Home Remedies for Lustrous and Shiny Locks

Everyone loves to have smooth, shiny and lustrous hair. Hair enhances ones physical appearance. That being said, hair loss is becoming one of the most common problems in recent times. It can be attributed to various factors. We bring to you a few home remedies which are cheap, efficient and can be done at your convenience in the comforts of your home to regain lustrous and shiny locks. Use these remedies either once or twice a week.

1.    Eggs
Procedure: Depending on the length of your hair, take one or two eggs and beat them properly. Apply this mixture on wet hair and allow to sit for about 30 minutes. Wash your hair with lukewarm water and shampoo.

2.    Olive Oil
Procedure: Warm up olive oil and apply it to your scalp and leave it for about 30-45 minutes. Rinse it thoroughly and wash your hair using mild shampoo. You can also leave the oil overnight on your hair and then shampoo next morning.

3.    Avocado
Procedure: Make a mix of 1 mashed Avocado, 1 mashed Banana and 1 table spoon of olive oil. Massage it on your scalp and leave the mixture on for about 30 minutes. Rinse and shampoo your hair.

4.    Fenugreek Seeds
Procedure: Soak 2 or 3 tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water for about 8-10 hours. Grind the soaked seeds to make a fine paste. Apply the paste on your hair and scalp and allow it to rest for about 30 minutes. Finally, wash your hair with lukewarm water and then shampoo.

5.    Indian Gooseberry
Procedure: Add 2 tablespoons of coconut oil to 1 tablespoon of Indian gooseberry or amla powder and heat until boiling. Strain the oil and apply it to your scalp at leave it overnight. Wash and shampoo your hair as usual the next morning. Eating amla also helps in supplementing hair growth.

-Devashree Goenka