Losing hair is a major occurrence, and there are many people who want to correct their balding or thinning hair issues as quickly as they notice them. There are some factors that are known to lead to hair loss, including: stress, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, allergies, pollution, lack of hair care, low quality products, and it can be hereditary.

If you are one of the many who have noticed more hair in the sink, or on a brush or comb, don’t run out and spend hundreds of dollars on products, below are ten natural approaches to having great hair.

Eggs

Having regular protein treatments can significantly improve hair, and the best approach is eggs.

Take 1-2 eggs, beat them and apply to your hair. Leave them for 30 minutes and then wash with shampoo and warm water. Repeat 1-2 times per week.

Another method: take an egg yolk, one tbsp. of your favorite hair oil, and two tbsps. of water, and massage it into scalp. You can repeat this weekly.

Fenugreek seeds

fenugreek seeds

Aids in preventing hair loss and stimulates hair growth.

Begin by soaking two or three tbsp. of fenugreek seeds for 8-10 hours in water to soften them up, then grind them into a paste. You could also add two tbsps. of coconut milk if desired, then add the paste to the hair and massage into the scalp. Let it set for 30 minutes, then rinse and use a mild shampoo. Repeat weekly.

Another method is to use the water from the soaked seeds as a hair rinse that can fight against dandruff and promote hair growth. Repeat 1-2 times per week.

Olive oil

Get more body added to your hair with olive oil.

Warm up olive oil and massage it into the scalp, then let it set for 30 to 45 minutes or longer, even overnight. When ready, rinse it out and use a mild shampoo. Repeat 1-2 times per week.

Another method includes combining honey and olive oil together, adding it to your hair and letting it set for 30-45 minutes, then rinsing and using a mild shampoo afterwards. This can also be repeated 1-2 times per week.

Avocado

avocado oil

Begin using avocado to moisturize your hair. It will enhance the fullness of the hair, and it contains vitamin E that helps with the hair shaft too.

Mash an avocado, a banana, and a tbsp. of olive oil, then massage it on the scalp. Let it set for 30 minutes (this allows the scalp to absorb the nutrients). Rinse and use a mild shampoo. Repeat weekly.

Another method is to use half an avocado and two tbsps. of wheat germ oil to create a hydrating hair mask. It is best to use this on hair that was recently washed. Leave it for 20-30 minutes. Rinse and use a mild shampoo. Repeat weekly.

Castor Oil

Yep, castor oil is good for healthy hair.

Mix castor oil and coconut oil (in equal parts). Plain castor oil works too. Massage it onto scalp, comb through, use moist towel to wrap around your hair (it should be warm), let set for 1 hour, then rinse and use a mild shampoo. Repeat weekly.

Start doing some of these and you will surely see results, with your hair growing thicker and stronger.

Indian gooseberry

gooseberry

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These have antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, exfoliating, and antibacterial properties that improve hair health.

Mix one tbsp. of gooseberry with two tbsps. of coconut oil, heat to boiling, then strain. Apply the oil to the hair and let it set overnight. Wash off with shampoo in the morning. Repeat weekly.

Another method is to use ¼ cup of warm water with ½ cup of gooseberry powder. Let it set for 10 minutes and add the paste to hair. Let it set for 20 minutes, then rinse, but do not use shampoo for several hours. Repeat every 3 weeks.