Who does not wish to have thick and lustrous hair? It is not only a beauty factor but also an indicator of good health. While you might want to consider your diet for that perfect quality of mane, how you treat it topically can make a difference too.
Here are 7 tips to get long hair faster…
With life getting busier than ever, we often hunt for reasons to skip oiling the hair. And even if we do manage to spare some time for the same, we don’t do it in the proper way. The oil applied to the scalp will function more effectively when you massage it in the right manner. ‘Champi’, the famous head massage practised in the country since ages not only relaxes the mind but also promotes hair growth and returns its shine. A 5-minute massage would be enough. Always do it in gentle strokes so that you don’t break the roots of your hair.
Make a mixture of hibiscus oil, Vitamin-E oil and castor oil in the ratio 1:1:1 and apply to your scalp as well as hair strands. You can heat the oil a bit before application if you prefer. Massage it well so that this oil is absorbed into the scalp. This combination works wonders and you will see a difference in a months’ time. Ideally, you should be doing this twice a week for good results.
Another way to accelerate the process the growth of your mane is applying hair packs. An effective DIY one can be made by making a paste of one handful of fresh curry leaves. Curry leaves contain nutrients that strengthen the roots and prevent hair fall. It also repairs the damaged hair and prevents further greying of the tresses. Apply this pack to the hair scalp and let it rest for 30 minutes before you wash it off. This pack can be used once in a week.
Combing of Hair
Combing hair is a good way of redistributing the natural oils present on the scalp. It also improves the blood circulation on the scalp. Make it a point to comb at least two times a day, i.e. in the morning and at night before you sleep. You can also use handmade combs or wooden combs that are gentle and doesn’t irritate the scalp.
Care after the shower
Don’t be harsh on your mane and scalp when it is damp. Hair tends to break easily when it is wet. So right after the shower, gently squeeze out the water and gently press the towel keeping hair strands in between. Never rub vigorously as it will further cause damage.
Our body responds better when things are taken internally. Biotin supplements can be taken internally after consulting with your doctor. This will improve the rate as well as the health of your hair growth. Also, ensure that your daily intake fulfills the quantum of proteins needed by your body.
Chlorinated water available in the cities are rash on the scalp. It tends to harm the hair as it draws out all its moisture. You can switch to filtered water or well water as it is ideal for the hair growth.
Follow these tips consistently for a positive difference!