Oriental women usually have healthy and shiny hair; it is an indispensable condition of their beauty, because hair always completes their image. So, why oriental enchantresses have luxurious heads of hair?
Traditionally in the countries of the Arab world and in India also women and girls have used dairy products, oils and water with plant extracts to take care of their hair; these popular recipes and formulations are the main secret of exceptional density, health and shine of their hair.
For many centuries, Arabian beauties have been using dairy products instead of usual shampoos and soaps for hair washing; dairy products create a fatty layer which helps to protect hair from harmful effects of ardent sun and dry wind.
Today we can use usual kefir for these purposes. Pour kefir carefully on your head, massage it slightly, and then rinse your hair thoroughly with warm water. A solution of citric or acetic acid will make your hair shine; rinse your hair with this solution (dissolve 1 tablespoon of acid in 2 liters of water).
Shampoo for greasy hair: mix 1 egg yolk, 2 tablespoons of water, and half teaspoon of camphor oil in a ceramic dish. Apply this mixture is on your hair, distribute the mixture evenly, massage your hair slightly. Wash it away with warm water.
Shampoo for dry hair: mix 1 yolk with half teaspoon of vegetable oil (olive, coconut, almond one). This nutritious blend helps to restore your hair and gives it an amazing shine. Wash it off with cool water.
Mix 1 tablespoon of mustard powder with 3 tablespoons of kefir, add 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of almond oil. Apply the resulting blend on your hair along all its length. Cover your head with a towel and leave it for of 30-40 minutes. Wash the mask away with warm water.
Mix 1 tablespoon of mustard powder, dissolve it in 2 liters of warm water. You should rinse your hair with this solution to remove greasy glance. In addition, your hair will not become dirty quickly if you use mustard rinsing.
Remedy for hair growth
In oriental harems beauties used to take advantage of sweet almond crushed kernels mixed with milk; it made their hair grow faster and thicker. To prepare this mixture, you will need a quarter cup of sweet almond kernels and warm milk. Pound almonds for pulp condition and dissolve them with milk to sour cream condition. Rub almond-milk paste in hair roots twice a week.
A ginger mask also promotes hair growth: mix 1 tablespoon of grated ginger (you can use ginger powder) with 1 tablespoon of jojoba oil or sesame oil. It is better to leave the mask on hair for all night covering your head with a towel.
Dry fruit of figs is an excellent remedy to strengthen your hair. Grind 2 or 3 dried fruit of figs. Pour 1 cup of milk in a separate enameled cookware, put figs in the milk, mix them all carefully, close with a lid and put the mixture on fire.
Wait until the mixture boils, diminish the fire to a minimum and let the paste boil until becoming a homogeneous mass. Cool the paste off. Rub the part of it in hair roots and distribute the rest of it to all hair length. Leave it for 20-30 minutes, covering your head with a towel. Wash the mask away with warm water. Wash your head with one of oriental shampoos.
Raisin masks are able to help hair loss. To do this, take a handful of light raisins, put them into enameled glassware, and fill with 0.5 liters of boiling water. Close the glassware with a lid and boil for 10-15 minutes on low heat; let it stand for 2 hours. Then strain the broth into a separate dish.
Grade raisins to a pulp condition; add 1 egg yolk, 1 teaspoon of liquid honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, 0.5 teaspoon of salt. Mix it all thoroughly. If the mixture is too thick, add a little amount of broth and stir the mass. Apply it on your hair and keep the mask for about an hour. Rinse your hair with water and then wash it with shampoo.
Coconut oil strengthens, nourishes the hair, and makes it shine. It makes dry and depleted hair being shine and luxuriant. In addition, applying of all vegetable oils is an excellent way for dyeing fixation and giving hair the radiant beauty after henna or basma dyeing (the traditional oriental dyes). Apply coconut oil on all hair length for 20-60 minutes. Wash your hair with an oriental shampoo.
Amla oil (Indian gooseberry) is a magical remedy for girls who want to improve significantly hair quality, thickness, and accelerate its growth. Put oil on your hair along its length for 20-60 minutes. Wash your hair with oriental shampoo.
source : Dr.George nicefun.net