Hair problem becomes more frequent in monsoon. So that’s a season demands extra care for our tresses. Hair fall is common during the monsoon. In order to avoid this a regular trim will help strengthen falling hair and promote hair growth.
Rains bring respite from the heat of the summer, but can leave you frustrated when your hair refuses to behave and stay in healthy. Washing your hair too often can exaggerate the problems. So, wash your hair two to three times a week that will keep your hair clean and look good. It prevents excessive drying of hair and keeps frizziness to a minimum. Better don’t forget to condition your hair after every wash. You should use a leave in conditioner to make dry hair more manageable.
Homemade remedies for hair care in monsoon
Chamomile, almond, honey pack for hair care
Take 1 cup of honey, 1 cup of almond oil, 1 cup of ground chamomile leaves. Mix them well to form a thick paste. Apply this paste to the scalp and leave it for about an hour. Shampoo your hair with a mild shampoo. Repeat it twice a week for a month. This helps to bring your hair look thicker and conditioned.
Egg, honey, curd pack to control hair fall
Mix two eggs, two tablespoons of curd, half a lemon juice and few drops of honey. Mix them well and spread it evenly, starting from root to tip. Leave it for about half an hour. Wash it off with a mild shampoo.
Hibiscus and mint leaves to prevent hair fall
Take 20 crushed hibiscus leaves, 3 teaspoons of mint paste. Mix them well by adding 2 lemons. Apply this paste on your scalp and leave it for about 30 minutes. Shampoo your hair with a mild citrus based shampoo and your hair comes alive.
Balance protein diet for strengthening hair
Hair is made of protein, so make sure that you maintain a balanced protein diet. A protein of good seasonal fruits, green leafy vegetables, cereals and coconut water in your diet. Try and pull together your hair in a soft band rather than using any metallic clips. They tend to break your hair.
Coconut oil for all hair problems
Take 2 tablespoons of warm coconut oil. Mix it with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and one orange juice. Mix them well and massage into the scalp with this on your hair. Leave it for about an hour. Then, shampoo your hair.
Vinegar to remove dirt and add shine to your hair
Take two tablespoons of vinegar and mix it in a cup of lukewarm water. Rinse your hair with this. It helps to give your hair the perfect shine and volume.
Fenugreek seeds, fullers earth, and mint for hair
Take some fenugreek seeds and smash them into paste, fullers earth paste, mint leaves. Mix them well to form a thick paste by adding lemon juice. You use this as a shampoo. This leaves the hair absolutely stunning. Rinse it well and give extra bounce and shine.
Simple monsoon hair care tips
Comb your hair during monsoon
Generally comb your hair twice with a wide tooth comb which helps to detangling your hair. Use a proper conditioner, comb and have good conditioner to your hair. Spread the conditioner evenly to your hair using a wide tooth comb. Another comb is that of teasing comb which will add volume to your hair. Let us assume that if you have a perm or curls which helps to add volume on the roots that keeps them ideal. In the monsoon, there is a lot of humidity that helps to get windy and can tangling your hair with a wide toothed comb.
Rinse your hair when you get wet in rain
This major and important thing most of the people avoid. This helps to control hair fall. This becomes a hair care routine to get wet in the rain, the very first thing you need to do shampoo your hair. Rinse your hair using plenty of water and use a mild shampoo to your hair after you return home. This helps to prevent germs & infections on the scalp and protects from hair fall in monsoon.
How to wash your hair daily
You need to follow certain necessary precautionary steps to keep in mind while washing your hair. Make sure to completely soak your hair is wet just before shampooing your hair. Use warm water, but not too hot, they should be at a medium temperature. Shampoo the scalp of your hair using fingertips and is very gently circulate the shampoo into the scalp. Rinse off the shampoo completely. Apply some conditioner and you should condition only the lengths and ends of the hair. You can also use a wide toothed comb to spread the conditioner all over the hair and rinse them with cold water. This helps to lend a shine to your cuticles.
Oil and shampoo one should use in monsoon
The oil massage is the best home remedy for all hair problems. So, choose the oil that perfectly suits you. In the monsoon, the hair is very weak and you need to do rigorous hair oil massage to the damaged hair. This happens only when the oil and hair often tend to over shampoo to remove oil. If not, this causes lots of damage to your hair. You need to choose a shampoo and conditioner that helps to strengthen your hair from roots to the tip of the hair. It is better to cover your hair before going out in order to protect them dirt, pollution and humidity.
Tips you need to follow
- Never tie up your hair after washing, especially when it is dried up totally. Tie-in your wet hair lead to more hair breaking.
- Use a mild shampoo and conditioner every time you wash your hair. Apart from dandruff and hair fall you may have an oily scalp. So it is better to wash your hair regularly with a mild shampoo and always use a mild conditioner after every hair wash. Shampoo daily is your hair gets wet in rainy water.
- Try to avoid coloring your hair during monsoon. It washes and drying your hair after applying hair color that takes a longer time. So keep it as natural as possible.
- Limit your hair usage of hair dryer. Monsoons are a difficult time to dry your hair because of excess moisture in the air, try to limit the use of it.
- Regular intake a balanced diet. Protein is the most important nutrient for healthy hair. Include lots of protein rich foods such as salmons, eggs, carrots, whole grains, dark green veggies, kidney beans, nuts, low fat dairy products etc.
- Try to loose bun or try to keep your hair loose or else even a loose side pony tail that will protect your hair from humidity. Keep your hair trimmed and short during monsoons for easy cleaning and maintaining.