You don’t need to spend lots of money on expensive hair treatments, where possible try to use natural products to keep your hair healthy and strong. Using products full of chemicals can not only damage and dry out the hair but can lead to hair loss and also cause premature greying of the hair.
If you need to colour your hair always opt for natural products that won’t strip your hair of it’s natural oils. Check in health food shops or natural beauty shops and chemists for chemical free products.
Try these simple homemade remedies to improve the condition of your hair
Mix a few drops of coconut oil and rosemary oil together and massage into the scalp. Shampoo as usual. Hair will feel soft and shiny.
Aloe Vera Gel
Apply neat Aloe Vera gel to your hair and leave for 20 minute before washing to add moisture for shiny hair.
Coconut oil can be massaged into the hair and scalp before shampooing to improve the condition of the hair, increase hair growth and to help prevent grey hair.
For dry hair mix coconut oil, honey and a small amount of aloe vera gel together and leave on the hair for 20 to 30 minutes and shampoo as usual.
For a deeper condition to repair and restore dry and damaged hair try mixing 2 egg yolks with 2 teaspoons of olive oil and 1/2 cup of water. The eggs contain vitamins and protein to rebuild and strengthen the hair. Leave on your hair for up to 1 hour then shampoo as usual. You hair will feel soft and shiny.
By using just honey, water and lavender oil you can create a simple and effective shampoo to cleanse, restore and condition you hair at the same time, so there is no need to use a separate conditioner.
Mix 1 tablespoon of raw honey with 3 tablespoons of water, bottled mineral water or filtered water are best. You can lightly heat the honey to make it more runny then add a few drops of lavender oil to the mixture. Other essential oils could also be used. Massage well into wet hair and on the scalp, then rinse well.