The secret to beautiful, healthy hair is not buying expensive products but using the right ingredients that perfect for your hair. While there are many such products on the market that claim to give you soft, shiny and healthy hair, the chemicals in the hair products can damage the hair in a long run so it’s best recommended to use natural products that not only treat your hair for any hair related problems but also add that extra shine and softness to it, making your hair healthy and beautiful over time.
Honey is a great natural conditioner and moisturizer. It contains rich vitamins and minerals, so using it in your hair care routine can leave your tresses shinier, softer, and help in the overall health of the hair for strong, nourished and enriched hair. Honey also strengthens hair follicles and promotes growth.
Honey is a natural humectant, so it takes the moisture from the air and is able to seal it in your hair and skin. This helps to keep your hair conditioned, which will reduce breakage, get stronger and healthy hair. Honey contains strong antioxidants which will prevent hair damage and keep the scalp healthy.
To wash your hair with honey:
Mix 1 tablespoon of raw honey ( Make sure you use raw honey ) in about 1/2 cup of water (use warm water to help melt the honey) to make the shampoo. Pour the mixture into a squeezable bottle. While in the shower, wet your hair, and then slowly squeeze the mixture over the head, try to get as close to the roots as possible. Flip your hair in the front and then gently massage the scalp for about a minute, and then rinse off. When you just start washing your hair with honey, your hair might feel dry for few days as your hair will take time to adjust to the new hair routine.
To wash your hair with honey, make this homemade all-natural shampoo using honey.
HONEY HAIR RINSE
Combine a tablespoon of raw honey with 2 mugs of warm water. Rinse through hair after shampooing. Massage the honey mixture into the scalp and rinse off. The honey rinse will leave you tresses soft and smooth and provides moisture to the hair.
HONEY HAIR CONDITIONER
Mix 1/2 Tsp of raw honey with your regular conditioner. Use your hands to evenly apply the mixture through your while damp. Massage it into your scalp and work from your roots to the tip of your hair. Let it sit for 5 minutes before rinsing it out with cold water.
HONEY HAIR SHINE TREATMENT
Mix 1 Tbsp of raw honey with 2 Tbsp of olive oil and apply it on your locks. Keep it on for 20mins and then wash it off. This will add a shine to them.
HONEY DAMAGED HAIR MASK
Mix 1 Tbsp raw honey, 1 organic egg with 3 Tbsp warm coconut oil. The mask can be applied to dry or wet hair. Section your hair off and apply generously from top to bottom, focusing on my ends. Wrap your hair in a bun and let the mask soak in for 30 minutes. Wash the mask out in the shower using your regular shampoo and conditioner.
** Kindly note that honey is a natural hair lightener so it will slightly lighten your hair color when you use it regularly and add natural highlights to it.