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Best Ideas for Long and Healthy Hairs

Get rid of all those chemical loaded hair products and say hello to all natural remedies. Nature has provided us so much that we don’t need to try those extra filled chemicals in our shampoo, conditioners and hair masks.

Here are some hair tips followed by herbal treatments and remedies you can DIY with ease at home.

  1. Oil your hair once or twice a week (massage your hair scalp daily without oil)
  2. Avoid using shampoo daily (shampoo your hair twice or thrice a week)
  3. Must use conditioner after shampoo.
  4. Do not brush or comb your hair when wet.
  5. Use a wide-toothed comb or brush
  6. Select correct products for your hairs (use organic/natural shampoos and conditioners)
  7. Apply herbal remedies and treatment on your hair

Hair scalp clarifying homemade shampoo:

Mix a tbsp. of baking soda in 1 cup of water in a container, mix both ingredients in equal measure into the container. Keep repeating the process till the container is full.

Volumizing homemade Conditioner:

Mix1 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar in 1 cup of water in a container. Keep doubling the amount till the container is full. Put in a squirt bottle for ease in both storage and usage.

Herbal remedies are very cheap and effective in promoting hair growth. You can make your own hair remedies at home and apply them regularly.

Following are some effective home remedies for hair loss, available in your own kitchen.

Protein Hairmask :

Mix an egg with 3 tablespoons of castor oil and 1 teaspoon of vinegar, make a paste and massage this paste on your scalp and leave it on for 30 minutes and then wash off with cold water.

You can also add 1 tablespoon honey and 1 tablespoon virgin coconut oil or olive oil instead of the coconut oil. Leave this on for 45-60 minutes and wash it off with the mixture of two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar mixed in a liter of water to wash off your hair.

Banana Mask

Add 1 banana, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon honey, ½ cup flat beer, mix them all with a fork. Make a smooth paste. Apply the mixture on scalp and all over your hairs. Tie up your hair in a bun and cover your head with a shower cap. Leave it for 1-1.5 hours. Rinse with cold water. This will give you nourishment and moisturizing effect and volume to your hair.

Onion Mask

Take 1 large onion and grate the onion and squeeze out the juice into a bowl, add 2-3 tablespoons of honey, apply this on scalp and leave this mask for 30 minutes and wash off. Onion helps in hair growth and honey deeply moisturizes the hair. Do this massage every day for a month.

Curry Leaves Mask

Add chopped curry leaves in oil and let them boil till soft. Apply this to your hair for long and strong hair. Applying this to hair also reduces graying.

Honey Mask

Mix honey, olive oil and egg and apply to hair. It gives strength and make hair grow longer.

Almond, Castor, Olive and Jojoba Oil Remedy

Mix almond, Castor, Olive and Jojoba oil and apply it to your hair and scalp, gives a softer, silkier, and longer look to hairs.

Shikakai and Amla Remedy

Mix shikakai powder and amla powder with water and apply it to your hair. It conditions and strengthens your hair and makes it longer.


Apply normal yogurt to your hair and leave it for 30 minutes then rinse off your hair with lukewarm water.Aloe


You can apply it directly to your scalp overnight and then wash off, or even mix it with coconut milk and wheat germ oil to use as a shampoo. Aloe Vera has numerous benefits for your skin and hairs both.


Heat the beer in a pan at low heat till it reduces to the size of 1/4th the amount you poured in and then mix it with your shampoo. Apply it on your hair, lather up and rinse off thoroughly.