One of the main ways you can influence the first impression you make with other people is caring for your hair and ensuring that it complements your looks. For some, the way their hair looks naturally is the best, but unfortunately, for many others it requires an effort to convince it to behave in a different way.
While over time many different fashions were popular when it comes to hair, pretty much always a long, lustrous and straight mane was an object of lust. It could be shaped into any hairstyle and many women spent an enormous amount of time and effort to force their hair into this state.
The hair straighteners are commonly known as annoying and unpleasant to use, what snore they are not very effective. Therefore, it is logical that you found this article while looking for more effective and overall better alternatives and you succeeded.
This article will present various home treatments and methods that can be used to not only ensure that your hair looks healthier, but especially to make sure that it straightens thanks to your actions.
1. Castor oil
Castor oil is a popular choice when it comes to hair straightening, because it helps with skin care and both hydrates and conditions your hair. Warm in the microwave a mixture of two tablespoons of castor oil and a one tablespoon of soybean oil for twenty seconds. Massage it into your hair and scalp for at least fifteen minutes and then leave it for half an hour. Finally wash and shampoo your hair normally. Remember to comb it well afterwards. Repeat every few days until you notice the desired effects.
2. Coconut Milk
Coconut milk is widely known for its moisturizing qualities and as an effective treatment for straightening and strengthening the hair. Its preparation requires a bit of effort, but it is certainly effective. Simply mix a cup of fresh coconut milk with lemon juice from one lemon in a glass jar. Keep it for a few hours in the refrigerator and wait for a creamy foam to develop. Use this foam while massaging your scalp and make sure it covers your hair completely. Wash it off normally after at least twenty minutes. Regular treatments will ensure the best possible effects on your hair.
3. Aloe Vera
This plant is excellent for moisturizing your hair and strengthening the hair follicles. It should also nourish your skin around the area it is used on. After extracting the fresh gel gently mix it with an identical amount of warm olive oil before massaging this mixture into your hair and leaving it there for an hour or two. Rinse with warm water. You can achieve best results by repeating this treatment few times a week for at least two months.
Milk is not only good for bones, but also for spraying over your hair to nourish it. Although those allergic to it should stay away from this method, simply spraying a mixture of half milk and half water over your hair is a very effective tactic. Allow it to stay there for half an hour before washing it off with mild shampoo. There is no limit to the amount of times you can use this method, besides common sense, so feel free to do it daily. Remember to use boiled and then cooled milk.
It is likely that many people experienced the feeling of having beer in their hair and were not happy for the experience. Little did they know that in a small but noticeable way their hair was nourished and straightened. The correct way to use beer for these goals is to boil a cup of beer until you “lose” half of it. Allow it to cool and mix with a cup of normal shampoo and then simply use this augmented shampoo when you wash. In time you will notice that your hair is shiner, softer and overall in a better shape.
6. Celery leaves
Celery is not only an excellent addition to any healthy diet, but can also be used to straighten your hair. First, chop a few of these leaves into small pieces and place for a moment in water then squeeze the juice out of them and into a convenient bottle. Now set the bottle aside for a day or two so that the mixture develops the desired qualities. Daily massage it in after spraying it all over your scalp and hair. Remember to leave it there for around half an hour before washing your hair normally.
7. Fuller’s Earth
Multani mitti, also known as Fuller’s Earth, can be a great help in straightening your hair. Frizzy hair may also be repaired with this substance and thanks to its mild cleaning nature Fuller’s Earth will not damage the hair. Place one egg white, two tablespoons of rice flour and a cup of Fuller’s Earth into a bowl. Now keep mixing and adding water until you have a thin mixture. Apply it thoroughly to your hair and leave for an hour before washing it off. For best benefits combine it with the nr.4 method and after washing off Fuller’s Earth mixture spray the hair with milk and wash the hair after fifteen minutes.
8. Apple cider vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is an excellent substance to use for straightening the hair. Enzymes contained in it restore the natural PH and also protect from various fungal infections. Simply use a mixture of water and apple cider vinegar (one cup to two tablespoons respectively) as a final rinse after washing your hair and allow it to dry naturally.