Shiny and soft hair is a sign of healthy hair. Hair that is healthy automatically looks beautiful and attractive and we all desire to have beautiful hair right? Excessive chemical treatments, stress, lack of hair care, using chemical-laden products, etc. can make your hair dull and lifeless! If you are struggling with rough and dull hair that lacks shine, you are at the right place! We all know the fact that cold hair makes your hair shiny; ever thought of using ice cubes on hair? Yes, you heard us right! Ice cubes do wonders to your hair and below is an easy homemade hair ice cubes that can give your hair the much needed nourishment and shine and can even help reverse damage.
Green tea- Green tea is a good source of panthenol, Vitamin C and Vitamin E that are helpful in stimulating hair growth, strengthen hair and manage split ends. Green tea also makes hair strong and adds a beautiful shine to it. More: Green tea hair spray >>
Lavender essential oil- Lavender essential oil softens hair, repairs split ends, reduces frizz and makes hair smell good! It also makes hair shiny and soft.
Lemon juice- Lemon juice is a well-known hair shiner. It also keeps oiliness at bay and maintains the natural reflective shine.
Apple cider vinegar- Apple cider vinegar seals in nutrients from other ingredients, balance pH and helps repair hair damage. It also adds a healthy shine to your hair and makes them soft and silky.
Cold temperature- Cold temperature makes your hair healthy. It locks in moisture, seals the split ends and makes your hair shiny. Using ice cubes on your hair also makes your hair frizz-free and defines your curls if you have curly hair.
RECIPE FOR HAIR ICE CUBES:
Things you need-
- 1 cup strong green tea
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Few drops lavender essential oil
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
In a bowl, add in strong green tea and squeeze in 1 whole lemon. Add in few drops of lavender essential oil and 2 tablespoons of organic apple cider vinegar.
Stir and pour the solution into ice cube tray. Freeze overnight or until ice is formed.
To use, grab an ice cube and rub along the length of your hair and scalp as well after hair wash until the ice cube melts away. Do not rinse it off.
- Never use essential oils directly on your skin or anywhere on the body, always use them diluted.
- If you are pregnant or having any health/skin/hair issues, it is always the best to consult your doctor before using essential oils for your beauty routine.