Grey hair is one of the biggest crisis of a middle age women!! Yes it is hair whitening is a lot common in women then men and they try various methods to cover them up. basically, the hair is made up of or from a protein called melanin, which is the main reason behind your dark hair. When the production of melanin reduces it results in hair whitening. Following can be the causes behind hair whitening:
- Natural changes in the body,
- Poor diet, and
This is a very useful measure against early hair whitening. Excessive heat and sweat can make the more dry than usual. The hair follicles become weak and also start to age. As a result of this your hair goes gray and white. Use caps and umbrellas whenever you step out in the scorching heat. Avoid bathing in extreme hot water and also say no to direct heat from blowers that you use to pat your hair dry. If you have already damaged your hair due to heat as you did not knew about this apply cool hair packs to reverse the damage. The scalp gets moisturized with a regular use of such cool conditioner hair packs. Once the normal pH level of the scalp gets restored, white hair follicles wither away. It further promotes new hair growth.
Eating vitamin b- 12 is one of the best way to prevent hair whitening. It also cures hair whitening. Vitamin B- 12 keeps your scalp healthy and also prevent hair whitening. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables which are rich in Vitamin B12 (yeast, cheese, avocados, oranges, plums and cranberry etc ) and also to develop a healthy diet. When you start eating food which are rich in vitamin B-12 then you can see yourself your hair turning back to normal.
Use Biotin Rich Food
Biotin is a natural ingredient which maintains the black color of hair. Thus, include biotin rich food in your food or diet to maintain blackness of your hair, food like oatmeal and almonds contains good amount of biotin in them. There are many products available in the market nowadays whom claim to have biotin in them, you can also use these products in order to have healthy cum black hair and prevent hair whitening.
You cannot miss oiling your hair once or twice a week if you love your hair. Teenagers these days do not use oil instead they use other hair products and as a result of it their hair becomes dry and start to fall. Not oiling your hair at fair intervals is one of the reasons you have weak and white hair. Not oiling also makes the hair follicles weak. You can use almond and olive oil to massage your hair. You can also use powerful some herbal oil to repair the damage that has been already done to your hair. Oiling your hair is one of the best ways to get rid of white hair and also to prevent them fro happening at an early age. The minimum time before you can wash your hair after oiling is three hours.
Henna, which is a natural dye, also heals the scalp from previous damage. To keep the whitening of hair at a bay, you should use henna at least once a week. Henna protects your hair and also lessen the appearance of white hair.
Stress is one of the main reasons behind damage which happens to our hair and skin. High level of stress causes hair whitening at a young age. In today times youngsters are under a lot of pressure and stress and also it is one of the main reason behind hair whitening. Meditation is one of the best way to prevent hair whitening as it restores the chemical balance in our brain. It also prevents hair whitening and can also repairs the damage that is hair whitening.
A lot of people do not use colors as they are filled with chemicals, people are often scared that this can make their hair weak and also turn them in to white. You can use also make hair color at home, you can make a paste of Gooseberries and black walnuts, and mix them. You can also use natural oil in them, as a home made moisturizer. You can use this home made thrice a week and see the following results:
- Your hair will become more strong,
- Your hair will slowly return to their natural color,
- Your hair scalp will become stronger.
- The damage will vanish.
Amla is a great way to prevent hair whitening and it has been proven too. Eating Amla on daily basis is good for health and as well as for hair too. To make Amla paste you will require the following:
First, cut amla into various pieces and make a paste out of it. Apply this pate on your scalp for twenty minutes, once a week. Then , rinse off with water. You will soon see results.
Coconut Oil and Curry Leaves
Coconut oil is a blessing for your hair and curry leaves will do the rest of the work.
Follow the instructions:
In a small pan combine 1/8 cup of coconut oil and also 1/4 cup of curry leaves. Cook it on a medium flame for fifteen minutes. After boiling let the mixture cool down on it’s own. Gently massage the oil on your scalp for twenty minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water with the help of a gentle shampoo.
Almond Oil, Lime Juice and Amla Juice
Follow the instructions:
Combine four tablespoon of almond oil with one tablespoon of lime juice and amla juice. And shake well till they all mix together smoothly. Massage the scalp with this mixture for some time and leave it for forty five minutes. Then wash your hair with the help of a shampoo.
Sesame Oil and Carrot Seed Essential Oil
Why sesame oil? Sesame oil improves the circulation of blood in the scalp, and because of it hair grows. It also heals the damage done to the scalp previously and also provide nourishment to hair.
Follow the instructions:
In a dark bottle add four tablespoon of sesame oil and half teaspoon of carrot seed oil and shake well. Then, gently massage the oil into your scalp for at least twenty minutes! And leave it on for a hour so that your scalp and hair can heal and absorb oil well! Wash your hair with warm water with the help of a shampoo, and also apply moisturizer afterwards. This mixture is really beneficial for your hair as it can repair your hair and also stop hair whitening.
Lemon juice and Amla powder
As we have already told you the benefit of Amla powder and lime juice. Follow the instructions:
- Combine four tablespoon of Amla powder with one tablespoon of lemon juice and also two tablespoon of water. Make a pate of it and set aside for an hour.
- Apply this paste on your scalp and hair as well for twenty five minutes and rinse thoroughly with water.
- Do not use shampoo after applying this paste.
Henna and Fenugreek Seed Powder
We have already told you the awesome benefits of Henna and it’s usage for the prevention of hair whitening. Let us talk about fenugreek seed powder then, in Hindi known as methi seeds. These seeds are extremely beneficial for hair growth and it also prevents hair loss. The paste of these seeds can be used as a hair mask. Following is the method to make paste:
- Combine two tablespoon of henna, one tablespoon of fenugreek seed powder, one tablespoon of curd, one tablespoon of coffee powder ( yup, coffee! ), two tablespoon of juice of mint leaves, and two tablespoon of tulsi juice. Mix all of them well enough and into a really smooth paste.
- Apply this paste to your hair and leave it on for minimum two hours of you want to see good results, and for four hours if you want dark colour. Wash your hair with lukewarm water and do not use shampoo. Use shampoo the next day.
- Use moisturizer also.
Cow Milk Butter
Another great and effective method to get rid of white hair is massaging the scalp with the help of cow milk butter.
Black Tea Remedy for Hair Whitening
When it comes to pre mature hair whitening, black tea is the answer here. You just take black tea and boil it for two or less, Then after cooling, apply it on your hair.
Sage Water Treatment
The herb sage is one of the most effective way to get rid of hair whitening. It both stops the hair whitening and hair loss.
Boil the sage leaves in required water.Remove from heat and allow the water to cool down.After some time spray the water all over your hair and allow it to sit for two hours at least.Do not worry of water comes out while washing hair.
Try all the above methods to get rid of white hair and also to prevent hair whitening. if none of this works which is rare, then consult your doctor.