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Ayurvedic Hair Care: Top 4 Remedies for Thick Hair Growth

Traditional Hair Care

    Indian women are famous for their beautiful, long, and voluminous hair. But, with the fading traditional hair practices, the thick long hair — very soon— may be a thing of the past. Hair loss has become a modern-day problem.  The hair that was tended with so much love and care has become a subject […]

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Blonde Hair Care: Does Your Hair Need Protein or Moisture

Blonde hair care

  Do blondes really have more fun? Well, not if their hair is dull, tired and straw-like. So what’s a blonde got to do? The easy way out is to douse your hair in tons of synthetic products that promise the world but may leave you disappointed. And not so simple route is to find […]

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How to Use Rice Water For Gorgeous Hair And Flawless Skin

Rice Water for gorgeous hair and skin

  In some parts of the world ‘to eat’ means ‘to eat rice’. One of the most important grain, rice is a staple food for almost half of the world’s population, supplying as much as half of the daily calories. But, rice is also a great beautifying ingredient. For centuries, Asian women have used rice […]

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Homemade Hair Gel (to Tame Frizz and Enhance Curls)

flaxseed hair gel

  Are you looking for a no-fuss recipe to make hair gel or rice or maybe both? When I decided I wanted to learn cooking, I knew I didn’t want to burden myself with an exhaustive list of ingredients to create a complex dish which I would rather frame and not eat. So I went […]

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Rosemary Oil to Reduce Hair Loss (and Increase New Growth)

Rosemary oil for hair

  There are many good essential oils for hair: lavender, peppermint, cedarwood. And then there’s rosemary essential oil. Is it the best oil of all? Well, I don’t like to put ‘the best tag’ on it or for that matter on any oil, shampoo or things in general. But rosemary oil certainly is a big […]

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3 Homemade Detangling Sprays (Say Goodbye to Tangles)

Homemade Detangling Sprays

  I was watching ducks swimming in the river the other day. The river was flowing fast. A bunch of ducks came by swimming, and swoosh… they disappeared very quickly as the flow of water favoured their swim. And then another bunch of duck came by. But these guys were hardly moving forward. They were […]

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How to Use Bhringraj to Grow New Hair Follicles

bhringraj hair mask

    What’s it like to be stuck in a small house for months. And the only view outside is a blanket of white ice. A group of eight scientists had been staying on an Antarctic research station for over a year. The long darkness and harsh weather conditions took a toll on them. They […]

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Rosemary and Vinegar Rinse Concentrate for Hair Re-Growth

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      Do you remember ‘Popeye the Sailor Man’ – the famous cartoon character? And his secret superfood – spinach? Whenever Popeye’s on the verge of a fight, he simply squeezes open a can of spinach, pours the green down his throat and instantly grows enormous biceps, he then uses his new-found strength to […]

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DIY Avocado Hair Mask for Growing Strong and Long Hair

Avocado hair mask

    Do you want strong, shiny hair that grows faster?    Apply an avocado on hair.   But that stuff is food.   Yes, it is. However, it also works great as a hair mask. If your question is how and why? We will come to it later, before that my story about how […]

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Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Rinse: For pH Balance, Shine and Conditioning

apple cider vinegar

      I live in London. The water is hard, and the skies are cloudy. Okay, the cloudy skies do not affect the hair, but the hard water does. If you too live in a hard water area, you know how the water leaves a residue on hair, causing it to look dull, tangly […]

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How to Use Neem Oil for Hair Growth, Dandruff and Eczema

Do you live in a crowded city? Then some time out in woods or parks is a blessing. The air is fresher, unpolluted and full of oxygen from all those trees. Spending even a few minutes can feel like a rejuvenative therapy for your entire being. And if you are looking for potent therapy for […]

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Garlic Hair Oil to End Hair Loss (and Propel Hair Growth)

Garlic Hair Oil for Hair Loss

    Which moves faster: a tennis ball or badminton shuttle? The correct answer is…. the badminton shuttle. It moves at a lightning speed of 300 km per hour. And it’s not just faster than the tennis ball, but the lowly shuttlecock is the fastest moving object in sport. To the surprise of many, badminton […]

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Aloe Vera Hair Mask for Thick, Dense Hair Growth

  What is easier, climbing Mount Everest or growing thicker hair? It depends on who you ask… I wouldn’t want to endure the cold icy winds and the intense acclimatization, whereas growing hair at the comfort and safety of home appears more doable. But how to do it?? I was at my hairdresser’s place. And […]

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How to Use Lavender Essential Oil for Hair Growth

lavender essential oil for hair growth

    The word ‘lavender’ sparks many of our senses. The first is visual. The colour lavender is soothing to the eye. The smell, sweet, floral and herby is relaxing and pleasing. And the plant itself is very textural, with green-grey leaves and bluish-purple flowers that grow on the top. Lavender is a pretty looking […]

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How to Condition Your Dry Hair With Herbs (Buh-bye Harsh Chemicals)

  Growing up in India, and my best comfort food was fenugreek leaves soup with lots of garlic and turmeric. Here in London, it’s difficult to find fresh fenugreek leaves. And even if you find it, the process of plucking the tiny leaves is long and laborious. A few days back I brought this bitter-sweet, […]

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Black Seed (Kalonji) Hair Oil: Kick-Start Hair Growth in Bald Patches

black seed (kalonji) hair oil

  Have you ever misplaced your keys? I was ready to go out the other day, and I couldn’t find my house keys. I was already late and not seeing the keys in the usual drawer made me very upset. I searched every possible place, and it was nowhere.  As I was walking round and […]

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How to Get Rid of Dandruff: 3 Surprisingly Easy Ways

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  Imagine you go shopping for bags. And each bag in the shop is covered in thick dust. Will you be tempted to buying anything? Maybe not. How do you think such a business will thrive, let alone survive? Similarly, if your scalp is buried under flakes and dead skin cells, how do you think […]

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How to Use Henna to Colour Your Hair (Ditch the Hair Dyes)

How to use henna for hair

  Would you leave your door open when you go out? Of course not. You don’t want to welcome unwanted guests. Then why would you welcome unwanted chemicals into your scalp skin? I am talking about hair dyes which have dozens of harsh chemicals that can irritate the scalp and even cause cancer. I know […]

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3 Best Oils for Hair Growth (Find the Right One)

3 best oil for hair

  I have a hard time finding ‘everyday’ shoes. There’s nothing wrong with my feet, they are symmetrical, well arched and a size 4. But still most shoes are either too narrow, too broad, too hard, too soft or too expensive… and the list goes on. And even if they pass all these criteria, then […]

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Why Zinc Deficiency Cause Hair Loss (How to Correct It)

zinc can reverse hair loss

  Imagine you are driving along a scenic road… Besides you is a perfect company and slow music playing in the background. Just when you think it can’t get any better, low fuel light starts flashing on your car. Now the first thing you look for is the next exit so you can find the […]

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