Seeing the celebrities flaunting their soft, shiny, bouncy and silky hair and wishing if you could do the same, it happens. But don’t you make any effort to flaunt your hair too? It never happens. The expensive might not be in budget but I have its alternative – the homemade remedies that are thousand times better and reliable than the expensive conditioners. Do use as recommended and see if who can match your pride.
Here Are 9 Home Remedies For Smooth And Shiny Hair:
1. Vegetable Oil And Conditioner
The first thing that you might have noticed after using conditioner is that with continuous usage it doesn’t act so effective with hair health. No doubt that conditioner is loaded with chemicals therefore it is advised not to use it on scalp but only the tips and the ends of the hair. To make it work effectively for longer period, you may try mixing it with vegetable oil. This is the best trick to keep the hair healthy and soft and shiny at the same time. Wash your hair properly with a mild shampoo and when it remain slightly damp, use the conditioner plus vegetable oil on your hair. To prepare the recipe, simply mix 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil with your conditioner and apply on your hair. Apply conditioner thoroughly except the scalp and cover your hair with a shower cap afterwards. Leave it for 30 minutes and then rinse properly. Rinse until you stop seeing the milky thing coming from the hair.
2. Honey And Water
Honey, one of the most popular agent in every kitchen can be used for facial care as well as hair health. When used on hair, it makes the hair soft and shiny like never before. Just go with it once or twice every week and see how you fall in love with your hair. Use after washing your hair with a mild shampoo. For its preparation, add 2 teaspoon of honey and same amount of warm water in a bowl. Whisk to mix properly and then massage everywhere from your scalp till your hair ends. Let it stay for 5 minutes and finally wash off with lukewarm water.
The essence of nature is so packed in yoghurt that it makes one of the best remedy for face as well as hair health. There are many ways to use it on your hair but today you are simply going to apply it without mixing with any other ingredient. Unlike other methods, you have to apply it to your hair before shampooing your hair. First, brush your hair with a wide tooth comb and then apply plain yoghurt thoroughly starting from the scalp going till the hair tips. Let it stay like this for some time probably 15 minutes and then wash off thoroughly with lukewarm water. Shampoo afterwards.
4. Apple Cider Vinegar And Lemon Juice
Just try using apple cider vinegar on your hair once or twice a week and see how quickly your frizzy hair turn into soft, silky and shiny. No need to apply conditioner while using apple cider vinegar as it is a conditioner in itself. Maintaining the pH level of the hair, it makes them extra soft and shiny. Lemon juice is used in the recipe as it frees the scalp from parasites and flakiness. Simply mix few drops of lemon juice in 2 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar. Shampoo your hair and cover with a shower cap. When hair becomes damp, apply the recipe thoroughly. Finally rinse the mixture thoroughly with lukewarm water and if required use little dollop of mild shampoo as well.
5. Aloe Vera
The presence of 75 powerful nutrients, enzymes, vitamins and antioxidants besides turning hair soft and shiny promote their growth. Therefore be it any problem related to hair, you can always trust aloe vera. The best thing about aloe vera is that it penetrates deep into the scalp and rectify the disorder. Cut an aloe vera leaf and squeeze all its gel out. Apply thoroughly on your hair from root to tip and keep for 20 minutes. Finally rinse off with lukewarm water first followed by mild shampoo.
6. Beer Hair Tonic
Not all of you will believe that beer actually contains protein. Perhaps that is the reason drinking it in limit actually heals the problem. However, you must keep in mind that when you take it out of your limit or use it much, it works just opposite. In the same way, its protein content makes an exceptional remedy for hair problem. Repairing the damaged and frizzy hair, it actually makes them strong and softer. After washing off the hair with a mild shampoo, spray a little amount of beer on your hair ends. Don’t worry your hair won’t smell beer after getting dry. Alternatively, you may even massage the beer from root till ends on your hair. Keeping for 5-10 minutes, wash off afterwards.
The best thing about avocado is that it moisturizes the hair & loads the scalp with nutrients. With continuous usage, it succeeds in making hair soft, shiny and thousand time smoother. Do mix two teaspoon of olive oil in pulp of one avocado. Wet your hair first and then apply the mixture uniformly from scalp till tips. Keep for 20 minutes and then wipe off with the help of mild shampoo and lukewarm water.
8. Black Tea
While many people prefer green tea with various hair problem, many others even recommend black tea. None of the group is wrong. At the same time green tea repairs a number of disorders, the benefits of black tea are there but limited. There are women who like to wash off their hair with black tea as it makes the hair burgundy in color and turn them soft and shiny after consistent usage. Depending upon your hair length, put black tea bags into boiling water. After leaving it into the water for a few hours, use the tea water on your thoroughly cleansed hair. Finally cover your hair with a shower cap and find your hair much silky and soother when you comb them.
9. Egg, Olive Oil, Honey And Cream
Actually egg has multiple benefits. It is lush in protein that adds volume to the hair and make them silky and smooth at the same time. Don’t worry, this pack works on any hair type whether dull, dark, light or heavy. While other ingredients like olive oil, honey and cream are used to enhance the effectiveness of the recipe. Break an egg into a bowl and extract its white portion. Now add one teaspoon of olive oil, ½ of honey and one teaspoon of milk cream. Apply on your hair and keep for 25 minutes. Finally rinse properly with lukewarm water.