For a female, her hair means the world to her. She does everything conceivable under the sun to guarantee her hair is healthy, long, glossy, and shiny as far as possible. In any case, hair care doesn't constantly mean the use of costly hair products or continuous visits to the beauty parlors or salon. With regular care and effective home cures, one can improve their hair quality and texture normally too (except if the hair issue is because of an ailment). With the accompanying home cures, a hair spa is possible at home with productive results to give your hair the truly necessary sparkle and shine.
Like our mothers’ or granny’s used to say that the best care for your hair is available right next to you in your home or maybe in the kitchen. The ‘new normal’ is backtracking all the things that our ancestors used to do or used to say. Isn’t it funny?
So, let get your hair to some nourishment!
How to begin Hair Spa at Home
Before one begins with the process at home, it is basic to comprehend what a hair spa is and what it does to your hair. A Hair Spa is a hair preparing process whereby steps are completed to check the hair fall and harm with appropriate hair conditioning and nourishment.
Did you know: Hair spa consists of oil massage, hot towel treatment, Shampooing, and hair mask. The hair spa helps in restoring the shine and moisture in the hair, which was previously lost due to dryness and pollution.
Massage your hair and the scalp with lukewarm oil is the primary step of a Hair Spa or most of the other hair care process. Not only it relaxes the hair follicles, an oil massage goes far to guarantee that there is equal dissemination of blood to the underlying foundations (roots) of the hair, head, and neck area. You can take olive, coconut, almond, or even sesame oil for the hair massage. It is important to note that one ought to be delicate while oiling your hair. Apply the oil using your fingertips on the scalp and afterward step by step move towards the hair tips/ends.
Did you know: Oil massages are one of the best and easy ways to replenish and rejuvenate dry, damaged hair and helps prevent excessive brittleness and split-ends. And not only that it lubricates and conditions the scalp, helping to prevent flakes (dandruff).
Steam/Turban Hair Therapy
The following stage includes steam treatment. For this, you will require a towel and high temp water. In the bowl containing high temp water, plunge the towel and afterward cautiously squeeze all the water out of it. The next step is to wrap your head with this wet towel (like a turban) and let it remain for 15-20 minutes. The steam treatment is an essential step of a Hair Spa as it encourages the retention of the supplements somewhere deep inside by opening the pores.
Did you know: Steam therapy is very important as the heat helps in hydrating dry hair. Moist heat not only encourages blood circulation but also promotes hair growth. The steam lifts the hair cuticle allowing your treatment to penetrate deeply into the hair shaft.
A Hair Mask
When you start facing tough times with your hair because of dullness and damage, all you need is a decent hair mask. The most basic and commonly used and viable hair mask is the one made with using eggs and coconut oil. Take two eggs (depending on your hair length) in a bowl and include two teaspoons of coconut oil to it. A few people likewise like to add honey and crushed bananas to the pack for better outcomes. Blend well and apply on the scalp and afterward slowly descend the hair and tips. Tie the hair in a bun and cover with a shower top. Leave it for around 30 minutes. And voila!
Did you know: Hair masks are treatments that are formulated with various ingredients like oils, butter, and other nourishing products. It hydrates and nurtures your hair, giving dramatic benefits in a single-use.
Cleansing the Hair
After applying a hair mask, wash your hair with a mild cleanser or shampoo (ideally the ones that are without sulfate).
Did you know: Sulfate-free shampoos help in restoring and maintain the natural oils on the scalp and hair, which in turn leaves your hair with more moisture.
once you have washed your hair with a sulfate-free shampoo it is better to follow the same brand conditioner which will leave your hair shiny and lustrous.
Though there are a variety of conditioners available in the market.
Did you know: You can customize your hair conditioners at home using one of the following:
- In a pan, add water and tea leaves and heat it to the point of boiling. Now you squeeze lemon juice to it. When it cools off, pour the mixture into a jug using a strainer. Your customized or home-made conditioner is all ready for you to use.
- Those with dry hair can make a conditioner using olive oil and honey. In a cup, take three teaspoons each of honey and olive oil and blend well. Use your fingertips, apply this blend to the scalp and the hair. Let the conditioner remain on the hair and the scalp for near 2 hours and afterward wash off with water.
So, these are a few tips on how easily you can do a hair spa treatment sitting at home. So, while you sit in from of your laptops or computers WFH, you can nourish your hair with these easy steps.
Try it out and share your hair spa experience with us. Answer in the comments below!