Healthy hair should be shiny, bouncy, and beautiful. It won't break and can hold up to styling and dyes. Of course, too much styling and dying could start to wreak havoc on your hair but here are some cheap and easy DIY hair rituals that you can start doing now to protect and maintain your hair's natural beauty and health!
1. Stay Hydrated and Eat Fruits and Veggies
Staying hydrated and eating as many fresh fruits and veggies as possible will do wonders for your skin, hair and your whole body. Fruits and veggies have natural amounts of Vitamin B, zinc, silica, folic acid and other essential vitamins that we need for our hair, skin and nails to grow fast and stay strong against breakage.
2. Give Yourself A Daily Scalp Massage
Massaging your scalp releases tension and stimulates your hair follicles to encourage growth. There are lots of pressure points on your scalp and massaging it will not only make your hair grow more beautifully but can also relieve stress and migraines.
3. Brush With A Wood Comb
A wide-tooth wood comb feels great against your scalp and the natural material of wood helps distribute the oils in your scalp more evenly throughout your hair. Best of all, it doesn't create any static like plastic combs do. It's magic. A wood comb works much better for thick or curly hair than a boar bristle brush which doesn't penetrate through thicker hair.
4. Cut Your Hair With Intention
The process of cutting your hair is a powerful ritual in many cultures. It is seen as an offering to the gods, a shedding of the past and beginning anew. Many women still get haircuts after a breakup or when ready to make a major life change! Next time you cut your hair, think about what you're letting go of and when you flaunt off your new 'do think about all that you want to accomplish! And if your hair is long enough, don't forget to donate it to those in need!