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Top 10 Home Remedies for Hair

Updated on August 30, 2018

Home Remedies for Hair

Hair is one of the most visible features of our body. Hair is very delicate and needed to handle with extra care. Bad weather, diet, malnutrition, and dust can easily damage your precious hair.

There is much expensive hair treatment around. But you can not trust all treatments as many of them involve chemicals that may be bad for your hair. Hair treatment should be done only after knowing your hair type, nature, and allergies. Good thing is, there are many home remedies for hair. You can take care of your hair without paying a high price and taking any risk. You can make your hair looks shiny and beautiful with these simple home remedies. You do not need to apply any special conditioner or oils for hair treatment.

Home remedies are easy, natural and most importantly inexpensive. You can find these remedies in your home and kitchen easily. Home remedies from bananas to beer are easy to get and it is natural for your hair. Moreover, all these remedies are natural and will not damage your hair like any other chemical products. These remedies will also not leave any trace in your hair.

So here is the list of top 10 home remedies for hair. Some simple tricks and tips to keep your hair shiny, silky, strong and safe.

Egg Yolk for Hair Treatment

Egg yolk has vital protein and because of that, It makes in my list of top 10 home remedies for hair. It is a very known home remedy for hair. The yellow portion of eggs may not be so good for your body but it is the best for your hair. Message yellow portion of eggs on scalp for a couple of minutes before shower. You can add olive oils and some almond oil. Vitamin E is good for healthy hair and olive oil will give you smooth hairs.

Apply this formula on your scalp before the shower and leave it for about 10 to 15 minutes. Shower it with lukewarm water. Apply this formula at least once in a fortnight. This will give you smooth hair and condition your hair well.

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Oil Massage in Scalp

Massage your scalp with warm oil before going to sleep. It is a very popular remedy in India. In India, people use coconut oil mostly for hair massage. Massage with warm coconut oil can rejuvenate your hair roots. Warm coconut oil also helps in removing dandruff if apply regularly. This oil massage can also help you fall asleep easily. Oil massage in the scalp is very popular and effective, therefore it makes in my list of top 10 home remedies for hair.

Bananas for Hair

Surprised to see banana in my top 10 home remedies for hair list? Banana is an unusual home remedy. Banana is good not only for your body mass but for hair too. Banana contains high potassium amount which is very important for healthy hair. Potassium is responsible to give elasticity to your hair. Banana helps to keep your hair healthy and with natural elasticity.

To apply Banana on hair, You need to mash banana and apply it on your hair from root to the edges. It will give moisture and help prevent damaged hair.

Olive Oil Treatment

Olive oil treatment is a part of oil massage in scalp therapy that we discussed earlier in our list of top 10 home remedies for hair. Olive oil is great for your hair. It is a great natural conditioner and hair strengthener. Apply olive oil on your scalp and leave it for about 30 minutes. Rinse your hair thoroughly and you will see how smooth your hair can be. You can also leave oil in your hair overnight. Apply olive oil and leave it overnight with a shower cap on it.

Lemon and Amla Powder

Lemon is a great home remedy as a dandruff remover. Amla powder is good for hair growth and stronger roots. Amla and Lemon together provide a great mix for your hair. You can apply lemon alone on the scalp, it will remove dandruff instantly.

Apply amla powder and lemon juice paste on your scalp as well on hair from root to tip. Leave this paste on for about 30 minutes and rinse thoroughly. This mixture will give you dandruff free hair with a fuller appearance.

Lemon and Amla powder together are a great remedy for dandruff. Amla and Lemon are the top in my list of top 10 home remedies for hair.

Strawberry for Hair

It is unusual to see strawberry in the top 10 home remedies for hair list. Strawberry can be great for your hair too with your tongue. Strawberry contains antioxidants and full of neutrinos that is essential for your gloss. Apply mashed strawberry with a little olive oil or mayonnaise to your hair before the shower. Do not apply on the scalp but just on hair. Leave it to work on your hair until about 20 minutes. Rinse it thoroughly.

Mash eight strawberries with one tablespoon mayonnaise. Massage into washed hair. Cover with a shower cap, then a warm towel. Wash out with a shampoo and conditioner combination.

This luscious mix of rich berries will leave your hair both conditioned and with rich gloss.

Good Diet And Exercise

This is the big remedy you can easily apply in your daily life style. Good diet and exercise are necessary for the whole body. You need to eat fruits and green leafy vegetables along with protein-rich peanuts, almonds and other nuts to keep your body and hair healthy. It provides essential fatty acid and other nutrition that help your scalp healthy and dandruff free. This food will provide nutrition to your hair which is essential to keep hair in healthy condition.

Exercise is necessary to keep healthy blood flow in your body and to scalp for healthy roots. Exercise will provide good blood circulation in the body. Which is very important for strong hair roots. Keep drinking ample amount of water to keep your body hydrated. It helps to keep your hair soft and silky.


In the end, just keep eating well nutrient food, drink plenty of water and do regular exercise to keep your body fit. Apply oils once in a week to your hair and scalp. Apply amla and lemon more if you have a dandruff problem. Save your hair from extreme heat and cold.

Please leave me a comment and let me know how you like my list of top 10 home remedies for hair.

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      6 years ago

      vey nice

    • VioletteRose profile image


      7 years ago from Atlanta

      Thanks for sharing so many wonderful ways for natural hair care !

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      7 years ago from California

      I didn't know about the bananas or the strawberries. This is good to know.

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      Devika Primić 

      7 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Top 10 Home Remedies for Hair sounds awesome but my best choices are olive oil and coconut oil bot used at different times are great for the hair the other remedies are different but is worth a try. An informative, useful, and interesting hub.


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