There are some truly effective home remedies for dry hair that can make your hair healthy and soft again.
Excessive use of hair styling products and tools can strip your hair of essential oils and moisturizing elements, and make it dry and brittle. Dry hair almost always leads to split ends and breakage. It can soon make your hair look dull, limp, and lifeless. However, there’s hope for those who are willing give home remedies for dry hair a try. Here are a few tested and proven natural remedies for treatment of dry hair.
The Power of Avocado
Avocado is a proven hair moisturizer and provides hair with protein to make them stronger. Mix vigorously one peeled avocado with a teaspoon of wheat-germ oil and a teaspoon of jojoba oil. Wash hair and spread this mixture from the scalp to the ends of your hair. Cover your scalp with a shampoo cap or a plastic bag and then rinse thoroughly after 30 minutes.
The Ever-Reliable Egg
Separate and whip the white of an egg thoroughly. Add one tablespoon of water to the yolk and blend until the mixture is creamy. Next, mix the white and yolk together. Wash your hair with warm water, remove excess moisture, and apply this mixture to your scalp using your fingertips in a circular massaging movement to work the froth into your scalp. Rinse hair with cold water until the last traces of egg is washed away.
Beer: Gives Your Hair a High
Beer can give your dry hair a wonderful sheen and make it look healthy. Use a pump bottle to spray beer onto your hair to make your tresses look shiny and soft. Don’t worry about the odor, as it will soon disappear.
Essential Oils: Give Your Hair Great Value
Make your own homemade conditioner for dry hair and get great results. Mix about 60 ml olive oil and similar quantity of Aloe Vera gel. Add a few drops each of rosemary and sandalwood essential oils. Olive oil is a natural emollient and Aloe Vera helps in hydration, while rosemary adds more volume and softness to hair. The sandalwood is for fragrance, but also keeps the scalp cool. Leave the mixture on for an hour and rinse in cold water.
Honey: The Eternal Favorite
Take four cups of warm water and add one tablespoon of honey into it and mix well. Apply this mixture after shampooing and conditioning your hair. Do not rinse again. This mixture not only makes your hair soft and shiny, but it also retains the moisture content in your hair, so that your hair does not look dry or frizzy. This is an excellent home-made leave in serum/ conditioner for your hair.
Apple Cider Works Wonders for Your Hair
Add one quarter of a cup apple cider vinegar to a jug of water and wet your hair into it. You can also put the mixture in a spray bottle and apply it to your hair. It is an effective natural hair conditioner that controls dandruff and gives your hair a healthy shine.