Hair problems usually start with an unhealthy root or scalp. Until we take proper care of the scalp and the roots, hair problems in the form of dandruff, rough hair, split ends and even hair fall will be difficult to control. You can prepare several hair nourishing packs at home which will take care of your hair from its roots. With regular application, you will find healthy and manageable hair.
Here Are 7 DIY Hair Packs For Healthy Scalp And Strong Roots:
1. Banana Pack
Bananas are rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals which are highly beneficial for the scalp. It nourishes the scalp deeply and conditions the scalp. It helps in removing excess oil from the scalp and hair roots which in turn helps in reducing hair fall and infections. It offers great nourishment to hair follicles and keeps them healthy and hydrated. You need to mash a ripe banana and mix one teaspoon of honey in it. Mix well and apply this pack on your scalp. Spread it evenly from your hair roots to the tips. Let the pack remain for twenty minutes. You can wash it off using a mild shampoo.
2. Almond Oil And Fuller’s Earth
Almond oil is said to be the life of hair roots and scalp. It promotes healthy hair growth, helps in reducing hair-fall and ensures scalp health in all seasons. Mix three tablespoons of fuller’s earth with one tablespoon of almond oil. Once you have a thick paste, apply it all over your hair. Let the pack remain for thirty minutes before you wash it using cold water. Fuller’s earth helps to control excessive oil and cleanses the scalp and hair roots naturally. This prevents infections.
3. Yogurt Lemon Juice Pack
You need three tablespoons of yogurt as per your hair length. Add four teaspoons of lemon juice in it. Mix well till you have a smooth consistency without lumps. Apply this pack all over the scalp and lightly massage your hair roots and the scalp so that the yogurt is well absorbed. You can add a tablespoon of coconut oil, instead of lemon juice, if you have too much dry hair and scalp. Your roots will strengthen and hair follicles shall be well hydrated and nourished.
4. Egg Whites Pack
Eggs help in nourishing and improving the scalp from within. Egg whites offer much-needed proteins and fat to the scalp. This helps in conditioning and nourishing hair roots. They contain enzymes which help in destroying the bacteria and also reduces excessive oil from the hair and scalp. You need egg whites as per your hair length. Separate the yolk and whisk the whites till they double in size. You can massage the egg white all over your hair and scalp for at least ten minutes. Use a hair mask and let the whites remain for at least thirty minutes. Use a natural shampoo and rinse your hair well.
5. Coconut Oil And Lemon Juice Pack
Lemon contains citric acid which helps in reducing dandruff. To prepare this pack you will need three tablespoons of coconut oil and add one teaspoon of lemon juice in it. Massage this mixture well on the scalp. Be gentle on your hair as you a massage. Let the pack remain for thirty minutes and then you can rinse your hair using a mild shampoo. Try this pack twice a week and you will see results in a short time.
6. Aloe Vera Pack
Aloe vera is a wonder ingredient and helps in reducing dandruff, scalp itchiness and hair-fall. Aloe vera also works to reduce excess oil secretion and problems of dandruff. It also promotes hair growth and improves pH balance of the scalp. You need to extract fresh aloe vera gel and blend it well till you have a smooth paste. You can then mix it with your natural shampoo. Apply it directly on the scalp and lightly massage it. You can also prepare the pack in advance and store it. You can use it in the next 7 days.
7. Corn Flour
To prepare this pack, you will need three tablespoons of cornflour mixed with a few drops of lemon juice. This will be a dry pack which you can sprinkle all over the scalp. You can massage the scalp with corn flour for at least ten minutes. Corn flour will absorb excess oil from the scalp which will otherwise lead to scalp infections and even conditions of dandruff. You can then shampoo your hair thoroughly with a mild shampoo till you have washed off all the excess flour. Regular applications make your scalp healthy and free from dust or pollution due to excessive oil.