Gray hairs are considered one of the first signs of aging, and they are a total nightmare for many women. There are countless hair dyes and products, that are able to cover those gray hairs. But those products last for a while only, and they are also able to provide some side effects, which means they are not good to be used very common.
First of all you should know that the premature graying of the hair can be caused from many health issues and conditions, as well as from poor diet choices. For example, this may be triggered from stress, pollution, smoking, hormonal fluctuations, sinusitis, chronic colds, thyroid disorders, and use of unsuitable hair products of course. And mostly the gray hair appears because we are in lack of melanin.
Give some natural alternatives a try, instead of using commercial products, that are filled with chemicals and can only make things worse, which can be followed with side-effects. The first thing you need to do is, find a nutritious diet and consume more healthy foods. Actually you can give this natural remedy a try, it is based on 2 strong ingredients only!
Lemon & Coconut Oil Mixture
- 3 teaspoons of freshly squeezed, organic lemon juice
- Organic coconut oil (the length of your hair demands the amount of coconut oil)
Combine the two ingredients together, and mix until the mixture is homogeneous. Then you can immediately apply it on your scalp and your hair. Once you’ve applied the mixture, leave it to act for 1 hour at least. Then you can rinse your hair with a mild shampoo. This technique or treatment, can be preformed once on weekly basis.
Why is this natural remedy so beneficial?
One of the most beneficial and versatile gifts of nature, are these two ingredients that are used to create the mixture. The coconut oil is a rich source of medium-chain fat acids, lauric acid and powerful anti-microbial properties, from which it gains the ability to improve the condition of your hair. Also the coconut oil is strengthening the hair, promotes hair growth, repairs and treats damaged hair, conditions the scalp and of course it reverses gray hair. It is also able to leave the hair soft and smooth after usage, and it is preventing from dandruff.
Then we have the lemon, which is also able to reverse the premature graying of the hair. Because of its richness in phosphorus, vitamin C and vitamin V, the lemon is able to treat the appearance of gray hair and nourish it at the same time.