Tis’ the season to indulge in delicious, juicy strawberries! Apart from binging on this fruit yourself, let your hair enjoy a healthy dose too. Confused? Don’t be. If you ever needed a reason to binge on strawberries, here we give you three!
Packed with Vitamin C, strawberries are extremely beneficial for your hair. They’re not only helpful in nourishing your locks but also, have the ability to get rid of any excess oil buildup from your scalp. Magnesium, omega 3 fatty acids and copper present in strawberries are all essential for healthy hair.
Here’s how your hair can benefit from this delectable fruit...
To prevent hair loss
Did you know? One of the major benefits of eating strawberries is its ability to prevent hair loss. Because strawberries are a rich source of ellagic acid, they help in protecting hair thinning and hair fall.
To prepare a hair mask rich in strawberries, mix strawberry powder with coconut or almond oil and apply the mixture on your hair before washing. This mask will reduce hair fall and leave you with glossy and healthy locks.
To get rid of dandruff
With its high nutritional value, strawberries prove to be the best for your hair and their health. Is dandruff bringing your hair game down? Strawberries at your rescue! Rich in Vitamin C, strawberries make for one of the major ingredients that fight dandruff. Including a substantial amount of strawberries in your diet can show great results in improving the health of your hair.
What you can also do is prepare a hair mask by mixing some eggs, few drops of olive oil, aloe vera and strawberries. Leave it on for about 20-30 minutes before rinsing with lukewarm water. This hair mask will give your hair and scalp maximum strawberry benefits.
To make your hair shiny and silky
The nutrients found in strawberries protects the hair against many major hair problems. What it also does is moisturises the scalp which in turn helps in controlling hair fall.
To achieve shiny and silky locks, all you need to do is mix strawberries with mayonnaise and let the hair mask sit for about 20 minutes. You will notice the instant shine post rinsing your hair. For best results, apply this mask at least twice a month for the much-needed shine!