Long, thick and lustrous hair is high on every woman’s wishlist. But everyday exposure to dust, pollution, sun and dirt makes it an almost impossible dream to achieve. Products available in the market contain chemicals which do more harm than good in the long run. So how do you combat all these problems while still keeping hair healthy and strong?

Here are some easy homemade beauty tips for hair to follow:

1. General Health: Diet

diet food Diet plays a very important part in the overall health of our hair just like skin. Here are a few additions to your diet as per your hair type that will help you add some glory to your crowning glory.

  •  Normal Hair: Fish, chicken, dals, sprouts.
  •  Dry Hair: Raw vegetables, pulses, brown rice, bananas, nuts, vitamin E capsules.
  •  Oily Hair: Green leafy vegetables, salads, fresh fruits, yogurt.

2. Shampoo: Mild shampoo

The most important of steps to keeping your hair healthy is keeping it clean. And the product you choose needs to be right for you. Always keep them mild.

  • For dry hair: Choose one doesn’t further strip your hair of its natural oils.
  • For Oily hair: Choose one that works on limiting the activity of your oily scalp

Do use a clarifying shampoo every once in awhile or the product build up will effect the results that you shampoo has. Ladies, please remember that the shampoo is meant to clean your scalp and not condition your hair so aver doing the shampoo for dry hair is not going to help you in anyway. If anything it will only cause harm in the long run. Use only a drop the size of a coin for one wash, it is more than sufficient.

3. The best conditioners: Egg

egg best conditioners Eggs work wonders on your hair. The yolk is rich in fat and proteins which greatly acts in moisturizing while the white helps to remove unwanted oils.Use egg to condition normal hair, egg yolks for dry hair and whites for oily hair. Remember to rinse with lukewarm water only !!!

4. Cleansing away the itchy scalp: Lemon juice and olive oil

olive oil for skin An itchy scalp can be a result of poor diet, stress or climate. Treat it with a mixture of 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, olive oil and water.

  • Massage your scalp with this mixture and allow it to rest for 20 minutes.
  • Wash off as usual.

The lemon juice helps remove dry flakes of skin while the olive oil moisturizes the scalp. 

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  • shruti

    That’s a great article neha:)
    Aloevera surely does something to your hair init! I haven’t come across any natural ingredient this way, which clears the scalp giving a very shiny and smooth texture to the hair. Use aloe vera for cleansing the scalp once a week, it clears any product build up of the shampoo and conditioner making the scalp clear.

  • Kriti

    Well!! all the ingredients for conditioning are cool!! im really ‘for’ applying eggs honey and beer on hair!! but not sure of avacado and aloe vera!!! hope to try it someday!!!

  • Akira

    Good Work Neha.. :) Really Appreciate your effort to write this article.. All the tips are just too good!! Natural is the way to go..!!!

  • Sona

    Very apt write up.. :) good work!! Nthn is btr than natural!!! be it for the inside or the outside of the body!!! all the ingredients will do justice.. :) thnks for showing us the right combinations though,, :)

  • Yahvi

    Nice article.. :) will surely try them at home.. :)

  • Ayesha Rehman

    Wow man.. too good article.. Each ingredient which you have used here is really really beneficial in lot of a ways.. not just for hair.. but for overall health.. really nice article.. :)

  • Yagna

    Very informative:) Olive oil and egg does wonders on the hair. Applying this every week followed by a steam or a hot towel wrap shows amazing results on the hair:)

  • Shraddha

    Heyy! Amazing article. Eggs and honey are the best conditioner for dry and frizzy hair. They just work brilliant. My hair has become soft and smooth after applying eggs with honey. Thanks for sharing the post.

  • Mel Stevens

    trust me, the pro naturals hair repair mask made from argan oil is one amazing moisturizer!