Hair is important for all, for it makes us look good, young and adds an edge to our personality. Dense, thick, glossy hair is what everyone wishes for, but it does not come for free. Our hair is continually exposed to hair foes like dust, dirt, pollution, friction, scorching sun, dry air, harsh chemicals etc. Therefore you need to take good care of your hair in order to have dense, healthy and lustrous hair. Hair is of different types such as dry, oily and balanced hair etc and problems (dandruff, balding, thinning, pre-mature graying, itchy scalp etc) are multiple. Depending upon the type of hair and the problem, hair care treatments also vary a lot. The commercial hair care products make tall promises, but hardly do any good in reality. So it is better to take care of hair with the help of home remedies. Hair care home remedies are inexpensive and also free from harmful side-effects.

Home Remedies For Hair Care

1. Add 2 tablespoon honey in two cups of fresh cream. Apply on scalp and hair. Rinse with cold water after 30 minutes. This takes good care of dry, frizzy and entangled hair.

2. Massage with olive oil to get rid of dry hair.

3. Dry hair can also be treated with a generous application of mayonnaise.

4. Wash oily hair with Fuller's earth daily. This will remove the extra oil.

5. Wash with triphala powder to get rid of oily, limp hair.

6. Use diluted lemon juice for the final rinse while washing. This will make the hair glossy.

7. Wash with a solution of apple cider vinegar and water. This will make the hair glossy and bouncy.

8. Combine 1 teaspoon each of castor oil, mustard oil and coconut oil and apply on scalp. This gives relief from dandruff problem.

9. Add 1 teaspoon camphor to half cup margosa oil. Massage scalp daily with this blend. This cures dandruff.

10. Massage scalp with a combination of 1 part of lime juice and 2 parts of coconut oil. Leave for 2-3 hours and then rinse with warm water. This puts an end to dandruff problem.

11. Massage scalp with coconut oil or almond oil regularly for 10-15 minutes. This improves blood circulation at the roots and prevents hair fall.

12. Mingle 2 teaspoons henna powder, 1 teaspoon curd, 1 teaspoon fenugreek seed powder, 1 tablespoon coffee, 2 tablespoon mint juice and 2 tablespoon basil juice to make a paste. Apply the paste on hair and leave for 2-3 hours. This will color your hair naturally and hide gray hair from view.

13. Massage scalp with camphorated coconut oil daily at bedtime to get rid of itchiness.

14. Mix jasmine root extracts with lime juice and apply on scalp. This alleviates itching of scalp.

15. Blend lettuce juice and spinach juice to make a glassful and drink daily. This induces hair growth.

16. Grind seeds of lemon and black pepper; add little water to make a paste. Apply on bald patches. This treats baldness effectively.

17. Make a paste of licorice with milk and apply on bald patches. This is a hair growth inductive treatment.

18. Eat raw fruits and green leafy vegetables and drink plenty of water to have healthy hair.

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