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Aloe Vera and Hair

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Growing hair takes time, patience and care. But how much does one have to wait? For some it takes months, for others it takes years. What should a girl do to boost her hair growth?

Aloe Vera is an ideal solution for your problem. The gel of the plant is rich in amino acids and proteolytic enzymes that improve scalp health and hair conditions. There are a few ways you can use aloe to improve how your hair look.

Aloe Vera for Hair

Apart from being a natural oxidant, aloe has many other benefits like

  • As we mentioned above, aloe gel has proteolytic enzymes. This is good for repairing damaged scalp cells. This makes hair grow better and faster.
  • Proteolytic enzymes are known to revive dormant hair follicles.
  • By reviving hair follicles, it stops hair fall/shedding. And eventually you will feel you have fuller and thicker hair with more volume.
  • Anti-inflammatory properties prevent swelling and irritation on the scalp.
  • Aloe is anti-fungal, with regular use you can get rid of dandruff.
  • Rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals the gel will nourish your scalp and hair.
  • The gel locks in moisture for both skin and hair.

How to Use Aloe Vera

Now that you know the benefits, let’s discuss how to use aloe Vera for your hair. Extracting the gel is very simple, just cut a leaf and slice it from the sides. Then scoop out the gel in a bowl or tray.

Pour the gel in a blender and spin for about 10 seconds to get the liquid state. There are a few combinations that you can try at home. This will give you all of the benefits without burning a hole in your pocket.

Aloe Vera and Castor Oil

In a bowl mix one cup aloe gel with 2 table spoon castor oil and one table spoon fenugreek powder. Mix the contents into a fine paste. Apply generously and make sure you get it down to the scalp and hair base.

When you are done, wear a shower cap and go to sleep. In the morning, wash your hair with warm water.

This works by delivering the benefits of castor oil, that makes hair grow faster. And it gives you more volume. Aloe moisturizes your hair and revives dormant follicles. Eventually preventing hair damage and split ends. Repeat twice a week.

Aloe Vera and Honey

In a bowl mix 5 tbsp aloe gel, 3 tbsp coconut oil and 2 tbsp honey. Mix the ingredients into a smooth paste. Massage it thoroughly on your scalp and coat your hair with it. When you are done, leave it on for 30 minutes, and then wash off.

The coconut oil and aloe vera will moisturize your hair and prevent split ends. Honey has anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Do this once a week.

 Aloe Vera and Eggs

Mix 4 tbsp aloe gel, 3 tbsp olive oil and one egg yolk. Apply the mixture on your scalp and coat your hair down to the tips. Once you are done, leave it on for 30-40 minutes. Rinse with warm water. The egg yolk, olive oil and aloe combine together and deliver a lot of nourishing minerals to your hair. This will make your hair longer, stronger and have more volume.

Other Recommendations

Home remedies need a separate combination for each use. Another great way of getting aloe vera is by using Regenepure DR shampoo. It has aloe vera extract with other ingredients that work to make your hair better than you ever imagined. Best if you get the combo of DR and NT shampoo (alternate use) with Biotin conditioner.

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