What considered hair quality?
Hair quality can be defined based on the hair condition. That means it is long enough, have good texture, healthy growth, does not fall off and glows. Most people prefer chemical-based approaches to achieve quality. These approaches call for visiting expensive salons and high-priced treatments in the process of trying different conditioners and shampoos. What we fail to put in mind is that the quality we are looking for lies within our kitchens back at home. It is easy to achieve quality using home based remedies at the expense of visiting the most cherished high-class salons and spending more. Let us have a glimpse of some of the home based remedies that can give us quality hair.
Bananas have high potassium, vitamin A, E and C content. These nutrients are important for healthy hair growth and also improve the natural elasticity of the hair. However, bananas are known to have the high calories content thus we are discouraged from consuming a lot and that leaves us with the question how do we use them for improving the quality of our hair? Bananas can be mashed then applied to the hair from the root. The treatment should be left on for 15 minutes before washing it away with shampoo. The treatment helps in curing dry hair and also nourishes the hair.
Egg Yolk treatment
The Egg Yolk is highly rich in the nutrients biotin (vitamin B complex) and sulfur. Sulfur and proteins are the major hair building components. Biotin is a soluble vitamin B commonly known as the hair growth vitamin. The vitamin acts as a cofactor that promotes hair growth. It also promotes elasticity and protects against dryness. Eggs can either be consumed or directly applied, to improve the quality of the hair. When it comes to direct application, you simply whip the eggs and apply the on the scalp. You can as well mix them with avocados before applying. It should be allowed to settle before rinsing it off using warm water.
When talking about natural remedies for quality hair, Avocados can never fail to suit in. The use of this green fruit to maintain quality hair has been in use for several years even in the traditional setup. It has many nutrients with a moisturizing sensation to the hair. Avocados are rich in vitamin B and E that works to the cellular level to promote hair growth and prevent hair loss. Vitamin B is essential for growth while vitamin E helps to repair scalp damage. Using avocados is, therefore, a natural remedy for improving the hair growth, tenderness and protecting against hair breakage.
It is a dark and thick syrup containing all essential trace minerals that are extracted from sugar cane in the process of refining sugar. One such mineral is copper ions, which is essential for healthy hair since it helps in the skin melanin production. Consumption of two tablespoons of the molasses on the daily basis improves the quality within weeks. In the event that the hair is losing color, consistency intake of the substance increases returns the hair to its original color. It is because it has copper ions that speed up the production of melanin that dictates the color.
Strawberries for luscious hair
Strawberries prevent hair fall off and hair loss. It also helps fight cases of dandruff in the hair. Also, strawberries have antioxidants whose accumulation in the scalp protect it and, in the end, prevent hair thinning. Strawberries can be mixed with egg Yolk then mixed to form a paste that is then applied to the scalp. It should be left for some minutes before washing away with warm water. This treatment will give a moisturizing effect to the hair thus improving quality hair. The dandruff are fought by antioxidants and mineral ions such as copper and manganese found in strawberry.
The approaches mentioned above, therefore, can be used to treat our hair at home without having to go to expensive salons and having to apply several chemicals to our hair to improve its quality. It is also important to understand that some of the chemicals we apply to our hair can have a damaging effect on the hair scalp and may lead to some diseases. These are because they may block the potassium channels that promote hair growth and also maintain healthy hair. The blockage of such channels can lead falling off hair and low-quality hair. Natural home remedies for hair growth do not have such negative impacts, and so it is encouraged to use them for quality and long lasting hair.
Adonia Dennis (@adoniadennis), by profession a Health, Beauty and Skin Care adviser. She provides solutions related to beauty and skin care problems such as skin hyperpigmentation, aging, sensitive skin, etc. She is an independent researcher who researches for all type of skin related issues. She is a passionate blogger who loves to write and share her views on health, fitness and diet. To know more about Adonia, follow her on Facebook, Google +, and Pinterest.