Tresses are a direct expression of one's personality, building or losing self-confidence. With the changing environmental factors, sedentary lifestyle(more so, because of the pandemic) and the unhealthy lifestyle patterns, losing a few strands of hair daily has become normal. But if you wake up with more than a few strands of hair on your pillow or are left with a lot of hair after a hair wash, and the frequent hair fall is worrying you, it is important to take some measures in saving your locks. We have curated a list of a few home remedies which can work for you in the early stages of the problem. However, if the hair fall subsists, we recommend you to consult your dermatologist for a better understanding of the situation and quicker results.
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5 Tips And Tricks To Reduce Hair Fall Naturally
1. Oiling Regularly
There is a reason why weekend champis were a thing in your childhood. Oiling regulates the blood circulation and nourishes the roots. Oiling your hair with natural oils and massaging the scalp should be practiced at least once a week. You can keep the oil for an hour or two before rinsing it off with lukewarm or cool water.
2. Egg Masks
Rich in sulphur, zinc, proteins and various other minerals, eggs are a great ingredient for hair growth. They also strengthen the hair from roots and reduce hair fall. You can add olive oil to egg white and apply the paste on your hair, from scalp to the tips. Keep it for half an hour before rinsing it off. Along with strengthening the hair strands, it even adds sheen to the tresses.
3. Beetroot Juice
Beetroot is rich in vitamins and minerals. A great source of hemoglobin, beetroot juice has numerous health benefits if taken directly. However, you can even make a hair mask with beetroots and apply it to your scalp for hair growth and strengthening the roots.
4. Fenugreek seeds
Fenugreek or methi is an ingredient easily available in the Indian kitchens. It is an effective home remedy which reduces hair fall to a great extent as it repairs hair follicles and regenerates hair. Grind a few fenugreek seeds after soaking them overnight in water. Apply the paste to your scalp and hair strands and leave the paste for about half an hour to an hour. Rinse it with lukewarm water. You can apply it once or twice a week to see better results.
5. Amla Juice
Another important ingredient which is an effective home remedy for hair is Amla. Rich in Vitamin C, consuming amla juice directly or applying it to the tresses will strengthen the hair follicles and help to control hair fall. Due to its exfoliating properties, amla will enable to cleanse the scalp naturally promoting hair growth too. Amla juice along with lime juice can be mixed together to form a paste, which can be applied to the scalp and hair. Keep it for an hour before rinsing it off.
We hope you find our home remedies useful for your hair fall. Do consult a dermatologist before introducing any new ingredients to your hair care or skin care.
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