Top 10 home remedies for healthy hair (Thinkstock photos/Getty Image
A variety of home remedies for healthy hair can be easily found in our kitchens for better results. From beer to bananas, shiny healthy hair is easy with a variety of these home remedies. Let's have a look.
Bananas for healthy hair
Due to high level of potassium found in bananas, they help improve hair health and natural elasticity.
Use a fork to mash one banana in a bowl, and then apply the mixture from root to tip. Leave the treatment on for 15 minutes, and then wash with shampoo. This treatment will cure dry and damaged hair.
Egg yolk treatment
Massaging the yellow portion of the egg on your scalp or a mixture of three egg yolks, 1 tbsp olive oil and three drops of Vitamin E can be a wonderful hair remedy.
Leave treatment on hair for 10 minutes and then rinse and shampoo hair. You can repeat the procedure at least once a week to ensure best results. This treatment will soften and condition your hair.
A popular remedy is to rinse your hair with a little beer. Place beer into a spray bottle. Shampoo and lightly towel dry hair. Lightly spray beer into hair.
Believers in this remedy claim that beer has properties that can return the shine to your hair.
Hair conditioning with mayonnaise
Apply mayonnaise to wet hair. Leave treatment on hair from 15 minutes to 1 hour.
Rinse well and shampoo. Mayonnaise is an excellent deep conditioner.
Massaging warm oil on to the scalp is a very popular medication in India. You can use coconut or olive oil for best results.
Leaving this for an hour and following this procedure with the application of limejuice mixed with some vinegar can help you get rid of dandruff.
Olive oil treatment
Apply 4 tbsp of olive oil to hair. Massage oil into scalp and hair. Leave on for 30 minutes and then rinse thoroughly.
For best results, leave olive oil in hair overnight for additional conditioning. Olive oil will strengthen hair and prevent breakage.
Mixture of amla powder and lime juice
Mixture of amla powder and lemon juice can be applied to the hair to help it grow stronger and have a fuller appearance.
Combine 1 tbsp. amla powder with the juice of one lemon in a small container and shake to dissolve the powder.
Gently massage the mixture onto the roots of the hair and scalp and leave it on for 20 minutes before rinsing and shampooing.
Strawberries for luscious hair
Mash eight strawberries with one tablespoon mayonnaise. Massage into washed hair. Cover with a shower cap, then a warm towel.
Wash out with a shampoo and conditioner combination.
This luscious mix of rich berries will leave your hair both conditioned and with rich gloss.
Soak two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds overnight. Then ground the seeds into a fine paste in the morning and apply over the scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes and then wash thoroughly.
This is a highly effective remedy to remove dandruff.
You are what you eat even with reference to the health of your hair. Consuming fruits and dark green leafy vegetables and the right amount of proteins like nuts, cereals are the key to ensuring the good condition of your hair.
Along with ample amount of water and little exercise will make your hair healthy and soft. The more you exercise, the better your body's blood circulation will be - which means that your hair will grow stronger, faster and healthier.