Dry and damaged hair makes you hair dull and also you cannot try all hairstyles on that hair. Shiny hair looks healthy while the dry hair, they spoil your over all look. Also, dry and damaged hair is prone to frizz. However, you can get rid of dry and damaged hair with easy home remedies. Use at least two of the remedies once in a week for results. Try it for one month and you will notice the difference it will make. Not only these ingredients will make you hair look shiny but also will make them feel softer. The first and foremost rule that goes with the dry and damaged hair is to stay away from heating tools such as blow dryers and straightening irons and then following these Home Remedies for Dry and Damaged Hair will do wonders to your hair.
Avocados are rich in proteins and vitamins, magnesium, folic acid, amino acids, iron, copper that promotes hair growth by providing them proper nourishment. These minerals help in restoring the luster to hair.
Other way round, you can also mix the avocado paste with mashed bananas and a tea spoon of olive oil. Bananas are also rich in minerals as well as antioxidants that fight off the free radicals and gives good health to hair.
Leave the mixture as mask for at least 20 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm warm water. Lukewarm water helps stimulates sebum production. But make sure that the water is not too hot. This Home Remedies for Dry and Damaged Hair is really very effective.
Bottle gourd juice
Bottle ground is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B, sodium, iron and potassium and also in antioxidants. It not only makes hair shine and stimulates hair growth but is also good for skin. You can consume a glass of bottle ground juice every day for its benefits on hair or you can apply the juice directly on hair as mask, or may be do the both regularly, once a week.
Olive Oil/ Almond Oil hot oil treatment
Olive Oil and Almond oils are rich in antioxidants that help in nourishing the scalp as well as hair. The hot oil treatment is effective to lock in the moisture content in the hair and works efficiently as one of the Home Remedies for Dry and Damaged Hair. Apply warm Olive oil or almond oil or a mixture of both on hair and massage it lightly on the scalp using the finger tips for at least 15 minutes. Now warp a warm towel on the head or use a steamer for at least 15 minutes on hair. This would help in locking the moisture in hair. After that cover your hair with shower cap for next 45 minutes and wash off with a moisturizing shampoo thereafter.
Tea not only restores the shine in hair but also adds natural color to the hair. You can use the tea water to rinse off hair and it will add some shine to the hair. Use warm unsweetened tea water for the final rinse after shampooing your hair. For those who have colored their hair, make sure you use chamomile tea as black can darken the hair color you have.
Egg is rich source of proteins. Dry and rough hair is result of lack of protein and that can lead to hair fall as well. Either you can apply egg yolk mixed with 2 table spoon of olive oil on hair as a mask for 20 minutes or else you can use it as a shampoo. For that, mix some egg yolk with the usual amount of shampoo that you require and massage on hair and scalp. Keep it on hair for 5 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
Yogurt is yet another Home Remedies for Dry and Damaged Hair. Yogurt contains fat as well it is rich in lactic acid. Use the Yogurt as a mask on hair. The fat will add shine to the hair and will also nourish the hair. On the other hand, the lactic acid helps in cleansing the hair shaft as well as the scalp. Massage yogurt on scalp for a few minutes and then leave it on for 20 minutes, covering with a plastic wrap. After that, shampoo hair to get rid of the smell, but with lukewarm water.
Mayonnaise is made up of oil and egg and hence it is very moisturizing for hair. You can apply mayonnaise directly on hair and rub it off. Cover your hair with a plastic wrap after applying the mayonnaise on hair. Keep it on hair for 30 minutes and then wash it off using a shampoo in lukewarm water.
Beer adds shine to the hair and also moisturizes hair. Beer contains those proteins that fit in the damaged parts of the hair and make them look fuller and shiny. You can either apply beer on hair or keep it on hair for 20 minutes as a mask or else you can simply rinse off your conditioner with beer. It depends on the amount of time that you have for the dry and damaged hair treatment.
Sometimes the cause of dull and dry hair is the product builds up. Using the hair care products or simply not rinsing the products enough leads to product build up in hair and scalp and that spoils the production of natural hair in hair, making them look dry and brittle. Baking Soda helps in getting rid of the product build up and also cleans the scalp effectively. Mix one table spoon of baking soda with one fourth cup of lukewarm water. While in shower, apply it on wet hair and massage well on the scalp and hair. Rinse off after 5 minutes.
Get a filter for shower to stay away from chlorinated water
Sometimes the water can be the reason for you dry and rough looking hair. The chlorine in the water makes your hair dry and rough. The water can also hinder the effects of other dry and damaged hair treatment that you may be taking. If you are a swimmer or have been to a beach, you would know how much damage it causes to hair in just one go. So it is always better to have a filter for your shower that filters the amount of chlorine that might be coming with the water.
One more tip for you is that wrap your hair around the towel for 15- 20 minutes after shower. This will help in locking off the moisture in hair and would give better results for Home Remedies for Dry and Damaged Hair that you followed before shower.