The first sign of age is most commonly the grey hair, and this is the nightmare of many women all around the world. And women are willing to do everything only to get their color back and cover the gray hair. Mostly they use products that can easily dye hairs any color they want. But the effects of these hair products are temporary, and there are many side-effects that can be provided from their use.
Before you continue to read, you should be aware that the grey hair may appear due to various factors and health conditions, as well as from poor diet. For example, grey hair may appear from stress, pollution, smoking, chronic colds, thyroid disorders, sinusitis, unsuitable hair products, and hormonal fluctuations. Also we shouldn’t forget that it may also appear due to the lack of melanin.
Who not try some natural and effective alternatives, instead of these commercial hair products that are filled with chemicals that can cause a lot of side-effects and damage. The first thing you need to do is balance your diet, and make sure it is full of nutrients. Or you can try to focus on a single remedy that has one of the most powerful ingredients contained in it, and it is made from 2 ingredients only.
The Lemon & Coconut Oil Combo
- Freshly squeezed organic lemon juice (3 teaspoons)
- Organic coconut oil (the length of your hair matters for the amount of oil you should add)
Put the two ingredients in a smaller bowl and mix them until you get a homogeneous paste. Then you should apply it directly on your hair and your scalp, and gently massage your hair. Then you can let the mixture to act for 1 hour. After that you can use warm water and a mild shampoo to wash your hair. Do this technique once on weekly basis.
Why is this natural remedy that beneficial?
The ingredients that this natural remedy is made of, are one of the most beneficial and versatile gifts that nature has ever given to us. The oil is filled with medium-chain fat acids, lauric acid, and anti-microbial properties, therefore it is clear why it can easily improve the condition of your hair. Also the coconut oil is able to strengthen it, support and boost its growth, reverse the gray hair and treat it from any type of damage. Most commonly this oil is used to prevent from dandruff or fight against it, and it will leave your hair very soft and smooth.
The other ingredient, the lemon juice is one of the richest sources of vitamin C, vitamin B and phosphorus content, so it can reverse or prevent the premature graying of the hair. But that is not it, because it will nourish the hair and will also treat the cause of the gray hair!