Taking care of hair is in fact much the same as taking care
of skin.An effective hair care discipline involves cleansing, toning
and conditioning routines carried out with religious
1.Care Of Oily Hair And Scalp
The principle of
care for oily hair and scalp condition is the same as used for oily
skin condition.The routine aims at removing the excess oil and to
exfoliate skin cells which clogs up and suffocate the hair follicles
in our scalp.The emphasis is laid on cleansing and toning
routines.Since the hair has to be washed as frequently as it gets
dirty and oily, a natural shampoo on a formulation of herbs such as
amla, shikakai, trijla is ideal.Massaging hair and scalp is
important for the well being as well as good growth of the hair.For
dry hair, scalp massaging with oil is recommended.For oily hair
massaging with toning lotion is suitable.
Home-made Cosmetics For Oily Hair:
some dry soap nuts(reetha) and soak them in water overnight.Mash
them in the morning and strain the soapy solution.Add a tsp of
shikakai powder and wash your hair.
If you are unable to make the
shampoo cleanser at home, use this infusion recipe.Prepare it and
mix in the shampoo you use.
B.To make the infusion, boil
two handful of mint leaves in one and a half glass of water for 20
minutes.Strain the solution and mix in a 300ml bottle of
Toning Lotion For Oily Hair:
Mix a tbsp of Malt
Vinegar in a glass of water.Add a pinch of salt in it.Use 2 tbsps of
it on your scalp and massage it with your finger tips twice a
week.Leave the lotion on for one hour.Rinse with cool water, brush
and set your hair.
2.Care For Dry Hair:
Dry hair tends to be thin and rough.It is
susceptible to tangles, damage, breakage and split ends.The primary
aim is to replenish the oil and the moisture in the hair.
Home-made Cosmetic Care For Dry Hair:
given few natural recipes that are time-tested.
The Gentle Cleanser:
Beat an egg in a cup of the
skimmed milk.When the foam becomes consistent, rub it into the
scalp.Leave it on for 5 minutes.Rinse the hair thoroughly with
water.Carry out this routine twice a week.
The Protein Conditioner:
Beat one tbsp of castor
oil, one tbsp of glycerine, one tbsp of cider vinegar and a tsp of
mild herbal shampoo.Apply it on scalp and leave it on for 20
minutes.Rinse with clear water.
Special Massage Oil Toner
Buy a bottle of castor oil or
coconut oil.Add a tsp of lavender essential oil in it.Heat a little
and massage it gently on your scalp at night.Rinse or shampoo it out
in the morning.Follow this routine at least twice a week.