Some of the common hair problems and their remedies:
Hair loss is caused due to various factors such as stress, hormonal changes, and unhealthy diet or lifestyle problems. There are varied natural remedies that can help you in stopping the loss as well as in further growth of hair. Some of the most useful ones are:
a) Coconut is a very useful option to prevent hair loss as it contains essential fats, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Moreover, the antibacterial and antiviral properties can do wonders for hair.
Remedy: Apply homemade coconut milk on the scalp and massage gently for 3-5 minutes. Leave it for 20-30 minutes and then wash as usual with shampoo.
Remedy: Dampen your hair with warm water and rub your scalp for a couple of minutes. Now apply coconut oil to the scalp and gently massage for some time. If possible, leave it overnight, otherwise for 30-60 minutes. Wash off with mild shampoo. Use this remedy twice a week to witness the re-growth of hair.
b) Henna can also act as a great source for providing your hair strength which would reduce hair fall.
Remedy: Soak 2 cups of henna in water overnight. Also, soak half a cup of fenugreek seeds overnight. Prepare a paste of soaked fenugreek seed and add to Heena paste along with 2 spoons of mustard oil. Apply this mixture on the scalp and hair for 2 hours and wash off. Thereafter, shampoo as usual.
Dandruff in hair can be really embarrassing. There can be several reasons responsible for the dandruff problem. However, the impact is the same- shineless, flaky hair. There can be two types of dandruff viz., oily dandruff which sticks to head and hair, and dry dandruff, wherein dry flakes fall from your hair. Here are home remedies to treat the same:
Remedy 1: Curd with its conditioning and acidic properties can help you greatly in fighting dandruff. Apply curd on hair for 20 minutes and wash off to get dandruff free hair.
Remedy 2: Regular application of henna to hair has been used as a solution to dandruff for centuries and you should also try it.
Remedy 3: Aloe vera is another great remedy to cure hair problems like dandruff.
Remedy 4: As the saying goes an apple a day keeps the doctor away, well the reality is that it can also keep dandruff away. Make apple juice ( you can mix warm water) and rinse your hair with the same after shampoo. After using 2-3 times, you can notice a decrease in flakes and itchiness.
Dry dandruff hair is difficult to manage and they give a very unattractive appearance as well. Some home remedies that can help you get rid of dry hair are:
Remedy 1: The foremost on this list is vinegar because it not only acts as a conditioner for your hair but it also helps you get rid of dandruff, which can be a big-time reason behind the dryness of your hair. Rub a mixture of water and apple cider vinegar on your scalp and wash off after few minutes to treat dandruff.
Remedy 2: Olive oil is very effective in treating dandruff. Simply massage the oil gently on the scalp. It will loosen the dandruff flakes, provide relief from itching, and make your hair healthy once again.
Remedy 3: Eggs are rich in fatty acids, proteins, and also vitamins which are fat-soluble. Thus, their conditioning and cleansing effect is quite effective. Mix one spoon of lemon juice in 2 egg whites and blend thoroughly. Apply this hair mask on the scalp and hair length for 30 minutes. Wash off with water and use anti-dandruff shampoo as usual.
Follow the above home remedies for hair problems to get beautiful and lustrous hair forever!