Premature graying and signs of aging can be a shocker for any girl. Grey hairs before your 40s can definitely be worrisome, it could be due to styling products, vitamin deficiency, low melanin levels, pollution, and hereditary. But at Guilty Bytes we have a solution for every beauty problem and today we have got a bunch of home remedies that can treat your gray hair. Before you go into panic mode and think of coloring your hair with chemicals read our post that is raving about natural remedies. We bet these treatments will definitely end your gray hair woes.
1. Black tea rinse:
Black tea is a natural dye that will boost melanin and keratin levels in your hair and recover your hair from gray hair. Boil 1 tablespoon of black tea in water, once it cools down, store it in a spritzer bottle and spray the concoction on your hair. Leave it overnight and rinse your hair with cool water. Make sure you do this weekly thrice for effective results.
2. Coconut oil and lemon:
Coconut oil is packed with antioxidants that will reverse gray hair and add a shine to your dull hair. Lemon is rich in Vitamin B, C which will enhance your hair and boost your hair color. Mix 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and massage your scalp with the mixture. Rinse your hair with mild shampoo and conditioner. If you wish, you can leave the oil overnight.
3. Black sesame seeds:
This is an ancient method to treat gray hair. It promotes the melanin level in your hair and reverses premature graying. Infuse sesame seeds to hot coconut oil and massage your scalp with this mixture. Or you can even make a hair mask of crushed black sesame seeds, aloe vera gel, and lemon juice. Leave it for 20 minutes and rinse with mild shampoo and conditioner. Apply this hair mask twice a week for quick results.
4. Heena and coffee mix:
Henna acts as a natural dye that will reduce premature graying and turn your hair brown. You can enhance henna with coffee, beetroot juice, lemon juice and apply it on your scalp as a hair mask. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse with water and once your hair dries, apply oil and leave it overnight, this will darken your hair and vanish the gray hairs. Rinse your hair with shampoo and conditioner the next day.
5. Amla and fenugreek paste:
Amla is chock full of antioxidants, Vitamin C that will reverse gray hair and fenugreek seeds will boost your hair growth and retain your original hair color. Soak fenugreek seeds overnight and blend it with amla in a blender. Add 1 teaspoon of coconut oil and massage your hair with this mixture. Leave it for 20 minutes and wash your hair with cold water.
6. Onion and lemon juice:
Onion juice promotes the compound catalase that will boost your hair pigmentation and reduce the chances of gray hair. Extract the juice of onion and mix it with lemon juice, apply it on your scalp, hair strands and let it rest for 15-20 minutes. Rinse your hair with cool water.
7. Curry leaves:
This is one of the best ways to darken your hair. Take a handful of curry leaves and mix it with coconut oil. Heat this mixture for 2-3 minutes and then once it cools down massage your scalp with the concoction. Leave it overnight and wash your hair with shampoo.
The mentioned home treatments would only work if you use them regularly. For effective results, use the prescribed methods twice a week. Also, reduce your stress levels, quit smoking and eat healthy foods that will promote healthy hair.