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Best Homemade Shampoos For Hair Fall

These homemade shampoos are prepared using natural ingredients which work wonders for your tresses and have no side effects. 
best shampoo for hair fall homemade

If hair fall is giving you sleepless nights, you have landed on the right page. We all dream of healthy, glossy hair but it looks like a distant dream, thanks to different environmental factors and our unhealthy lifestyle habits. 

Our hair is exposed to polluted air, chemical-laden products among other factors which leave our hair damaged. Hair fall is a common woe but many of us still don't have a solution for this one. 

Many of us rely on chemical-loaded shampoos which claim to reduce hair fall. The result? Reduced hair fall for a short span and a long lasting damage.

Ever thought about how natural ingredients can be used to treat hair issues like hair fall? Here, we have some easy homemade hair fall shampoo recipes which you can try. These require minimal ingredients and have no side effects. 

Onion And Rose Shampoo

onion shampoo for hair

Onion is one of the best ingredients for your hair. It strengthens hair roots, improves blood circulation, hydrates the scalp, and eventually makes your hair healthy. However, using onion directly on your hair can leave that pungent smell on your tresses. This homemade shampoo uses just 2 ingredients. 

Ingredients Required - 

  • 1 Onion  
  • 1-2 Tbsp Rose Water

Directions - 

  • Peel onion and grate to squeeze out the juice. 
  • Pour the juice into a bowl and add rose water. Mix well. 
  • Wet your hair and then apply this mixture with a spray bottle or as is all over your hair. 
  • Keep for about 30 minutes. 
  • Wash with normal water. 

Amla And Lemon Shampoo

amla shampoo for hair

Amla is loaded with antioxidants, it purifies the blood and also enhances your hair colour. The antifungal and antiviral properties of amla or Indian gooseberry also help prevent dandruff, fungal infections, hair fall among other issues. 

Lemon too has antibacterial, antifungal properties which prevent hair fall and other hair woes. 

Ingredients Required - 

  • 1 Tbsp Amla Juice
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice 

Directions - 

In a bowl, add both the ingredients and mix well. Apply over your scalp. Keep for 5 minutes and then wash off with normal water. To get rid of the strong lemon fragrance, you can follow washing your hair with a mild shampoo.

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Shikakai And Methidana Shampoo

Shikakai is not only a great cleanser for your hair but it also helps strengthen your hair roots and improve hair growth. On the other hand, methidana or fenugreek seeds are a good source of protein and iron and help in hair growth. 

Ingredients Required - 

  • 10 Gram Shikakai 
  • 2-3 Cups Of Water 
  • 1 Tbsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 10 Gram Reetha
  • Water As Required 

Directions - 

  • In a pan, add water and all the ingredients. Bring to boil and cook for at least 10-15 minutes. 
  • Turn off the flame and strain out the shampoo. Pour in a spray bottle. 
  • Spritz all over your hair and scalp. Keep for 15-20 minutes. Wash with normal water. 

Egg And Aloe Vera Shampoo

egg shampoo

This homemade egg shampoo will work like magic for your thinning hair. Egg has lecithin which works as an emulsifier that leaves your hair squeaky clean. It also has vitamins A, D, B12, and other essential fatty acids which boost hair growth. 

Aloe vera helps soothe your hair scalp, reduce dandruff and unblock hair follicles, further improving hair growth. 

Ingredients Required - 

  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • Water As Required 
  • 1 Tbsp Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1 Tsp Shikakai Powder

Directions - 

  • In a bowl, add egg yolk and all the other ingredients. 
  • Add some water to give it a thin consistency. 
  • Apply all over your scalp and keep for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Wash with normal water. 

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Gram Flour And Honey Shampoo

Besan or gram flour is packed with protein, folic acid, zinc, and other essential fatty acids which are all amazing for our hair. Besan has antioxidants that protect hair from free radicals. Honey has moisturising properties which keep your scalp healthy and hydrated. 

Ingredients Required - 

  • 2 Tbsp Besan Or Gram Flour
  • 2 Tsp Fenugreek Powder
  • 2 Tsp Honey
  • Water As Required

Directions - 

  • In a bowl, add all the ingredients to make a smooth paste. Make sure there are no lumps. 
  • Apply all over your scalp. Keep for 5 minutes and then wash with normal water.

Though these homemade shampoos for hair fall are packed with natural ingredients, they might not work for you. You can modify the ingredients as per your hair type and test again. Remember that you won't see results quickly. It might take time for you to realise if these homemade shampoos are working for you. Continue following a healthy hair care routine for best results. 

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