I believe that Aloe vera is one of the oldest wonder plant for skin and hair. It is known to provide many amazing benefits. According to the studies Aloe vera is rich in vitamin C and E and it keeps your hair hydrated and moisturized. Furthermore, it also rejuvenates hair, giving it elasticity and preventing breakage. In this article I will share some of the amazing benefits of aloe vera for hair.
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Benefits of aloe vera for hair:
- Clean Oily hair deeply
- Promotes hair growth
- Fix broken hair strands
- Moisturize dry hair
Clean Oily hair deeply
Applying Aloe vera gel on hair cleanses the hair follicle efficiently, without stripping off extra oil accumulation on the scalp. Therefore, the build-up of oil and debris can also block pores and hinder hair growth. It is the best natural treatment for the people who are facing problem with oily scalp.
Promotes Hair growth
Many studies and research say that, Aloe vera helps to promote hair growth. By applying aloe vera regularly to the hair we get strong, smooth, silky, and long hair. Besides, It helps to maintain straight hair.
Fix broken hair strands
Aloe vera has moisturizing properties. It fixes the broken hair strands (split ends). Apply aloe vera gel regularly on the ends of your hair. It repairs the split ends and you will notice the visible results in few days.
Moisturize dry hair
We all know that, aloe vera is used as a conditioner in olden days. It moisturize the scalp and hair. In fact, due to its moisturizing properties and nourishing vitamins, aloe vera has gained popularity as a treatment for hair.
How to apply Aloe vera on hair?
- Take a Aloe vera leaf
- Cut the edges of the leaf
- Let it sit aside for 5 minutes. So that the yellow liquid comes out of the leaf
- After that, Wash the leaf with fresh water.
- Using a spoon, collect the gel.
- Now, Rub or Apply the mixture directly on the scalp and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes.
15 to 20 minutes before head bath. You can also apply aloe vera after oiling your hair.
Yes, you can apply aloe vera directly on your hair but make sure it is clean before applying. All the yellow liquid must be cleaned if you are using fresh aloe vera.
Actually, It’s safe. But you may feel little irritated with the smell. According to me, 1 hour is enough.
Aloe vera contains vitamin E which is required for hair growth. Studies prove that aloe vera helps in hair growth.
You need to wash your hair after applying aloe vera. You may wash it with lukewarm water or you can use shampoo. It’s up to you.
I suggest coconut oil. The combination of coconut oil and aloe vera gives you the best results.
If you are a busy person, 15 to 20 mins, once a week is enough. But if you have time you can leave it for 1 to 2 hours.
You can refrigerate it. But it won’t last more than 2 days. you can also store in a ice tray.Just put the fresh aloe vera gel in the ice tray and freeze it. The Aloe vera ice cubes are ready to use. Aloe vera ice cubes last for 1 week. It’s best to use the fresh aloe vera gel or better to buy an aloe vera gel from online or market.