Graying of hair can be the worst nightmare; this is a natural process that appears with aging but the number of young adults and even teenagers who are affected by this problem is increasing tremendously. Hair strands turn gray because of a low amount of melanin which is a pigment responsible to give natural color to the hair. These pigment cells located at the bottom of each hair follicle, which is responsible for the color of your hair. Unfortunately, the process of melanocyte slows down with age and the body slowly stops generating melanin. Furthersome, it is contemplated that going prematurely gray hair is mainly caused by genetic factors.
Notwithstanding, the problem can also be triggered by many other factors such as hormonal fluctuations, pollution, poor diet, too many hair product uses, stress, drinking, and smoking. Additionally, certain diseases can be responsible for this condition like thyroid disorders, sinus infections, and chronic colds. You should foremost try to remedy your gray hair by evaluating the root cause and adopting a new lifestyle.
Various hair products and dyes are available on the market these days that can cover the gray hair. Few of them are thought to be effective, but they are quite expensive and mostly they have toxic chemicals which can be very harmful to your health It is very easy to dye your hair; however, they act only temporary and repeating the process every month is very tiresome and inconvenient, also it damages the hair even more. That is why; you should stop using such hair products filled with harmful chemicals and start using some homemade natural substitutes instead. Also, and you should include a healthy diet which is high in vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.
When gray is out of your control there is a remedy that uses two natural ingredients that you can find in your kitchen anytime. This amazing and easy remedy can prevent gray hair by giving nourishment to your scalp and shielding the base of your hair follicles. This homemade remedy is very simple to make. You just need to follow these simple instructions.
Here’s what you’ll need:
2 tablespoon of lemon (organic lemon juice)
Extra virgin coconut oil (the amount depends on the length of your hair)
Benefits of Both Ingredients: The two ingredients used in this remedy are one of the most
resourceful and valuable nature gifts.
One of the most competent natural remedies for reversing gray hair is a routine application of pure coconut oil. It is considered the best oil to penetrate the hair follicles; it goes through the hair cuticle to repair the damage. Coconut oil has the ability to strengthen the root and hair as it is rich in lauric acid and medium-chain fatty acids, which are proved to have strong antimicrobial properties. It is also rich in antioxidants, and helps in reducing the protein loss in hair. This oil is ultra-hydrating and nourishing, regular use of coconut oil will treat your damaged hair, condition the scalp, promote new hair growth, and reverse gray hair.
It has an abundance of vitamin C, vitamin B, phosphorus, and phytonutrients which have antioxidant properties. Lemon juice is acidic in nature which is effective in cleansing the scalp, thus getting rid of dead cells. It can nourish your hair and reverse gray hair. It also strengthens hair follicles thereby reducing hair loss as well.
Take 2 tablespoons of coconut oil in a bowl; depending on your hair length and thickness,
you can adjust the amount.
Take fresh lemon, cut it and squeeze the juice into the bowl containing the coconut oil
Use a fork and stir the mixture, until it blends well and becomes a smooth solution.
Divide your hair into small sections and apply the mixture all over the scalp and hair strands. Massage it gently for few minutes. Let the mixture sit on your scalp and get absorbed for an hour, you can also leave it overnight. Next, wash it with a mild shampoo.
You should repeat this process once in a week for fast visible results. Using this solution
regularly will also help in getting rid of dandruff permanently.