Home Remedies for Making Hair Thick

Home Remedies for Making Hair Thick

Thick lustrous, shinning mane is a dream that we all irrespective of gender, age, demographic location or what so ever. Anyone with thick shinning hair makes your eyes turn and arise jealous looks. Genes, stress issues, lifestyle, diet, exercises regime, age factor, health conditions, ailments, overuse of commercial hair products, and several other factors do contribute to your hair texture and there is absolutely nothing that can affect the hair follicles but there are home tips that can make your hair appear thicker and reduce the breakage of hair and significant hair loss. Thin hair or thinning hair is a common situation these days and both men and women face this situation once in their lifetime. No matter what but with the help of these home remedies one could get naturally thick hair:

  1. Eggs 

Eggs are high in protein and protein is the building blocks of hair, thus for thick hair using eggs will be a great option. Eggs, if used regularly, will strengthen and thicken the hair.

How to use:

  • Beat one or two eggs together
  • Mix some lemon drops in it
  • If you hate the smell of raw eggs mix tea-tree essential oil in it, it is optional
  • On your damp hair apply the paste and let it dry for 30 to 45 minutes
  • Now thoroughly wash your hair with a mild shampoo, let your hair dry.

Another way of using an egg could be

  • Best one or two egg
  • Add a spoon of the three curds, honey, and olive oil.
  • Leave it to dry
  • Wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

For 2 to 3 months try these egg methods twice a week to see the results.

  1. Almond, castor and coconut oil-

Take the three oils that have been mentioned. The three oils must be organic as otherwise will not give the desired results. The three oils are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and other nutrients that are crucial for the overall health of hair. Mix the three oil in the same ratios and apply it on your scalp and hair. Using lukewarm oil for massage will give better results. Let the oil rest in your hair from one hour to overnight. After this using a mild shampoo just wash your hair and let it air dry. If you have time to indulge then opting for hot towel therapy (dip a towel in hot water and wrap it around your hair) or giving steam to your hair will open the closed follicles and provide extra and fast benefits to your hair. Try this method for once a week for 2 to 3 months to see the effective results.

  1. Hibiscus flower 

The benefits of hibiscus flowers for hair growth or reversing the greying hair cannot be underestimated. Hibiscus flowers have the properties that provide the hair with nutrients that promote the growth of thick hair.

How to use:

  • Crush hibiscus flower with curd.
  • Mix one spoon honey in it
  • On your damp hair apply the paste
  • Let it dry for 30 to 45 minutes
  • Wash with a mild shampoo and let the hair air-dry.

The alternative method for using hibiscus flowers:

  • Take virgin coconut oil in a pan
  • Add the leaves and petals of hibiscus flowers
  • Add methi seeds, curry leaves, and black kalonji
  • Let it boil for 7 to 8 minutes
  • Cover the pan with a lid and let the oil to cool down
  • Apply this oil in the lukewarm form
  • Let it stay on your hair for an hour to overnight
  • Wash it with a mild shampoo

The oil can be stored after straining for 2 to 3 months in the fridge, just take it out and warm it up before application. In just 2 to 3 months you will get the desired results if the oil is applied once a week. Combine the treatment with hot towel therapy for better and faster result

  1. Aloe Gel and Indian Gooseberry

These two ingredients may be applied together or mixed but the result will thick shining black hair.

 Method to use:

  • Take the flesh of aloe vera also called aloe gel
  • Apply it directly on your hair and scalp
  • Wash it off using a mild shampoo

Alternative method

  • Take the flesh of aloe vera also called aloe gel
  • Mix Indian gooseberry juice in it
  • Apply it directly on your hair and scalp
  • Wash it off using a mild shampoo

In the above two treatments for added benefits, organic olive oil can be added. In just a few months of use, the hair will show signs of improvement with a shine in them

  1. Avocado:

It is rich in Vitamin E and is a great moisturizer. It is simple to use and will not need much of your time.

Method to use:

  • Take the flesh of avocado
  • Mash it properly and add a spoon of olive oil to it
  • Apply it directly on your hair and scalp
  • Let it sit for an hour on your hair and scalp
  • Wash it off using a mild shampoo Apply it twice a week for 3 to 4 months and see the results
  1. Flax seeds

Flax seeds are rich in protein and other nutrients and are being used as a great alternative for the egg. Even for the baking purposes, flaxseed has replaced the egg.

Method to use:

  • Boil flax seeds in water for just 5 minutes
  • Strain it immediately when it is hot using muslin cloth
  • When the gel cools down to apply to your damp hair
  • Let it stay for 30 minutes
  • Wash it with a mild shampoo
  • It can also be used as a deep conditioner and the results will amaze you.
  • On your shampooed hair this gel can be applied and washed off with water.

The gel can be stored in the fridge for 3 to 4 months. It is a very environment-friendly and inexpensive conditioner that has no chemicals and gives great results to hair. You can let the gel to stay in your hair overnight by using a shower cap.

  1. Soapnuts

Since time immemorial it has been used for better and thicker hair. They are very inexpensive and chemical-free. The results are amazing but you need to make sure that they do not enter your eyes or can cause itching or redness in the eyes. 

Method to use:

  • Boil soapnuts in water for just 15 minutes
  • Strain it immediately when it is hot using the muslin cloth
  • When the water cools down to apply to your damp hair
  • Wash it with water as this is the shampoo
  • Every time you need it to make it fresh for better results or it can be stored in a glass container in the fridge for a month.

It is the mildest shampoo and gives excellent results in just a few uses, use it twice a week or as often as you need to shampoo your hair.

As the above remedies are home remedies and have no chemicals or steroids in them they will definitely take time to show the results. Hair loss is rapid but the process of regrowth is time-consuming and will need diligent efforts consistently. The natural treatment should be done regularly even after you have received the hair thickness that you desired as will help in maintaining the situation. The results may differ from person to person from these hair treatments. Keep trying the treatments and stay stress-free for a healthy mane.