6 home remedies for thick and shinny hair

August 15, 2017

Thick and shiny hair is something more people desire to have. Having thick hair just seems to look better whether your hair is long or short. Your hair may be thin or dull depending on a number of reasons, some are listed below

  1. Climate is a big reason people have different thicknesses of hair. In colder climate hair tends to be dull and thinner, while in warmer regions hair is often thicker.
  2. Stress is also a reason for thin hair. It may not be directly linked with hair but affects health to a great extent which results in hair loss and roughness.
  3. Thin hair may come with age, and while there is nothing you can do to avoid aging, there are ways to make thicker hair naturally.

 

Try the given home remedies before any hair treatment like prp hair loss treatment for thick and shiny hair, I find it very effective.

6 home remedies for thick and shinny hair

  1. Coconut Oil Massage for Shiny and Thicker Hair

 

Coconut oil has vitamin E and other fatty acids that locks in the moisture in your hair and provide right nutrition too which results in thick and shiny hair.

 

Get this:

  • Coconut oil- 1-3 tablespoons depending on your hair length.
  • 1 bowl warm water
  • Towel

How to apply:

  • Take a little amount of oil on your palm and rub with the other palm to feel the warmth of the oil.
  • Now apply this oil on your scalp and massage using your finger tips.
  • Gently massage for about 15-20 minutes.
  • Now take the towel and dip this in the warm water.
  • Wring out the towel to throw away extra water.
  • Put this warm towel on your head covering all your hair. Be careful, the towel should not be hot.
  • Let the towel on your head for 30 minutes.
  • Now wash your hair thoroughly.
  • Repeat 2-3 times a week for better results.

 

2. Ayurvedic Homemade Shampoo

Ayurveda tells us about three herbs that can give you super shining and voluminous hair. These three ingredients are Amla (Indian Gooseberry), Reetha (Soapnut) and Shikakai (Acacia concinna). Using these three herbs you can make herbal shampoo at home to get thicker and shinny hair.

 

Get this:

  • Reetha (dried)- 100 g
  • Amla (dried)- 100 g
  • Shikakai (dried)- 100g
  • Water- 2 litres
  • Hibiscus powder (optional)- 1 tsp (for conditioning if your hair is too dry)

 

How to apply:

  • Place amla, reetha and shikakai in a bowl and mix them and pour water.
  • Let the mixture soak overnight.
  • Mash the herbs in the water; boil the water with mashed herbs still in them.
  • Now boil the mixture.
  • Once it has cooled down again mash the herbs and strain.
  • Store this shampoo in a bottle and wash your hair 2-3 times a week.

3. Hibiscus Oil

The hibiscus flower has both astringent and moisturizing properties which makes it suitable for oily as well as dry hair.

 

Get this:

  • Hibiscus flowers- 2-3
  • Hibiscus leaves- 2-3
  • Coconut oil- ½ cup
  • Mortar and pestle

 

How to apply:

  • Crush the hibiscus flowers as well as leaves along with mortar and pestle to get a paste.
  • Pour the coconut oil in a small container.
  • Add herb paste to this.
  • Boil this for 5 minutes.
  • Strain the oil.
  • Let it cool down and massage your hair and scalp with this oil.

4. Honey Remedies for Thicker and shinier Hair

Honey is one of the great foods for your hair that provides it with proper nourishment. It contains a lot of vitamins and minerals.

 

Get this:

  • Honey- 1 tbsp
  • Dried Sage- 1 tbsp
  • Olive oil or Coconut oil- ½ tbsp
  • Water- ½ cup

 

How to apply:

  • Mix all the ingredients and massage your scalp with this for 5 minutes.
  • Leave for half an hour and wash off with your shampoo.
  • Repeat every week.

5. Avocado Mask

Avocado is full of proteins and vitamins A, D, E and B6, magnesium, folic acid, amino acids, copper and iron.

 

Get this:

  • Avocado- ½ -1, depending upon your hair length
  • Egg white- from 1 egg
  • Honey- 2 tsp
  • Olive oil- few drops

 

How to apply:

  • Mash the pulp of avocado properly.
  • Add egg white, honey and olive oil to this mashed pulp.
  • Mix well and apply this hair mask to your hair.
  • Leave for half an hour, wash off.
  • Repeat 1-2 times a week.

6. Onion for Thicker and shiny Hair

Onions can make your hair grow healthier and shinier, thanks to their high sulphur content. Sulphur in onion juice increases blood circulation and make your hair stronger.

 

Get this:

  • Onions- 3 shallots

 

How to apply:

  • Get 2-3 shallots or red onions
  • Crush the onion to extract their juice.
  • Apply this onion juice on your scalp.
  • Leave for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash off your hair with a shampoo.

 

Author Bio:

 

Saima Sharif is a passionate content writer. My major interest is writing content on topics such as hair fall, hair solution, hair transplant , home remedies for hair problems or any treatment related to this. My current adventure is myhairclinic (Pakistan oslo and London).

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