Thursday, August 30, 2018

Hair fall is common in both men and women

Hair fall is common in both men and women. While genes play a major role, there are a lot of other factors that cause hair loss.


Coconut Milk:


What You Need

1 cup coconut milk
What You Need To Do

Apply coconut milk to your scalp using a hair dye brush.
Then cover your head with a towel and leave it on for about 20 minutes. You can ideally prepare coconut milk at
home by grinding the grated coconut and squeezing its milk.
After that, remove the towel and rinse your hair with cold water.
Aloe Vera
What You Need

A leaf (or even a stalk) of the aloe vera plant
What You Need To Do

This is the traditional way of using aloe vera for treating hair growth.
Extract the pulp content from the leaf or stalk and rub into your hair.
Ensure your hair is already washed before you do this.
Massage the pulp into your scalp in circular motions.
Leave it on for about 15 minutes, and then rinse with cold water.
When You Need To Do This

Repeat the process thrice a week, ideally, in the morning after you have taken a head bath.
Why This Works

Aloe vera plays a crucial role in balancing the pH levels of the scalp and hair. It penetrates deep into the scalp and hair, thereby promoting hair growth.
Caution

The yellow-colored sap of the aloe vera plant contains toxins, and can irritate the skin if you are latex-intolerant. You can ideally boil the plant (that converts the toxins into natural salicylic acid, which is harmless to the skin) before extracting the pulp content.

Neem (Indian Lilac)


What You Need

10 – 12 dry neem leaves
A vessel containing water
What You Need To Do

Boil the neem leaves in water till the water level comes down to half its quantity.
Wait for the mixture to cool.
Rinse your hair with this mixture.
When You Need To Do This

You can use this remedy as a last rinse after shampooing your hair. It can ideally be done once every week.
Why This Works

Neem has excellent antibacterial properties that help you get rid of dandruff. This ensures the scalp is healthy and promotes hair growth. It also stimulates blood flow to the skin, thereby nourishing the hair roots. Neem is even found to eliminate head lice and nits .

Caution

Using neem for hair (especially in the case of dandruff) can cause your eyes to burn. So, be careful while washing off the neem water and ensure it doesn’t get into your eyes.

Greek Yogurt


What You Need

2 tablespoons Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon honey
1 lemon
What You Need To Do

Take the two tablespoons of Greek yogurt in a bowl. To this, add honey and the lemon juice extracted from the lemon.
Mix the ingredients thoroughly and make a paste.
Using a hair dye brush, apply this pack to the scalp and hair roots.
Leave it on for about 30 minutes, and then rinse thoroughly with cold water.
When You Need To Do This

Ideally, you should apply this pack once a week. But if you have dry hair, then you can use the pack twice a week.
Why This Works
Greek yogurt acts as a natural conditioner for hair. It contains vitamin B5 and proteins that are extremely beneficial for hair. Honey contains antibacterial properties that protect hair from damage.

Greek yogurt contains probiotics, which, according to studies, make the hair grow.

Beetroot


What You Need

A few beetroot leaves
1 tablespoon henna
What You Need To Do

Firstly, boil the beetroot leaves in water till the water level comes down to half its quantity.
Grind the leaves and add henna.
Make a paste and apply it to your scalp.
Leave it on for about 20 minutes and rinse with water.
When You Need To Do This

Do this thrice a week.
Why This Works

Beetroot contains potassium, protein, and vitamins B and C, all of which are essential for healthy hair.
Green Tea

What You Need

2 green tea bags
2 – 3 cups of hot water
What You Need To Do
Steep the two green tea bags in the hot water and wait till the water cools down.
Now remove the tea bags, and use the solution to rinse your hair.
Massage the solution over your scalp.
When You Need To Do This

You can use this green tea solution as an after-shampoo conditioner. Repeat the procedure twice a week, after shampooing your hair.
Why This Works

Green tea is known to stimulate hair follicles and boost hair production. It also increases your metabolism, which has been linked to an increase in the rate of hair growth.