[toc]Hair is the important part on one’s life, so as to maintain a good, healthy and shiny hair it takes lot of efforts, interest and time, while hair appears dull when it loses its shine and volume and looks lifeless. Hair’s texture and volume differ from person to person but the quality of the hair becomes very important to everyone. Dull hair can be caused due to factors such as damage, dust, traveling, improper care, hard shampoos, hair fall, change in water and most important stress.
Symptoms of dry hair include anemia, rapid weight change, medications, poor diet, nutrient deficiencies and immune disorders. Hair can also be damaged due to the harsh chemical contents present in the hair care products. There are many remedies for the hair care without spending any money for expensive hair care treatment. Here are some of the natural homemade remedies which help in making the hair look shiny and healthy.
Natural Cures For Dull Hair
Egg contains protein and lecithin, which helps in strengthening and repair hair by adding moisture, shine and texture. Mix 2 eggs with 2 tablespoons of olive or coconut oil, add 1 tablespoon honey and stir well, apply this mixture to damp hair and scalp.
Or beat 2 eggs in a half cup of yoghurt and 1 teaspoon of almond oil. Cover with a shower cap and leave for 30 minutes. Then rinse with a mild shampoo and lukewarm water.
Baking soda has very good healing properties. It gives promising results to one’s hair and gives a smooth and shiny effect. Baking soda acts effectively in removing impurities and washes them away. Mix 1 to 2 table spoon of baking soda with a small quantity of water and see that a thick paste is formed.
Massage into damp hair and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with water and then wash with mild shampoo. This can be applied once in every two weeks.
Banana prevents split ends and softens, it also improves the elasticity of the hair. It adds lots of moisture to flaky, dull and dry hair by is moisturizing property. Mash one full banana along with avocado and add half a tablespoon of almond oil.
Massage this mixture into the scalp and spread it all over the hair. Cover the head with a shower cap and leave the treatment on for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Then rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water.
Mayonnaise contains high amount of fat. It helps hair to make extremely shiny, soft, and healthy looking. Rinse with lukewarm water. Mayonnaise is very effective conditioner for the hair and in particular deals with dry hair by moisturizing it.
The thickness of mayonnaise helps coat hair with these ingredients. Massage ½ cup mayonnaise into your hair and scalp, cover with a shower cap and leave it in for 30 minutes.
Hair Care Tips
Avoid harsh shampoos and chemicals that can damage your hair can make it dry. Do not shampoo the hair often. Conditioning the hair regularly will help in moisturizing the hair and keeps it from becoming dry. Avoid permanent colors, electric curling irons, hair strengtheners and blow dryers.
Always see that the hair is dried naturally. Be gentle with the hair while brushing and do it carefully and delicately as dry hair is fragile and prone to breakage and can cause it fall out.