The amount of pollution in the air is astounding. Washing the hair is an absolute must in order to make sure the scalp is clean and the dust and the dirt are not sticking to the hair. Cleaning the hair is the first step in an attempt to reverse the damage done to it one way or the other. Damage is done in countless ways, from travelling in the sun to various damaging treatments the hair is subjected to, the hair gets damaged every day. You should repair your hair with homemade hair conditioner and get back those healthy shiny hair.
Homemade Hair Conditioner, helps you repair damage that is done for you hair
Everyone washes their hair using a shampoo and most people assume that washing the hair is enough. On the contrary, conditioning the hair is very important. The damage that is done to the hair cannot be rectified with shampoo alone. The advantages of a conditioner are many. Conditioning the hair adds sheen to the tresses by adding the much-needed moisture to it. The nutrients help nourish the hair, leaving it soft and silky.
While pre-shampoo conditioning prepares the hair for the shampoo treatment and makes it soft and receptive to the hair care, post shampoo conditioners add moisture and soothes the hair. Leave-in conditioners stay on the hair until the next wash. This helps detangle the knots and softens the tresses. Some contain sunscreen to save hair from the heat and damage due to pollution in the environment and also helps in fabulous styling.
Homemade hair conditioner are preferred by many. There are no chemicals and they are inexpensive to make and most of the ingredients are available at home. The process is fairly simple. They are easy to make and can be made to suit your personal preferences. There are different types of conditioners based on the texture and volume of your hair.
There are many items in the kitchen that you can use to make your hair shine. Homemade hair conditioner are free from chemicals and hence no negative side effects.
- Mayo + egg whites + yogurt – half cup mayonnaise mixed with half cup plain yogurt and the egg whites, nicely whipped together and lathered on to your hair makes an excellent homemade hair conditioner. This mixture needs to sit under a hair cap for thirty minutes. Rinse well with lukewarm water (not hot).
- Half cup Organic honey + four tablespoons light olive oil – this mix can stay on the hair up to an hour under a cap. Shampoo and rinse thoroughly.
- Banana smashed and mixed with half a cup of honey – apply the mixture on your damp hair. Wash it off after a while. This helps moisturize your hair
- Apple cider vinegar (ACV) – rinse your hair with apple cider vinegar mixed with water after washing your hair with shampoo (3 – 4 spoons of ACV in a mug of water)
Healthy hair and healthy scalp increases the growth and reduces hair fall. Homemade hair conditioners do not have chemicals, it is healthier and cleaner than the products available in the market. Not just for the person but for the environment as well.