Most women nowadays are battling with thinning and falling hair. This ubiquitous problem has its roots in stress, unhealthy lifestyle and chemicals found in shampoos and other hair products. They can also arise from various other reasons such as lack of proper nutrition, anemia, long term illness, clogged pores in the scalp and vitamin B6 and folic acid deficiency. Using your own homemade hair masks and shampoos can arrest hair fall, improve the quality, volume and luster of your hair and keep your scalp free from dandruff and other skin conditions.
Here Are The 5 Effective Remedies For Thinning And Falling Hair:
Fenugreek seeds are rich in vitamins and minerals which provide vital nourishment to the hair follicle and the hair shaft and enable them to produce stronger hair strands. These seeds are also rich in antioxidants, antifungal and antibacterial properties which disallow infections and keep the scalp free from dandruff. Soak three tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in some water overnight. In the morning, grind the seeds along with the water in which they have been soaked to a fine paste. Add two drops of lemon juice to the paste and rub it all over the scalp. Massage the scalp for five minutes and keep the paste for half an hour after which rinse off with warm water. Use this remedy once or twice a week, regularly.
Indian gooseberry has been used since time unknown for hair care and hair growth. It is rich in vitamin C and other powerful nutrients which stimulate growth and enrich the tone and texture of the hair. Indian gooseberry keeps the hair soft and lush with a natural and beautiful sheen. Its potent antioxidants prevent dandruff and other infections of the scalp and keep the roots of the hair strong. Soak three teaspoons of Indian gooseberry powder in a little water overnight. In the morning, mix fuller’s earth with the soaked Indian gooseberry to form a thick paste. Massage this paste all over the scalp and keep for half an hour then wash it off with warm water. This homemade shampoo will work wonders for your hair.
Yogurt And Gram Flour
Make your own shampoo and conditioner by mixing homemade yogurt and gram flour to form a thick paste. Apply the paste to your hair and scalp and with the help of your fingertips massage it into the roots of the hair. Keep for fifteen minutes then wash your hair with warm water. The short-chain fatty acids found in yogurt easily penetrate the skin and nourish the cells and tissues and strengthen the roots of the hair. Yogurt also conditions the hair, makes it soft and supple and gives it a bright luster. Gram flour scours the dirt and dead skin cells from the pores and also gets rid of dandruff.
Grate one fresh coconut and grind it to a fine paste. Add some warm water to the paste and allow it to stand for ten minutes. Strain the coconut milk. Apply the milk on your scalp and keep rubbing it for several minutes to allow the scalp to absorb as much as possible. After ten minutes, wash your hair with warm water. Coconut milk will not only prevent hair fall but it will also encourage new growth. Its various nutrients like proteins, minerals and essential fats will nourish the hair follicle and prevent brittle hair. Regular use of coconut milk will give you a head full of glimmering, lustrous and glossy hair.
Henna not only stops hair fall but it also acts as an excellent conditioner. Grind dried henna leaves to a fine powder. Mix two teaspoons of the powder with some yogurt to form a paste. Massage the scalp with it for about ten minutes then rinse your hair with warm water. Use this hair pack regularly for strong and radiant hair.