Straight hair is beautiful. It gives the appearance of shinier, silkier hair and can really give the look of sleeker facial features. For centuries, people have been using natural ingredients to straighten their hair. Although the invention of the straight iron was a good one, it also had draw backs because like chemicals, it causes stress on the hair that could lead to breakage.
Fortunately for those of us who want the look the natural way, there are some alternatives.
Combination of Coconut milk and Lemon juice:
You can use some natural ingredients to straighten your hair. One natural ingredient is a fresh extract of coconut milk. You can use a superb combination of coconut milk and lemon. Now squeeze the juice of one whole lemon and mix it with a full glass of the fresh coconut milk. Now keep the mixture in the refrigerator so that a creamy layer would form on the surface. Use this cream and apply it on your scalp. Wrap your head with a hot towel and allow it to stand for some time. Wash your hair with a shampoo and comb the locks of wet hair thoroughly. Continue this process for three to four weeks and you will notice a major difference on your hair.
Castor oil is also a good natural way of straightening your hair. You can use castor oil (about 2-3 teaspoons). Castor oil straightens your hair more effectively than using a hair dryer. Massage your hair with castor oil and start combing from the root of the hair to the tip. This will allow your hair to look straight.
Olive oil has many benefits for your body. One such benefit is that you can also use Olive oil as a natural way of straightening your hair. Method is as follows: Mix half a cup of olive oil with half a cup leaves of rosemary leaves and heat the mixture over low fire. After some time, apply the oil on your scalp and hair. Now wait for almost 30 minutes and then you can shampoo your hair. Using hot oil treatment will also strengthen your hair locks and provides good hydration so that they do not become dry and rough. You can also include olive oil in your daily diet. Use olive oil with a green salad which includes cabbage, tomatoes, beet, carrot, capsicum etc. It will make your hair strong and healthy.
- Milk can also be used as a natural hair straightened. Method of straightening is as follows: Prepare a mixture of 1/3 cup of milk and water and then place it in a spray bottle. Make sure that before you spray the milk on your hair, the locks of hair are dried properly. Now leave the milk on your hair for about 20 minutes and then use shampoo and condition your hair. Comb the hair when it is still wet which will allow you to give a shiny and straight look. Milk can also be straightly applied on hair instead of spraying it. Leave milk on your hair for at least one minute and then shampoo and rinse with lukewarm water.
We would love to hear about your natural hair straightening techniques. If you know of any that have worked well for you, please let us know. We would love to hear about it.