Be it kids sailing paper boats in muddy puddles, youngsters getting drenched in the showers or adults cozying up indoors reading a novel, the monsoon season is indeed filled with joy, besides a pleasant breeze and spells of rain. But alas, the humidity and dampness invariably make the tresses in people of all ages rather dry, messy, frizzy, with hair health, in general, going for a toss. Moreover, the wet weather increases stickiness in the surroundings, leading to hair loss, itchy scalp and dandruff.
While there are problems galore with regards to the mane during the monsoon, Mother Nature not only blesses the land with ample rains for all forms of life to thrive but also provides miraculous remedies for myriad hair woes. A plethora of natural bounty – fruits, vegetables, herbs, nuts, leaves supply valuable extracts, oils, powders packed with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants that nourish and condition the tresses amidst the drizzles and downpours. These include:
Coconut Oil: Rich in vitamin E and lauric acid, coconut oil stimulates hair roots i.e. follicles for the growth of strong, thick, silky hair.
Neem: A ground powder is obtained from neem leaves, which are laden with antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties for dandruff-free hair.
Banana: Bananas are a storehouse of minerals and silica, that boost collagen synthesis, reduce frizz and bestow an added shine to the locks.
Avocado: An excellent source of biotin, proteins, fatty oils, avocado penetrates deep into roots, shafts, to enrich hair texture, smoothness and overcome dryness.
Argan Oil: Imbued with essential fatty acids and a lightweight, easily absorbable consistency, argan oil is a magical remedy for damaged hair.
So, leave all your hair-related worries behind this monsoon season and simply follow these homemade natural remedies, for long and lustrous tresses.