Here’s a fact about natural hair; online hair influencers always make us feel inadequate about our hair, its manageability, length and fullness to the point where we start wondering if it is just not in our genes to grow influencer-level hair.
Here’s another fact; every woman can grow long and healthy hair. In this article, we are going to share our top three ingredients that work wonders on hair.
Aloe Vera is a well-renowned plant in the world of beauty for its extensive uses and benefits. Aside from being a skin moisturizer, Aloe Vera can strengthen hair follicles and make your scalp healthier. It contains vitamins A, C and E which promote healthy cell growth and shiny hair. It also soothes itchy scalps and prevents hair breakage.
Constant washing and styling cause our hair to break easily, making it look frizzy and dry; coconut oil is one of the top oils you can use to prevent this from happening and increase your chances of growing long, silky and shiny hair. Adding coconut to your wash day routine will help you provide an extra layer to your hair that will prevent excessive protein loss and also moisturize your hair.
You can use coconut as a hair mask before washing your hair; as a conditioner after shampooing and as a scalp treatment.
Honey: The concept for hair growth has always been moisturized scalps, protection against sun rays, vitamins that prevent hair damage and only necessary styling. But what if you have hair that is tough to run a comb through and has a mind of its own? Honey covers all your needs for hair growth and also softens your hair, so you can easily style it without pulling at your scalp.
If you want to grow your hair naturally without the use of harmful chemicals that may end up irritating your scalp and damaging your hair, these ingredients are a must-have on your shelf no matter your hair type. They are tried and true ingredients from the African continent passed on from the old.