Natural home remedies: Dry hair
If you are looking for a way to revive your dry, brittle hair, here is a great compilation to help you out, Natural home remedies: Dry hair edition. We have all experienced fry hair at one time or another in our lives, sometimes the weather is so dry in the winter and it can get the best of our hair and skin. Or the water in your home is really filled with chlorine and it is damaging your hair beyond belief. Some people just dye their hair and style their hair a lot with various tools that heat the hair and can cause damage. Hair dryers and hair curlers and hair straighteners can be especially damaging to hair, and as the article from Best Health recommends, you should try not to use these intense heating tools every day if you want healthy hair. You can try using them less for a month and see how well your hair adjusts to having less heat on it daily. You might just notice that this fixes your dry hair issues altogether. If you are going to use heating tools, then you can protect your hair from heat by using products that have dimethicone or phenyltrimethicone which are thermal protectors that shield your hair.
The products we use on our hair are also very important to choose wisely. Just as with anything in this day and age where we are becoming more aware of the effect that certain chemical laden products have on us, it is important to choose all natural cleaning products for your hair as well as styling products too if you use them. There are so many great brands of all natural cleaning products for our hair that we can purchase at our local health food store or in the drug store sometimes also. You can look for all natural cleaning products that have no sulphates or parabens in them and try those out. Usually natural oils and plant ingredients are far better at agreeing with our systems than chemicals will ever be, so you don't have to worry about allergies or sensitivities either.
There are a few food products that this list from Best Heath also recommends, you can use avocados as a hair mask on your hair and scalp and the avocado nutrients help to strengthen hair and make it nice and soft and silky. You can add in a little bit of honey as well, which also is very good for dry hair. Eating avocados is also great for hair and nails because the avocado nutrients and fats will help to promote healthy hair growth. Also, using a mayonnaise hair mask works wonders for your mane as the egg in the mayonnaise gives your hair some good protein to help it gain moisture and strength. One of the other foods that is awesome for your hair is coconut oil. Coconut oil is great to use as a deep conditioning hair mask that can be left on for an hour or more. The oils of the coconut are also great for a dry scalp. If you are wondering where to buy coconut oil, check your regular grocery store in the heath food section, otherwise you could look to your local health food store as the are also where to buy coconut oil.
Healthy hair also has a lot to do with what is going on inside our bodies. If we are overly stressed this can effect how well our hair grows as well. So this is another great reason to eat a healthy diet that is rich in vitamins and minerals. B vitamins and selenium are especially beneficial for hair growth. Try out some of these tips and see how what they can do for your locks.*
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