Are you finding your hair has become unmanageable and dry in spite of taking precautions? Even normal hair can use special treatment using natural products. Check out these simple natural treatments with items you will find in your kitchen or local natural store.
To begin with you can shampoo your hair before trying any of these natural treatments. Condition your hair after your natural treatments to get truly soft and lustrous hair. Whether you have short or long hair, you should take real care of it if you want to have luxuriant curls and dense locks.
Homemade Hair Care Recipes
Following are some homemade recipes that you can use in your hair to get beautiful hair:
1. Mix a tablespoon of honey and any vegetable oil and distribute it evenly all over your hair.
2. Take ½ cup molasses or even honey and apply it directly to damp hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it on for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water, shampoo your hair as usual.
3. Hair Pack for Dry Hair. Take 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pit removed and 1 cup mayonnaise. Mash the avocado and blend it into the mayonnaise.
You want to gently massage into your scalp and hair. Cover your hair with plastic shower caps to leave it for 20 minutes. Shampoo as usual.
Special Hair Care Treatments
Hair care treatments should be used on all types of hair like dry hair, oily hair or normal hair.
Following are the hair care treatments for your hair:
Hot Oil Treatment
Any oil will work for this. Specially useful for dry and dull hair. Warm oil until its slightly warm. Rub a little into your scalp and through out every part of your hair, massaging gently as you go. Cover your hair with a shower cap for 20 minutes. Also heating your hair will help the oil penetrate into your hair shaft. Shampoo and rinse well.
Use herbal henna powder mixed with warm water, and put gooseberry powder, egg, tea leaf, lemon, curd, coffee powder, and oil in it, apply it on your hair for 45 minutes and wash it off. Take care when using and henna enhancers. Henna will not lighten and is not suitable for use on blond hair. If your hair is more than 20% gray, white, tinted, bleached, or highlighted it’s a very good your chances of getting orange hair. Just be careful when using Henna and ask your hair stylist if you are not sure you should.
Neutral Henna Treatment
There is neutral henna that can be used to add gloss and luster to your hair without adding any color. Mix the henna with water to create a stiff paste. Stir in 1 egg yolk for extra conditioning, plus a little milk which will help with the paste remain pliable as you add it to your hair. Apply to your hair and leave it on for 1 hour before rinsing thoroughly. Repeat this every two to three months.
Boost The Shine
Treat your hair with white vinegar once a month. All you need to do is dilute two tablespoons in a little water and rinse it through your hair. It will balance the pH also making your hair look extremely healthy.
With the use of natural ingredients can help you achieve beautifully conditioned hair. Taking care of your hair naturally saves you trips to your hair stylist sooner than planned. Take care of your hair and it will show off all its glory!
Copyright 2008 Kim Snyder is Owner of Overallbeauty.com. Visit for more beauty tips & tricks for today’s sophisticated women.