Hair loss is a very common condition. Most people experience this at some point in their life. The baldness happens due to the effect of testosterone metabolites in hair follicles. Hair loss is demoralizing for both men and women. Genetics play a role behind the men’s hair loss. For women, the major reasons are pregnancy, menopause and iron deficiency.
Whatever may be the reason, the crux is that no one looks nice with a bald head or extremely thin hair. Nowadays medical sciences have come up with several medicines and tonics. However, they might have some side effects as well. Today we are going to discuss a few home remedies which will help you stop the hair loss. It will save money and you do not have to face the adverse effects of strong medicines.
Concept of homemade hair packs
The theory of making hair packs with natural ingredients started in ancient times. During earlier years, the hermits used to make the packs and distribute them among the people. Later generations adopted it and started making packs at home. These packs are natural without any touch of chemicals and cosmetics. If they do no good to you, they would neither do any bad. A few of the hair packs are mentioned below. Choose the one that would suit your hair.
Multi – oils pack:
- Castor oil
- Coconut oil
- Almond oil
Take the same quantity of all the oils and mix them nicely. Warm up the mixture and apply from the roots to the tip of the hair. Castor oil promotes hair growth, coconut oil hydrates your scalp and almond oil strengthens the follicle of your hair. It would be good if you can apply this and keep it overnight. Rinse your head on the next day with a mild shampoo. Prefer an organic or herbal shampoo.
- Fenugreek seed – 2 teaspoon
- Curd – 2 teaspoon
- Olive Oil – 1 teaspoon
Take the required quantity of all the items mentioned above and mix them thoroughly. The mixture should not have any lumps. Wear a glove and start applying from the scalp. Make space in-between the strands of your hair and apply a good amount of the mixture. When the scalp is covered, but the rest on the strands and tie up your hair firmly. Let the mixture sit on your head for 1 hour and then rinse it off with a mild shampoo. Fenugreek seed kills the bacteria and fungi present in the scalp promoting hair growth. Curd keeps dandruff away. And olive oil will moisten your hair and scalp.
Aloe Vera pack:
- Aloe Vera – 4 teaspoon
- Honey – 2 teaspoon
- Coconut water – 1 tablespoon
- Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon
Aloe Vera contains proteolytic enzymes that repair dead skin cells on the scalp. Honey and olive oil will hydrate your scalp and coconut water will add shine to your hair. Mix all the ingredients and apply it as a mask on your head. Keep it for 1 hour and rinse thoroughly with a mild shampoo.
Try to use the masks at least thrice a week. When you start getting results, twice a week will be sufficient. Hair packs have been doing wonders for the hair for ages. You can give it a try.