Dry hair treatments can be attained when treating different hairs, whether your hair is long or short, curly or straight, every woman dreams of having a luscious and healthy hair. Unfortunately, some of us are born with hair that is dry, dull, and frizzy by nature. And even if you were born with healthy, lustrous hair, dealing with dryness is inevitable when your hair is constantly battered by heat styling tools, chemical treatments, and pollution.
When dealing with dryness, a good place to start is to raid your kitchen for some cost-effective and natural hair care ingredients. Using ingredients from your pantry is not only convenient, but it also gives you the same, if not better, results as high-end hair treatments with none of the chemicals. While it may take longer to see results, your hair will thank you in the long-term. It’s may seem impossible to have a good hair day when you have dry hair. Not only is your hair super prone to breaking, but it also splits within weeks after a trim. Frizzy hair pretty much becomes a way of life when you’ve had dry hair for long enough.
- Avocado mask:
Avocado is rich in fatty amino acids coats your hair shaft and helps it retain moisture. By just applying this with the mixture of banana, would go a long way as the natural oils in the fruit that provides your hair with the long-lasting hydration it needs. Cause of its rich contents of vitamins A, B6, D, and E, and minerals such as; copper and iron it help’s it to nourish your hair and scalp. This fruit also helps in promoting a healthy hair growth. The avocado fruit also has a high content of antioxidants which helps in preventing hair damage from free radicals. This will help keep your hair looking healthy. It also helps in repairing damage caused by conditioning, and provides your hair with the basic essential nutrients it needs to be healthy. As it helps your hair unclog follicles and stimulates new hair growth from these dormant follicles.
- Hot oil treatment:
When talking about hot oil treatment, many would think we are referring to their regular cooking oil? No the oil been referred to here are basic pure, and unadulterated essential oils such as; coconut, almond, olive, jojoba, and castor oils. This is very healthy, as the hot oil treatment makes your hair a whole lot stronger. This is achieved by stimulating blood flow to the hair follicles which results in an increase of nutrients in your hair scalp. One may ask, how does hot oil treatment applied to your scalp increase blood flow, and what does an increase in my blood flow do to your hair. With just the mare action of massaging this oil into your hair scalp improves the blood circulation in your head. When you massage your scalp, you are sending signals to the blood vessels to send blood to your hair follicles. Blood as we is well known to be the carrier of many nutrients, which are needed for healthy the healthy growth of one’s hair. These nutrients that are deposited in your hair follicles helps in nourishing your hair, so that it grows healthy and firm. This oil treatment also helps split ends as it strengthens your hair and prevents it from becoming dry and brittle, which prevents the high rate of hair breakage. After applying this on you can use either a clean towel, or shower cap, leave for about thirty minutes, then wash with a mild shampoo, and conditioner.
- Aloe vera gel:
Using natural ingredients like aloe vera gel is a good way to manage or improve dry hair treatments. It can restore sheen and volume to the hair. Aloe vera has a good combination of amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that can improve dry hair and dandruff. Also try to replace your traditional hair conditioner with aloe vera gel and you will soon see the difference. There are various aloe vera hair products that can help. Aloe vera is a natural way to prevent hair loss. Aloe vera gel combines well with essential oils, plant and herbal extracts to make excellent revitalizing shampoos. It also contains enzymes that improve blood circulation and stimulate the scalp. This can eliminate dry hair and scalp conditions like dandruff. And helps to maintain the right balance of hair oils to avoid dryness or excessive oiliness. The natural aloe vera conditioners can reduce dryness and frizz. It maintains hair sheen and prevents excessive oil. It has also been advised, that mixing aloe vera gel with powdered hair dyes could reduce the damage these dyes cause on the hair.
How to use: take a clean bowl and put four tablespoons of the aloe vera gel, alongside, three tablespoons of plain yogurt, with two tablespoon of any carrier oil of your choice. After which this should be mixed properly, and apply on hair starting from the roots, leave for half an hour before rinsing off with lukewarm water, and shampoo.
- Green tea:
Dry hair treatments, can be achieved by using this tea, because of the presence of polyphenols in the green tea, helps in keeping your scalp healthy. If your scalp is healthy, then the overall health of your hair improves, as it helps to keep your hair shiny and dandruff free. This tea gives a quick fix, treats your dandruff and hair dryness problems with this miraculous tea. Washing your hair with green tea or applying it on your scalp will help to kill your dandruff (which is most time the cause of serious hair dryness) worries.
- Change of diet:
Brown rice has some protein, vitamins and fiber. Besides giving you healthy hair and scalp, it also keeps you from over eating as it keeps you full for a longer time. Hence, switch to brown rice now to maintain your hair. Adding fresh vegetables such as; spinach, broccoli and lettuces to your diet. Would aid greatly, as they are an excellent source of vitamin A and vitamin C. Both of which helps in the formation of sebum (keratin), which is a natural hair conditioner and hence moisturizes your skin and scalp, and help in dry hair treatments.