Spending large amounts of money on professional hair care products and services can leave you beautiful but broke. Home remedies can effectively treat your hair and boost the beauty of your locks without breaking the bank. Home remedies make use of common, household products. Certain products that you keep on hand for other purposes, such as ingredients in recipes, can take the place of pricier, professional products. Using home remedies to beautify your locks may provide results similar to more costly alternatives, without depleting your pocketbook.
Condition Your Locks
Smooth your hair cuticles with a moisturizing conditioner made from fresh produce. Use a potato masher or the back of a fork to mash together an avocado and a banana. Choose ripe, soft selections to form a smooth paste. Apply this paste over your dry hair and work through to the ends. A wide-toothed come will help spread this thick conditioner evenly throughout your strands. Cover your hair with a shower cap or plastic bag to hold in the heat. Allow this natural remedy to remain on your hair for at least 10 minutes. The fatty acids and potassium help to moisturize and smooth your hair.
Treat your hair to a homemade beauty treatment that smells as good as it works. Mix together about 1/3 cup olive oil and 2 tbsp. honey in a cup. Stir well to mix these thick ingredients together. Apply to your hair after you rinse out your shampoo. Cover your hair with a hot towel and allow the mask to remain on your hair for about 30 minutes. The “Ladies’ Home Journal” website recommends rinsing well to remove all traces of this sticky mixture. An alternative to this home remedy includes adding an egg and reducing the amounts of honey and olive oil. Beat one egg into 1 tsp. honey and 2 tbsp. olive oil. Massage this remedy into your clean scalp for about five minutes before rinsing.
Feed Your Hair
Like the rest of your body, your hair benefits from a healthy diet. Create beautiful, glossy hair at home by eating foods that contain copper. Beautify your hair from the inside by incorporating about a 1/3 cup walnuts into your daily diet to help add an attractive sheen to your hair. These tasty nuts also provide omega-3 fatty acids, which reduce the appearance of unsightly dandruff.
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