1. Amaranth Leaf Juice
Amaranth leaf juice tastes great with lemon and grows as a weed in certain parts of America. It helps prevent premature graying.
2. Sage and Rum
Place 4 tbsp. dried sage leaves in a pot with 1 oz. water. Boil and cover, then let the mixture steep for two hours. Strain the leaves and add 4 tsp. rum, 1 oz. glycerin and several drops of vitamin E. Using a cotton ball, rub the mixture into your scalp.
3. Gooseberry and Mango Seed
Take off the outer shell of the mango and grind both ingredients into a paste and then apply to the hair and scalp, leave on hair for two to four hours and then wash off.
Hair becoming grey is often one of the first signs of aging. This is a natural process and greying happens gradually. But greying can also happen prematurely stage due to one’s lifestyle, food habits, stress or a sudden illness etc. Sometimes, it may also be genetic.
There are several solutions to reverse graying hair, or you could also embrace it as a beautiful sign of aging and let it be that way.
Vitamins and minerals
Vitamin B: It is helpful in increasing pigments responsible for the production of black hair. You can consume vitamin B rich foods like spinach, avocados, legumes, Brussels sprouts, vegetable root and orange juice.
Vitamin C: This vitamin is best used alongside vitamin B. Vitamin C-rich food includes bell peppers, dark leafy greens, kiwis, broccoli, berries, citrus fruits, tomatoes, peas, and papayas.
There are many ways to reverse hair loss and prevent excessive hair fall in ayurveda. You can check a more detailed post about ayurveda and it’s perspective towards hair growth and hair loss.
In this post, you can find easy remedies that you can do at home to stimulate hair growth, prevent excessive hair loss and have strong, healthy hair.
1. Use a mixture of Stinging nettle (Jeera), Rosemary (Sarpagandha), Birch(Bhurja patra), and Horsetail to massage your scalp regularly.
2. Applying a decoction or tea made from Burdock and Marmelos (Bilva) is good for dry hair.
3. Apply a paste made from 2 tsp. henna powder, 1 tsp. curd, 1 tsp. fenugreek powder, 1 tbsp. coffee, 2 tbsp. mint juice and 2 tbsp tulasi juice. Apply this paste to the hair and leave it in for two hours. For a darker colour, leave this paste in for 3 to 4 hours and wash with cold water.
4. Oiling and massaging of scalp is very beneficial for stopping hair loss. Use coconut oil for this purpose for at least three times in a week.
5. Medicated oils like Neelibhringadi oil, Kunthala kanthi oil, Kanjunnyadi oil are very useful. Put oil on the scalp, and massage gently in the roots of the hair.
Hair care is one area that most women obsess about. Most of us think if we wash our hair regularly, there’s no need to detox. But that’s exactly where we are going wrong. Detox is not about removing dirt, but all the chemicals we subject our hair to almost every day. And, you will definitely see the difference and your hair will a lot shiner and silkier after the first detox itself.
Now, depending on the number of products you’ve been using on hair, it can take 2-3 weeks to 3-4 months for some for a complete detox.
What’s the process?
Now, before you start you should get rid of all your split ends first. Go to a hair stylist and trim them every 4 to 6 weeks without fail. Also, you must remember to trim your hair regularly once the detox is complete.
Now, for the process there are several items you will need. They are:
In the pursuit of the “perfect” look:
The desire for achieving ethereal beauty has been one of the pursuits in human evolution. As science unearths more elements (either from nature or the lab) the perfect look seems more accessible and hence desirable. The U.S. cosmetics market, for anti-aging products pegged at $80 billion today, is marked to reach more than $114 billion by 2015.
Women – and also men, strive daily to mask blemishes and “imperfections” to project an ageless look. How far these chemicals succeed in their claims is something even the FDA doesn’t care knowing about. Cosmetics it seems are regulated just for safety and not for effectiveness (as claimed). People tend to care less, our skewed short-term symptomatic-solution-seeking minds, getting the instant result that they desire.