Are you always wishing to possess smoother hair? If yes, then it is time you learnt that hair straightening is not the only solution. While straightening hair appears to be the fastest way out, if you are looking for a natural way to do this, then smoothening should be your option. Natural ingredients are more useful since one can never tell with certainty what is contained in hair care products sold in the supermarkets and beauty shops.
Find below a range of hair smoothing treatments you can do at home; the kind you can make hassle free in your own kitchen.
1. Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera is great for any type of disorder, including hair problems. As far as hair care is concerned, Aloe Vera contains enzymes that are great for hair smoothening if used on a regular basis. What is more, it helps in keeping your hair healthy while preventing or rather delaying, greying.
How to make and use:
Begin by grounding two or three pieces of Aloe Vera with a little water to form a fine paste. Then apply the mixture obtained from the ends of your hair progressing to the roots. Allow it to sit on your hair for around 30 minutes and then rinse it off. Apply oil a day later because this smoothening product might leave your tresses a bit sticky.
2. Mayonnaise and avocado mask
Take a cup of mayonnaise and add 2 spoonfuls of avocado paste. Ensure that you beat the mixture until it becomes fluffy. Begin applying it from the root of your hair heading to the ends. Then cover your head using a shower cap and then leave it on for an hour before rinsing your hair using lukewarm water. This treatment can be done once in a week to achieve maximum benefits.
3. Honey and Banana mask
Honey not only performs wonders for skin, but also for hair. As far as hair smoothening is concerned, use a tablespoon of honey combined with mashed ripe banana. This mixture should be applied on hair that has been washed clean. Allow the mask to relax on your hair for around 20 minutes and then rinse it off. You will be left with soft and shiny hair because this mask gives moisture and nourishment to your scalp.
4. Indian gooseberry
This home treatment is normally used for a wide range of home remedies. However, for hair care, it is extremely essential to use it for at least twice a month. To prepare a smoothening pack, mix shikakai, reetha and powdered gooseberries to obtain a paste, with the help of some water. This natural ingredient should be used like a shampoo and you should ensure that your rinse well the hair well after its usage.
If you consider using any of these hair smoothening homemade treatments, you are obviously going to achieve that look and hair feel you have always yearned for.