Having long and healthy hair is probably one of the easiest things to achieve with just a mild switch in your diet and haircare routine.

You can try just about any hairstyle if you have long, thick and healthy hair which is why putting some effort into your haircare routine and following it consistently is totally worth it!

There are a lot of homemade hair masks to help your hair grow longer and healthier. However, out of all of these, the three we have mentioned below are the most effective when it comes to getting thick hair.


1. Aloe Vera mask for shiny hair

1. Aloe Vera mask for shiny hair

Aloe Vera stimulates hair growth and helps in giving your hair the shine that you’ve been looking for! It has proteolytic enzymes which boost hair growth.

Boil some olive oil and mix it with some raw aloe vera or aloe vera gel and apply the mixture thus obtained. Let it rest for 15 minutes before washing it off with cold water.

So give these a shot and get ready to brace the Rapunzel in you! These homemade hair masks will help you get longer and thicker hair in no time.

2. Gram flour mask for hair fall

Mix 100gm of gram flour with ½ cup of water to form a paste.

Apply the same onto your roots and strands and leave it for 30 minutes or till it gets dry.

Once the mask is dry gently rinse it with cold water to prevent hair fall.

Gram flour is a chemical free ingredient that is excellent for nourishing your hair that can prevent hair fall. It is a great hair cleansing agent too!


3. Onion juice mask for longer hair

3. Onion juice mask for longer hair

Onion is well known as a home remedy to getting thick hair.

It also promotes hair growth because it is believed to increase blood circulation when applied on the scalp.

What you’ll need for this homemade hair mask:

  • Onion extract of 1 onion
  • 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • ½ tablespoon of lemon extract
  • 1 tablespoon of honey

Mix these ingredients in the mentioned proportions and apply the mixture onto your strands and roots.

Let it stay for half an hour wash it off with a mild shampoo.

This mask, when applied thrice a month will give you longer and thicker hair immediately.

4. Multani mitti mask to strengthen hair

Multani mitti is a type of mud that contains iron oxide, aluminum and silica, all of which are considered great for hair strengthening and growth. It’ll help you get rid of hair impurities without any side effects.

For this pack, mix 100 gms of multani mitti in a medium-sized bowl that’s half filled with lukewarm water.

Apply the paste to strands.

If you are trying this remedy during the winters let it rest for 5 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water, during the summers let it sit for 10 minutes and rinse with cold water.