Long, thick and lustrous hair is high on every woman’s wish list, but everyday exposure to dust, pollution, sun and dirt makes it an almost impossible dream to achieve. Products available on the market contain chemicals which do more harm than good in the long run. So how do you combat all these problems while keeping hair healthy and strong? The following natural home treatments will help you to achieve your dream hair goals effortlessly.
Apple Cider Vinegar – This vinegar gently cleanses the scalp and maintains the pH balance of the hair thereby accelerating hair growth. Start for making a diluted solution by mixing 75ml of it in one litre of water for a larger batch or 15 ml of it to a cup of warm filtered water for a smaller batch.To apply this solution, use it as a final rinse after washing your hair. This will also give your hair an added shine and boost hair growth.
Make your Own Egg Mask – This home remedy is used all over the world for quick and natural hair growth. As we know, eggs contain high levels of proteins which assist in the formation of new hair. They are also rich in sulphur, zinc, iron, selenium, phosphorous and iodine.For the egg mask, separate one egg white in a bowl and add one teaspoon of olive oil (you can also use grape seed oil or lavender oil) and honey. Make a paste of it and apply it all over your hair and scalp for about 20 minutes. Rinse it off with cool water then cleanse with your regular shampoo.
Green Tea – Now you have the perfect solution for those used tea bags that you throw away daily. Green tea is super rich in antioxidants that help in boosting hair growth and preventing hair loss. Apply warm green tea (from the used tea bags) over your scalp and leave for an hour. Wash off with cool water.
The following vitamins in our IPS range will help you with hair growth and work with combination with the natural treatments:
IPS Vitamin C is responsible for producing collagen, which is important for strengthening hair and improving hair growth. It can be found in fruits like blueberries, strawberries, kiwis, and oranges.
IPS Mom Plus contains vitamin E, folic acid and is full of B vitamins, this can prevent hair loss by helping to keep the scalp healthy. It can be found in foods such as beans, soybeans, leafy greens, and nuts. It also contains iron which helps hair-producing cells work their hardest by facilitating oxygen transfer to cells. It can be found in foods such as red meat, poultry, and eggs.
The IPS Mom Plus also contains zinc which can repair damage to hair cells while also keeping oil glands surrounding follicles in peak shape. It can be found in foods like oysters, red meat, and cereals. So yes, obtaining long and healthy hair can be magically delicious (though you’re probably better off with something that has a little less sugar).
IPS Magnesium promotes a healthy scalp for strong and healthy hair. It is also great for building healthy bone density. Magnesium can be found in foods such as seeds, nuts, salmon, and wild rice. The specific amino acids in this supplement aid in the absorption of magnesium in the body.
We hope these tips help you in achieving and maintaining healthy hair. Also remember, it’s important to hydrate from the inside out so make sure you drink lots of water and eat plenty of fruits and vegetables as it really does make your hair look more healthy and lustrous.