Posts Tagged ‘hair care’

Using Oliver oil on hair

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

olive oil, hair careAre you tired of your rough, lifeless and unruly hair and suffering from heavy hair fall? This is a very common problem with everyone especially women across the globe. Hair fall solutions, shampoos and other treatments fail to give any fruitful result often. In such a critical situation the only solution is using Oliver oil on hair. The oil from Oliver tree not just improves health and skin, but also works wonders for hair too. There is an endless list of benefits which your hair can get from Oliver oil. The main property of the oil is to provide nourishment to the areas which have become dry and lifeless. Thus problems like dandruff, itchy scalp and rough hair can be solved by massaging Oliver oil regularly.

The oil possesses properties like antibacterial and fights with fungus. It can reduce lice apart from dandruff. Oliver oil reaches the scalp and provides moisture and nourishment to the roots. It reduces the production of the DTH hormone which destroys the hair growth follicles. Thus, hair fall reduces and in turn hair becomes healthy. Hair growth is achieved using this oil and it returns the natural luster and shine to hair. If your hair becomes very unmanageable in the cold weather, apply Oliver oil. It smoothes the hair from root to tip and also prevents split ends which are very common during winters. The oil also contains antioxidants which work like a magic in damage repair and makes hair healthy. Oliver oil will protect the hair from the harmful sulphates of various hair care products and shampoos, returning back the shine and growth.

Simple tips to remove dandruff from your hair

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

remove dandruff, hair careDandruff is a persistent problem among many. There are many who have been deprived of healthy and shiny looking hair because the dandruff just refuses to leave their scalp. Dandruff can be caused due to oily or dry scalp. In either of the cases, dandruff can be pretty consistent and even lead to hair fall in some cases. Taking care of your dandruff problems needs constant attention and patience. Here are a few tips on how you can remove dandruff from your hair:

• The first and the most obvious option are to try out the best anti-dandruff shampoo in the market. Follow the instructions of usage carefully and use it for the time period specified. This may lead to considerable reduction in your dandruff.

• It is always a good idea to rub slices of lemon in your scalp before you shampoo your hair. Lemon juice is known for its dandruff reduction properties though you may have to use it every time you shampoo, for a prolonged period to see the effects.

• If you are suffering from an extremely dry scalp, then massage your scalp with good quality hot hair oil. This may give your scalp the necessary moisture it requires and tackle the dandruff problem.

• If your dandruff problem persists even after your cosmetic and natural cures then it is best to visit a dermatologist. Your doctor may be able to find out the root cause of your dandruff and help you get rid of it with the help of a proper diet, medicated shampoo and medicines as well.

Dealing with receding hairline

Friday, January 25th, 2013

solution to hairfall, hair careWith age and with constant exposure to the pollution in the atmosphere, the amount of hair on our head keeps decreasing over time. For those who are quite young, a receding hairline can not only be a matter of worry, but also shame and embarrassment. A receding hairline or emerging baldness can bring a huge setback in your confidence and make you suffer from low self esteem. Here are a few tips that can help you deal with your receding hairline:

  • Don’t wait till all your hair disappears and you go totally bald. Visit a doctor or a dermatologist and speak about what can be done to either regain your hair or keep the remaining ones from falling.
  • Stay away from combs and shampoos. Overuse of hair products and constant combing of your hair and lead to increase hair fall and thereby worse your condition. Hair styling gels, colors and hot irons are a strict no.
  • In order to stimulate your hair growth use hair oil products that are rich in minoxidil. There are many oil brands or hair massage products rich in minoxidil. However there are certain side-effects of these hair generation products. In case of any allergy or itching, discontinue use.
  • There are many who suffer from a receding hairline due to no possible reason. Some may have it in their genetics and it can run in the family as well. In such cases, embrace the new look and be open about it.
  • Shave off your hair. A shiny, bald head is sometimes better then a head having countable number of hairs! Jazz up your bald look by opting for fashionable hats and head gear!

Sun Protection for Your Hair

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

sun protection for hair, hair careWe all know that the sun’s rays contain damaging UV rays which can affect us in a very dangerous manner. People might also develop skin cancer and severe burns de to constant exposure to the sun. But did you know that the sun also has effects on our hair’s condition. Here are some simple tips which might help you protect your hair from harmful sunrays.

  • Tips To Protect Hair From The Sun

Many of us might have to stay hours in the sun due to work or some other reason. Extended exposure to the sun might cause permanent damage to your hair and scalp. So follow these tips to protect yourself-

a)      Wear a cap or a hat when you go out. Match your outfit with a sassy hat or cap. You could also wear colorful and edgy bandanas if you want to save your head from direct exposure to the sun.

b)      Try going through the summer without bleaching your hair. Bleach and sun rays have a very damaging affect so don’t go out in the sun after bleaching your hair for at least two days. Bleaching your hair should be avoided during the summertime.

c)      If you are going to the beach for sunbathing, apply special hair care creams or sprays which can protect it from the sun.

d)     Vitamin E and vitamin C rich foods can be very helpful to get healthy and shiny hair. You can also go for vitamin rich drinks or take supplements to keep your hair healthy.

Follow these tips to have amazing hair all around the year and protect it from the sun at the same time.

Causes And Cure For The Thinning Of Frontal Hairline

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Thinning of frontal hairline, treatment for thin hairThinning of frontal hairline is a very common phenomenon and it is specially seen in females. It can either be hereditary problem or because of carelessness of the person. Sometimes when you have a pony tail that is too tight or if you are wearing braids and cotton hair bands, the hair tends to become loose. Constant brushing, applying hair gel and frequent touch ups are also some of the reasons of thinning of frontal hairline.

Dealing With Thinning Of Frontal Hairline

There are many ways of treating with the problem of thin frontal hairline. Some of them are discussed below:

Ø   Applying Castor Oil– castor is very helpful in preventing the frontal hairline from becoming thin. You must apply the oil on a daily basis because it would enhance the stimulation of hair follicles.

Ø   Scalp Massages– this is another way how you can prevent the hairline from becoming thin. It helps in the proper blood circulation and also stimulates hair follicles in the scalp. If the edge of the frontal hairline is massaged with castor oil or any other hair oil then you can be sure that you will not have a thin hairline. Applying moisturizers at night also reduces the chances of having a thin hairline.

Ø   Being Consistent– the last thing and the most important thing of all these methods is that you have to be extremely consistent with your treatment. It is not possible to get a cure for this type of problem overnight. So you would have to be patient and carry on the treatment as long as possible.

Natural tips for healthy hair

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

All women like to have healthy strong hair. For years, hair has been known as the symbol of beauty for women. There are many factors which can cause dryness and roughness of hair. Our lifestyle, environmental and nutritional factors are the main reasons why our hair becomes dull even after shampooing, oiling and conditioning. What we eat also affects our hair health. Things lime stress, lack of sleep, excessive smoking and drug abuse can also cause hair fall. Medication side effects can also sometimes cause hair fall and roughness of hair. In order to take care of your hair and get a shiny, healthy main, you should try out various natural remedies.

Natural Hair ReNatural care, hair caremedies

a) Take a bowl and break two eggs in that mix some honey and get the right consistency by adding a few drops of essential lavender oil and water in it. Put it on as a hair mask for 15 minutes and wash it off with tap water. Shampoo and condition as usual after that to get amazingly silky hair.

b) You can try the same egg hair pack by adding some vinegar in it.

c) Make a mixture of avocado, honey and banana in your mixture and apply the mixture to your hair for 10 minutes. Wash it off and shampoo.

d) Another hair mask which you can make is with egg yolk, strawberry and a spoonful of mayonnaise. This is known to make hair shiny and silky. Add a few drops of vinegar if you want too.
Use these natural hair treatments alternatively once a week to get beautiful hair.

Preparing a hair mask for shiny tresses

Friday, October 26th, 2012

hair style, hair mask, hair careIf you are looking for shiny tresses then it is better you use hair mask because they are the best ingredient to keep your hair shiny and long too. It is a wish for many girls to have Barbie length hair that would give them a flirtatious look and that is why many have gone for hair masks.

Procedure of preparing hair mask

Preparing a hair mask is not at all difficult and you will be able to make it at home without any trouble. Here are some of the things that you must follow:

  • Since there are many methods of making a hair mask you can first try the easiest method where you will have to add gelatin to any of your favorite sauces or drinks and apply it on your hair. This will improve the health of the hair and also make it shiny due to the properties of gelatin.
  • Many girls have bouncy hair but maintaining such hair is quite difficult at times. For such hair to grow and shiny all you need to do is get the juice of grated onion and massage it in your hair on a daily basis.
  • Another hair mask that is often used to keep the hair shiny is if you mix mashed banana with one table spoon of honey, an egg and half cup of flat beer. You will have to apply it in such a way so that it reaches the scalp and keep it for around 90 minutes before you rinse it off.

Why is Important to Oil Your Hair

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

hair oil, oiling your hairWe all want naturally beautiful, healthy and shiny hair. There are many ways by which one can get healthy and damage free hair. One of those methods is oiling. People have used oil in their hair for ages and it has been noted that oil actually helps hair become healthy from the roots. The oiliness remains but that can easily be gotten rid of directly with a bit of shampooing.

Our hair needs nutrients just like any other part of the body. Many oils provide great nutrition to the scalp which in turn enhances hair growth. Healthy and thick hair is everyone’s dream. With the help of different kinds of oils, you can treat our hair conditions so that you can proudly show off your mane.

Some oils which are good for your hair
 Castor oil
Castor oil can be used at the hairline and eyebrows and even eyelashes. Castro oil is known to thicken and fasten hair growth. It is sticky oil so it’s better if you don’t put it entirely on your scalp.
 Almond oil
Almond oil is known to be a good nutrition source for the hair. It nourishes hair from the root and also aids faster growth.
 Coconut oil
Warm coconut oil massage and help you increase circulation of the scalp which makes hair healthy. It also helps prevent dry hair and dandruff.
 Olive oil
This is known as the godmother of all oils. Olive oil makes hair healthy, well moisturized and condition which gives hair a silk, voluminous look.

Hair Removal Techniques

Friday, October 19th, 2012

Hair Removal tips, hair careEveryone wants a solution to smooth skin. Permanent hair removal techniques are rare but possible. If you want to get rid of unwanted body hair, there are a few methods which you can try at home or at a salon.

Some Easy Methods

  • Waxing with cold or hot wax

Many people prefer waxing over most methods. This can be done with cold or hot wax. Spread out the wax on the desired area with a spatula. Then put a strip of cloth (preferably jeans cloth strip) on the applied area and rub towards the growth of the hair. Then with one sudden and swift movement, pull the strip off against the growth of hair. Rub oil on that area when done.

  • Waxing strips

Instead of using liquid wax, you can use waxing strips. The method of application is same, only the wax is on the strip itself.

  • Hair removing cream

Hair removing cream is another solution which many teens prefer. It’s painless and easy. Take the cream and spread it evenly on the desired area. Let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes then with the given spatula, scrape off the cream. Wash the area with water and put moisturizer for smooth, hairless skin.

  • Shaving

When in a hurry, people also prefer shaving. But this should be avoided as many develop rashes due to this method.

  • Laser hair removal

This is a treatment which can get rid of unwanted hair for 6 months to a year.

  • Using gram flour

You can also use a paste of gram flour and water. Put the paste on the desired area and hair growth will reduce.

Natural remedies for excessive hair fall

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

hair fall, treatment for hair fallHair fall is a common problem among men and women. To solve this problem many use various products that are available in the market to prevent but they normally weaken the roots of the hair. In order to avoid all this there is another option and that is to try the natural remedies. Since they have no side effects you can absolutely trust them.

Tips to reduce hair fall by natural remedies

Chemicals go a long way than helping our skin and this is why it is better to avoid them as much as possible. Here are some of the best ways to reduce your hair fall by some natural ways:

  • Using Yemeni med- first you must soak the fenugreek in a deep pot with water and allow it to remain that way throughout the night. In the morning you must massage that liquid in the hair and also the scalp. After that you will have to wrap the hair for 3 hours with a cloth. You must repeat this everyday for around one month.
  • Another thing that you can use is uncooked egg yolk. You will have to massage the scalp with this and leave it for one hour before washing.
  • Red henna is another thing that you can apply on your scalp. You will have to keep it for one hour before you wash it away. It is better to repeat this process for a fortnight but one thing that you must keep in mind is that the henna will turn your hair color to red.

How to fight against premature grey

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

aging, premature grey, hair careA premature grey mane is really depressing- surely who wants to look old at a young age? If around 50 percent of you hair has turned grey by the age of forty, you are having premature grey problem. There are various reasons associated with the early graying of hair and these are too much of stress, improper diet, dandruff, over exposure to heat and chemicals and genetics as well. However nothing to worry about as here are some tips to fight against premature grey

Kill stress

As told earlier stress is a major contributor to early graying of hair and hence if you really want to achieve a healthy dark mane you have to stay away from stress. It’s certainly not easy as said but a little meditation, yoga or exercise would actually help you to relax, unwind and de-stress.

Follow a nutritious diet

Always follow a nutritious and balanced diet here since diet plays a major role in preserving the natural shade of your tresses. Enhance your protein intake- include a good proportion of whole grains, cereals, soy and meat into your diet. Then focus on foods enriched in iodine such as carrot, fish and banana. Curry leaves would be a great addition as well. Vitamin C and B makes your hair stronger and stop premature graying. Thus, you have to concentrate highly on citrus fruits, soymilk and other food items that can nourish you with good amount of these two vitamins.

Wash hair properly

Wash your hair properly and regularly and keep it free from dandruff.

Winter hair care for dry scalps

Monday, October 1st, 2012

dry scalp, winter hair careHair problems during the winter, mainly for the people who have dry scalps can pose a serious threat. If you are one of those people suffering from  serious hair problems in the winter resulting due to your dry scalps, then you must take proper care at the very outset, so that it doesn’t take a serious shape.

Hair care tips:

If you follow few simple tips, then you can avoid any serious hair problems during the winter.

  • Oil the hair properly
  • Make sure your hair gets the proper nutrition
  • Maintain healthy diet.

To ensure that your hair has the proper nutrition and care, have a deep conditioning treatment at least once every week. This treatment however doesn’t have to be a very costly one to be done in an expensive salon. Instead you can do it at your home with quality products. This will ensure the proper health and growth of your hair.

Spend a little more time with your hair dryer than you usually do. This will ensure that the look of hair lasts long as well as will cause little harm to your hair.

Try to avoid washing your hair daily mainly in the winter as it can cause damage to your hair. Instead if you want to have your hair a wet look then you can use any of the dry shampoos now available in the market to have a wet look.

Proper diet:

A very important thing if you are looking to protect your hair properly is to maintain your diet. A proper diet containing all types of nutrients is necessary for you to maintain a healthy life. Lack of any essential nutrients can cause damage of hair, split ends and even excessive hair fall.

 

Benefits of oiling your hair

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

hair care, oliy hairWe all want to have a good hair style and in order to get that we use so many styling products. One thing we don’t notice in this buying and using of the products is whether the product will have long term effect on the hair or not. If you search the market you will hardly get any such product which will give you a long term effect. But one thing you can be sure of is that if you use oil in your hair it is bound to look beautiful and stylish and it will also have a long term effect. One of the main points that you should remember is that your body should function properly to the oil too which in most cases it does.

Advantages of using oil in your hair

After searching for the best product in the market it is guaranteed that you will not get any product that will give you a long term effect on your hair. That is why it is best if you choose oil. Oil has many benefits when it comes to hair. They are as follows:

Ø   Oil helps to sustain and improve the overall health of the hair which results in good looking hair.

Ø   Applying oil in your hair will also prevent hair fall. This is a common problem of many people and therefore using oil will help to avoid that problem.

Ø   Dandruff is another thing that keeps a person in constant irritation. Using of oil in your hair will solve this irritation and will keep your hair stylish.

How Can You Protect Your Hair For The Harmful Effects Of Styling?

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

hair care, stylish hairHair styling has been one of the leading trends in fashion for years. People have always been fascinated with the latest trends and hair products and hairstyles which could make them look more happening and prettier. These days, the use of hair sprays, mousses, hair color, and various chemicals has increased. Along with that people also opt for using air stylers, curling irons and straighteners to create new edgy looks for their hair every day. But excessive use of such styling and hair products can be harmful and it can lead to premature growing and hair fall. There is no need to stop doing all this. All you need to know is the right way to protect your hair while styling it.

 Protect your hair from heat

Use heat protective serums when you straighten your hair or curl it at home using home equipments. You should also use these heat protective serums while using hair stylers.

Use of hair products

Limit your use of hair sprays and mousse and spray on colors or highlighters as much as possible.

Hair coloring

You should not color your hair more than once in every 8 to 9 months. Always use branded products.

 Hair straightening

Instead of straightening your hair every day, just go for permanent straightening which stays for 6 to 8 months or even a year.

Diet and conditioning

Have a good and healthy diet to keep your hair healthy from the roots to tips. Also you should condition and comb your hair properly whenever you wash it.

Keep these simple tips in mind and feel free to experiment with your hair as much as you want.

How Can Vitamin E Benefit Your Hair?

Saturday, September 22nd, 2012

vitamin E, hair care, nutritionOur body needs all kinds of micronutrients and macronutrients in order to stay healthy and fit at all times. Even our nails and hair need their nutrition in order to stay healthy. We all know that protein is good for the growth of hair, nails, muscles and almost all other tissues. But vitamin E has many known properties which help in the growth of long, thick and lustrous hair.

How does vitamin E help in hair growth?

Vitamin E helps in circulation of blood and aids in capillary flow. If vitamin E capsules are taken and squashed, you can mix it with regular almond oil and massage it on your scalp. Scalp massages can really help you in aiding the circulation of blood for better hair growth.  Wash your hair after an hour and condition it well for silky smooth hair. You can also consume vitamin E tablets for overall glowing skin and hair.

Hair conditions which vitamin E can cure

  • Dry hair
  • Rough hair
  • Frizzy hair
  • Dry and limp hair

Rich sources of vitamin E

  • Mustards
  • Swiss chards
  • Red bell peppers
  • Broccoli
  • Wheat
  • Tropical fresh fruits

If you want to have an overall healthy diet then you should definitely include these food materials in your diet. Along with this, follow a good hair care routine as well. Properly condition and comb your hair everyday to make sure that they always remain healthy and soft.