Hair is known as the crowning glory. It enhances one’s look by adding angle and emphasizing major points of the face. Some people describe a stranger by the color and style of their hair while some become popular because of what they do to their hair. Being on top of the head, the hair is always exposed to direct sunlight and so as pollution that may damage and thins it. With this, it is a must to always nourish the hair to maintain its healthy and thick strands. What are the natural ways to thicken hair?
To prevent damage to the hair, you should use natural products and avoid chemical based products. Chemical based shampoo can alter the pH of the hair thus making it brittle, thin and stiff. It is best to use mild and natural shampoo so that the moisture and pH would be maintained. Before shampoo application, it is best to dilute the shampoo first on a small container and then pour it on the head than directly applying the shampoo on the head. This equally distributes the shampoo on different areas of the head.
Banana and avocado hair mask is great in adding volume to the hair. Banana contains vitamin A and potassium that can regulate the moisture of the hair and clarify the scalp while avocado has vitamins B, A and E that helps the hair grow thicker. To make this mask, simply mix ¼ banana and ¼ avocado and create a paste out of it. Massage the paste on the hair and leave it for 20 minutes. Cover the hair with a shower cap to trap the moisture. After 20 minutes, shampoo and condition the hair as usual.
Oat flour can be used to thicken brittle hair. Simply add 2 tablespoon of oat flour on your conditioner. Use oat flour every time you condition your hair. You can also wet your hair with oat flour solution before applying conditioner. In making the oat flour solution, simply mix 1 tablespoon of oat flour in 1 cup water. You can buy oat flour on your favorite health shop. It has a long shelf life thus very cost efficient.
Eggs can be used to achieve thick hair and eradicate dry and brittle hair. Eggs are rich in vitamins A, D, E and B vitamins that help strengthen the hair while at the same tie balances the sebum production. Eggs are also rich in protein that can coat the hair and thickens them. To do this, simply beat one egg and apply it on the hair. Brush the hair with a wide toothed comb to evenly distribute the egg. Rinse the hair with cold water. Do not use warm water as this may cook the egg and make it hard to remove.
These are some of the natural ways to thicken the hair. These methods are not just effective and safe but also cost effective!