Thick, beautiful, and glossy hair can be the envy of the crowd and can make you glow in pride! But how many of us have such hair that can make us proud? Thick hair is difficult to attain, though it is not an impossible feat. Many of us resort to expensive hair oils and treatments to attain thick and lustrous hair.
But all these can give only temporary results. Here are some home remedies for a change that you can try at home and attain thick and healthy looking hair without burning a hole in your pocket.
Green tea is rich in antioxidants and help in repairing the damage caused to the hair due to free radicals. Drinking 2-3 cups of green tea is good for overall health.
For hair care and protection, brew some green tea and apply it on your scalp and hair. Leave it on for twenty minutes and rinse off with some green tea. This will help your hair to get repaired and grow with the help of the nourishment given by green tea.
This wonderful plant has many medicinal properties that can help the hair to thrive in health and glory. Applying aloe gel on the scalp and hair is a great way to protect it from free radical damage and also prevent any fungal and bacterial infections on the scalp that can tamper with hair growth.
Aloe gel is also a wonderful moisturizing agent and helps in treating dryness and brittleness of hair and scalp as well. Apply aloe gel every day and leave it on for best protection.
The sulphur content in onion is supposed to be a healing agent and is known to stimulate hair growth. Application of onions is great for helping the hair to grow back in people with severe and patchy hair loss.
Take an onion and slice it into half. Rub it on your scalp every day leave it on for a few hours. You can also grate onions and extract the juice and massage on to your scalp. Repeat twice every day and see how fast the hair grows back.
One of the best hair thickening remedies that have made many a woman shout with joy, coconut oil has been used for centuries for treating all kinds of hair problems. The anti fungal properties of the oil helps in removing any fungal action that could have lead to severe hair fall and thinning hair.
Take coconut oil and heat the oil. Heating coconut oil and massaging it into the scalp will increase its absorption. After massaging for 15 minutes, leave it on for 2-3 hours. This will help in stimulating the follicles and scalp and increases hair growth.
Calming and relaxing teas might be one of the best ways to prevent hair fall due to stress. Take chamomile tea 3-4 times a day if you are under severe stress.
Chamomile also contains essential minerals and vitamins that can strengthen hair follicles and nourish the scalp. Chamomile tea can be brewed and cooled and this can be massaged on to the hair every day. Leave it on for half an hour before rinsing it off.
This folk remedy is a wonderful way to attain thick, healthy and beautiful looking hair. Hibiscus flowers can be boiled in water and the solution can be used as a natural shampoo for washing your hair. This will prevent hair thinning.
Hibiscus oil too can be prepared from the flower by soaking the flowers in coconut or olive oil for several weeks. Massage the oil on to the scalp for ten minutes and leave it on for an hour before shampooing it off.
An effective moisturizer and emollient, jojoba oil helps in keeping the hair strong, healthy and lustrous and leaves it well conditioned as well. Massage jojoba oil on to the scalp for fifteen minutes and leave it on so that the dry and dead skin on the scalp will be removed and the scalp will be healthy enough to encourage hair growth.
Application of rosemary oil will help in follicle stimulation and its antioxidant properties will also come to your rescue, helping the hair from getting restored from free radical damage caused due to sun exposure and pollutants. Apply a few drops of rosemary oil diluted with olive or coconut oil and massage gently. This will also reduce cases of premature graying of the hair. Repeat twice or thrice a week.
Rich in vitamin C and iron gooseberry extracts are used very commonly in hair care products.
Gooseberry oil can be used for massaging and strengthening the scalp and hair and half a glass of gooseberry can be consumed every day as well for keeping the hair strong and free from infections and also for encouraging hair growth.
Olive oil is known to be a humectant and helps in retaining the moisture in the scalp. This will nourish the scalp and increase the blood circulation as well and prevent hair fall, scalp dryness etc.
All these problems when taken care of will help in boosting hair growth and the result is thicker and healthier hair. Warm olive oil and massage on the head. Leave it on for 2-3 hours and wash it off with a mild shampoo. Continue this trice a week.
Honey is a natural moisturizer and helps in revitalizing and nourishing the hair shafts and scalp, thereby encouraging hair growth.
Take organic honey and massage on the scalp and hair for fifteen minutes. Rinse off thoroughly. Honey will keep the hair shining and free from dryness as well.
Rich in vitamin E and other hair strengthening nutrients, oatmeal contains lipids that add thickness na volume to your hair.
Take oatmeal and add some conditioner to it in order to make it into powder form. Massage on to the scalp and hair and leave it on for ten minutes. Wash off to get beautiful and voluminous hair.