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The Most Guarded Indian Secrets For Long Hair… REVEALED!

Sonali Pawar

Editorial Coordinator

Indian women are known for their long and gorgeous locks and there are several reasons behind it. If you’re someone who has always wanted healthy and long hair, here are some ‘Indian secrets’ you might want to know. These tips will boost hair growth while making it glossy and strong at the same time. Here’s to long and strong locks, ladies!




1. The good ol’ champi


There’s no hair woe a good ol’ champi can’t solve, is there? Take some coconut oil and make sure to warm it slightly before applying it to your scalp. This will help increase the blood circulation and boost hair growth. To get sure shot results, massage your scalp at least twice a week.


2. Superfoods are the way to go!


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It’s essential for you to have a balanced diet for healthy hair and skin. If you want your hair to grow longer and stronger, it’s important that you also include some superfoods in your diet. Make sure to have eggs, fish, almonds and fruits like strawberries and oranges for gorgeous hair.


3. Make Amla and shikakai your best friends




Shikakai is a great hair cleanser and in some parts of rural India, women still use it to wash their hair. If you can’t get your hands on the real thing, go for Shikakai powder and cleanse your hair with it. Apart from shikakai, Amla too has certain properties. It helps   Amla oil


4. Food for hair


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Your hair is always in need of some nourishment and for that, masks are your best bet. Indians are known for using natural products and that’s what you should do. Go for hair masks that suit you and the ones that will make your scalp healthy. By applying nourishing masks you are making your locks healthy, hence, preventing breakage.


5. Essential oils are essential


Essential oils have some amazing properties that help in making your hair longer and stronger. Oils like Rosemary and Lavender help in promoting hair growth. Mix 2-3 drops of one of these oils with your carrier oils (coconut and olive oil) and massage your scalp with it. Repeat this 2-3 times a week and soon you’ll have long flowing tresses, ladies.


6. Ginger




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You might be surprised to know that something so common in your kitchen can help with hair growth. It has antibacterial properties that help keeps dandruff and flaky scalp at bay, making your roots stronger. It helps in preventing hair loss, promotes growth and nourishes your scalp as well.


7. Hydrate


Water helps flush out toxins from your body. These toxins are responsible for all your skin or hair problems and there’s almost nothing water can’t fix! Drinking lots of water in a day will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, thus, giving you shinier, healthier and longer locks.


 

Published on Aug 11, 2017
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