3 Powerful Home Remedies for Dry Hair

If you want to have beautiful looking hair then dry hair can really make you frustrated. People usually suffer from dry hair because there isn't enough moisture and oil in their hair to begin with.

One of the main reasons most people don't have enough hair moisture is due to excessive sun exposure without protecting their head. Other things like excessive washing and using harsh chemicals can cause dry hair. If you like to utilize a lot of styling products like blow driers and hot curling irons on a regular basis it can cause your hair to become very dry also.

Preventing Dry Hair
If you know your hair is dry you shouldn't wash it on a daily basis. When you do wash your hair you should utilize a mild shampoo that will be gentle on your hair and won't take away the natural oils found in your hair that helps keep it moisturized.

Think about using conditioners after you wash your hair to help keep moisture in. When it is time to dry your hair you should try to air dry it instead of sitting under a hair dryer for long time periods.

Wear a hat or something to protect your hair from the sun when you go outside. (Read Your hair can get sunburnt too.) If you can, try to stay out of swimming pools and the ocean to avoid excessive dry hair. The chemicals found in swimming pools and the salt water in the ocean can take all the moisture out your hair and leave it dry.

Home Remedies

Egg Yolks
That's right, this liquid chicken you are accustomed to eating for breakfast as an omelet is a great home remedy for dry hair. Egg yolks are effective because is contains all the vitamins necessary for healthy and beautiful hair. Along with all the great vitamins egg yolks are packed with a good amount of fatty acids that can be used to give your hair a healthy shine and keep it moisturized.

egg yolks

You can use egg yolks by itself or you can utilize it with other ingredients to make a natural conditioner. Crack open an egg and separate the egg white from the yolk and mix it with two teaspoons of castor oil.
If you don't have any castor oil you can use a little olive oil instead. Once you have mixed the oil and the egg yolk together you can add one cup of warm water to the solution and then apply this mixture directly to your dry hair. Make sure you massage it into your head to get to the scalp.

Use the egg yolk conditioner at least one time each week over the course of a month to get the full benefits. You will need to leave the egg yolk in your hair for at least twenty minutes and then shampoo and condition as you normally would.

(Also read Eggs fro beautiful hair)

Coconut Oil
If you are suffering from dry hair using coconut oil is one of the best solutions you can use as a natural remedy. Utilize coconut oil as a natural lubricant to provide your hair with the nutrients it needs to keep your hair moisturized.

coconut oil

Coconut oil is cheap and has tiny traces of fat that can break down and is quickly absorbed by dry hair. Simply get some coconut oil and apply it directly to your hair and leave it in for at least fifteen minutes.

Jojoba Oil
Jojoba oil is a great way to naturally treat dry hair because it is a great source of sebum. Sebum is a natural oil that your body makes to help moisturize your skin and hair. When your body is producing a small amount of sebum it will cause your hair to become dry and brittle because of the loss of this natural moisturizer.
Jojoba Oil
You can utilize jojoba oil to restore the natural balance of sebum production in your body to bring back some moisture to your hair. Simply purchase some jojoba oil from your local health food store and apply it directly to your dry hair.

Make sure you massage the oil in with your fingertips once you have applied it. When you use jojoba oil try not to use any hair gels because it will make your hair too oily and greasy.

These are some of the best ways to naturally get rid of dry hair. You should also trim off dead ends from your hair as this will help rejuvenate it. Also remember to avoid using too many hair products like hair driers and hot irons.

(Contributed by John)

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  1. Sarika2:31 PM

    A generous oil application and massage is recommended before washing the hair. Frequent shampooing is harmful for dry hair.

  2. Soumya2:32 PM

    mash up and avocado and put 1/4 teaspoon of olive oil or any type of oil mixed with the mashed up avocado

  3. Bhavya2:33 PM

    I use olive oil, aloe vera juice, 2 eggs, lime juice, avocado, 4-5 tea tree oil drops and blend it all in and put it on leave it for at least half an hour with a heat cap on. It's great since it doesn't run as much because it becomes foamy.

  4. Sirin2:33 PM

    olive oil. apply to damp hair for 15 mins, then shampoo it out.

  5. Namita2:36 PM

    Beat an egg in a cup of milk.When it foams, rub it into the scalp.Leave it on for 5 minutes. Rinse the hair thoroughly with water.Carry out this routine twice a week for excellent results for dry damaged hair.

  6. try using herbal essences shampoos/ conditioners =) they make one for every thing, frizzy hair, wavy hair, straight hair, dry hair

  7. Akhila3:21 PM

    Don't wash your hair as often, hair has natural oils in it which get removed by some shampoos


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