Everyone yearns for thick, shiny, silky hair with good texture. They say the texture of one’s hair can hair texture can redefine the entire look. If the texture of your hair is brittle and rough, it will look lifeless no matter how beautifully curled or straightened it is. You might have come across commercial hair products that contains chemicals and possibly can do more harm than good. And not to mention such products might also dig a hole in your pocket.
The best way to improve the texture of your hair is to go all natural with absolutely zero side effects and less expenses.
Eat healthy diet: You are what you eat and your diet does reflect the texture of your hair. If you want to improve the texture of your hair, improve your diet and drink adequate water. Your diet should include essential nutrients such as iron, vitamins A, B, C and E, zinc etc. Include spinach, legumes and oranges to your diet, as they are rich in nutrients that are much required for your hair to be healthy. Spinach contains vitamin A and C, whereas, legumes are rich in zinc, biotin, iron and is known to maintain the quality of the hair. Regular consumption of orange increases the hair texture and volume.
Massage your hair with oil: Oiling the hair regularly can do wonders for your hair texture. It actually does have multiple benefits such as relieving stress, improving blood circulation, increasing the tensile strength of the hair strand, reducing dryness promoting healthy hair growth and so on. Olive oil, coconut oil, castor oil and almond oil rich in anti-oxidants and vitamin E, not only improves the texture of your hair but also softens and strengthens it. Slightly massage your hair and scalp with fingertips in circular motion for at least 30 to 45 minutes. Leave it for overnight and rinse it the next morning. Do it once a week for 2 to 3 months to see the result.
Wash your hair with green Tea: Not only good for your health, but green tea is great for your hair too. With goodness of Vitamin C, anti-oxidants and poly phenols, it acts as a conditioner and adds life and luster to your hair. Prepare green tea (of course, without sugar) and wash your hair with it. Follow it twice a week till you experience the difference.
Make hair mask with egg, honey and lemon: For the much-needed protein treatment, beat the egg properly and add 1 spoon of honey, olive oil and lemon juice. Apply this mask to your hair and wash it after 20 minutes to enjoy healthy looking hair with good texture.
Indian Gooseberry (Amla) For Hair: Indian gooseberry, rich in anti-oxidants and vitamin C, strengthens and improve the texture of the hair. Mix the powder of Indian gooseberry with water and make a paste of it. Coat your hair with the paste and leave it for 20 minutes before rinsing it with shampoo. Repeat every few weeks for effective results.
By Mercy Kukah