Benefits and Uses Of Aloe Vera For Hair

 

Aloe vera extremely beneficial to the hair. It’s ingredient is a vast repository of amino acids and proteolytic enzymes which efficiently help improve scalp health and boost hair growth.  It helps to make hair growth process incredibly easier.

Benefits Of Aloe Vera For Hair

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Aloe vera is one of the most magical and beneficial ingredients you could put in your hair. Don’t believe me? You can just try and see for yourself.  But you cannot deny these interesting facts:

  • Its proteolytic enzymes which help heal and repair the damaged cells in your scalp. This improves follicle health and indirectly boosts healthy and faster hair growth.
  • Not only does the proteolytic enzyme help heal the scalp, but it also helps stimulate dormant hair follicles, promoting hair regrowth.
  • It also helps curb hair fall and controls hair shedding, ensuring that your hair remains thick and voluminous.
  • It has anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe your scalp of irritation and aggravation.
  • Its antifungal and antiviral properties help cure dandruff and flaking.
  • Aloe vera’s high content of protein, vitamins, and minerals help it nourish your follicles and hair efficiently.
  • The moisture content of aloe vera helps condition your hair, locking in nutrients and hydration.

Now that it is concrete, let’s look at the ways of using aloe vera in your hair care routine to promote hair growth.

How To Use Aloe Vera For Hair Growth

A lot of these remedies involve using fresh aloe vera gel. You can extract your own gel by slicing an aloe vera leaf and scooping out the gel using a spoon. Throw the obtained gel into a food processor to get an even consistency.

1. Coconut Milk And Aloe Vera For Hair Growth

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You Will Need
  • 4 tbsp Aloe Vera Gel
  • 4 tbsp Coconut Milk
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil
Prep Time

5 minutes

Processing Time

30 minutes

Process
  1. In a bowl, combine the ingredients until you get a smooth mixture.
  2. Massage this mixture into your scalp and work it through your hair until your hair is saturated with the liquid.
  3. Leave it on for about half an hour and then proceed to rinse your hair.
  4. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo and finish with conditioner.
How Often?

Once a week.

Why This Works

Coconut milk has wonderful conditioning properties that help maintain the health of your hair. It is also an excellent repository of nutrients that help nourish your scalp and hair. The coconut oil in this mask allows for deep penetration of the hair shafts so that they can be nourished from within.

2. Shea Butter And Aloe Vera Gel For Hair Growth

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You Will Need
  • 1/2 cup Raw Shea Butter
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1 tbsp Apricot Oil
  • 1 tbsp Grapeseed Oil
  • 5 drops Lavender Essential Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Vitamin E Oil
Prep Time

15 minutes

Processing Time

30 minutes

Process
  1. Melt the shea butter in a double boiler and then let it cool.
  2. To the cooled butter add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  3. Take about 2-3 tbsp of the mixture (you can store the rest in a jar for later use.)
  4. Massage your scalp and hair with this blend and leave it on for about 30 minutes.
  5. Wash your hair with cool water and mild shampoo. Finish with conditioner.
How Often?

Once a week.

Why This Works

This deep conditioning treatment helps add shine and luster to your hair while preventing issues such as breakage and split ends. This helps maintain the length of your hair.

3. Fenugreek/Methi Seeds And Aloe Vera For Hair

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You Will Need
  • 2 tbsp Fenugreek/Methi Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Aloe Vera Gel
Prep Time

8 hours + 5 minutes

Processing Time

30 minutes-3 hours

Process
  1. Soak the fenugreek seeds overnight.
  2. In the morning grind them to a fine paste and to it add the aloe vera gel. Mix well.
  3. Apply this mixture to your hair and scalp and leave it on for about 30 minutes.
  4. Wash your hair with cool water and a mild shampoo.
  5. Finish with conditioner.
How Often?

Once a week.

Why This Work

This is one of the best treatments you could use to cure dandruff and condition your hair. Fenugreek is especially popular for its ability to treat dandruff while also adding moisture to your hair. A healthy scalp is a foundation for healthy hair.

4. Onion And Aloe Vera For Hair Growth

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You Will Need
  • 1 cup Onion Juice
  • 1 tbsp Aloe Vera Gel
Prep Time

10 minutes

Processing Time

1 hour

Process
  1. Take about 3-4 large onions and blend them to a puree in a blender. Use a cheesecloth to extract the juice.
  2. To the juice, add the aloe vera gel and mix well.
  3. Massage this mixture into your scalp and work it through your hair until your hair is saturated with the liquid.
  4. Leave it on for about an hour and then proceed to rinse your hair.
  5. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo and finish with conditioner.
How Often?

Once a week.

Why This Works

This is one of the more intense hair growth treatments. It helps curb hair fall and promote hair regrowth. Onion juice is an excellent hair growth ingredient that stimulates your scalp and the dormant follicles on it. Regular use of this mask will give you amazing length and thickness.

 

 

 

5. Castor Oil And Aloe Vera For Hair Growth

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You Will Need
  • 1 cup Fresh Aloe Vera Gel
  • 2 tbsp Castor Oil
  • 2 tbsp Fenugreek Powder
  • Shower Cap
  • Towel
Prep Time

5 minutes

Processing Time

Overnight

Process
  1. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients until you get a smooth and consistent paste.
  2. Apply this mixture to your scalp and hair. Ensure that you’re focusing most on your roots and tips.
  3. Once your hair is fully covered in the mixture, cover it with a shower cap.
  4. Go to bed with the mixture on. You may wrap a towel around the shower cap for added heat and to keep the shower cap from shifting.
  5. In the morning, wash the mixture off with cool water and shampoo. Finish with conditioner.
How Often?

1-2 times a week.

Why This Works

Castor oil is an excellent hair growth treatment that helps boost hair growth while also adding volume. The oil along with aloe vera helps stimulate hair regrowth and also curbs hair fall. This aloe vera treatment helps stimulate hair growth from the dormant hair follicles on your scalp. It also helps nourish and condition your hair strands, preventing breakage and split ends.

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