Most of us long to have shiny, smooth, and straight hair. Straight strands are in trend, these days. Of course, permanent hair straightening gives you the expected results for one year. But, after one year, you will end up with even more bad-conditioned hair with split and hardened ends.
Well, there are some ingredients in your kitchen, which can straighten your hair, naturally and permanently. Natural remedies cause no damage to your hair. So, get ready to have shiny, healthy, and straight hair at home without spending a huge amount of money from your pocket.
How to Straight Your Hair at Home with 16 Safe Remedies
1. Lemon Juice & Coconut Milk
Lemon juice and coconut milk are great ingredients for straightening your hair naturally. If mixed with lemon juice, coconut milk will work as a cream conditioner and help to straighten the hair. All you have got to do is mix coconut milk and lemon juice and apply the cream. Wash your hair with lukewarm water after a few minutes. If you repeat this home remedy twice a week, you will clearly notice the difference.
2. Milk & Honey
Milk and honey also work as a natural straighteners. Take a cup of milk and add 2 tablespoons of honey to it. Add some freshly mashed strawberries to this mix. Put it onto your hair. Keep it at least for 2 hours. Rinse thoroughly with a mild shampoo.
3. Eggs & Olive Oil
Take 2 eggs and add olive oil and mix them together. Massage your scalp with this mix. Keep it for like 1 hour or so. This will not only soften and condition your hair but will also straighten your hair, naturally.
4. Castor Oil
Take castor oil and heat it. While the oil is still warm, apply it to your scalp and massage it. Wrap your hair with a warm towel (soaked in warm water). Wash off after 30 minutes. Castor oil helps in straightening the hair, naturally.
5. Rice Flour & Egg Mask
Take an egg white and add 5 tablespoons of rice flour along with 1 cup of fuller’s earth. Mix it and apply it to your hair. Comb your hair and leave it for an hour. Then, rinse thoroughly with shampoo. Apply this hair mask once a week, for a few months.
6. Banana Hair Mask
Take 2 overripe bananas, mash them up with a fork and put 2 tablespoons each of honey, natural yogurt, and olive oil in the mashed bananas. Mix it till you make a fine paste. Apply this hair mask to your hair and wrap it with a shower cap. Wash after ½ an hour. All the ingredients in this hair mask will make your hair healthy, shiny, and straight.
7. Aloe Vera Gel Mask
Aloe vera is a wonderful herb for your hair. All you have to do is take ½ cup each of warm oil and aloe gel. Put them together and apply them like a hair mask. It looks like a hair mask but works as a conditioner. Wash off after 30-40 minutes. This will make your hair really shiny and straight.
8. Milk Hair Mask
Fill some amount of milk in a spray bottle. Comb hair after shampoo. Spray milk on your hair and rinse after 30 minutes. Spray your favorite perfume on the comb and then, comb your wet hair with this. This will vanish the smell of milk, but do not use too much perfume as it contains alcohol, which will dry your strands.
Take a bunch of celery and extract the juice from it. Store it in a bottle and leave it overnight. Apply this juice from the root to the tips of the hair, the next morning. Comb your hair and cover them for half an hour. Wash and allow them to dry.
10. Banana & Papaya Hair Mask
Take banana and papaya in equal proportion and mash them well. Add 1 tablespoon of honey to it and mix it all, once again. Apply the hair mask to your strands. Let it dry completely. Wash off and see the difference in your hair.
Take eggs and whip them till they turn smooth. Apply it to your hair and scalp. Leave it for 20-30 minutes. Wash off your hair using a mild shampoo.
Note: You can also mix yogurt if the smell of eggs irritates you.
Vinegar also contributes to the straightening of hair. After washing your hair, add a few drops of vinegar to the water-filled mug and rinse your strands with this water. Finally, rinse with clean water. This will make your strands straight, adding an extra sleeky shine.
13. Soybean Oil
Mix 1 tablespoon of soybean oil and 2 tablespoons of castor oil. Heat the mix. When the oil mixture becomes cool, apply it to the scalp and hair (from root to tips). Massage and leave it for 30 minutes. Then, rinse your hair using a mild shampoo.
14. Olive Oil & Rosemary Leaves
Take ½ cup of olive oil and heat it. Put ½ cup of dried rosemary leaves in the hot olive oil. Strain the mixt and allow it to cool down. Massage the scalp with this oil. Leave it for ½ hour. Then, wash off with mild shampoo. Wrap your hair with a warm towel and let them dry naturally.
15. Milk & Egg Face Mask
Take 1 egg and beat it. Add 2 cups of milk to it and beat the mixture, one more time. Apply this mix to your strands and leave it for 15 minutes. Then, wrap your hair with a bathing cap or a plastic bag. After 30 more minutes shampoo your hair and apply a good conditioner.
16. Almond Oil
Even your regular conditioners can do wonders if applied with a proper technique. Make your regular and ordinary conditioner a little greasy by adding 3-4 drops of sweet almond oil to it. Apply this conditioner like you always do and your hair will not only appear to be gorgeous but also got straight if repeated thrice a week.