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5 Best Home Remedies for an Itchy, Flaky Scalp

Do you suffer from an itchy, flaky scalp? Have the anti-dandruff shampoos – commercial, medicated, herbal, organic – failed to get rid of it. Don’t lose hope.  Let’s get into the root of the flakes and help you find a solution for the unrelenting itchiness. What Causes Itchy And Flaky Scalp ?? Itchy and flaky […]

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Top 6 Foods for Healthy Hair

The key to beautiful hair lies in what you eat. Are you struggling with excess hair fall, or is your hair dry, dull, and limp? Then take a closer look at what foods you select in your next meal. More than what you put on your hair – shampoo, conditioner, hair pack, hair oil, serum […]

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How I Protect My Hair from London’s Hard Water

    I moved to London about 5 years back. When I first sipped its water I absolutely abhorred the taste. Till then I didn’t know or rather didn’t care for different water qualities – hard and soft. Someone suggested that I buy a filter jug to solve the taste issue. And I did. The water […]

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8 Ways to Save your Hair from Hard Water

Use shower head filter to save your hair from hard water

    Do you live in a hard-water area? Is your hair giving you daily grief? No amount of conditioners or styling sprays can rescue you, as the root of the problem lies in your tap water. I recently visited Amsterdam. This was my second visit, and my love for the city is getting bigger […]

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Does Exercising make your Hair Grow Faster? We Ask the Expert

“If exercise came in pill form, it would be hailed as the blockbuster drug of century” says Dr Ratey, professor at Harvard Medical School.  Exercise is one of the most important ingredient for beautiful hair. If you are doing all the right things for your hair like – oil massage, eating healthy foods, using natural […]

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What is the Right Way to Comb your Hair? Combing Basics for Smooth and Silky Hair

  I really think combing is one hair domain that is highly neglected. We do a lot of research before buying hair goods such as – shampoos, conditioners, hair oils, hair gels, and styling tools. But we hardly give a second thought as to which comb to use and how to comb. This is probably because […]

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10 Dos and Don’ts for Strong, Gorgeous Hair That Totally Work

  Shiny and healthy hair is everyone’s dream. Yet, there is no overnight formula to get beautiful hair. It’s the daily hair care routine, that will help to keep your hair looking its best every day. Here are 10 Dos and Don’ts for Strong, Gorgeous Hair: 1. Don’t Over Wash Your Hair: If you wash […]

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Make Your Own Natural Shampoo: Get Soft and Shiny Hair at Home

Natural Homemade Shampoo

  For centuries people in India have mostly used various fruits, barks, stem, seeds and leaves to make their own homemade shampoo. Although, now many people are opting for more convenient options -market bought shampoos; is it good or bad is a big question. Since I was little, I have seen my mother make her […]

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Ber or Bor Fruit is Lethal for Dandruff and Great for your Skin

Eating local and eating fresh cannot be emphasized enough for its nutritional benefits. Ber is one such fruit which is found in abundance in the Indian subcontinent. I have fond memories of this sweet and sour fruit. As children, me and my sister used to purchase the candied ber for 25 paisa (less than 1 […]

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3 Reasons Why Flaxseeds are Good for your Hair

Do you want thick, shiny, beautiful hair? Flaxseeds might be the answer to great looking hair. Flaxseeds – also known as linseeds, jawas, and alsi – are a rich source of omega-3, vitamin B1, manganese, copper, and dietary fiber. They are also a good source of phosphorous, magnesium, and selenium. Flaxseeds can be brown or golden in […]

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Summer Hair Care Tips: 5 Ways to Save your Hair from Sun

  Summers can be most awaited or evaded season depending on which part of the world you live in. Yet, wherever you live, the summer can be challenging time for your hair, as well as your skin. The hot sun can damage your hair and cause dryness, static and frizz. Don’t let your hair drive […]

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Say Yes to Great Hair: Hair Affirmations for Naturally Beautiful Hair

Do you engage in negative self-talk about your hair? Negative hair talk can be, such as: I always have a bad hair day My hair is very thin I’m losing so much hair I’m going bald My scalp is always itchy It’s time to stop being your own worst enemy and avoid speaking such unfavourable […]

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Healthy Hair Starts with a Clean Comb

It’s a good idea to invest in good quality combs and brushes, but it’s even more important to keep them tidy. This will keep your hair clean and healthy. Everyday combing accumulates hair, build-up of natural oils, dry skin, dandruff, dirt and dust. Dirty combs/brushes will transfer the grime and germs back to your washed hair. […]

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Is there a Magic Potion for Hair Growth?

  Many of us are looking for a magic potion that will transform our hair into silky, abundant and luxurious tresses. So is there any such magic potion? A long while back one of my cousin revealed, after much coaxing, her formula for lush hair growth. It was basically a blend of 4 different oils […]

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Rubbing Fingernails Together Stimulates Hair Growth and Reverses Graying: Reality or Myth

  It is a popular belief among the practitioners of complementary medicine and Indian culture, that rubbing fingernails together can give you thick, dense and healthy hair. The positive results are supported by many anecdotal claims, and there are many proponents and followers to this ancient practice. Some have even claimed hair regrowth on bald areas. When I was a […]

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Coconut Oil and Amla (Indian gooseberry): A Natural Remedy for Dandruff

  Dandruff can be very itchy and embarrassing. It is also considered as a sign of poor hygiene. This, however, is not true. What is dandruff? Normally the scalp skin cells are constantly repairing and renewing themselves. The old cells are pushed out to the surface and they get cleared off when you wash your […]

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Coconut oil as a Leave-in Hair Conditioner: For Frizzy and Damaged hair

    No matter how well you treat your hair, years of exposure to the elements – the sun, air, water – plus everyday washing, combing, and styling can cause damage to your hair. For soft, healthy, and beautiful hair, it’s important that you keep your hair well conditioned and moisturised. A leave-in conditioner is […]

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Precondition with Coconut Oil: Strengthens Hair and Soothes Itchy Scalp

  When it comes to hair care, coconut oil is ubiquitous in many Indian households. For centuries Indian women have rejoiced in their long thick beautiful hair. The good old coconut oil has been a regular part of their hair care regime. Over the last decade, coconut oil has garnered lot of attention in the western countries, […]

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Oil your Hair for Luxuriant Growth and Shine

  Most of the time all your hair needs is a little pampering. The natural oils are your most humble choice. It reminds me of my childhood days when oil treatment was an essential part of hair grooming. Having had the luxury of oil massage, my hair can be very grouchy without it. 3 Reasons […]

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