5 Amazing Benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair Growth
Aloe Vera plant has been a staple in our households for ages traditionally and even now. Dense with vitamins and moisturizing properties Aloe Vera has been used widely for the body, hair, and face. It is a succulent leafy plant with the gel inside which is easily available all most everywhere in the world. It can be easily grown at homes, since its easily available it’s one of the best natural ingredients available. Aloe Vera has amazing benefits for hair growth.
Harvest two or three leaves in a pot, since it has a slow growth, numerous leaves can reduce the growth. Once grown the leaf can be plucked by using a knife only and should be plucked from the stalk only. The gel can be used immediately or can be refrigerated up to a week.
Besides, Aloe vera gel is easily available from stores nowadays. Less hassle from cutting the plant and taking the gel out. Make sure to read the ingredients list making sure there are no additives just pure aloe vera gel. The aloe vera gel should not smell funny and should be transparent in appearance.
How to use Aloe Vera plant for Hair?
Besides the amazing benefits, Aloe vera does for the skin, its an amazing home remedy for the hair. Aloe vera can control dandruff, accelerate hair growth, strengthen hair, reduces frizz, styling the hair. These hair remedies can help your hair a lot :
Use it just as it is
Apply the aloe vera gel directly on your hair focusing the roots and the ends of the hair. Massage the gel nicely into the scalp to get rid of dandruff and to promote hair growth.
Can aloe vera be left on hair ?
You can wash the aloe vera off after thirty minutes, the aloe vera gel works on your hair for 30 minutes. Since it has a sticky texture it can be a mess and the best time period is an hour maximum for maximum effect of aloe vera gel.
Aloe vera for Hair Thickening
Mix Aloe vera gel with one egg, mix well, and apply on your hair for frizz-free, smoothened, and thickened hair. The egg has protein and can provide nourishment to your hair along with aloe vera gel because of its antioxidant properties. Do this once a week. Rinse with water or shampoo.
Aloe vera for Dandruff
Use aloe vera gel and apple cider vinegar remedy about twice a month to get rid of dandruff. Take a cup of aloe gel and two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar; whisk well. Apply onto the scalp and let sit for 30 minutes. Rinse with water or shampoo as normal.
Aloe vera oil for Hair Growth
Mix a cup of aloe vera gel and two tablespoons of castor oil, apply it on the scalp and hair strands. Let it sit for one hour. Rinse off with a mild shampoo. This mask increases hair growth if done twice a week.
Aloe vera can be mixed with any types of oil such as coconut oil, almond oil, and many more. Aloe vera can be mixed in 2:1 proportion with coconut oil which gives a frizz-free and conditioned healthy hair.
Similarly, for hair growth, another amazing hair mask is amla powder and aloe vera gel. Use amla powder or juice and aloe vera gel according to your hair length. Let it sit for one hour and rinse off with shampoo. Do this twice a week for amazing results. Amla has amazing properties for hair and can rejuvenate the hair follicles and increase hair growth.
Aloe vera for Shine and Styling
Honey is excellent for giving shine to your face also works wonders with hair. Mix 1:1 proportion of honey and aloe vera gel. Apply on your scalp and hair. Leave for 30 minutes and rinse off with a mild shampoo. Additionally, you can add any essential oils to enhance hair growth also.
Styling is made easier with aloe vera gel alone. As a result, hair becomes frizz-free and less damage due to styling products. Works well with baby hairs and frizzy hair.
In conclusion, Aloe vera is a holy grail natural product for most of your hair problems. Worried about how to do or wondering if you’ll do it right? Book an appointment with Wala services to get that lustrous bouncy hair.