Home Remedies For Dry Brittle Hair

Brittle Hair Treatment – Dry Brittle Hair Remedies

Dry Brittle Hair leads to numerous hair problems like frizzy hair, split ends, hair breakage, thinning hair and hair loss at an early age.

Home remedies for dry hair
Dry brittle hair remedies

Dry Brittle Hair Causes: Dry and brittle hair are signs that your hair is lacking in some essentials. This can happen due to too much of sun exposure, over-processing of your hair with coloring, perming or using heating appliances on your hair too often.

Dry Brittle Hair Home Remedies: Having dry brittle hair on the top of your head is an early sign for you to get alert as this means your hair is experiencing a major problem, that will not just stop here and that you are heading towards thinning hair and hair loss.

The moment you notice your hair has become dry, unmanageable or getting thinner than it used to be, follow these home remedies for dry brittle hair immediately, before it’s too late:

1. Avoid getting your hair dry in the first place. In healthy conditions, hair’s moisture content should be approximately 10%. Follow these natural beauty tips to avoid dry hair:

(i) Avoid washing your hair too often. Every alternate day is enough in most cases. Washing takes away natural oils from your hair. Only in case when your hair is super oily, you need to wash your hair every day.

(ii) Avoid too much sun exposure because it can dry your hair and make it even more brittle.

(iii) Avoid too much of coloring, perming or use of heating appliances on your hair.

(iv) Avoid the use of shampoos that contain alkaline or alcohol.

2. To make your dry brittle hair soft, shiny and manageable, apply pure olive oil to your hair. Part your hair into one-inch sections and apply it to your scalp and hair. Cover your head with a towel, and allow the oil to penetrate for 15 minutes. As it may be difficult to remove oil, you may need to shampoo your hair twice.

Alternatively, another best natural beauty tip is to mix six drops each of lavender, bay and sandalwood essential oils with six ounces of warm sesame or soy oil and use this instead of olive oil. You can also use Aragon Oil , Flax Seed or Jojoba oils which are also excellent moisturizers and equally good.

3. You need to add moisture and hydrate the strands of your hair. For this purpose we recommend to use a good quality deep, leave in conditioner. Apply your chosen good quality leave in deep conditioner to each strand of your hair. Let the conditioner to soak in every part of your hair, including the roots and tips. Wrap your head in a warm towel when your hair is fully soaked and let it sit on your hair at least for 20 minutes and rinse it thereafter.

4. Remember Hair is at its most vulnerable stage when it is wet. So avoid combing your hair when it is wet. Combing wet hair causes extreme breakage and split ends. Instead try combing or brushing your hair with your fingers and once your hair are dry then use comb or brush to style your hair.

Follow above home remedies to manage and treat dry brittle hair so as to have manageable, soft and shiny hair.

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10 COMMENTS

  1. My hair has become too fragile and brittle also and it becomes oily too soon,hence i have to shampoo every alternate day,also it has become too thin.What measures to take please help.

    • For dry and brittle hair, you need a shampoo that moisturizes and cleans your scalp without erasing the natural oils.Use natural and herbal shampoo for improving hair quality.

  2. My hair is too thin. It falls more and more when I massage oil on it. Even when I touch it with wet hands, it breaks. What should I do…???

    • Your hair seem to be too much undernourished. It could be due to some deficiencies or underlying medical conditions such as thyroid. I suggest you consult a doctor for a proper medical checkup.

  3. Yogurt is really good for a damaged scalp from dying your hair as well :-). I learned this from a beautician / friend. Yogurt has cultures in it that calm your scalp and soothes the burning

  4. So will be the green tea i buy in cans the same as the regular tea you d buy to put inside your morning cup? Ive been told is just normal green tea created to be cooler, but does it have any affect as far as not speeding up your metabolism as quick as normal hot green tea?

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