Applying mustard oil is an effective tip for black hair care.
1.Heat a little mustard oil and rub it into your scalp first to pamper the roots of your hair.
2.Then start applying it on the hair liberally.
3.Tie you hair in a knot on your head and allow the head to absorb the oil for half an hour to an hour. Wash your hair with Sheekai or shampoo.
4.The process can be followed twice or thrice a week when you intend to wash your hair.
5.Mustard oil heated with a few pepper corn aids in cutting down the possibility of catching a cold, owing to exposure of hair to the oil for a longer duration. People who are prone to migraine, asthma, common cold etc are advised not to allow the oil to be absorbed for a longer time.
This is the most simple natural hair care tip for shiny black hair and also to cool the body.
Curry Leaves Oil
Did you know that curry leaves that is used in daily cooking (in India) is an effective natural hair care aid?
1.Pour coconut oil, or mustard oil in a pan and add a good number of curry leaves to it. Put it on the stove and heat it in on slow flame. Remove it from the stove when the leaves turn black.
2.Allow it to cool
3.Strain and bottle it.
4.Coconut oil can be used for daily use, whereas Mustard oil can be used prior to washing the hair. Apply a little when using it regularly as the odour is strong.
5.It can be liberally applied and allowed to get absorbed by the head for 30 minutes to an hour, before hair wash.
With regular use, it renders blackness to the hair and promotes hair growth.
Eclipta Alba Oil (Karisilankanni in Tamil)
It is commonly known as False Daisy, and also known as Karisalankanni in Tamil. It’s botanical name is Eclipta Alba.
1.Pour coconut oil or mustard oil and add a good number of Eclipta Alba or False Daisy leaves. Put it on the stove and heat it on slow flame.
2.Remove it from the stove when the leaves turn black.
3.Allow it to cool.
4.Strain and bottle it .
5.Coconut oil can be used if intended for regular use and Mustard oil, prior to hair wash.
6.It can be liberally applied and allowed to get absorbed by the head for 30 minutes to an hour, before hair wash.
This oil renders deep blackness to the hair. Further more with regular use it delays greying.
These natural hair care tips are time tested remedies for shiny, black hair.