With numerous health benefits, such as increasing the immunity, lowering blood pressure and improving blood circulation, garlic is less known for his qualities on the hair.Due to the high content of allicin, it was discovered that garlic can be successfully used as a remedy for hair loss. It has a strong regenerative effect and used regularly, it will give strength to your hair, helping it to grow faster and healthier. So here how garlic works and how you can use it to your advantage.
The simplest and most popular option is to cut a few pieces of garlic and rub them directly on the scalp. This way all the substances will be released on your hair. After application, cover your hair with a shower cap and a hot towel for 30 minutes. Then wash your hair several times until the smell disappears, preferably with a regenerating or fortifying shampoo, delicate and natural. To further reduced the strong smell, you can grind the garlic and mix it with coconut oil or argan oil. Massage your scalp with this mixture and, as above, cover your head with a shower cap and a warm towel for 20-30 minutes. To speed up the process of hair growth, instead of coconut or argan oil, use castor oil and a few drops of vitamin A. In all of the above, if possible, it is recommended to keep the mixture in your hair overnight or at least for 4-5 hours, for a more visible effect.
Add garlic in your favorite hair mask
A mask known for its benefits on the hair is made from egg yolk, olive oil, honey and yeast. Add over these ingredients 2-3 crushed garlic cloves, massage the hair and cover it with this mixture for 30-40 minutes. The treatment is applied once a week and, because it's natural, you can use it for as long as you like. Other ingredients that can be used in a garlic hair mask are: chamomile tea, aloe vera gel, bananas, avocado, yogurt, vitamin E and lemon juice.
Use these masks weekly, combined with a healthy lifestyle and the effects will be visible in the shortest time. Eat natural and balanced, drink plenty of water, use as few styling products and, if possible, dry your hair naturally.