Hair Growth

How To Grow Hair Faster – Proven Remedies For Hair Growth


Hair loss and hair growth are both twins. one is affected by others. When we have hair loss after certain we tend to see hair growth. When have hair growth, the next step is hair loss. This is a vicious cycle, where the loss and growth happens. Every girl or either boy wants to have a thick hair. Who wants to be bold? none of us right. Hair loss happens due to many reasons, the simpler ones are stress, poor immune system, unhygienic food, hormonal imbalance, harsh chemicals, post delivery, etc.

Read: How to avoid white hair

But what actually is Hair Loss and Hair Growth ?

On an average, an adult has about 1,00,000 to 1,50,000 hair on the scalp. These hair are produced in hair follicles and is made of protein called keratin. When the follicle produce new hair cells, the old hair or keratin dead cells are being pushed out and we call it as hair loss. On a minimum we tend to loose 100 to 150 hair everyday. But if the limit increases, then it is alarm sign, to consult tricologist. (Read: Tips for Dry hair)

Hair growth goes through 3 stages:

  • Anagen : where 90-95% of the hair is present for 2-8 years.
  • Catagen : At this stage, hair stops growing and it lasts for 4-8 weeks.
  • Telogen : This is falling phase/resting phase, where hair falls out from 2-3 months. we can see about 100-150 hair falls out everyday.

Hair growth is not that easy, and still could not find the study of continuing the anagen stage for longer period.

Extra Precautions for Hair Growth

Add and use vitamins, minerals, biotin, B5, zinc, iron and vitamin D in your diet Go for essential oils. massage scalp with coconut, olive, jojoba oil Do not directly apply shampoo. dilute it with water or peppermint oil or rosemary oil Try to take lots of protein rich diet food like nuts, vegetables, milk, yogurt, etc.,

But with few simpler remedies we can see new hair strands on our scalp.

Coconut milk :

Coconut milk

Ingredients :

  • Coconut milk : 1 fresh coconut.
  • Lemon juice : 4 tea spoon.
  • Lavender oil : 4 drops.

Prep time : 15 mins.

Process :

  • Take one fresh coconut.(Read: Benefits of coconut oil)
  • Extract milk from it.
  • Add 4 tsp of lemon and 4 drops of lavender oil.
  • Mix it properly and apply it Leave for 3-4 hours.
  • Wash off with mild shampoo.
  • This process can be repeated twice in a week.

Why is it used ?

Coconut milk is rich in iron, potassium and essential fatty acids. It regenerates, nourishes and streghtens scalp and hair. Lemon fights on the dead cells on the scalp.

Amla/Indian Gooseberry :

Amla Indian Gooseberry

Ingredients :

  • Amla : 2 teaspoons of amla powder/juice.
  • Lemon juice : 2 tea spoons.

Prep time : 10 mins

Process :

  • Take 2 tsp of amla juice and lemon juice. (Read: Tips for beautiful soak)
  • Whisk it properly and apply on the scalp directly.
  • Gently massage on the scalp Leave it for 20-30 mins.
  • Wash off with mild shampoo.
  • This process can be done once in a week.

Why amla ?

Amla contains vitamin c and the citrus properties present in amla helps in regenerateing new hair cells, preventing and wiping off the dead cell, thus nourishing and strengthening.

Rice water:

Rice water

Ingredients :

  • Rice : 2 cups.
  • Water : as per required.

Process :

  • Take 2 cups of rice. (Read: Benefits of vaseline)
  • Soak rice in water for 2 hours.
  • Strain the rice from water.
  • Apply the water on the scalp and on hair.
  • Rinse hair thoroughly with water.
  • Use shampoo.
  • This process can be done quite often.

Why rice water?

Rice water contains E,K and B6, Proteins which nourishes, thickens and strengthens hair. this is grand ma’s secret which is now no longer a secret.

Castor oil:

Castor oil

Ingredients :

  • Castor oil Towel.

Prep time : 5 mins

Process :

  • Take castor oil. (Read: Benefits of castor oil)
  • Warm it and apply on the scalp.
  • Wrap it with warm towel and leave for 20 mins.
  • Wash with lukewarm water and mild shampoo.

Why castor oil ?

Castor oil is the best remedy for the hair growth and new cell generation. It removes the bald patches on the scalp and thickens the hair. As castor oil is quite sticky add a pinch of lemon juice in it.

Onion juice:

Onion juice

Ingredients :

  • Onion : 2.

Prep time : 5 mins

Process :

  • Take 2 onions and peel off. (Read: Benefits of onion skin)
  • Extract the juice of onion with blender.
  • Apply the juice on the scalp.
  • Leave it for 20 mins Wash with mild shampoo.

Why onions :

onions are rich in sulphur which increases the collagen production and removes dead cells on the scalp.

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Note : Do not get afraid of onion smell and avoid onion. Just wash off with shampoo thats enough.

Guava leaves:

Guava leaves

Ingredients :

  • Guava leaves : Handful.
  • Water : as per required
  • Shampoo

Prep time : 20 mins

Process :

  • Take guava leaves and boil it in water. (Read: Benefits of eating guava leaves)
  • Strain water and let them cool.
  • Wash your hair with shampoo and let it dry After getting dried.
  • Apply strained guava leaves water on the scalp.
  • Gently massage and leave it for 2 hours Wash hair with luke warm water.

Why guava leaves ?

Guava leaves contains anti inflammatory and anti-oxidants that prevents fungus from rooting in. It repairs damaged cells and strenghtens hair follicles.

Garlic with olive oil:

Garlic with olive oil

Ingredients :

  • Garlic : 6-7 cloves.
  • Olive oil : 3 tsp.

Prep time : 10 mins

Process :

  • Take 7-8 cloves of garlic.
  • Crush it to paste and mix it with olive oil.
  • Apply the paste on the scalp.
  • Leave it for 20 mins.
  • Wash with lukewarm water and mild shampoo.

Why garlic ?

The allicin and selenium present in garlic fights on the scalp and treats hair loss. Olive oil contains vitamin E which improves for hair growth.

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