to get the straight hair look. The effects of having your hair straightened chemically can get you even more troubled hair.
For centuries women have relied upon natural skin and beauty enhancers. So, without just worrying about the side-effects of those strong chemicals we can don a straight hair look at home.
Useful Home Remedies For Straight Hair
Coconut Milk And Lime Juice
Coconut milk is excellent and is popularly used at homes to get those straightened hair look. Grate some coconut and extract the milk by squeezing the coconut. Add juice of 3 lemons and let it remain in refrigerator till a layer of cream appears over it. Apply this creamy layer on hair and leave your hair covered for about 20 minutes and then wash it off with a light shampoo. This needs to be repeated for atleast 20 days to have the hair look straight. Successively over a period of time your hair turns to be straighter.
Coconut oil contains lauric acid component, which can protect hair protein. Moreover when applied before a wash, coconut oil can penetrate into the hair stem and the hair fiber swells slightly. This prevents appearance of waves.
Hot Oil Treatment
Hot oil treatment if done on a regular basis, can leave your hair hydrated and nourished, removing the frizz to make them look straight and lustrous. Mix equal portions of soy bean oil, castor oil, olive oil and coconut oil to heat them. Apply this mixture generously on hair and scalp while it is still warm, wrap your head with a warm towel. Leave it for half an hour and wash it with a gentle shampoo.
This favors straightening of hair due to the heat applied. Heat removes natural waves and curls from hair making them look straighter. Long term treatment will have a gradual, permanent effect and gloss on your hair.
Milk And Water Spray
Fill the spray bottle with 1/3rd cup of milk and spray it over your hair evenly. Leave this to dry on hair for half an hour. In the meanwhile comb through the hair so that the milk spreads properly all over the hair. Wash this off with a mild shampoo. Milk proteins can keep hair healthy so they will fall straight and healthy. It also has moisturizers that make hair shinier as well.
Beat two eggs and add a spoon of olive oil to it. With a wide teethed comb stretch your hair and apply this paste over the hair. Wrap the straightened and stretched hair in foils after bi-furcating them in small sections. Leave it to dry for few hours and wash it with shampoo.
Egg is enriched with proteins and hair nourishing nutrients to help straighten your hair follicles, while adding volume and glow.
Take 1 cup of fuller’s earth (multani mitti), beat it with 1 egg and a few spoons of rice flour. Use water to adjust the consistency. Apply this on hair and comb your hair. Let it dry for a few minutes and comb again. Leave it for 2-3 hours and keep combing in intervals of 30 minutes. The frizz goes away making your strands look straighter and allows easy styling.
Rich mineral contents in this clay, particularly iron oxide controls frizz and make the hair appear voluminous, shiny and straighter.
Milk, Honey And Strawberry
A wonder recipe is to have a cup of milk, a little honey and mix crushed strawberries. Blend it in a mixer and apply thoroughly in hair and leave it to dry for 2 hours. Wash it with shampoo and blow dry to find finely straightened hair with a lot of shine.
Strawberry being a good source of biotin can promote healthy hair growth, gradually changing the hair texture to smoother and straighter.
Herbs And Vinegar Infusion
Chamomile, rose, lavender, cedar wood, calendula, and sandalwood are herbs commonly available at home. Take two cups of water and boil the said herbs (around 5 teaspoons each) and make an infusion. Add 1 tablespoon vinegar to this infusion and use this like a conditioner after hair wash. Wet your hair with this water. Do not wash it off from hair.
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.