Hair care

Home remedies for long hair – How to get silky and smooth hair

Soft, silky, & long hair are nowadays fashion for the girls and women. But due to the pollution, stress, smoking, environmental effects, nutrition deficiencies, mental stress, aging, genetic problems, hormonal imbalance, strong chemical based hair products, other scalp infections the hair is losing its elegance, strength, and glow. There may be different causes, but by maintaining proper caring, anything can be achieved. So, here we are discussing the points for better growth of hair with smooth and shiny in texture.

Natural home remedies for long and silky hair

Onion juice for long and thick hair

Onion juice is an effective home remedy for long hair and is used on the scalp for better results. Onion juice has an excellent source of sulfur that can boost the collagen production. This helps in encouraging re-growth of hair. Thus, chop an onion juice and squeeze out its juice by applying it on the scalp. Leave it on the scalp for about 15 minutes. Rinse it off with water by using a mild shampoo.

Beer to get smooth and shiny hair

Beer is an excellent hair tonic. This is rich in protein and helps to repair damaged hair cuticles. This also helps to provide hair nourishment for hair follicles. This can add luster and shine to your hair. Rinse your hair with shampoo and then apply it with a flat beer from the roots to the ends. Gently massage your scalp with beer in circular motion and leave it for about 5 minutes. Rinse it off with water and repeat the process for every two weeks.

Apple cider vinegar for soft hair

Apple cider vinegar is best and can make your hair soft, shiny and can moisturize. This helps to remove the residue that makes your hair look dull and lifeless. This helps to treat dandruff, itchy scalp and frizzy hair. Mix them well together in equal parts of apple cider vinegar and water. After shampooing, pour your mixture into your hair and gently massage it onto your scalp. Leave it for a few minutes and rinse them well with cold water. Other ways is that, prepare a mixture of two teaspoons of apple cider vinegar and add one lemon in a cup of water. Use this mixture as a final hair rinse after shampooing your hair. Repeat this home remedy once a week for better results.

Avocado for damaged hair

Avocado is rich in nutrients that can deeply moisturize and nourish your hair. This makes your hair shiny and smooth. Avocado is rich and is better to treat dry and damaged hair. Take a ripe avocado and mash it into smooth paste. Add two tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil into it. Mix them well and apply this paste to your hair from the roots to ends. Cover it with a shower cap and leave it for about 30 minutes. Rinse and shampoo your hair. Alternatively, mash a ripe avocado and ripe banana. Mix them well together by adding one half tablespoon of almond oil. Massage this paste on your scalp and hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap. Leave it for about 30 minutes. Rinse them off with lukewarm water. Shampoo your hair. Repeat the process once or twice a week depending on the condition of your hair.

Oil massage for long hair

Proper massage of scalp helps the hair follicle in increasing the blood circulation and strengthens the roots. Massaging relieves stress and increases relaxation. So application of these coconuts, olive oil, almond oil, castor oil, amla oil onto the scalp and massaging this twice a week gives better result.

Neem to get silky hair

It is also a natural medicine for the hair and the body. It purifies the blood, prevents the lice and dandruff. Application of this neem paste or oil or combined use of neem powder/oil with the coconut oil or curd on to the hair promotes hair growth. Massaging this oil also improves blood circulation.

Methi for silky hair

It acts as a miracle herb in Ayurveda and is commonly available in households. Apply this paste directly onto the scalp for 30 ins and wash it off. It gives more hair growth.

Aloe vera to get healthy hair

It is the best remedy not only in Ayurveda but also in general view. It is the best medicine that it cleans the body totally from inside. Its juice also enriches the metabolic rate of the body. Applying its pulp onto the scalp also gives nourishes the hair.

Beet root juice for hair color

As we know beet root has many health related benefits to the skin, body, and hair. Beetroot juice is rich in vitamin b, c & calcium, phosphorous, potassium, so apply the paste of beet root leaves along with the henna, to the scalp for 30-40 minutes and wash it off. Practicing this in alternative days gives you the best result. Having the juice of beet root also nourishes the skin & scalp. We can also go for the carrot juice, spinach juice mixed with the beet-root as a great health drink.

Biotin& iron rich food to get long hair

Food containing biotin & iron are preferably taken for hair growth. Nuts, green leafy vegetables, oats, cashews, brown rice, lentils, peas, sunflower seeds, walnuts, and soybeans dry fruits, oranges, wheat, figs, and berries promote hair length, thickness, & healthier hair.

Henna best natural herbal treatment for hair

As we know the natural henna is used as a best conditioner to hair and natural colorant. This henna strengthens the hair follicle from the root. We can use this henna along with the curd and fenugreek paste for thick hair. Boil the mixture of dried henna powder & mustard oil for a few minutes and drain the oil from it. This is also used for massaging the scalp. Practicing this twice weekly gives better results.

Hibiscus natural treatment to reduce hair fall

Hibiscus flowers or leaves have many benefits as it prevents hair fall apart from graying and nourishing the hair. Dried flowers are mixed with the sesame/ coconut/ almond oil and used for massaging the scalp. Later wash the hair with mild shampoo. This gives better hair growth.

Amla juice for dry hair

Apply the amla powder/ juice with the lime juice in it into the scalp and allowed to dry. Wash it off with warm water promotes hair growth.

Egg white for hair care

A paste of egg white mixed with the spoonful of olive oil is applied onto the scalp. Allow it to dry for 20 minutes and wash it off with warm water & mild shampoo. Repeating this twice in a week gives good result.

Avoid combing wet hair

Wet hair is prone to easily break out the ends finally lead to stop the growth of hair. So combing the tresses/ tangles in the wet condition is avoided to obtain a smooth & shiny hair.

Avoid hair dryers

The dryer is so hot enough to occur a split. Try to avoid usage of those expensive tools and go for a natural drying with a towel or air dry. If mandatory use a nozzle directed air flow dryer which controls the air in all directions completely rounding the hair. This prevents the splits. Minimize the heat produced by dryers for better hair growth.

These tips are easily followed at home and can acquire smooth, shiny, and long hair.