Falling hair, dullness and dryness are some of the common hair related problems suffered by women today. Every woman desires to have long and lustrous hair and in an attempt to achieve this, many women spend a lot of money on hair products. But the problem with hair products is that most of them consist of harmful chemicals and ingredients that does more harm to the hair than good.
Most of the hair problems occur due to lack of nutrients or minerals in the body. While some hair related problems are genetic and are not easily treated with simple remedies, a number of these problems can be solved with natural ingredients. Natural remedies such as hair packs made using household ingredients have proven to be effective at treating
Avocado and Banana
Are you suffering from damaged or dry hair? If yes, you can benefit from homemade mask made from banana and avocado. You will need one ripe banana and one ripe avocado for the mask. To prepare the mask, you must blend the flesh of the both the fruits together to form a smooth paste.
If you want, you can add a tablespoon of honey to the paste and apply it to your hair. The pack will become dry in about one hour after which you can wash it off using mild shampoo. Bananas and avocados contain vitamins and minerals which can restore hair’s natural balance and help you get rid of damaged hair.
Egg and Beer
Long, manageable and shiny hair is a dream for women, but you can easily achieve this by applying egg and beer mask to your hair. If you have an function to attend, you can, use the mask during the day time and rinse your hair so it is smooth and shiny at night.
To prepare the mask, you will need one egg, 1 tsp olive oil and 1 tablespoon beer. You can beat the egg until its frothy and add the other ingredients. You can apply the mixture to your scalp and hair and leave for about one hour. Using a gentle shampoo, you can wash your hair and achieve silky hair.
Vinegar and Mayonnaise
Dull and dry hair can be treated using a homemade pack of vinegar and mayonnaise. These ingredients have conditioning properties and this is the reason they are effective in reducing dullness and dryness. You can get shiny and silky hair instantly after using the hair mask.
You can use both the ingredients in equal quantities for the hair mask. Once the mixture is prepared, you can apply it to your head and cover with a shower cap. The mixture must be left on the hair for at least 15 minutes before you remove it using a mild shampoo.
Oatmeal and Beer
Lifeless hair is common problem among women who have oily hair. Sebum is a natural oil that is produced by the body and when it is produced in excess amounts on the scalp, then it can make hair look weighed down and limp. Using a hair pack made from oatmeal and beer can give life to the hair. Oatmeal can absorb excess oil and control dryness at the same time. beer on the other hand can make the hair shiny and lustrous.
To prepare a hair mask, you can combine 2 tbsp of beer with 2 tbsp of oatmeal and leave the mixture to stand for about 5 minutes. After this you can grind the mixture to form a smooth paste. Using a few drops of milk when grinding can help you get the right consistency. You can apply the mixture to the scalp and hair and leave for half an hour. You can rinse off with shampoo and enjoy the results.
Almond and Sour Curd
You can make a revitalizing mask for your hair by combining almonds and sour curd. To make the mask, you can grind 5 or 6 almonds until it takes the form of powder. You can mix the powdered almonds to about 3 tablespoons of sour curd and then apply the mixture to your hair. The mixture must be left on the hair for at least 30 minutes before washing off with shampoo.
Olive Oil and Aloe Vera
Winter months can be harsh for the hair just like it is to the skin. Dryness is a common problem that occurs during the colder months. To protect your hair from the damaging effects of the colder weather, you can apply olive oil and Aloe Vera mask to your hair.
For the hair mask, you can squeeze out the pulp of Aloe Vera and mix it with few teaspoons of olive oil. Apply the mixture well on the scalp and along the lengths of the hair. Leave on for half an hour before washing off.
Yogurt and Henna
You can have more manageable and shiny hair by applying yogurt and henna paste to your hair. To make the hair mask, you will need 4 teaspoons of henna powder and 2 teaspoons of yogurt. To achieve the right consistency, you can add water and let the mixture rest for half an hour. Apply it to the hair and leave for about 2 hours before washing off.
Coconut Oil and Fenugreek
Falling hair is a common problem, but there doesn’t seem to be many solutions for this. Research has shown that fenugreek has properties which can effective prevent hair loss. Fenugreek seeks can invigorate hair roots and when it is mixed with coconut oil, it can provide the hair with the much needed nourishment.
To make a hair mask, you can grind fenugreek seeds and add coconut oil to it. You can keep this mixture in a small bottle and apply to your hair twice a week. After you apply the mixture, you will need to leave it on for at least one hour. After this, you can use your regular shampoo to wash it off.