Argan and Hair: Homemade Hair Treatments

Let’s admit it. The economy nowadays isn’t as financially bright as it used to be. All over the world this economic stump has been bothering ordinary citizens, taking away from them some leisure and pampering. Of course when the economy is bad and you are on a tight budget, one way to cut down on expenses is to get rid of some luxuries. Trips to the salon would be brought to a minimum or totally taken out of the list of priorities. And for women who take pride in their hair and how they look, this could be a sad, sad news.

Fortunately there are homemade hair treatments that are both economical and effective. Giving up your weekly visits to the salon would be worth it with these homemade hair treatments.

  • Dull Hair TreatmentWhen your hair needs a little kick and life, one natural way to do it is to apply sour cream or plain yogurt into your hair. If you think about it, what really messes up your hair and damages it are different styling products and technology. Go natural and apply ½ a cup of plain yogurt or sour cream onto damp hair and let it sit for 20 minutes. Rinse your hair well and shampoo. You can do this once a week to get rid of that dull hair.
  • Itchy and Dry Scalp TreatmentIrritating and embarrassing, itchy and dry scalp may be resolved through natural home products. A little bit of lemon juice mixed with a few drops of Argan oil will help solve this scalp problem. No need to get that hot oil treatment from the salon. Your own kitchen can give you the same results. Argan oil is rich in vitamin E and essential fatty acids that can help to moisturize your scalp and hair. Massaging your scalp and hair with this mixture once a day for a couple of weeks will give you that clean feel and look on the scalp.
  • Sun Damaged Hair TreatmentDamaged hair may come from different sources but the most common source of damage is the sun. Overexposure of your hair to the sun will make it dry, frizzy, and easy to break. To resolve this problem all you need to use is an all natural sweetener – honey. Honey is a great form of humectants which means it attracts and locks in moisture which you hair needs. To help repair and protect hair from the sun, use ½ cup of honey and massage into clean and damp hair. Let it sit for about 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water. Sun damaged hair won’t stand a chance with honey power.

Having beautiful, manageable, shiny, and healthy hair need not be expensive. A few trips to your kitchen cupboard and some ingenious ways to replace your salon visits will help you get that fine, healthy hair strands without breaking your bank account. In this economic trying times, take note of these money saving tips that will surely make you love homemade hair treatments!

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