Be you a guy with a casual slick hair cut or a gorgeous damsel with long flowing tresses, a beautiful head of hair is what everyone desires. Your hair is your crowning glory and lack luster, unkempt hair can ruin the most charming of faces. Constantly exposed to environmental pollution, harsh chemicals and heat from styling, your hair becomes dull and lifeless. Hormonal changes, stress and irregular eating habits are also some of the causes that rip your hair of its natural beauty and splendor. But there’s not to lose heart. With a little care and nurturing every day, your hair can be revitalized to its natural glory once again.
Tips To Get Beautiful Hair
Bring Back The Shine
Spotting a shiny head of hair can never go out of fashion and is every man and woman’s secret wish. Shiny hair is not just beautiful, but is also a reflection of healthy hair. Shiny, glossy hair can be easily achieved with the use of a vitamin E hair mask. Blend together a cup of deseeded, skinned and diced papaya with the yolk of an egg. You may also want to add a tablespoon of vitamin E oil if you suffer from extremely dry and frizzy hair. Dampen your hair prior to the application of vitamin E mask. Apply mask generously to hair and scalp region. Leave on for an hour before rinsing with cold water.
The vitamin E present in papaya and egg yolk, simulate the production of sebum which gives a shiny appearance to your hair. Consuming foods rich in vitamin E such as nuts, olives, green leafy vegetables, papaya, kiwi, mangoes and eggs in adequate amounts helps to increase the hair sebum production, making your hair lustrous and beautiful.
Add Some Volume
Hair that is full of life and bouncy is always a trend and a must have every season. It lights up your personality instantaneously. Voluminous hair is not just beautiful but also a sign of strong and healthy hair. If you suffer from thin, scraggy hair, don’t lose hope. For a bouncy, healthy mane, whisk together 2 eggs, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to create a high protein cleansing hair mask. The protein present in egg yolks help to strengthen the hair tendrils and increase volume. Olive oil moisturizes hair and helps to make it strong. Both egg whites and apple cider vinegar perform a cleansing action on the hair and scalp region. Apple cider vinegar also balances out the pH level of your scalp.
Voluminous hair can be easily achieved by including adequate amounts of protein to your diet. Foods rich in protein are eggs, spinach, broccoli, soy, cheese, yogurt, fish, poultry, nuts, legumes and whole grains. Consumption of proteins will cause new hair growth to be full, bouncy and beautiful.
Deep Condition Your Hair
Beautiful hair that feels likes strands of silk is always a hit. It’s manageable, can be styled easily and adds oodles of oomph to your overall personality. Not just that, hair texture which is smooth and silky emanates good health. If soft and silky hair is what you crave for, then a deep conditioning routine is a must. To whip up your own deep cleansing hair mask, blend together a cup of skinned and mashed banana with half a cup of yogurt. You may want to add a tablespoon of castor oil to this mask if your hair texture is extremely dry and rough. Apply the banana deep conditioning mask all over your hair and scalp region. Leave it on for half an hour and later rinse with lukewarm water.
Bananas contain vitamin A, B, C and E all of which are essential to keep hair healthy. They are also a rich source of potassium keeps split ends at bay. The nutrients vitamin B, zinc, potassium and calcium present in yogurt keeps hair smooth. The lactic acid in yogurt maintains the pH level of your scalp. Castor oil seals the moisture, conditioning and will smooth out even the most rough and frizzy hair.
Cleanse Your Hair Right
It can’t be said enough how keeping your hair clean affects its appearance. But we often forget that cleansing too much could rip hair of its natural oils. Device a hair cleansing routine based on factors like how often your hair is exposed to dust and pollution. Also take into consideration your hair type and make sure that the pH level of your scalp is always maintained. You can easily create a mild all natural shampoo at home. Deseed and soak 4 to 5 reetha or soap nuts in cup of warm water overnight. Grind to form a paste next morning. Add to this paste 2 tablespoons of dried and powdered amla or gooseberry and shikakai or acacia nuts.
Mix thoroughly as this shampoo does not lather easily. Apply shampoo mixture to damp hair and scalp region. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse with water for squeaky clean hair which is free from dandruff and any oil built up. This shampoo works well for oily and normal hair. For dry hair reduce the amount of reetha and add a tablespoon of yogurt for moisturizing. Reetha and shikakai are mild cleansers and won’t rip your hair of its natural oils. Amla is a rich source of vitamin C, which conditions hair and also has a mild cleansing action. Consumption of amla helps to keep hair and scalp healthy.
Device a hair care regime based on your hair type. What works for dry frizzy hair might be a complete No-No for hair that’s oily. Create a realistic weekly hair care routine based on the time you can devote for haircare. Don’t write off a hair beauty regime without using it for at least a month. You have to give any hair beauty treatment or hair mask a month’s time to show some positive results. But if irritation of the scalp or increased hair loss occurs, discontinue immediately. Always dampen your hair prior to the application of any hair mask. It helps the mask stick better to each and every strand of hair. Try to use a wide tooth comb as much as possible instead of a brush to avoid hair breakage.