How To Use Carrots For Hair Growth? June 22, 2016

We know that carrots are good for heath, but did you know that they are also good for hair growth? Carrots are known to add thickness to hair and make hair grow faster. You can eat a carrot a day, or drink carrot juice to see instant results in hair growth and texture. Regularly using carrot externally and internally, will surely give you strong and healthy hair.

Carrots are filled with nutrients and vitamins like Vitamin A, K, C, B6, B1, B3, B2, fibre, potassium, phosphorous etc which are good for health, skin and hair. Carrots also improve eye sight and delay the aging process.

Benefits of Carrots For Hair:

  • Carrots stimulates hair growth
  • Carrots make hair lustrous and give them silky-smooth texture
  • Carrots improve blood circulation
  • They strengthen hair
  • They also prevent breakage of hair and hair fall
  • Carrots protect hair from external damages like pollution, weather etc.


Here are some recipes for carrot hair growth treatment which are very easy. Do try one of them.

Use Carrots For Hair Growth:

Carrot Pre-shampoo Treatment: This pre-shampoo treatment is for those who are bored of oiling hair.  To make this treatment mask, you need one or two carrots (according to your hair length) cut into small pieces. Then mix it with olive oil, coconut oil, essential oil and honey. After mixing the ingredients well, heat the mixture for 2-3 minutes. After heating, blend it well using some curd. The mixture will look like a carrot smoothie but no you don’t have to drink it :P.

Apply on hair from roots to tip and keep it for 20-25 minutes. Rinse out with a good shampoo. This pre-shampoo treatment will stimulate hair growth and it will also make your hair smooth and healthy. You can apply this carrot for hair growth treatment on weekends and it will spice up your hair care routine.

Carrot Oil: To make carrot oil at home, take some carrots and grate them with the help of grater. Now keep the grated carrots in a clean glass mason jar and add oil (you can use olive oil, coconut oil or castor oil) in it. Keep this mixture in a dark room for about 1 week. Once the oil becomes orange in colour, you can store it in a clean container and compost the carrots. Use this oil every week before shampooing and keep it for half an hour. This carrot juice will make your hair strong and will strengthen your hair roots. It will also reduce hair breakage and will stimulate hair growth.

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Carrot Hair Mask: Take one carrot and banana, peel the fruit. Cut them into small pieces and then add olive oil to this mixture. Blend then mixture in a blender with the help of curd and make a paste. The paste should not be thick as it will be difficult in removing. Apply this hair mask on hair for around 30 minutes and then wash off with regular shampoo. Carrots in the hair mask will stimulate hair growth, prevent hair breakage and make your hair healthy. Banana in the mask will make them smooth, silky and manageable.

If you’re lazy, then buy carrot seed oil available in the market and mix two-three drops of it with your regular oil and apply the mixture for 1 hour before shampooing. Carrot seed oil is also very beneficial in hair growth and regular usage will show amazing results.

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  • Vandana

    And all this time i thought carrot was good only for the eyes! And the skin to a certain extent. This articles has been truly eye opening :p Thanks again. I am going to try these remedies out to see which one works the best for me.