Aloe vera is one multipurpose ingredient and is well-known for its skin, hair and health benefits. It is dominantly found in a lot of commercial skin care and hair care products. These products might contain aloe in some amount but also contains synthetic ingredients that aren’t 100% safe for skin and hair. Aloe vera is best used in pure form and if you have an aloe vera plant at home, you can use it for hair growth! You can also use commercial aloe that is organic and 100% pure. Below are some ways to use aloe for hair growth-
ALOE OVERNIGHT SCALP SPRAY
In a blender, add 1/2 cup fresh aloe gel and 1/4 cup fresh ginger juice. Blend until well combined and transfer to a spray bottle. Spray on scalp liberally and massage. Make sure you cover the entire scalp. Tie a top knot and sleep with it. Use a shampoo as usual the next morning.
ALOE VINEGAR MASK
In a blender, add 1/2 cup fresh aloe gel and 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar. Blend until well combined and transfer to a spray bottle. Spray on scalp and hair liberally and massage. Make sure you cover the entire scalp. Tie a top knot and use a shampoo as usual after 3-4 hours.
ALOE VERA OIL – Aloe vera oil has amazing hair benefits. The oil helps to reduce hair fall, prevent and treat dandruff, treat dry, itchy scalp, make hair shiny and also promote healthy hair growth. Plus, aloe vera oil can help maintain the pH of your scalp which is needed for healthier hair. Get the recipe..
ALOE ROSEMARY MASK
In a bowl, add 1/2 cup commercial aloe vera gel and 15 drops rosemary essential oil. Mix until turbid and well-emulsified. If you are using fresh aloe, you might want to use a blender to mix the oil with aloe gel. Apply on hair and scalp and shampoo as usual after 3-4 hours.
ALOE LEAVE-IN CONDITIONER
In a bowl, add 1/2 cup commercial aloe vera gel and 15 drops lavender essential oil. Mix until turbid and well-emulsified. Transfer to an easy-to-use pump bottle and use it on hair length and scalp after a hair wash on towel-dried hair.