After the Baby: Secrets to Thicker, Healthier Hair

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Once you give birth to a child you will realize that you are losing a little bit more of your lovely locks than usual. Of course this doesn’t happen to all women, but a majority of new mothers face this situation. Of course this problem is temporary and there are easy ways to pump up volume and luster while your locks return to normal. Here are a few tips:

– Aloe Vera

One of the most popular ingredients that will help in providing thicker hair is Aloe Vera. The Aloe Vera gel is a natural ingredient that has a lot of health benefits and is an effective to improve the thickness of the hair.

How to: Take two or three Aloe Vera leaves and cut each one into two halves. Extract the gel from these leaves and apply it on to the scalp. Allow this gel to work on your hair and scalp for about half an hour. Rinse it off with well with lukewarm water thoroughly.

– Orange

Orange has citric acid properties which will help in easily getting rid of dandruff on the scalp. It will also help in improving the thickness of hair and promote hair growth.

How to: Take the orange peel and mash it in a beater to make a pulp. Apply this pulp on your hair as a hair pack once a week. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash it off.

– Egg

The egg is the best ingredient that you can think of when it comes to providing the necessary proteins for your hair. It is important for you to give regular protein treatment for your hair in order to make it thicker and stronger and there is no better home remedy than eggs.

How to: Break 2 medium sized eggs in a bowl and beat the eggs well so that they mix well. Apply the beaten egg on your wet hair and allow it to rest on your hair for 10 to 15 minutes. Wash your hair in lukewarm water and also use a mild shampoo on your hair so that the smell of the egg disappears.

– Coconut oil

Coconut oil is one of the best home remedies for promoting hair growth. Massaging the scalp with pure heated coconut oil is very effective in achieving thick hair.  The proteins present in virgin coconut oil provide the nourishment for hair growth. Massaging the scalp with hot coconut oil will improve the blood circulation to the scalp and in better absorb the nutrients by the hair follicles.

How to: Heat the coconut oil and massage the oil to the scalp using the fingertips. Leave it on for a while and wash it off.

– Eat Healthy

While you follow these hair care rituals it is also important to maintain a healthy diet with lots of veggies. You can also speak to your doctor and invest in a supplement to help your body receive the vitamins and minerals it needs to maintain healthy hair, nails, skin etc.

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