In the hustle and bustle of city life, we hardly have any time left for ourselves. There is always a deadline for an assignment or a meeting. Stress levels are high. On top of that, the air is extremely polluted outside. All these things can take a toll in the health of our hair.
There was once a time when this concrete jungle did not exist. Wherever the eyes would go, the land was green. People during that time had studied plants and discovered their medicinal properties. Many cures for quite a few health problems is already present in nature. These ancient sages have compiled a list of such ingredients which take care of skin, hair and so on. Thousands years later, people are turning back to those very ingredients. It’s all about having our roots strong – whether it be knowledge or hair.
In order to beat these stressful conditions and achieve great locks, all you need to do is spend a bit of your time and care. As a matter of fact, as you massage the scalp with oil, you will see it also has therapeutic effect. Gentle massage helps alleviate stress while faster ones aid circulation.
In order to see visible signs, do the homemade hair oil massage twice a week. Use a good quality shampoo. The ingredients can be changed a little, depending on what is available for you and what suits you. However, some key components can be kept in mind. Make sure coconut oil and extra virgin olive oil are there. Keep something that has Vitamin E. While choosing mixed oils, you can use one that has hibiscus in it.
You need the following things - coconut oil, extra virgin olive oil, castor oil, jojoba oil, almond oil, green tea, fenugreek seeds, black sesame seeds or oil and guava leaf.
What To Do
Begin by boiling the crushed black sesame seeds along with guava leaves. In another cup, make green tea and add it to the mixture. Add fenugreek. After fifteen minutes, add in the oils. Heat the mixture for a minute or so. After it has cooled down, put them in a bottle. If you are using Vitamin E capsules, put the capsules in the bottle.
When you use the oil, heat a small quantity and gently massage into the scalp with finger tips for 5-10 minutes. Rub some oil on palm and apply on hair. Massage some more and gently punch the scalp with fist. Dip a towel in hot water and wrap around head for ten to fifteen minutes. Wash with mild shampoo followed by conditioner.
While selecting the shampoo you should remember that it should not contain harmful ingredients. That’s why it’s better to stick to a shampoo from a good brand. For instance- you can go for TRESemmé. Whether you want to add volume, control frizz, define those curls, or simply keep your strands clean, TRESemmé stylist-professional formulas are designed to offer easy cleansing solutions.
However ahead of Eid, follow these procedures and apply the hair oil on your hair regularly to get beautiful locks.