Every person’s dream is to have strong and shiny spa like hair. Hair adds more glamour to a girl’s beauty. Salon visits these days are very expensive and not everyone can afford them, moreover, they use chemical full products on the hair which causes them to damage afterwards such as graying, split ends, etc.
If you are tight on budget and don’t want to apply chemical full products on your hair, in this article you will get amazing home remedies by which you can get spa-like hair at home at affordable rates. By using these home remedies, you will also save time and money.
Let’s first see what are the requirements that we need, to get healthy and shiny hair:
Nourishment/ Oiling Hair
Nourishment is the most important thing which we require to get spa like hair, you must oil and massage your hair before every wash this will increase the blood circulation of your scalp which will promote hair growth.
Oiling hydrates the scalp promotes nutrients and minerals in the scalp conditions it and strengthens it. Moreover, it also calms our minds and relieves stress.
Heat or styling tools such as straighteners, blow dryers, etc, all have a large amount of heat in them which causes damage to the hair. These tools should be used only when necessary with a heat protection serum.
Sun’s heat can even damage our hair, we should always cover our hair with a cotton scarf to protect our hair. The ultraviolet (UV) rays produced by the sun from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm are the most harmful for our hair as well as for skin.
Keratin is the protein naturally found in your hair, it is responsible for maintaining the richness of the hair, if you want lustrous and thick hair you can also get a keratin treatment done.
Biotin is a vitamin that promotes hair growth, if you have a deficiency of biotin in your body then you may face hair fall. It is known as vitamin H or vitamin B7 it also stimulates keratin and increases follicle growth.
If you are facing a deficiency of biotin then you should consult a dermatologist, they will suggest you some biotin supplements that will help you in hair growth.
Importance of Hair Spa
A hair spa is essential for hair, as every part and organ of the human body needs proper care and nourishment. Hair also needs a hair spa at least once a month to maintain its lustre and thickness, but besides hair spa also you have to take care of your hair regularly to maintain its quality.
Hair spa repairs the damaged hair, due to pollution, heat, etc. It boosts blood circulation in your scalp to promote hair growth.
It helps people relax by calming the mind and decreasing anxiety levels, everyone knows that oil is so essential for our hair, and a hair spa normalizes it naturally. It conditions our hair, makes them dandruff free and locks nourishment inside the scalp.
It stimulates our scalp and hair follicles that helps in promoting healthy and shiny hair it also enhances the moisture level and elasticity of the hair.
Steps To Do Hair Spas At Home
We have initially also discussed that how important it is to oil your hair. It is the most important step of a hair spa as it will nourish your scalp and promote hair circulation. For oiling, you will need coconut oil and castor oil if you don’t have this at home then don’t worry you can also use your regular hair oil.
Then you have to lukewarm it by simply microwaving it for 2-3 minutes, or you can put some water in a pan then put the bowl of your oil over it after that cover the pan with the help of the lid for 5-10 minutes. Lukewarm oil is important to make you relax and for better stimulation in the scalp.
After this, you have to massage the oil on your scalp as by massaging your scalp you are promoting blood flow and it helps in calming your mind as well as relaxes you. Leave it overnight or for 2-3 hours.
The hair mask is important for repairing and giving extra nourishment to your hair it repairs the breakage [split ends] makes them stronger and deep conditions them.
For a hair mask, you will need 3-5 tablespoons of curd or more according to the length of your hair, 2 tablespoons of honey, 2 tablespoons of glycerin, and 2-3 tablespoons of oil. Grind or mix all the ingredients nicely.
After mixing them well apply it all over your hair and leave it for 40-45 minutes.
Steaming is another important step for your hair, it opens the pores of the scalp and lets all the nutrients and minerals of the oil go inside it. By steaming the dirt or any pollutants that are stuck into your scalp also gets remover, it promotes deep cleansing.
If you have a steamer at your home or a steam towel you can use that or else you can take a towel from your home itself and dip it into hot water then cover all your hair, roots to lengths then let it be there for 15-20 minutes.
Shampoo And Conditioner
After steaming you now have to wash your hair with a mild shampoo, don’t use a shampoo that contains sulfate or parabens in it as they can make your hair look lustrous for the moment but in the long- run it will cause your damage.
Try washing your hair upside down, it will increase the blood flow in your scalp. After washing your hair when it becomes damp when all the excess water is been out then apply conditioner only on your hair lengths and leave it for 5-10 minutes then wash it off.
Use Cotton T-shirt
Avoid using a towel to rinse off the water from your hair as it creates friction and leads to breakage of the hair. Use a cotton t-shirt instead it will dry your hair faster without causing any damage to it.
After this when your hair becomes a little dry [ damp] apply hair serum to your hair lengths it will prevent tangles in your hair and will make it look shinier. You can save on money as well as time if you do a hair spa at your home with some basic ingredients that are already there in your home. Hair spa not only saves your money and time but also prevents them from those harmful chemicals that the saloon would have used on your hair which might look good and convenient at that moment but would have damaged it after sometimes. Moreover, you can do this home hair spa twice a month to make your hair healthy and beautiful