Many don't know that the hibiscus flower is beneficial for skin and hair. It has some amazing properties that can help you treat a lot of your skin and hair problems. Hibiscus is a rich source of alpha hydroxy acid which can make your skin healthy and beautiful. It is known to deal with skin issues like ageing and pigmentation. Apart from its numerous skin benefits, Hibiscus also works wonder for your hair. Here is how you can include this in your beauty regime to combat all your skin and hair problems.
The hibiscus shampoo is ideal for you, if you want to get rid o excess oil and stickiness in your hair without stripping off its natural oils. It is also ideal when your scalp has accumulated too much dirt. Just take some hibiscus flowers and fenugreek seeds. Grind them all together and add 1 tbsp of olive oil in it. Wash your hair with this and voila! You’ll get smooth shiny hair.
Hibiscus Hair Oil
Hibiscus is more than just a flower. It is an excellent hair cleanser. If your hair is feeling particularly dry and damaged of late, this hibiscus hair oil is the ideal oil you need. Using this oil for hair will keep them moist and soft. Also, coconut oil has moisture-retaining properties that will prevent hair breakage and keep them intensely hydrated.
Take some hibiscus flowers and grind them well. Now, mix 1 tbsp of coconut oil in it. Apply this mixture on your hair and massage the scalp to make them frizz free. Rinse with lukewarm water for smooth, shiny hair.
Hibiscus Body Scrub
Hibiscus, coconut oil and coffee are rich sources of antioxidants that can make your skin look healthier. The rough and coarse texture of coffee beans sloughs away dead skin cells and leaves behind silky smooth skin. Blend coconut oil, dried hibiscus, safflower oil, and dried roses in a blender. Store it in an airtight container. Apply it on your body 2-3 times a week for smooth, supple skin.
Hibiscus, Honey & Coffee Exfoliate
Honey and coffee both have amazing skincare benefits, and mixing them with hibiscus can do wonders on your skin. The skin brightening properties of coffee and hibiscus will reduce sun tan and make even out the skin tone. Honey has soothing and moisturizing properties, making it the ideal combination.
Mix half a cup of brewed coffee, with 2 tbsp of honey and 2 tbsp of hibiscus crushed leaves. Use it 2 to 3 times a week on your face to get baby soft skin.
Hibiscus & Bay Leaf Facial Steam
Sick of those pesky acne? Fret not, hibiscus can help you out! Hibiscus plant has a powerful botox effect which can treat acne, suntan and give you glowing skin! Simply, place a handful of bay leaves and hibiscus flowers into a ceramic bowl, then pour hot water in it. Place a towel over your head and lean closely to the bowl and take deep breaths for 10 minutes. Repeat this procedure once a week and voila! you'll get flawless skin in a month.
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