Have you noticed that of late your hair has become relatively dry, rough, and damaged? Well, there could be a possibility that your hair isn’t sufficiently moisturized and lacks conditioning.
Well, all you need to do is simply try out this simple two-ingredient hibiscus conditioner hair hack that can help rejuvenate your dry, rough, and damaged hair and nurse it back to life!
Benefits of using hibiscus powder on the hair:
Apart from just conditioning your hair and treating dry, rough, and damaged hair, hibiscus powder has many other benefits too, for the hair and for the improvement of hair health.
Hibiscus powder acts as a natural hair conditioner and helps make it smoother and silkier, by nourishing the hair follicles, making it soft and manageable. The amino acids in the hibiscus powder will help in promoting hair growth by the production of keratin, a protective protein of the hair, which makes it thicker and prevents it from breaking.
Hibiscus powder contains a lot of vitamins and antioxidants, which produce melanin. This pigment helps in retaining the natural color of hair. Hibiscus powder is sometimes combined with henna for the process of natural hair dye.Using hibiscus powder for your hair can act as a natural remedy by strengthening the roots of the hair and promoting hair growth.
Hibiscus powder hair conditioner can help you reduce the oil secretion by the sebaceous glands and acts like a natural astringent. It gives the scalp a cooling effect and also stimulates the blood flow on the scalp.
Usage of hibiscus powder hair conditioner can help unclog the pores on the scalp and reduce the excess sebum (the oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands), making the hair less greasy, sticky and oily.
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How to make this hibiscus conditioner at home?
To make: Into a mixing bowl, add in the conditioner and hibiscus powder and mix it well until properly combined.
To use: Apply this hibiscus conditioner on damp hair and leave it on for around 15 minutes. Then rinse off and shampoo your hair as you normally would.
Why should you use this hibiscus hair conditioner before shampooing your hair?Using this hibiscus hair conditioner or any other conditioner on your hair before shampooing it will help act as a primer to your hair and helps evenly spread the shampoo all over your hair for proper cleansing. It helps coat the hair strands and protect it from drastically stripping away all the hair’s natural oils.
This method is also called the ‘Reverse hair washing’ method and can be sued from time to time. It will help rejuvenate the hair and not make it feel weighed down and limp.
How does conditioning help the hair? Hair conditioners are meant to help moisturize the hair once you have shampooed it because shampoos are cleansing agents and often strip the hair of all its natural oils. Conditioners help coat each strand and lock in sufficient moisture to keep the hair well-hydrated.
It can help protect the hair shaft from extensive damage and will make the hair feel softer and become easier to manage.
Conditioners help seal the opened hair cuticles and strengthen the hair shafts. This will help reduce hair loss and prevent the hair from damage like hair breakage and split ends.