Today we have a guest post written by Olivia of Every Home Remedy. Olivia is a stay at home mom of 2 kids and hopes to inspire others by sharing natural home remedies!
Luscious hair makes all the difference in how others see you and how you see yourself, but many different factors can negatively impact your hair growth: diet changes, stress, hormone changes, new medications and sleep deprivation have all been linked to hair growth or lack thereof.
Everybody wants healthier looking hair, but in-store products can get expensive quick and often don’t work as advertised. Thankfully people have been trying to grow thicker, more vibrant hair for a long time and over the centuries they’ve discovered many easy-to-make remedies. Even better, you can find most of the ingredients for many of these remedies in your kitchen already.
Try any of these natural hair masks for hair growth and look forward to long luscious locks!
It turns out vinegar is great for more than just cleaning your house. Mix regular white vinegar from your local grocery store in a bowl with one part vinegar and two parts water. Add some essential oils with more pleasant smells. Use this remedy twice a week until your hair is growing in the way you want it to, then reduce it to twice a month for maintenance.
Crush 2 teaspoons of rosemary leaves and combine them with 300MLs of water. You want to massage this into your scalp and throughout your hair. Leave it in for the entire day and shampoo only before bed.
Curry leaves and coconut tonic
Boil crushed curry leaves and coconut tonic together, harvesting the black residue that forms. Once the residue is cooled down apply a small amount of it to your hair, starting at the roots and working your way out. Do this twice a week for best effects.
This might sound bizarre, but onions have lots of sulphur which restores collagen tissues to the hair and stimulates growth. Chop up 2-3 red onions or shallots. Squeeze them or simple blend them for a couple of seconds. Spread the juice through your hair and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Shampoo thoroughly to get the smell out of your hair.
Oatmeal hair mask
Mix up half a cup of regular oats with two teaspoons of olive oil and half a cup of milk. Mix thoroughly and apply to hair for about 20 minutes. Shampoo thoroughly to get it all out of your hair. Some evidence suggests that this reduces gray hairs as well as increasing hair growth.
Egg yolk and olive oil
Put two egg yolks in a bowl with two tablespoons of olive oil and half a cup of water. Mix all ingredients thoroughly and spread through your hair, starting at the roots. Once your hair is thoroughly coated leave this in for 15-20 minutes, then wash it out with regular shampoo.
Get some powdered caffeine from your local drug store and combine 4 ounces of powdered caffeine with 8 ounces of your regular shampoo. Use it the way you would regularly use your shampoo but don’t use this mixture more than once a day. You can also saturate it in a spritzer bottle of water and spray the mixture on your hair.
Coconut oil and avocado
The coconut oil should be kept in a warm place so it’s warm without being microwaved when you mix it into your hair. Spread the oil through your hair first, starting at the roots. Crush the avocado until it’s a paste and spread this throughout your hair, leaving a thick coating. Leave the mixture in for 30 minutes, then rinse it out and shampoo thoroughly.
Potatoes are rich in calcium, potassium and iron, all of which contribute to healthy hair growth. Juice the potatoes with a juicer—this juice is not easy to get with a squeeze juicer—and spread the mixture throughout your hair. Leave it in for 15 minutes, then rinse it out and shampoo thoroughly.
Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which increases blood flow to your scalp, stimulating hair growth. Heat half a cup of olive oil lightly and stir in a teaspoon of the powdered cayenne pepper. Stir consistently until it is hot and thoroughly mixed, then spread this across your scalp, starting at your roots and stretching to the rest of your hair. Leave the mixture in overnight and shampoo thoroughly in the morning.
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