Green tea has become so popular in recent times that people from almost all parts of the world have started to consume it due to its numerous health benefits. Apart from its health benefits, green tea has proved to be a great ingredient when it comes to beauty. When applied topically, green tea has innumerable list of skin and hair care benefits that help in enhancing the beauty and bringing a healthy glow with its regular use. In this article, we will see some amazing benefits and topical use of green tea to make your hair healthy.

4 Benefits and Topical Use Of Green Tea for Hair Health

Topical Use of Green Tea for Shiny and Strong Hair

Green tea not only gives your morning a good start, but when used topically is also beneficial for the health of your hair. Besides making your hair strong and healthy, topical use of green tea provides the much-needed nutrition to your hair and makes them shiny. Using green tea topically to your hair protects your hair from damage caused by pollution and strong chemically induced products. Here are two topical green tea remedies for shiny and strong hair:

Green Tea Hair Mask. Firstly, beat an egg with 2 tablespoons of green tea. Spread it all around your scalp and let it rest for about 30 minutes and then, rinse it well. It will provide your hair with much-desired sheen.

Green Tea Hair Tonic. To make a hair tonic, all you need to do is.

Rinse your hair with cooled brewed green tea after shampooing and conditioning. You can either leave it like that or let your hair dry, or you can rinse it off again after 10-20 minutes with cold water.

Use Green Tea Topically to Fight Hair Loss and Stimulate Hair Growth

Our fast-paced stressful life is one of the major causes of hair fall. You can use green tea topically to reduce this hair problem. Green tea when used topically to the hair promotes the growth of new hair by stimulating hair follicles. Green tea’s anti-inflammatory properties help actively to combat hair loss and also promote regeneration of new hair. Caffeine found in green tea helps in preventing baldness as it blocks the hormone DHT (Dihydrotestosterone) that is the prime reason behind the problem of baldness.

Hence using green tea topically on your hair will surely help in making your hair healthy and prevent hair loss in the long run. So, the next time you experience hair fall, just go into the kitchen and make a green tea solution. For this, follow the steps below.

Topical Green Tea Solution For The Health Of Your Hair:

Mix 2 to 3 green tea bags in 4 cups of lukewarm water for about an hour. Then remove the green tea bags and allow the solution to cool down. Dampen your hair and then rinse thoroughly with this green tea solution. After about 10 minutes, wash your hair with a mild shampoo. After shampooing, rinse your hair again with cold water to seal the shine. Repeat this topical hair treatment with green tea at least 2 to 3 times a week.

Green Tea Shampoo for Natural Hair Cleansing

Green tea is a great remedy when applied topically on your scalp and hair. Green tea basically nourishes your hair making them stronger and thicker. Make your own DIY green tea shampoo using minimal ingredients. Just take 4 teaspoons of green tea leaves and let it steep in hot water for about 20 minutes. After it cools down, add two tablespoons of olive oil and one cup of castile soap. You may also include clove or any essential oils to it (optional). Shift the mix into an empty shampoo bottle and preserve it in the fridge for future use. Use this DIY green tea shampoo for good health of your hair.

Topical Green Tea Conditioner for That Extra Nourishment to Your Hair

After the application of shampoo, just use this simple DIY topical green tea conditioner for shinier hair. Firstly, mix 3 cups of hot water to 2 bags of organic green tea leaves. Let it cool down and your DIY topical green tea conditioner is ready to use.

For deep conditioning, let the 2 green tea bags soak in 1 cup of hot water. When it is done, add 1 tablespoon of honey and coconut oil to it. Spread it evenly to your scalp and let it rest for about 30 minutes. Rinse it carefully so that the green tea mixture is not left latent. The optimum level of vitamins E and vitamin C in green tea helps in keeping your hair well-conditioned. This will make your scalp nourished and your hair silky.

So, this is how you can use green tea topically to benefit your hair and make your hair healthy. Include this magical ingredient in your hair care regime and flaunt shiny and healthy hair every time.

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Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: January 29, 2019

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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