Straight and shiny hairs can really add a lot to your overall appearance. So, if you are trying to get them, you are just one of the many other girls who are ready to cover the extra mile to get that gorgeous hair. However, salon treatment of hair straightening uses harmful chemicals and heat, which can be really damaging for your hairs.
So, here are some of the best treatments with natural ingredients commonly available in every home that can give you silky straight hairs with regular use.
Many of us like to have straight hair and of-course there are many salon options to fulfill the desire but those chemical treatments will press you with side effects. So, here is an article that deals with natural ingredients to straighten your hair.
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera gel is packed with enzymes that promote hair growth and keep the hair smooth and shining. It also has moisturizing properties that can help reduce the chance of frizz.
Mix a half cup of warm coconut oil with half a cup of Aloe Vera; apply the mixture to your hair and allow to stay on for about 30-50 minutes before washing out.
‘Rice flour, fuller’s earth, milk and Egg mask for straightening hair
All the ingredients in this hair straightening mask will work together to make your hair very clean and smooth. The mask will nourish, repair and eliminate dirt from your hair and will also give it a straight look.
Take 1 egg white, 5 teaspoons rice flour, 1 cup fuller’s earth and ½ cup of milk and mix all the ingredients together. Do this thoroughly until smooth and then apply to your hair. Ensure it saturates around up to the hair-tips, leave for about an hour before washing with plain water and a mild shampoo.
Castor Oil Treatment
Among other health benefits that you can get off using castor oil, it works perfectly well for straightening hair.
Warm a half cup of castor oil and massage it into hair; wrap a damp towel around your hair and allow the mixture to sit for 30 minutes. Then wash off with a gentle shampoo and plain water.
Honey, banana curd and olive oil Pack
Curd and olive oil are natural hair conditioners that are very good for your hair. For this hair straightening pack, you need 2 overripe bananas and 2 tablespoons of honey, olive oil and curd. Put the ingredients in a bowl and mash together to form a thick paste. Apply the paste on your hair and put on a shower cap. Leave for 30 minutes then wash with shampoo and water.
Coconut is an awesome way to get rid of frizziness from the hair, it helps the dry hair to make moisturized, soft and radiant.
Coconut and lemon treatment
The natural permanent hair strengthening properties of coconut works well and help you to give straight hair. And when the coconut is combined with lemon, the results of straight hair will be enhanced.
How to make
– Take a coconut and collect the pieces from it, grind it well to extract the milk.
– Squeeze a lemon and add the juice to coconut milk and refrigerate it.
– After few hours you will find a creamy layer on the milk. Apply this cream on your hair and wrap a hot towel.
– Leave for an hour or more and then rinse off your hair thoroughly with a mild shampoo and dry it.
– The best results you will find from this method is a soft and manageable hair.
Olive oil and egg
The one best solution to the dry, damaged and frizzy hair is olive oil. It helps to moisture and rejuvenate the hair.
How to make
– Take two eggs and beat them well until it becomes frothy.
– Add this with three or four tablespoons of olive oil and then beat again.
– Apply this mixture on your hair entirely, concentrating on hair strands and split ends.
– Let it sit for an hour or two and then rinse off with a mild shampoo and pat.
This olive oil and egg treatment repairs the hair and nourishes it. Simply mix a tablespoon of olive oil with one tablespoon of water and apply on your hair. It deep conditions you hair and make it shiny.
Milk hair spray
How to make
Milk is another ingredient you can try to straighten you hair. Just pour half a cup of milk in the spray bottle and spray it all over the hair. Leave it for half an hour or more and then rinse off with a mild shampoo to get a new change on your hair.
Honey and milk treatment
– Take a half cup of milk and add it four tablespoons of honey.
– Mix well to form like a paste.
– Apply it on the hair and leave it for some time until it gets dried. You need to wait for at least an hour or more than that.
– After that wash your hair with mild shampoo and pat.
– To get the added benefits you can add smashed banana to the milk and honey mixture.
All the above home hair straightening methods won’t give you results with in a day like the saloon treatments. You need to be patient and work on the methods, try any one of the treatments for two times in a week at least then you will be able to watch the results gradually after a few months.
Yogurt and Banana hair pack
The yogurt and banana hair pack for hair straightening can give effective results and will also nourish your hairs instead of drying them out. You will need the following ingredients for making this pack,
- 1 tbsp of yogurt
- 1 smashed banana
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Mix all the three ingredients together in a clean bowl and ensure that there is no chunk of banana left in the mixture. Apply this pack to your hairs; starting at the roots and following till the end. It can be applied best when you part your hairs into small sections. After you have applied the pack thoroughly, let it get dry. Try to keep the hairs as straight as possible without tying them in a bun or knot in this span. It will take around an hour or more to dry out the pack completely. Once it has dried wash off with plenty of water.
Egg and Honey
This hair straightening pack can be highly effective to get quick results and it also nourishes the hairs giving them a renewed look. You will need the following ingredients for the pack,
- the white of an egg
- 3 tablespoon honey
- 2 spoons of lemon juice
Take the honey in a container and heat it. Mix this honey with the white of an egg and 2 spoons of lemon juice. Apply this pack to your hairs from root to end and let it dry without tying them up. Once the pack has dried, you can wash it off with water and a mild shampoo.
Fuller’s earth with Vitamin E
A hair pack made from fuller’s earth and vitamin E can give your hairs a natural straightening effect along with nourishment. Collect the following ingredients for this pack,
- 2 tablespoons of fuller’s earth
- 1 vitamin E capsule
Soak the fullers’ earth in water to make a thick paste. Add the content of a whole Vitamin E capsule to this paste. Now apply this thick paste to your hairs from root to end after parting your hairs in small sections. Let the pack get dry naturally on your hairs and after about an hour or more when it has dried completely wash off with plenty of water.
Egg and banana
Nourish your hairs while straightening them naturally with this egg and banana made hair pack. You will only need the following ingredients and 1.30 hours of time to complete the whole process.
- the white of an egg
- 1 smashed banana
Mix the two ingredients properly ensuring that there is no chunk of banana is left in the mixture. Apply this paste onto your hairs in a top to end direction and let your hairs get dry with this pack on. Do not bind your hairs or tie them when they are getting dry. After 1-1.30 hours, wash off your hairs with plenty of water and a mild shampoo.
Gelatin and corn starch with almond oil
This effective hair straightening home remedy can be very effective to give straight hairs for long when maintained in the right way. Get the following ingredients
- 2 tablespoons of gelatin
- 2 tablespoons of corn starch
- 2 tablespoon of almond oil
Heat the gelatin in a pan and it will melt. Mix the oil and the corn starch with this pack and apply the slightly hot mixture to your hairs from root to tip. Let the pack get cooled and dried for the next hour or more and finally wash off with plenty of water. Do not use a shampoo for the week and stay away from blow drying your hairs.
Fuller’s earth and Honey
Fuller’s earth can work as a natural hair conditioner and it can also help in giving you naturally straight hairs when added with honey in proper percentage. You will need the following to make this pack,
- 2-5 tablespoon of water soaked fuller’s earth depending on the length of your hairs
- 3-5 spoons of honey depending on the amount of fuller’s earth you have taken
Soak sufficient amount of clean fuller’s earth in fresh water overnight. By the morning it should have reached a soft paste like form. Take the required quantity of fuller’s earth in a clean bowl and add adequate amount of honey with it. Mix the two well and apply this thick paste to your washed and wet hairs starting right from near the roots till the end. Let the pack dry out on your hairs naturally and wash off after an hour with plain water.
Egg white and corn starch hair pack for straight hairs
Egg has high moisturizing properties and it can be very helpful to give your hairs a dose of nourishment. Corn starch on the other hand can work effectively along with egg white to give you naturally straight hairs.
- The white of 1-2 eggs depending on your hair length
- 2 tablespoons of corn starch
You need to make a thick paste by mixing the above two ingredients. Apply this paste directly onto your hairs starting right from near the roots and continue till the tip. Make it a point to apply the pack on your hairs in excess. Let the pack dry naturally on your hairs and then wash off with a mild cleanser. Comb the web hairs lightly and let them dry naturally, do not use a blow drier. Once your hairs have dried you can see the results.
For most of these packs you will get an instant result which can continue to stay for long with proper maintenance and regular use of the above packs.