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Natural Hair Care Recipes

Aug 17, 2007
Healthy shining tresses are every womans dream. With new, expensive hair products being launched everyday; one finds it difficult to choose the right hair care product. Excessive usage of chemically formulated products like shampoos, conditioners, dyes, etc, the natural oils present in our hair and scalp are striped off very easily. For a luxuriant head of healthy hair whilst saving money give some of the below mentioned natural hair care recipes at try - you will definitely not be disappointed.

Massage a well-beaten egg into freshly washed hair. Rinse it with cold water after five minutes. Avoid hot water or else you will have scrambled eggs in your hair.

Mayo is an excellent hair conditioner. Massage it thoroughly and rinse it carefully in cold water. Hot water will set the mayonnaise in your hair, so avoid it.

Give your hair a final rinse with not so strong smelling beer to get a lovely shine.

Lightly heat the rosemary oil, massage it on to the scalp and let it sit for several minutes before rinsing it off with warm water.

If itchy scalp is your worry, apply some yoghurt. Wrap your hair with a towel for 15 minutes and then rinse. Yoghurt will chase away the dandruff too.

Mix three parts of water to one part of vinegar; soak or spray your hair in this solution to remove any shampoo buildup. Rinse as usual and you will find hair that is easy to manage and style.

Essential oils like ylang ylang if added to either shampoo or conditioner will stimulates hair growth and act as hair rejuvenator.

Rinsing your hair with juice of 2-3 lemons will bring shine back to the dull hair.

Home made conditioner recipe.Apply paste made with mashed avocados and mayonnaise for 15 minutes for maximum effect. Cover your head for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off with a gentle shampoo.

For a nourishing hair conditioner, try this - heat three tbsp of coconut oil and 1/2 cup jojoba oil on low heat. Make a smooth paste with four tbsp powdered white clay and one cup water. Combine the oils and white clay paste properly. Apply it on dampened and clean hair, massaging it onto the scalp. Cover for 15 minutes and shampoo thereafter. Jojoba oil used in hair care softens the scalp skin and gives extra shine and bounce.

To cut the grease of oily hair, add one or two tbsp of cider vinegar during the final rinse.

Olive oil is an excellent conditioner for dry hair. Massage your hair thoroughly especially the ends and middles. Wrap a warm towel around your head for 30 minutes, as oil will penetrate the hair shaft. Then wash it using a gentle dry hair shampoo.

After washing your hair, wash it with some milk and let it sit for 15 minutes or so. Rinse off with warm water to get the softness and natural shine.

For oily hair, beat one egg white and simply apply it on dry hair. Leave it till it dries and becomes crusty. Wash it off with cold water and shampoo. This will help reduces the oiliness if done regularly.

If your hair is damaged, try this pack. Mix juice of two freshly squeezed lemons, two egg yolks, one egg white and a tbsp of honey. Apply onto the hair and let it rest for some time. Shampoo and rinse off with cold water
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Kevin Pederson guides us about the various needs and wants of our skin and hair through his site. hair and skin care.Using natural recipes for hair care will automatically make your hair healthier.
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