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To use: In a bowl add 1 teaspoon of your hair mask (2 teaspoons if your hair is very long or thick) with 1 tablespoon of warm water or Aloe Vera Juice. Mix the water and the hair mask together and press out all of the lumps. Add up to 1 Cup of your favorite moisturizing conditioner and/or 1 cup of your blended fresh ingredient like banana or a DIY deep conditioning hair smoothie recipe. Mix, press out or blend well to a consistency of baby food and strain. The amount of active ingredient depends on the length and thickness of your hair. Apply mix individually on each section, all the way down to the ends. Comb with wide tooth comb or fingers from ends to scalp. Leave in for minimum of 1 hour. Cover your head with a cap. Optional: Sit under a hairdryer for at least 20 minutes for deeper penetration. use as a Pre-poo treatment before washing with shampoo or Co-wash hair in sections 2-3 times with a conditioner, using cool water to make sure all ingredients are out of your hair. Use an old t-shirt or one of our jERSEY kNIT hair towels to squeeze excess water out of your hair. Apply leave-in conditioner!
Black tea hair rinses are widely used to promote hair growth, as the tea’s high antioxidant and caffeine contents are believed to support a healthy scalp and hair.
Caffeine found in black tea can reach hair follicles to block dihydrotestosterone (DHT) — a hormone linked to hair loss in people with a condition known as androgenic alopecia
High levels of DHT have been shown to shrink hair follicles and shorten the hair growth cycle, leading to weakened, brittle hair that falls out more easily
Green tea contains anti-inflammatory properties that can help your hair grow back! It also makes your scalp clean, and free from all infections.
Green tea contains an abundance of catechins, which are antioxidants in nature. These compounds help in reducing dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which is responsible for hair loss.
Green tea is rich in a certain kind of polyphenol called epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG. Thanks to the high levels of EGCG in green tea, it works well for hair growth. Moreover, it also strengthens your hair roots and activates hair follicles
Green tea is a powerhouse of nutrients, including vitamin B. Not many know that vitamin B plays a major role in controlling hair fall.
Sweet potatoes also contain many of the nutrients that are important for hair growth, including B vitamins, potassium, vitamin C, and zinc.
Apple - Both red and green apples are beneficial for hair growth. Apples help in hair growth by making your hair roots strong. Apples also balance the pH level of your scalp and keep problems like dandruff and hair fall at bay.
Apple Seed - is very useful for our hair. Different studies have been proven that, Apple Seed is the best those who are suffering male pattern baldness because it helps to stimulate follicles and also helps in getting healthy and stronger hair. It also helps in growing longer hair. Apart from this regular use can also reduces the risk of premature hair loss due to aging.
Blueberries aid hair growth by improving oxygenation and circulation of blood in the body, particularly the scalp. Beauty practitioners also endorse blueberries for the thick and healthy locks. It's also been proven as a food that helps to slow down the process of hair aging.
Cranberries contain a very high amount of vitamin A and C. Both of these vitamins promote healthy hair. Cranberry for your hair can repair the hair follicles. Healthy hair follicles help in promoting the growth of healthy hair.
Raspberries have many benefits for maintaining good hair health since they are very rich in vitamin B; which is great if you're suffering from hair loss or want to minimise grey hairs. Raspberries also contain folic acid which is great for inducing hair growth and making your hair shinier
Colloidal oatmeal comes with reparative and moisturizing effects that are extremely beneficial for your hair and scalp. If you can mix the colloidal oatmeal powder with water or shampoo and apply it on a regular basis, it will nourish and soothe your dry itchy scalps and prevent dandruff
Bananas are great for your hair and scalp. They improve manageability and shine, prevent and control dandruff, and moisturize your scalp. Bananas are rich in potassium, natural oils, carbohydrates and vitamins, which help soften the hair and protect the hair's natural elasticity, preventing split ends and breakage.
When used topically in scalp and hair products, maca root has been shown to stimulate the scalp, thereby boosting the amount of nourishment that reaches hair follicles. It follows that tending to the hair follicles will also improve hair thickness and strength
Basil leaf is extremely beneficial to speed up hair growth. The use of basil leaf improves scalp circulation, that stimulates hair follicles and promotes the production of new healthy hair all over again.
Apple Cider Vinegar - helps to strengthen hair and improve luster by lowering hair and scalp pH. Keeps pesky scalp infections and itchiness at bay.
Avocados help support the scalp's natural barrier, which helps maintain its natural balance and prevent inflammation. Avocados are packed with vitamins A, D, E and B6, proteins, amino acids, magnesium, folic acid, copper, and iron — these are all fantastic for keeping your hair soft and moisturized.
Red Raspberry Leaf - It has an impressive ability to restore damaged hair cuticles, help brittle hair regain its elasticity, and nourish dry scalps. Raspberry Oil also boasts high levels of Vitamin E, a skin- and hair must-have that protects cells from damaging free radicals and increases the elasticity of hair.
Heavy cream is one saving grace for hair that is damaged by the sun and chemical products. It boosts hydration and also fights breakage.
Honey has both emollient and humectant properties, making it a great hair moisturizer. Emollients smooth the hair follicles, adding shine to dull hair. Humectants bond with water molecules, adding moisture to dry strands. By moisturizing and locking in shine, honey can help restore the natural luster of your hair
Jasmine flower strengthens your hair roots, makes hair tensile and prevents it from turning brittle. This also ensures that your strands grow longer and thicker.
Marshmallow Root can nourish and detangle, condition dry scalp and hair, prevent breakage, restore heat-damaged locks, and prevent irritation caused by dry skin and scalp
Saw Palmetto helps to nourish the scalp and encourages hair growth. Blocks DHT
Cinnamon is enriched with nutrients and vitamins, and when applied to hair and scalp, it can improve the overall health of the hair by providing nourishment, thus making your hair breakage-free, shiny, and healthy. It promotes blood circulation in the scalp, stimulates hair growth, and reduces untimely hair fall.
Mango leaves are proven to be very very helpful in hair growth. Along with vitamin C and vitamin A, antioxidants are also found in these leaves that aid hair growth. Besides, topical use of mango leaves on hair also prevents damage to the blood vessels in your scalp and increase blood circulation
Avocado Leaf - These broad leaves are rich in B vitamins, which make them excellent for strengthening your hair, leaving it healthy and glossy.
Sage - Along with controlling hair loss, sage can aid in the regeneration of new hair follicles. Sage can help to improve the circulation of blood to the scalp, which in turn helps to nourish the hair follicles. Using sage regularly can help to improve the overall quality of your hair and rejuvenate dry or thinning hair.
- Danielle Lasit