15 Easy Home Remedies to Get Straight Hair
Silky straight hair is always in trend as they look good on any face type and easy to manage in different hair styles. People with curly, wavy hair often turn to chemical treatment for hair straightening. But such finished look last only for some limited time may be a year. But after a year you may end up having more damaged hair with more split and hardened ends. Also these treatments are very costly and have extensive maintenance routine. Such chemical, heated tools used during treatment are harsh on hair, and result into hair loss, graying of hair, dry hair and allergy on scalp.
So why to spend so much money when you can naturally and permanently straighten your hair without rebonding & any ill effects. There are some handy home remedies that can help you to get that lustrous straight hair easily and naturally. You may not get the poker straight effect of salon-styled hair, but will be worth your effort as you get those healthy, nourished hair. Use these remedies 2-3 times a week only, as daily use may not be healthy for your hair and scalp as all ingredients mentioned below contains oil which may result in excess oil on your scalp. For best results use these remedies regularly and patiently.
- Hot oil massage:
Best option for hot oil massage is coconut, almond, olive or sesame oil. Regular hot oil massage is one of the best and easiest ways to get smooth straight hair. The heat and saturation from hot oil relaxes the light curly and wavy texture of your hair. For this slightly heat some oil to make it warm. Massage your scalp and hair with this warm oil for 15-20 minutes. Now gently comb the hair thoroughly to evenly distribute oil. Now wash the hair with mild shampoo. (For best result do this massage the night before you wash your hair. Keep the oiled hair overnight. This is quiet relaxing.)
- Hot towel treatment:
Hot towel treatment on your hair helps a lot. It opens pores of hair and makes hair healthier. You can first do hot oil massage followed by this hot towel treatment to have better results. Wrap the hot towel on your scalp and hair. Keep it like that for few minutes. Repeat 4-5 times . Then wash your hair with mild shampoo and apply conditioner.
- Coconut milk & lemon juice:
Coconut milk is proven to straighten the hair. Due to its moisturizing ability your hair becomes more silky and shiny. It also has antifungal, antibacterial properties which make scalp infection free. For this just take a glass of fresh coconut milk and add juice of 1 lemon to it. Now keep this mixture in fridge for few hours till there is a creamy layer on the top. Now massage you hair and scalp with this cream and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Then wash your hair with shampoo.
Milk has moisturizing properties which help to straighten the hair. Also milk protein fortifies hair shafts making it smooth and frizz free. For this take half glass of milk and half glass of water in a hair spray bottle. Mix this thoroughly and spray the mixture over your hair and comb thoroughly. Repeat the procedure. Leave it for 30 minutes so that it can get absorbed by the hair. Then wash your hair and apply conditioner.
- Milk and Egg:
Mix 1 egg into 2 cups of milk properly. Apply this mixture on your hair leave it for 20-30 minutes then wash it off thoroughly. You can also add honey to this mixture.