Many suffer from hair loss and thin hair, and some spend heavily on medical treatments to grow their hair. Yet lots of everyday foods are good for your hair. Take a look at these food remedies to help thicken your hair!
Eggs are considered one of the essential foods to grow thick hair. They contain not only hair-healthy nutrients, like zinc and selenium, but also protein and biotin, two crucial nutrients to promote hair growth. Click and see how to apply an egg treatment.
Egg treatment recipe:
Beat and mix 1 or 2 eggs
Apply the egg to your scalp to moisten your hair
Place the eggs on the scalp for about 30 minutes
Wash your hair thoroughly with warm water and mild shampoo
If you want to add more to the treatment, see the egg with oil and water treatment.
Egg with oil and water treatment recipe:
Mix the egg yolks with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of water
Apply the mixture to your scalp and dry hair
Let it sit for 15 minutes
Rinse with warm water and mild shampoo
Rich in omega3 acids, olive oil is incredibly beneficial to hair health, such as softening and thickening the hair and relieving dry scalp. You can apply it to your hair and scalp or mix it with honey. Check the course of the olive oil treatment.
Olive oil treatment recipe:
Heat the olive oil to body heat
Massage the hot oil into your scalp and hair
Wait about 30 to 45 minutes
Rinse out the olive oil with a mild shampoo
PS, some suggest using a shower cap to wrap your olive oil-covered hair overnight. It depends on how long you leave the olive oil on your head.
Oranges contain rich vitamin C, pectin, and acid that help to grow healthier hair. The first two improve hair's lustrousness while the latter breaks down residue from hair products. Try using an orange puree treatment; it can be healthy and enjoyable.
Orange puree treatment:
Mix and puree fresh oranges
Massage the orange puree into your hair and scalp
Wait about 1 hour
Rinse out the orange puree with a mild shampoo
Apply a light conditioner if desired
Aloe vera is good for everything, including our skin and hair. While many commercial aloe vera products can be used to thicken your hair, you can also try homemade treatments.
Aloe gel treatment:
Apply pure aloe gel to your scalp
Let it sit for 30 minutes
Rinse out the aloe gel
PS, if you decide to use this treatment, make sure to do it once or twice a week. You can also mix the aloe gel with olive oil or coconut oil.
Avocado is loved by many because it is high in vitamin E, vitamin C, and potassium. People usually use an avocado rub to moisturize their skin and hair.
An avocado rub:
Mix 1 avocado and 1 tbsp olive oil
Rub the hair and scalp with the mixture
Wait about 30 minutes
Rinse out the avocado mixture with a mild shampoo
Like avocados, castor oil also contains high levels of vitamin E, and it is also rich in fatty acids, which are suitable for hair health. A castor oil treatment can be quickly done without further preparation.
Castor oil treatment:
Cover and gently rub your scalp and hair with castor oil
Wait about 30 minutes
Rinse out the oil with a mild shampoo
A healthy diet is also important. Salmon, nuts, greek yogurt, and beans are high in protein and fatty acids. If you want to improve your hair health, do take 3 or 4 servings per week.