Aloe Vera for Hair | How to Use


You must have heard about the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, who owes her soft, lustrous skin and beauty to a gel which is scooped out of a Long Leafy plant commonly known as Aloe Vera. As famous as this plant is for its skin benefits, its magical hair care properties are not well known. So today I am gonna discuss how to use Aloe vera for hair. 

As the era of fast food and modern lifestyle has dawned on us, wrong eating and using the wrong products for hair has become a casual part of most of our lives. This causes a bad effect on our hair which results in hair loss, premature greying, split ends and various other aberrations. Aloe Vera can help such people with no side effects like other hair products in the market. It is a natural remedy for hair.

1. Aloe Vera gives relief from Itchy Scalp

Aloe vera can be used to relieve itchy scalp caused by dandruff. It has been proved in several studies that aloe vera is adept at eliminating the factors of dandruff.

2. Aloe Vera helps to keep your Hair Strong

Aloe vera is rich in vitamins A, C, E, B12 and Folic Acid. All these promote healthy cell growth and make hair shiny. Vitamin B12 and folic acid present in it help prevent hair fall.

3. Aloe Vera is effective in increasing Hair Growth

Aloe vera is effective in increasing blood circulation. When you use it on your scalp, it increases blood circulation. This increases hair growth. It is also observed to bring back lost hair in some cases.

4. Aloe Vera is also beneficial for oily hairs

Aloe vera has properties to control the excess amount of oil in the hair. It also speeds up hair growth. Remember to apply aloe vera on hair directly, if you have an oily scalp.

5. Aloe Vera helps in Removing baldness

Aloe vera is also effective in removing baldness. It also grows and rejuvenates properties which are known to bring back lost hairs… For this, you can use aloe vera as a shampoo.

Aloe Vera for Hair | How to Use

After reading the hair care benefits of Aloe Vera, I am sure, you all are tempted to try it on your hairs asap. Let me tell you a few ways is which you can use Aloe Vera for beautiful lusterous hairs.

1. Aloe vera Hair Mask

Aloe vera gel contain proteolytic enzymes that boost hair growth. Remember to use this Aloe vera Hair Mask at least once a week.

Aloe Vera for Hair Mask | How to use

Step 1

Mix 2 teaspoon aloe vera gel in 2 teaspoon almond oil, one egg (white part) and 1 teaspoon yoghurt

Step 2

Apply it as a mask.

Step 3

Every alternate week, massage the scalp by mixing aloe vera gel with almond oil.

2. Aloe vera for Dandruff

Aloe vera gel has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, which help to reduce dandruff. Remember to use Aloe Vera for Dandruff twice a week for best results.

Aloe Vera for Dandruff How to use

Step 1

Make a paste by mixing
1 teaspoon of honey
2 teaspoons of yoghurt 2 teaspoon aloe vera gel

Step 2

Apply it on the scalp and wash it with mild herbal shampoo after 15 minutes

Apart from this, you can also remove dandruff by adding 7-8 drops of neem oil in Aloe Vera Gel for best results.

3. Aloe vera for Itchy Scalp

The anti-inflammatory properties present in aloe vera gel also reduce the itching of the head to a great extent.

Aloe Vera for Itchy Scalp | How to Use

Step 1

Apply the aloe vera gel directly on the scalp

Step 2

Massage gently for about 20 minutes before bathing

Step 3

Wash off the hairs with mild herbal shampoo

4. Aloe Vera as Conditioner

This is a magical conditioning recipe which provides moisture to the hair and the scalp. Aloe Vera for Hair conditioning is an efficient way to maintain hair and to protect them from sunburn. This allows for soft, strong and bouncy hairs. You can apply it twice a week for best results.

Aloe Vera as Conditioner | How to use

Step 1

Take equal amounts of coconut oil and aloe vera

Step 2

Massage your scalp with this solution and gently massage it on the scalp and the hairs. Pay special attention to the scalp and the hair ends

Step 3

Wear a shower cap and leave it for 1 hour. You can also leave this overnight

Step 4

Wash off with a mild herbal shampoo

PrecautionBefore using aloe vera, make sure that you are not allergic to it. For this, you can do a patch test. 

How to do Patch test – Apply Aloe Vera to a small section of your wrist. Leave it for about 20 mins. If you feel Itching, Redness or skin irritation then you are allergic to aloe vera else go ahead and use it.

For which of the following benefits you have used Aloe Vera before?
For Pimple/ Acne Marks
For Sun Burn
For Hair Nourishment
For Digestive Issues
As a Face Pack
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Which of the Aloe Vera benefit you were not aware about ?
Aloe Vera being used a Moisturizer
Aloe Vera for Conditioning your hair
Aloe for healing wounds & Skin Burn
Aloe Vera for Curing Various Health Issue
Aloe Vera can be used as Make up remover
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