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Jo Hansford says, 'For shiny hair, I'd recommend a replenishing treatment. Simply heat the oil and gently work into the hair, starting midway down the shaft and paying special attention the ends. Leave the oil on for around 3-5 minutes before shampooing as normal with a moisturising shampoo.'

Hair is the most important asset that can add a lot more in your beauty and physical appearance while dull, frizzy and lifeless hair can drag your beauty down. Chemical treatments, stress, lifestyle and lack of proper care are some of the causes that increase the possibilities of hair loss, dull hair and early graying. We invest a lot of money on hair care products but have you ever given thought that products you use are appropriate for your hair or not?

Some of the reasons for hair damage are dying, coloring, straightening, dandruff, stress, oily scalp, thyroid, illness, nutritional deficiencies and using different types of inappropriate products. We are surrounded by many natural ingredients that do actually take care of hair & they are cheaper too.

Some of the home remedies for hair care are-

  • Avocado
  • Egg
  • Olive oil
  • Aloe Vera
  • Castor oil
  • Indian gooseberry ( Amla)
  • Fenugreek seeds
  • Healthy diet

Olive oil- Researches say that olive oil is enriched with natural moisturizing properties. It penetrates deep inside the roots and strengthens hair from within. It helps to add the volume in the hair and make them soft & healthy. Moisturizing attribute of olive oil nourishes the outer cuticle of hair and blesses them with natural shine.

  • Add olive oil & honey in a bowl and apply this creamy paste on your hair. Let it rest there for good 30 to 35 minutes then wash your hair.
  • You can use olive oil separately as well, take some lukewarm olive oil and massage your hair and scalp with it. Leave it for 30 to 40 minutes. Rinse it out thoroughly & wash your hair using mild shampoo. You can keep oil overnight on your hair and wash it in next morning.


Indian gooseberry (Amla) - Amla is known for better and healthy hair growth. It is loaded with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and exfoliating properties which accelerate the process of hair growth and add volume, shine and life to our hair.

  • Take one tablespoon of Amla powder & 2 tablespoons of coconut oil mix them and heat until boiling. Strain the oil and massage with it onto your scalp before you to bed. The next morning, wash your hair with gentle shampoo. Repeat this process once in a week.
  • Add one-quarter cup of lukewarm water in one-half cup of Amla powder and leave it for about 10 minutes. Apply this paste on your hair and let it rest there for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Do not shampoo your hair for few hours or a day. Practice this remedy every few weeks.
  • One can have Indian gooseberry fruit directly or its extract as a dietary supplement. It is so beneficial for your hair and gives you healthy hair.


Castor oil- Cold-pressed organic castor oil is one of those ingredients that can get you thicker hair naturally. Massaging onto your hair and scalps with Castor oil nourishes your hair and make them appear alive and beautiful.

  • Mix equal parts of coconut & castor oil, heat this mixture for some time.
  • Apply it on your hair and scalp and massage gently for 15-20 minutes.
  • Use shower cap to cover your head
  • Leave it on for one hour & then wash your hair with mild shampoo.
  • Follow this remedy once a week & enjoy lustrous and thick hair.


Avocado- Avocado is enriched with vitamin E which takes care of overall health of hair and helps to add extra shin to them. It is used to get thicker & healthier hair as it moisturizes them from the roots.

  • Take 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 mashed avocado & 1 mashed banana. Gently Massage your hair and scalp with this mixture.
  • Let the mixture be there on your hair for about 30 minutes meanwhile it nutrients get absorbed by the scalp.
  • Rinse it thoroughly & shampoo your hair.

 How to prepare Avocado mask?

  • 2 tablespoon wheat gram oil
  • ½ ripe mashed avocado

 To make a hydrating hair mask you need to mix above mentioned ingredient and get it in a thick paste consistency. First shampoo your hair and apply this hair mask & allow it to rest for good 20-25 minutes. Rinse your hair thoroughly and then wash them with mild shampoo.


Practice above mentioned natural remedies and enjoy long, shinny and lustrous hair.

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