Using all-natural ingredients on the hair and skin is a good way to keep them at a bay from chemical damage, protected, healthy and beautiful for long years.
Everybody knows about the various benefits of using aloe Vera for hair and skin caring. But did you know, aloe Vera is the powerhouse of nutrition offering 18 amino acids, 20 essential minerals, and 12 vitamins to strengthen your hair?
Majority of women use the gel of the aloe Vera plant and discard the leaf part. If you have not yet used the leaves of the aloe Vera for hair growth in organic powder form, herein are some important information and care measures to keep your mane lustrously healthful forever.
What is Organic Aloe Vera Powder?
The organic aloe Vera powder is 100% natural powder made by drying the aloe Vera leaves and the gel using the freeze-dry technology without any chemical preservatives or additives.
The aloe Vera leaves extracts are beneficial to keep your hair and scalp moisturized and nourished. It provides the right pH balance to your hair and the scalp tissues to keep them healthy, stimulates the growth of new follicles and helpful for treating the scalp irritation and dryness.
- Mix Aloe Vera to Powder Hair Colour
Many hair colors tend to dry the hair strands. To add moisture and additional gloss to your lovely tresses, just add aloe Vera for hair growth.
Make sure you add the aloe Vera powder in the ratio of 1:20 to your hair colour or henna powder for best results. You can also put eggs, yogurt and other natural ingredients to this mixture.
- Aloe Vera Mask for Hair Growth and Volume
- Olive Oil (as per hair length)
- 2tbsp Castor Oil
- 1tbsp Aloe Vera Powder
- 1tbsp Fenugreek Powder
Mix all these ingredients finely without forming any lumps. Apply the oil mask all over the scalp and the entire hair length. Tie your hair loosely and cover with a shower cap to avoid spilling. After a couple of hours, rinse off your hair properly with a mild herbal shampoo.
Note: This treatment is also beneficial for people suffering from hair fall due to dandruff.
- Homemade Conditioner and Moisturizer for Hair
If you are afraid of using commercial serums or conditioners to your hair, this remedy using aloe Vera for hair growth helps condition your hair after using shampoo or when your cleansed hair feels dry/ frizzy.
Mix about 2 cups of water to 1tbsp aloe Vera powder to make a smooth lump-free solution. Wash your hair with this water after applying shampoo. This will make your hair soft.
You can prepare the same solution in a mister bottle and spray your hair with the solution whenever your hair feels dry. This will add moisture and nutrition to the hair keeping it soft until another wash.
Note: This remedy works best in winter when the hair becomes quite rough and unmanageable.
How Often Can You Use Aloe Vera on Hair?
Aloe Vera is a natural plant extract so you can put it on hair or skin directly as long as it is available to you in the pure form. For best results, you can put aloe Vera in any form (gel, juice or powder) 2-3 times a week.
Take a Patch Test
Aloe Vera is a mild ingredient that does not necessarily harm your skin or hair issues.
If you are a first time user, make sure to apply pure aloe Vera on a small portion of your skin or scalp to check the results.
If there is no reaction within 72 hours, you can continue using the organic aloe Vera for hair growth and skin care as and when required.