Hair serums act as a protective layer for the hair, especially for dry, frizzy and curly hair. Hair growth serums accelerate the growth of hair and additionally keeps the hair healthy, shiny and lustrous. In order to enhance radical hair growth, it is important to ensure that the hair is prevented from thinning, splitting, breakage, dandruff and shedding. At the same time, your hair serum should be able to accentuate its healthy growth. When you want to get an hair serum, the options in the market are endless, ranging from big international brands to locally made herbal products.
However, the prices of these products are quite high, and their effectiveness is certainly a big question. Is it not a better option that you use something authentic and pure, which works best on your hair, without having to buy it from the market? The best thing is that you can prepare it at home, with some kitchen ingredients which are already available in your kitchen. The fruits and vegetables in your fridge or the herbs and essential oil in your home can be wisely used to prepare an effective hair growth serum at home.
A. How To Make Hair Growth Serum Using Essential Oils
Hair serums prepared with essential oils are very effective. Not only do they help in preventing hair from falling, they also promote the healthy growth of hair. They work by stimulating the hair follicles and promotes the circulation of blood in the scalp. The essential oils that are most effective and primarily used in preparing hair serums are based on essential oils like rosemary, lavender, jojoba and basil.
Rosemary works effectively on hair by increasing blood circulation to the scalp, has anti-dandruff properties and at the same time nourishes the hair.
Ingredients For Making Hair Growth Serum With Essential Oils
Rosemary Oil is not only good for hair growth, but also for soothing itchy skin. It increases blood circulation to the scalp, which encourages hair nourishment and at the same time, helps in fighting dandruff. Moreover, rosemary suits all hair types except. However, pregnant women and patients of hypertension should refrain from using rosemary oil.
Lavender, blended with some other essential oils, enhances hair growth. It is loaded with many regenerative and anti-bacterial properties, which improves scalp health, prevents hair loss and frees the hair from dandruff and itchiness.
Jojoba oil is popularly used in many hair products available in the market. It works excellently on hair by preventing hair loss, improving hair growth and can be blended with any other oil like olive, rosemary and coconut.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree is widely used for its ability to fight dandruff, due to its anti-septic properties. The results are most effective when it is combined with jojoba oil. By keeping the scalp and hair clean and germ free, it naturally stimulates hair growth. If you have an itchy skin, a serum made out of this tea tree and jojoba oil is one of the most ideal hair treatment which can be easily done at home.
Take a dark colored glass bottle which is clean and completely dry. Now pour in the essential oils into the bottle, in the following proportion:
– 2oz jojoba oil,
– 8 drops lavender oil,
– 4 drops rosemary
– 2 drops Basil,
– 5 drops tea tree oil
How To Apply This Essential Oils Serum?
It is important to shake the bottle every time before use. Once you do this, take some oil in your palm and gently apply it on your scalp. Now massage it evenly with your fingers in circular motion. Keep the oil on your head for at least one hour, preferably overnight, so that the scalp and the hair are properly nourished and there is optimum oil absorption.
B. How To Make Hair Growth Serum Using Floral Extracts
Hair Growth Serum With Hibiscus
Hibiscus is used in many hair care products like hair oil, shampoo and serums. It is enriched with vitamin A, vitamin C, amino acids and alpha Hydroxy acids, which makes it ideal for improving hair growth. Due to its inherent qualities, it is applied on the hair to make the roots and strands stronger. Take the petals of 10 – 15 hibiscus flowers and boil it in a clean sauce pan till the petals become tender and pulpy and the water is reduced. Stain the mixer and keep it in an air tight jar in the refrigerator. This home made serum is very silky and smooth and gives the same effect to your hair.
Hair Growth Serum With Jasmine
Jasmine contains antiseptic, anti-depressant and anti-inflammatory properties. It soothes the scalp and keeps the hair and scalp clean. Steep 7 – 10 jasmine flowers in water. Use this water everyday to prevent dull, frizzy and unmanageable hair. Regular use of jasmine hair serum makes the roots and strands of the hair stronger and protects it from turning brittle.