Every girl wish to have strong and healthy hair, be it either short hair or long one. Some of them spend lot of time in salons to get what they want, but working women do not get much ‘me time’ to care about themselves.
Take up the 4 week healthy hair challenge and see the benefits for yourself.
Healthy Hair Challenge Criteria and Goals:
# More Shiny and Lustrous Hair
# Moisturized enough and Bouncing with Life
# Stronger Hair strands
# Considerably more volume and less hair fall
General Guidelines/Rules for Healthy hair for this 8 weeks:
# Use wooden comb/brush with wide bristles
# Drink 8 glasses of water everyday
# Drink one fruit juice/tender coconut/sugarcane juice everyday
# It’s necessary to regularly trim your hair for better hair growth and give a positive feel about your hair.
# Eat two pieces of dates everyday for Iron content. Can also have mixed dry fruits like raisins, almond, walnut, apricot, fig, etc. for inbetween breaks.
# Do not comb wet hair.
# Clean your combs regularly.
# Excercise or do Yoga daily for 30 minutes, to remove everyday stress.
# Drink Amla Juice how much ever possible (Available in cartons from B’Naturals – 1 carton for two weeks)
# Try not to get into bad moods whatever be the reason!!
# Plait hair before going to bed, to avoid breakage and improve hair growth.
DIY hair pack
You can apply this pack on any weekday in morning
Whip a tbsp of hung curd/yogurt (Take two days old curd for best results) with a tsp of lemon juice. You can skip lemon juice, if you do not have any itchiness or dandruff. Lemon cleans the scalp off impurities.
First apply coconut oil on hair.
Apply the yogurt pack on the scalp and hair shafts till the tips.
Pros: It feels so good to touch hair – soft, shiny, moisturized and bouncy.
Cons: The effect lasts only for 2 days
Also try below given Hair growth exercise regularly
Fold both your palms inwards and place the fingernails of both hands against each other. Then with regular swift motions, rub them against each other. It is a simple technique and can be done anywhere anytime. Rub fingernails for 5-10 minutes twice a day, at anytime of the day.
DIY hair pack
Grate 1 coconut. Grind it in a blender until smooth and extracted the milk.
Add 2 tsp honey, 4 drops of essential oil like lavender/rosemary to 1/3rd cup of coconut milk and whip it up.
Apply oil on your hair and after that apply this pack
Pros: Very soft and manageable hair. People with rough and dry hair, can give it a try.
Cons: Hair not bouncy/volume, Not shiny as the Yogurt pack
This time you should give some protein treatment
Whip 1 whole egg with 1/2 cup curd
Add 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp olive/almond oil and 1 tsp honey.
Apply this pack and cover your hair with shower cap.
Left it on for 30-40 minutes and then wash
Pros – You will notice less ahir fall for first 3 days
Cons: You will have to clean your bathroom because of egg smell
Trim your hair
Now you are almost done, you will notice healthier hair in terms of the texture, healthy ends and shiny too. But you should do few things quite religiously: Methi+Curd Hair mask once in two weeks, 20 mins Yoga everyday, drinking enough water, oiling your hair with a combination of the healthiest oils.
Methi+Curd Hair Pack recipe:
Use any organic Methi powder (readily available in super markets). Add sour curd to it and a few drops of essential oil like rosemary/lavender. Apply the pack on your scalp and hair strands too. Keep it for 30 mins and wash with shampoo as usual. Conditioner can be used if required. This pack gives an amazing conditioned hair, smooth and shiny result. Hair fall is also reduced until next wash.