Hair fall can be a matter of great stress. It can make you try everything that promises to give you some sort of respite. But if you have tried every diet and DIY remedy but nothing seems to work, then here is something for you!
The answer to all your hair fall woes lies no further than your own kitchen. Homemade hair mask recipes are super effective and can be conjured up in a matter of minutes. Here are some super simple ones...
Egg and honey
Egg and honey may seem like a weird, smelly combination, but you will definitely change your mind after knowing about its umpteen benefits. Honey has scalp nourishing and moisturising properties that keeps it healthy and prevents hair breakage. Eggs are a rich source of proteins and amino acids that nourish hair, add shine and reduce hair fall.
BB Pro Tip: Pour the yolk of one egg into a bowl; add to it a teaspoon of castor oil, 2 tablespoons of honey and blend everything well. Apply this mask to your hair, starting from the scalp and going towards to the tips. Wash it off after an hour with some mild shampoo.
Bananas are an amazing source of antioxidants, natural oils and potassium, all of which come together to form a super-efficient hair mask that combats hair fall. Additionally, the moisturising properties in bananas hydrate the scalp that prevents hair loss due to breakage.
BB Pro Tip: Peel two ripe bananas and mash them to form a paste. Drizzle some coconut oil and honey on it and mix them together. Apply this mixture to your scalp and leave it on for about 30 minutes before washing it off with a mild cleansing it with a mild shampoo.
Have you tried strawberries yet?
Strawberries are the best source of antioxidants that combat free radicals and prevent hair damage. They also protect your cell membrane and keep your hair moisturised and conditioned.
BB Pro Tip: Blend about 8-10 strawberries in a mixture and scoop out the grainy paste and empty it into a bowl. Add a few drops almond oil and mix them well. Apply this paste to your scalp and leave it on for about 45 minutes. Wash it off using a mild cleanser and cold water for maximum results.
Written by Urvi Dalal on Jan 31, 2019
Writer, avid reader and hardcore beauty enthusiast is the best way to describe Urvi Dalal. With over 5 years of writing experience in the beauty industry, you can trust her to have the latest skin, hair and makeup tidbits on her fingertips. In her time working as a beauty writer, she has had the opportunity to interact and work closely with a string of dermatologists, makeup artists and hairstylists. All that knowledge exchange, coupled with her flair and love for writing make it possible for her to bring you some authentic yet fun beauty content. When Urvi isn’t working, you’d usually catch her curled up with a big, fat book, drinking a cup of tea or practising her makeup skills; there is no in-between!