01/12Here are some preventive remedies that will delay greying of hair

Here are some preventive remedies that will delay greying of hair

Even though white or grey hair is a sign of ageing and usually occurs as we grow older, we often come across younger people having a strand or two of grey hair. Needless to say, it’s embarrassing. While dyeing hair will cover up those problems, it won’t rectify them. Below are some tried and tested ways which will not only cure the grey hair you already have but also prevent it from coming again. Read on to know what these remedies are.

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02/12Quit harsher shampoos

Quit harsher shampoos

If you’re using an over-the-counter anti-dandruff shampoo daily, about time you stopped it. Pick a milder, organic shampoo instead. The harsh chemicals in the shampoos and conditioner are known to affect the product of the pigment and cause hair fall too.

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03/12Rub nails

Rub nails

Fold the fingers of both your palms and bring them together. Rub the surface of fingernails of both hands vigorously leaving out the thumbs. This strengthens the nerves of your fingernails that are connected to your scalp; thereby rubbing them stimulates blood flow to prevent pre-mature graying of hair and increasing hair growth.

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04/12Eat chocolate!

Eat chocolate!
Chocolate is rich in copper, which boosts melanin production in the body, which makes it perfect to prevent graying of hair. However, there’s gotta be one thing you take care of, to ensure you reap the most benefits – eat dark chocolate!readmore

05/12Use natural hair dyes

Use natural hair dyes

If you use hair dyes of any sort, it's important to remember that these usually come with a lot of chemicals in them. And this can lead to premature greying of your hair. So, switch to natural hair dyes like tea and coffee dyes. All you have to do is boil them for 15 minutes. Let them cool, add essential oils and mix. And voila! You'll end up with a natural hair dye.

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06/12Use natural conditioners

Use natural conditioners

Say goodbye to all those chemical ridden conditioners and switch to natural conditioners instead. Opt for a paste of gooseberries and black walnuts and add essential oils to the paste. This will easily work as a hair pack that you can use thrice a week. It'll keep your hair feeling soft while also reducing premature greying.

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07/12Amla paste

Amla paste

Amla is like a miracle ingredient that has multiple health benefits so it's no surprise that it has found its way here too. Take 4-5 amlas, remove the seeds and then crush them into a paste. Apply this paste to your scalp and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Then, rinse your hair with water and you'll see how well this works for you in no time.

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08/12Yoga

Yoga

Yoga is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your body. Not only does it keep your body fit, but it also de-stresses your mind and adds a youthful glow to your face. Asanas like Halasana, Trikonasana, Bhujangasana, Matsyasana, and Adho Mukha Savasana increases blood circulation at your head, thus promoting new hair growth.

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09/12Heat protection

Heat protection

This is a preventive as well as a curative measure against hair whitening. Excessive heat and sweat make the scalp dry. The hair follicles become weak and start to age and the process is accelerated with exposure to heat. As a result, the hair goes gray and white. But heat protection doesn’t just mean exposure to heat while styling hair. Use caps and umbrellas whenever you step out in the sun. Avoid hot water bath. If you have already damaged your hair due to heat, apply nourishing hair packs to reverse the damage. The scalp gets moisturized with regular use of such cool conditioner hair packs. Once the normal pH level of the scalp gets restored, white hair follicles wither away. It further promotes new hair growth.

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10/12Eat Vitamin B12-Rich Food

Eat Vitamin B12-Rich Food

No amount of expensive hair products would do good to hair as opposed to nutritious food. Vitamin B12 maintains the scalp health and heals hair against whitening. Eat fresh fruits and vegetables rich in Vitamin B12 (yeast, cheese, avocados, oranges, plums, and cranberry) to develop a healthy diet. Soon the results show up, and hair growth is promoted. White hair strands get overshadowed with new growth, and finally, they fall away.

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