Sunday, 16 August 2015

Healthy Hair Care Tips

It has been said that a woman’s hair is her crowning glory. It is true that our hair is one of the first things other people see about us, whether we are male or female. Having healthy, well-kept tresses on our heads can immediately show others that we care about our appearance.
*Make certain that you are eating a well-balanced diet so that your hair gets all of the nutrients that it needs to grow and remain strong. Drink plenty of water on a daily basis so that you remain properly hydrated. Do not take part in “fad” diets that have you starve your body or replace all of your normal intake with just one type of food. Treat your body well with proteins, vitamins and minerals, omega-3, zinc and selenium. if you want to have healthy hair.
*You must remember to protect your hair from the damaging effects of the sun, wind and rain. We have become accustomed to putting sunscreen on our skin so that we do not get skin damage from sun burns and we know that a wind burns can be more severe than a sunburn is, but many of us do nothing to protect our hair from the harmful rays of the sun. some home remedies are there to protect your hair from damage.
 Repair damage with an avocado
Mash a ripe avocado (pit removed) with one egg, then apply this home remedy to wet hair. Avocados are rich in vitamins, essential fatty acids, and minerals that will help restore luster to your hair,Leave on for at least 20 minutes, then rinse several times. Repeat once a week for damaged hair and once a month for healthy hair.

Rinse with tea

To give a natural shine to dry hair, use a quart of warm, unsweetened tea (freshly brewed or instant) as a final rinse after your regular shampoo. Tea can enhance hair color, so make sure to use a tea that works with your hair color. Blondes should use chamomile tea; black tea may darken their tresses. Brunettes should use black tea to enhance shine and enrich color.

Whip up an apple cider vinegar mask

Put the life back into your limp or damaged hair with this terrific home remedy: combine 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar with 2 tablespoons olive oil and 3 egg whites, then rub the mix into your hair. Keep your hair covered for about a half hour using plastic wrap or a shower cap, then shampoo and rinse.

Treat with botanical oils

Available at health food stores, olive, jojoba, and sweet almond oils are all wonderful elixirs for damaged hair. If your hair is thick and heavy, coconut oil works well. Dampen your hair and apply small amounts of the botanical oil until your hair is thoroughly covered. Top off with shower cap and warm towel for about 30 minutes, then rinse and shampoo your hair out.

Condition naturally when swimming

Before the beach or after a swim, protect hair from harsh elements or chemicals with a homemade rinse of 1/4 cup apple cider mixed with 3/4 cup water to help cleanse hair, then follow with conditioner.

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