There are a lot of hair products
today that has chemical ingredients that can damage your hair. Its
a good thing that natural hair care products are now available in
the market. Aveda, for example only uses natural ingredients for
their products. They dont use chemicals that are unnecessary and
can harm your hair.
Other good example of a company that only produces natural products
is Burts Bees. It is an Earth Friendly, Natural Personal Care Company.
They create natural products that not only take good care of your
hair but also the world around you. They use methods that are naturally
proven in creating the perfect products. Ingredients such as beeswax,
botanical and essential oils, herbs, flowers and minerals are used.
One option also is to create your own products. It is very natural and the ingredients are mostly found in your kitchen. It is cheaper than any other products. Here are some of the natural hair care recipes:
- If you want to add volume and shine on your hair, you can try beating
an egg and massage it on your hair. After 5 minutes, rinse it
with cool water. Dont ever use hot water when rinsing it.
You can also try a bowl of warm water (2 cups) and mix it with
a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar. Pour this on your newly shampooed
hair. This strengthens your hair and makes it shiny and healthy.
- Hot oil treatments can help you get the natural moisture of your hair that was lost from all the harmful chemical ingredients from other hair products. There are a lot of recipes available for you on how to make a homemade hot oil treatment. The famous one is the Rosemary Hot Oil Treatment.
½ cup of dried rosemary leaves
½ cup soybean oil
Mix all the ingredients and warm it up. Strain all the leaves from the mixture. Massage it on your hair and make sure that you work it through every strand. Wrap it in a plastic wrap first then a warm towel after. Leave your hair for 15 minutes or longer. Wash and shampoo until oil is removed.
- If you have dry hair, some of these tips might be helpful for you. It
is important that you dont over wash your already dry hair. It
will remove all the remaining moisture on your hair. You can try
mashing an avocado on your freshly shampooed hair and leave it
for 15 minutes then rinse it off. One other choice is to use olive
oil. It can be a very good conditioner for your hair. Heat up
oil that is enough for your hair. Massage it on your hair and
make sure that you got all the area especially near your scalp.
Wrap it in plastic and then with warm towel. Leave it for 30 minutes
and rinse it off. Make sure to use shampoo that is especially
formulated for dry hair.
- Oily hair can be a problem. Try grinding cucumber or watermelon and massage it on your freshly shampooed hair. Leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse. You can also try a tablespoon of cider vinegar every time your rinse your hair. Do it on the final rinse to help cut off the oil on your hair.
Now that you have all these options, you can start creating your own natural hair products that are safer on your hair.