Natural DIY shampoos work very well to prevent and treat variety of hair problems! There are people who have given up shampoos and taken up DIY hair washing methods (yes! Including me!) Who doesn’t want beautiful hair? The only reason some girls don’t try going natural is the so called ‘tedious’ work! After all, slathering shampoo seems easy right? Well, if you are one of those girls who wanted to go natural but didn’t because of the said reason, you are going to thank me for writing this article:
If not totally natural, atleast partial seems a great option. You could definitely add some natural ingredients in your shampoo to give your hair that ‘extra’ nourishment. Here I am with some natural ingredients that you could add in your regular shampoo to strengthen your hair, reduce hair fall and make your hair grow like weed!
Lemon juice possesses natural exfoliating properties and is anti-microbial and anti-fungal- a great way to treat dandruff. The citric acid in the lemon is a natural cleasing agent. It helps to remove buildup from hair care products, which can dull hair and weigh it down. Lemon juice is also great for oily scalp as it will absorb the excess oil and simultaneously will not adversely affect the sebaceous glands unlike chemical remedies. Dandruff and oily scalp is prone to hair thinning and breakage. Regular usage of lemon juice in shampoo with make your hair grow in a healthy way. Best natural lemon hair treatments for every hair problem
Way to use with shampoo: Add half teaspoon lemon juice in 2 tablespoon (dollops) of a mild natural shampoo.
Raw honey is naturally antibacterial and antifungal, so honey washing can help treat a bacterial issues on the scalp. It is a natural antioxidant, so it tends to make your scalp healthy, kills bacteria, restores moisture to hair, reduces dandruff . As honey is an emollient, it also improves the health of the hair follicles which are responsible for hair growth. Researchers say that proper use of honey of treatment of hair can wake up the sleeping hair follicles which boost the growth of hair. Wash your hair with honey
Way to use with shampoo: Add half teaspoon organic raw honey to 2 tablespoon (dollops) of mild shampoo. **warning** : Regular use of honey can lighten your hair.
Widely known for its amazing ability to aid hair growth, treat dandruff and keep scalp properly moisturized and balanced, Aloe Vera is one of those versatile plants you can use just anyhow you want without having to worry about any side effects!
Way to use with shampoo: Add 1 teaspoon fresh aloe vera gel to 2 tablespoon (dollops) of natural shampoo to make a cleansing shampoo.
Rosemary or lavender oil is known for its fragrance and is very useful in treating dandruff issues as well as dry and scaly scalp. Rosemary oil will stimulate the hair follicles, as a result of which hair will grow longer and stronger.
Way to use with shampoo: Add 3-4 drops rosemary essential oil to 2 tablespoon (dollops) of herbal shampoo.
Rose water has been said to stabilize your hair’s pH balance because it is nearer to that of hair and can aid in repairing hair’s damaged porosity. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and with its natural antiseptic properties. Some even feel it promotes hair growth although there has been no scientific link proven. It is thought to have stimulating properties.
Way to use with shampoo: Add 1 teaspoon rose water to 2 tablespoons shampoo or use it to dilute shampoo and then use. For dilution method, combine 5 tablespoons rose water with ½ to 2 tablespoons shampoo and use this liquidy shampoo to wash hair as usual. Top 10 beauty tips using rose water.
Amla oil is known to remove the unwanted flakes off the scalp. It also helps in opening of the pores thereby giving room to the scalp to produce natural oils. This encourages hair regrowth. The Miracle Oil For Hair – Amla Oil benefits and uses
Way to use with shampoo: Add ½ teaspoon aamla juice to 2 tablespoons of your regular shampoo.