Hair damage and loss can be a sensitive topic for many individuals. After all, hair is one of the first things that people notice about us.
And, while you may be willing to spend money on expensive product after expensive product, there’s a cheaper and much healthier alternative to the numerous shampoos and hair masks currently on the market. Does that sound too good to be true?
Consider the unlimited benefits of juice and how juice can be used to make shampoos and hair masks that will repair and regrow dry, damaged, and thinning hair.
HOW SHAMPOOS AND HAIR MASKS MADE FROM JUICES CAN HELP YOUR HAIR
Whether you’re suffering from hair thinning, hair splitting, or hair loss, juices can be a helpful addition to your natural and homemade shampoo and hair mask recipes. How?
1. Juices Can Add Necessary Vitamins
The improper balance of vitamins, especially iron and vitamins A, B, and C, can cause premature hair loss, thinning, breakage, and more.
Vitamins provide your scalp and hair with a wide range of benefits. From the strengthening effects of collagen to the lustrous look provided with the help of fatty acids, a number of vitamins and minerals are absolutely vital to the health of your hair.
2. Juices Are Packed Full Of Antioxidants
Antioxidants, the free radical fighting molecular heroes, are an important part of any healthy and well-balanced diet. But antioxidants can also be added to your shampoos and hair masks for an equally positive outcome.
Juices, by their very nature, are packed full of vitamins and minerals. In addition, a number of juices are chockfull of antioxidants, such as those made up of some of the world’s most antioxidant-filled fruits and vegetables.
3. Juices Can Be Versatile And Personally Tailored For Your Needs
Whether you’re struggling to keep dandruff at bay, or you’re looking for a natural cure for alopecia and thinning, the uses of juices (both inside and outside of your body) can provide you with the help that you need.
Juice blends can be made to fit your exact needs. With the help of avocado, cucumber, ginger, and more, you can create a juice blend that’s right for you. And, if your needs change over time, so can your blends!
SHAMPOO RECIPE FOR HEALTHY HAIR
Aloe Vera, Almond Oil, And Cucumber Carrot Juice Shampoo
Juice Shampoo Ingredients:
- Water (½ cup)
- Liquid castile soap (½ cup)
- Aloe vera gel (1/3 cup)
- Olive oil (1 teaspoon)
- Almond oil (2–3 teaspoons)
- Geranium essential oil (10 drops)
- Cucumber and carrot juice (½ cup)
Mix the ingredients thoroughly. If the shampoo is a bit on the runny side, add more aloe vera gel (a tablespoon at a time) until the shampoo is the consistency you like.
How to Apply:
- Wet hair with warm water, and then lather shampoo into scalp.
- Focus on the roots, and work your way down the shaft of the hair until you reach the ends.
- Leave on your hair for 1–3 minutes, and then rinse completely and towel dry.
In this simple, homemade shampoo recipe, aloe vera gel and olive oil combine to provide your hair with a healthy shine and your scalp with a flake-free appearance. The addition of cucumber carrot juice to this shampoo base adds a boost of antioxidants which are sure to restore your roots and hair to their natural and healthful glory.