A power-packed final rinse is a simple trick to give your hair a shiny edge. To do so, mix one cup of cold water with 4 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Once you’ve finished shampooing, pour the mixture over your hair length. Let it drip and then dry your hair with a towel. Along with balancing the pH level of the scalp, apple cider vinegar will also shine to your hair naturally.
Get expert help
When in doubt, trust the experts. In this case, that’s the Sunsilk Black Shine Shampoo and Conditioner. Co-created by none other than expert Jamal Hammadi, this duo contains Amla Pearl Complex that moisturises hair from within the strand and leaves it looking shiny from day to night!
Our mothers always told us to eat our portion of fruits and veggies and obviously, they were right. Today, we’re repeating that advice. Fruits like oranges, plums, papayas and berries are jam-packed with Vitamins A, B and C. Together they invigorate the hair strand from within the body and leave it healthy and glossy.
A major cause of dullness is scalp build-up, which can be solved with a scalp scrub. To make one at home, mix 3 tablespoons of coarse rock salt with 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Combine the mixture and gently rub it into your scalp. Leave it for 30 minutes and when washing off with shampoo, scrub until the salt dissolves. While the coconut oil moisturises the hair, the rock salt exfoliates the residue and leaves it completely cleansed. That’s all you need to get rid of dullness and get hi-shine hair instead!
Slip on a mask
The simplest way to get the shiny locks you’ve always craved for is with a nourishing hair mask. You can make yourself one by combining 2 eggs with 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Apply the mixture all over your hair length, leave it for 40 minutes and wash it off thoroughly with warm water. Protein-rich eggs naturally lend lustre to hair and when combined with nourishing olive oil and honey, that effect is doubled.