Hair is considered as a part of beauty especially to women they are hell precious, not only to women but to men also. Hair is considered a symbol of youthfulness. When hair starts falling or greying it is considered as a part of aging. So before letting our hair fall down or it starts premature greying let’s see what we can do at home to save them !!
8 Ayurvedic Tips for Hair
1. Diet For Healthy Hair
First of all diet is the main part of our immunity, skin, hair and overall health. If we are not internally fit, we are not consuming a balanced diet then YES we will face certain health issues and one of them is hair fall.
Hair is made up of keratin protein and for a strong thick hair follicle, we need to have a good proteinaceous diet like pulses, beans, fruits, vegetables, nuts and everything that has high protein content in them should be daily consumed. Vitamin C is very beneficial for our hair, skin so fruits containing high Vit C content should be consumed like Oranges, Lemons, Aamla ( Indian Gooseberry), etc.
2. What to Avoid in Order to Get Healthy Hair??
We all know what we have to eat in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle but most of us don’t know what we have to avoid in food items. Food items having excessive oil content, fried, spicy and all those food items which are stale should not be consumed. Tea and caffeine products should also not be consumed in excessive amounts.
3. Tips Before Washing Your Hair
Just apply lukewarm oil 1 hour before your head wash. Be it coconut oil, mustard oil, olive oil, almond oil, etc the list is vast but never wash your hair before properly oiling your hair. Oiling nourishes your scalp and strengthens your scalp which leads to less hair fall. But keep in mind to just warm your oil before applying it.
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Never warm your oil directly over the flame, just boil water in a pan and put the oil in a bowl and just keep it over the hot water. The heat of the water will warm the oil and this is the perfect method to heat your oil.
So now just take oil in your palms and apply it all over your scalp.
4. Hair Masks
Nowadays there are enormous hair masks available in the market but we are confused about what to choose and how to choose. See we can prepare our own hair masks at our kitchens.
Coconut oil + aloe vera gel: it works great, just take 2 tbs of coconut oil and 2 tbs of aloe vera gel and apply this mask on your head and hair for about 1 hour and then wash it off, you will be amazed to see the magnificent results.
1 ripened Banana+ olive oil mash the banana and add 2 tbs of olive oil. Apply this mixture for about 30 min and then wash it off. This time your hair will be no messier or dried out, you will love your hair.
2 tbs curd + Honey: You normally daily take curd with your meals but never thought that curd could really benefit your scalp. Just make a mixture of curd and honey in a bowl and apply this for about 30 minutes on your scalp and you will get rid of your dandruff problems. So easy…
Amla powder: Indian gooseberry (amla) a highly rich source of Vitamin C is very beneficial for hair. Just take 2-3 tbs of Amla powder and add lemon juice to it, apply this mixture to your hair for about 10-15 minutes and enjoy it’s results.
Methi paste (fenugreek seeds): Take 2-3 tbs of fenugreek seeda and soak them in water for about 3-4 hours, then make the paste of these seeds and apply this to your scalp. Fenugreek seeds helps in hair growth.
These were some of the tips but there are lot more to have good hair day.
5. Drink a Lot of Water
Water is very much necessary even for our hair also. If our body will be hydrated especially during summers it will also benefit our hair also.
6. Avoid Direct Heating
Heating appliances like curlers, straighteners, dryers, etc damage our hair. Many people use dryers to dry out their hair after a head wash, but this should be avoided as far as possible. Naturally drying out hair is recommended. Excessive heat damages hair which can further lead to thin hair, split ends, dryness, frizzy hair etc. so try to avoid heating appliances. Pat dry your hair with a cotton towel or light cloth, do not be harsh to your when they are wet as it can lead to weakening your hair follicles.
7. Moisturise Your Hair
it’s very compulsory to moisturise your hair after every wash as every wash can lead to dry frizzy hair. Moisturizers deeply nourishes the follicle and prevent hair from dryness. You can also apply a natural moisturiser like Aloe vera gel which has high water content in it, helps to moisturise hair.
8.Avoid Sunlight for Longer Periods
As due to depletion of Ozone layer harmful UV rays of the sun affects our hair, these rays damages hair follicle and lead to dry out. Sunlight is also necessary for the body but for a limited time period. You can just cover your head with a cloth to avoid the harmful UV rays of the sun.