Many don't know that aloe vera is the ultimate solution to all hair problems. From preventing hair fall to fighting frizziness, aloe vera does it all. Aloe vera is packed with essential nutrients, minerals, vitamins, and amino acids which are great for your hair health. There are different ways you can use aloe vera for your hair problems. One easy way is using aloe vera oil. Oiling is a great way to make your scalp fuel with the goodness of aloe vera. Oiling nourishes your hair and also improves hair growth. Let's quickly first take you through the easy recipe of preparing aloe vera oil at home and then tell you its amazing benefits.
How To Make Aloe Vera Oil At Home?
You Will Need:
- Aloe Vera Plant
- Coconut Oil
- Take the aloe vera plant and cut the sharp thorns from the sides of the leaf. Cut open the lead from the top and scoop out the aloe vera gel. In a mixer grinder, add the aloe vera pulp. Take out the crushed aloe vera and keep aside. (If you don't have aloe vera plant, get natural aloe vera gel from the market)
- In a pan, add coconut oil and crushed aloe vera. Keep stirring.
- The oil will slowly start turning brown.
- Let the oil cool down and then strain. Store in a dry bottle.
How To Use Aloe Vera Oil?
Part your hair from the middle and start applying the oil. Make sure you focus on the scalp and slowly bring it down to your tresses. Gently massage so that the scalp soaks in the goodness of the oil. You can apply it once or twice a week for best results. Keep for 30 minutes and then wash. Follow with your regular shampoo and conditioner.
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Benefits Of Using Aloe Vera Oil
Moisturises Your Hair
Dry and dull hair tends to break more. Your hair needs good amount of moisturisation. Aloe vera gel has high water content which keeps your hair hydrated and moisturised for long.
Treats Dandruff And Itchy Scalp
When your scalp isn't clean, there are more chances of suffering from issues like dandruff and itchiness. Aloe vera helps in removing dead layers from your scalp. It works as a natural cleanser and cleans all the dirt and dust accumulated on the scalp.
Frizzy hair breaks more and to prevent that, you need to condition your hair. Aloe vera works as a natural conditioner for your hair. It has moisturising properties that retain the natural oils of your scalp and keep your hair soft and smooth.
Reduces Hair Fall
Hair fall is one of the most common issues we all face. Aloe vera is known to prevent hair loss and hair fall. It makes your hair stronger and prevents hair fall.
Increases Hair Growth
Aloe vera boosts the growth of dormant hair follicles and improves hair growth. Also, aloe vera has essential minerals and enzymes which stimulate hair growth.
Keeps Fungal Infections At Bay
Aloe vera has antifungal, antibacterial properties that are known to relieve itchiness and irritation on the scalp. Using aloe vera oil prevents fungal infections in the scalp. It reduces the growth of fungus on the scalp which leads to infections.
Aloe vera oil adds shine to your tresses and makes them look healthy and shiny.
Using this aloe vera oil regularly will help you achieve healthy and shiny hair you always wished for. Do try making aloe vera oil at home with this easy recipe and don't forget to share the results with us. For more such beauty DIYs, stay tuned to HerZindagi.com