Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

Having long lustrous hair has always been the envy of all women. But do you know that you can be one among those with healthy hair. Solve all your hair problems by using easy home remedies and have glowing hair that is going to be one of the outstanding features of your body.

8 Amazing Ways To Solve Common Hair Problems

There are many hair problems that people across the globe face. Hair fall is one of the most common problems that almost everyone faces at some time or the other. Apart from improper hair growth and gray hair, there are other hair and scalp problems like dandruff, dull hair, split ends and dry hair. You may have tried many treatments to cure all your hair ailments, but here are a few effective solutions to all your hair problems.

  1. Solving the Hair Fall Problem With Coconut Oil

    Ingredients: Coconut Oil or Coconut Milk

    Hair fall is the most commonly occurring problem that almost everyone has. One of the amazing ways to solve this common hair problem is coconut milk. Coconut milk can be made at home or coconut oil can be bought from any store easily. It is an easily available product that is found in plastic containers or in sachets.

    How to Apply? Take a spoon of coconut oil and massage it gently into your scalp. Make sure that the coconut oil is applied to the roots of your hair that touch your scalp. Massage the coconut oil using the tips of your fingers. You can even warm the coconut oil over a low fire before applying it. The coconut oil should be warmed and not heated. Massage the coconut oil slowly from the top of the head outwards, so that it moves in the same direction with the blood flow in your head. You can apply 1 to 5 teaspoons of coconut oil per use. Allow the coconut oil to soak into your scalp and then wash it off with a mild shampoo.

    Why Is This Method Effective In Solving Hair Problems?: Coconut oil or coconut milk is very rich in magnesium. Magnesium helps in strengthening the strands of your hair and also protects it from breaking. Coconut milk helps to keep the hair black. Coconut milk has anti-fungal properties that prevent the scalp from accumulating fungus and bacteria that cause hair fall. The coconut content protects the hair from becoming too dry. The oil helps to cool down the body if you have too much exposure to the hot sun.

    Caution: Coconut is the apt ingredient to apply on the hair. You can use coconut oil regularly every time before washing your hair. It does not affect your health or hair negatively. In fact, coconut oil is very healthy.

  2. How to Increase Hair Growth With Castor or Almond Oil?

    Ingredients: Castor oil and Coconut oil/ Almond oil/ Rosemary essential oil.

    How to Apply? Take one tablespoon of castor oil and mix this with two tablespoons of either coconut oil or almond oil or rosemary essential oil. Apply this mixture on the scalp and give it a gentle massage. Wash off the oil using mild shampoo. This amazing remedy is sure to solve the common hair problem of slow hair growth.

    Why is this Method Effective? Castor oil is rich in Vitamin E and also contains fatty acids of omega-9. Castor oil has a high density that cools down the body heat. Excess body heat which occurs due to the high temperature outside or low intake of water is another cause of hair fall. Applying castor oil is good for hair health.

    Caution: Castor oil has a very cooling effect and should not be kept for long on the head. That is why you should mix castor oil with other oils. Castor oil will not get washed off easily. Hence make sure that you shampoo your hair well. If you have any respiratory problems, you can avoid castor oil as it will aggravate the issue.

  3. Solving the Problem of Dandruff With Lemon

    Ingredients: Lemon- 3 tablespoons and Fenugreek seeds: 1 tablespoon powdered

    How to Apply? Mix the powdered fenugreek seed into the lemon juice. Apply this mixture on the scalp and allow it to rest for 10 minutes. Rinse it well. It is not necessary to shampoo your hair.

    Why is this Method Effective? Lemon juice is rich in vitamin C and also contains anti-fungal properties that destroy the growth of fungus, which turns into dandruff that has a flaky skin appearance. The acidic content of lime helps the scalp maintains its proper PH level. Fenugreek seeds help to remove the flaky skin from the scalp and give your stronger and healthier hair. Regular treatment will remove dandruff from your hair. This is an amazing way to solve common hair problem of dandruff.

    Caution: Lemon juice has a very cooling effect on the scalp. Use it only if you are not allergic to it. Those with asthma or wheezing problems should not apply lemon juice on the head.

  4. Applying Egg Is An Amazing Way to Give Shine to Lifeless Hair

    Ingredients: Eggs: 2, Almond oil: 2 tablespoons and Yogurt: 2 tablespoons.

    How to Apply? Beat the eggs well so that it becomes a foaming mixture. Add yogurt and almond oil to this egg mixture and beat well again. Once the ingredients mix well, you can apply it to your hair and scalp. Allow this egg mixture to soak into the scalp for about half-an-hour, then wash your hair with shampoo.

    Why is this Method Effective For Hair Problems? Eggs are rich in protein which is very nourishing for the skin and scalp. Eggs give a special glint to your hair that makes even dry and lifeless hair gain a rich look. The texture of the hair improves with the biotin content in the egg, making it look much thicker than usual and adds to the bounce of your hair.

    Caution: If you do not like the egg smell, you can use only the white part of the egg, as egg smell is emitted most from the yolk. Use a fragrant shampoo to remove any trace of egg smell.

  5. Solving the Problem of Split Ends with this Amazing Solution

    Ingredients: Papaya: About 1 cup of neatly diced papaya slices after removing skin and Yogurt: 1/2 cup.

    How to Apply? Mash the papaya into a fine paste after removing the skin and seeds. Add yogurt and mix it well with the mashed papaya paste. Apply it to the hair and allow it to sit for about 30 to 40 minutes. Wash the papaya paste off with water so that all traces of the paste leaves your hair.

    Why is this Solution Effective For Hair Problems?: Papaya has a high content of vitamins and minerals and help to nourish the hair and remove split ends. The nourishing content of the papaya is good for your hair and keeps it long and healthy.

    Caution: Apply the papaya paste from the scalp to the tips of your hair. Make sure that all traces of the papaya paste leaves your hair while rinsing the hair.

  6. Maintaining the Natural Black Colour of Hair Using Amla Powder and Coconut Oil

    Ingredients: Coconut Oil and Amla powder.

    How to Apply? Heat coconut oil in a small pan. Add amla powder to it. Stir it well and remove it from the fire as soon as it begins to boil. After the oil cools down, you can apply it to your hair. Allow it to soak for about half an hour. Wash it off with ordinary water or with a mild shampoo. 

    Why is this Way Effective For Solving Hair Problems?: Amla is rich in vitamin C and E and Amla is also the most important ingredient used in hair dyes to get the black colour. Amla is a natural ingredient that also helps in growth of hair. 

    Caution: You can store the mixture of coconut oil and amla powder and use it whenever necessary. Store it in a water-tight bottle. It is more effective when kept in a container made of iron. 

  7. Solving the Problem of Oily & Sticky Hair With Baking Soda

    Ingredients: Baking soda: 1 tablespoon

    How to Apply? Mix the baking soda in a small bowl of water. Apply this baking soda mixture to the strands of the hair. The baking soda content removes the oily content of the hair. Allow it to remain for 10 minutes and wash it off.

    Why is it Effective? Baking soda helps to remove the oil content of the hair due to its alkaline nature.

    Caution: As baking soda removes all traces of oil, it should not be applied to dry hair.

  8. Maintaining the Overall Health of Hair With The Goodness of Honey

    Ingredients: Honey: 1 tablespoon; Milk: 5 tablespoons.

    How to Apply? Mix the honey and milk and blend into a thick solution. Pour it into the palm of your hand and apply it on the head and on to the strands of the hair. Allow it to set for about 10 minutes. You can then wash off your hair with ordinary water. 

    Why is this Method Effective For Good Hair? Honey is a good conditioner and adds to the health of the hair. Honey helps to remove the dryness from the hair and keeps it smooth and lustrous. Milk is also rich in protein and vitamins that add to the health of the hair. 

    Caution: Do not allow the honey to rest for more than 10 minutes.

Conclusion

Having lengthy and healthy hair adds beauty to your face and helps to ward off the heat from the direct rays of the sun, which may affect the head. By addressing the hair problems accordingly, you can strive to have good hair that is of a fine texture and condition.

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Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: August 10, 2018

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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