[toc]Hair which imparts completeness to a face of an individual come in all types in terms of texture, healthiness, thickness, looks and colour. This defining characteristic of mammals is made mainly of a protein called keratin. The dermis of the skin has follicles from which it grows. Sometimes due to various factors like pollution, wrong kinds of food, medical conditions, chemical treatments, chemical products, exposure to extreme weather conditions, etc.
our hair becomes dry, damaged and ceases to be healthy. Healthy hair forms an important part of our personality, reflects our overall health and acts as a feel good factor. With a little bit of care you too can have healthy hair without spending crazy amounts or running from pillar to post, so what are you waiting for? Follow these simple home remedies for healthy hair.
6 Various Home Remedies For Dry And Damaged Hair
Squeeze the milk of half a coconut or less than half depending on the volume of your hair, strain and apply it with finger tips to the root and then the strands of your hair. Wait for at least five minutes before washing it with lukewarm water. You will see the miracle of your hair having a lustrous volume.
If using coconut milk appears to be cumbersome for you and yet you want the benefits of coconut, using coconut oil is a good alternative. It reduces protein loss in hair, prevents dryness and gives it a healthy look.Warm the coconut oil slightly and massage it on the scalp with your finger tips in a circular motion. Wash your hair after an hour.
Tea is an astringent which tightens the pores and hence protects them from excess grease and dirt. The tannins present in it thicken the hair shaft and make it appear voluminous. On the whole tea rinse prevents hair loss, makes the hair stronger and hence healthier.Add two teaspoon of tea powder to 1 cup of heated water and let it stand for 2 hours. Rinse your hair with this solution.
Egg white as well as the egg yolk is useful for maintaining healthy hair. If you cannot stand the smell use only the egg white. Raw egg contains proteins which strengthen the hair follicles.The nutrients in the egg add a bounce and shine to the hair not only making them look healthy but actually impart good health as they are required for healthy skin and hair.
Egg yolk moisturises the hair and prevents hair loss as it contains the vitamins required for the growth of healthy hair.You may add olive oil to a beaten egg for extra effect. Apply a beaten egg on washed hair and allow it to remain for 30 minutes, wash it with lukewarm water.
External applications are useful if they are backed by proper hair hygiene. Brush your hair twice a day and wash it when dirty with a good demineralising shampoo. Use lukewarm and not hot water for washing your hair. Protect it from exposure to wind, rain, strong sun and chlorinated water of the swimming pool.
No matter of external care can substitute the benefits of a nutritious protein and Zinc rich diet for having healthy hair. Have sufficient water as dehydration has an adverse effect on hair health.