Natural Hair Hacks
A head of beautiful, illustrious hair is something most people aspire to have, that’s why chemical laden products such as moose, hair spray and hair gel are so popular. But did you know that there are many natural products you can add to fix a myriad of bad hair day issues?
Below is a list of ways you can use natural products to improve your hair.
Aloe vera is a natural remedy that conditions hair, moisturizes dry scalps and can treat dandruff. It can be safely applied multiple times a week and is hypoallergenic.
Lemongrass essential oil can be used as a natural dandruff deterrent. Medical research on the treatment of dandruff by the use of the essential oil lemongrass was performed by the School of Cosmetic Science, Mae Fah Luang University, Chiang Rai, Thailand showed that it was successful in the treatment of dandruff and also in treating patients with complains of flakey, itchy scalps. Applying a diluted solution of lemongrass essential oil may help you cure your dandruff issue.
Rosemary can be a natural solution for treating hair loss. In a study published by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, Rosemary was shown to be an effective treatment against hair loss in patients with alopecia. Adding a few drops of rosemary to your shampoo may help reduce the amount of hair you lose.
Applying lemon juice to highlighted or light-colored hair before being exposed to direct sunlight may help lighten it naturally. Many women have used lemon juice to naturally enhance their blonde hair and prevent a “brassy” tone with their highlighted hairdos. (Be sure you are using sunscreen and not damaging bleached hair with too much product)
Tea Tree & Peppermint
The combination of these two essential oils can be used as a natural lice treatment The International Journal of Dermatology claims that tea tree and peppermint essential oils are an effective treatment in both the prevention and treatment of head lice and is safe to use on children. Brushing diluted solutions of these oils into your hair can prevent you from getting head lice and treat it if you have an infestation.
Natural products can be a great addition to your hair care routine,but be sure you are using them safely and effectively and using pure products. Mary Tylor Naturals is proud to offer a complete line of USDA certified natural organic products!