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5 Homemade Remedies to Get Smooth & Silky Hair

Is your hair dry and lifeless? Do you subject your hair to frequent chemical and heat treatments? Bring the natural luster, softness and silkiness of your natural hair by trying these top five homemade remedies to get smooth hair.

1. Eat healthy and drink lots of fluids.

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Include a variety of fruits and vegetables in your diet as well as fish, nuts and milk. These nutritious food help improve your hair’s texture and appearance. A healthy diet works from the inside as nutrients from food and proper hydration can make your natural hair grow healthily.

2. Use eggs as conditioner.

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You can find protein in egg yolks and protein helps repair and strengthen damaged hair by adding shine and moisture. You can use it alone or add olive oil, coconut oil or baby oil and use as a hair mask. Eggs are rich in fatty acids, sulfur, proteins and vitamins E, D and A and these nutrients help make your natural hair grow healthy. The nutrients in egg can also prevent breakage and speed up hair growth. Just remember to skip the hot water when rinsing out the egg hair mask so you won’t cook the eggs on your hair.

3. If you are hesitant to use raw eggs then try full-fat mayonnaise.

try full-fat mayonnaise.

Made from eggs and oil, this full-fat dressing works miracles in making your natural hair shiny and soft. This is one of the most tried and tested homemade remedies to get smooth hair. Massage half a cup of mayonnaise onto hair and scalp, cover with a shower cap for 30 minutes then rinse. A jar of mayo isn’t too expensive so indulge and apply generous amount to your hair.

4. Beer can bring back the vitality in your natural hair.

beer can bring back the vitality in your natural hair.

Barley and hops in beer makes your hair fuller and more bodied. The alcohol in beer, on the other hand, cleanses and acts as a shine agent. Dull, limp hair can benefit from the yeasty brew as the protein in malt and hops nourishes and strengthens hair. The silica in hops fortifies hair while the essential oils in hops are rich in antioxidants. Beer also contains B vitamins and minerals that tighten the hair’s cuticles which results to light bouncing off your tresses and making it shine.

5. You can restore your dry hair with vinegar.

you can restore your dry hair with vinegar.

Use apple cider vinegar or white vinegar mixed with water to remove the build-up of chemicals, shampoo, conditioner and hair styling products on your hair. The clarifying properties of vinegar free your hair of excess weight from product build-up. Also, the pH level of apple cider vinegar complements that of your natural hair so the hair’s cuticles are kept sealed thus leaving you with smoother hair. Apple cider vinegar has natural antifungal properties too so you can use it to sooth itchiness and remove dandruff.

Bring back your natural hair’s beauty by trying these homemade remedies to get smooth hair. Step into your kitchen and pamper yourself with DIY hair treatment that is easy to make, low-cost and most of all, effective.

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5 Ways to Make Your hair Look More Attractive

Get healthy, more attractive hair by trying out these hair care routines and styling techniques.

1. Update your look by wearing natural hair extensions.

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A wide range of hair extensions are available to match your hair color and texture. Extensions can instantly add length, volume and style to your crowning glory. The instant but temporary change allows you to experiment with different looks and reinvent your style anytime you want to. ONYCHair.com has several hair extensions options to suit straight, curly, and extra kinky hair.

2. Remember to deep condition your hair at least twice a month.

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You can go for commercially available hair treatments or you can visit a salon for a monthly hair spa. You can also gather ingredients from your pantry like eggs, mayo, avocado, coconut oil, olive oil, tea or even beer to make your own deep conditioning hair treatment mask. You can also bathe your hair in botanical oils and get soft and silky smooth hair in the most natural way. Remember that harsh chemicals from commercially-produced hair products can damage your hair so go natural or go organic if you can.

3. Keep your hair hydrated.

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The rules are: do not shampoo everyday, drink plenty of fluids, and be gentle with heat application.  Dry, brittle, and dull hair is unattractive so make sure you maintain your hair strands’ life by keeping it nourished. Nourished, healthy hair has the bounce, luster, and softness that depict attractive hair.

4. Get a good haircut.

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This is something you can skip doing by yourself. A good haircut is a good investment and if you are able to get a hairstylist whom you can trust, stick with him/her. Your look will be greatly influenced by the cut of your hair so make sure you get a haircut that suits your face frame and accentuates your best facial features. A skilled and experienced stylist who genuinely cares about how you’ll look is a treasure to find.

5. Get your hair color touched up on a regular basis.

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It is recommended that color touch-ups be done about every 30 days. Touch up the roots by yourself using those DIY hair color kits. Or if you have the time and the money to spend, visit the salon and get a treatment to avoid color fading. By having your hair regularly checked by the experts, you are able to keep your hair from unnecessary damage.

BONUS Tip: Spritz some shine serum and get lustrous hair in an instant.

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Keep a small bottle of shine serum in your bag so you can instantly add glam to your look whenever, wherever.

It’s quite a challenge to identify a specific attractive hair style because certain haircuts and styles complement different face shapes and facial features. Well, it isn’t really about the style of hair that you wear that makes you attractive. What is even more beautiful is a crowning glory that is healthy because healthy hair is naturally soft, lustrous and full of life. So make sure you rejuvenate your hair from the inside and out to maintain naturally attractive tresses.