The color of your hair depends on the pigment cells that are located at the base of each hair follicle. With age, these pigment cells die and their efficiency reduces. When the body stops producing pigments, hair starts becoming colorless, turning white.
Nevertheless, gray hair can be prevented, and you can achieve this by nourishing your scalp and thus protect the basis of the hair follicles. The healthier the basis and the pigment cells, the longer you will be able to maintain the natural color of your hair.
Although the most common way to cover gray hairs is to dye them, hair dyes are actually filled with chemicals which cause further damage of the hair. Instead, this homemade solution will help you solve this problem in no time.
Luckily, there is a homemade natural solution which will make your hair look great. All you need to make the best remedy is coconut oil and lemon juice!
COCONUT OIL AND LEMON MIXTURE FOR PREMATURE GRAYING OF HAIR
Coconut oil contains anti-microbial properties, lauric acid, and medium-chain fatty acids. These properties strengthen the hair, condition the scalp, and help to regrow hair. Moreover, it reduces protein loss and when used for a prolonged time, it also helps reverse gray hair because it is packed with antioxidants.
Lemon juice is rich in vitamin B and C as well as phosphorus and these nutrients help to rectify gray hair and also nourish it.
Here’s what you need to prepare the natural dye;
– Lemon juice – 3 teaspoons
– 50 ml of organic coconut oil
Preparation and Use:
1. Combine the two ingredients and mix them well
2. Apply the resulting mixture onto your hair, massaging it into the scalp
3. Leave it on so that it has enough time to work, at least an hour
4. Wash the mixture off your hair, using a shampoo
5. Do this on a weekly basis, and you will get incredible results.