Hair Benefits of Using Yogurt

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Hair problems such as dry scalp, frizzy hair and dandruff can be really frustrating. People suffering from such health problems often try different hair care products but without any positive results. Instead of spending money on expensive shampoos and conditioners, you can also try yogurt. Yogurt can make your hair soft, silky and highly managable.

Yogurt is a rich source of zinc, lactic acid, different types of Vitamins, protein, calcium and yeast which are good for the hair. The high amount of lactic acid and antifungal properties present in yogurt can help to promote hair growth and to control dandruff. The high amount of protein present in yogurt makes your hair strongh and keeps them well moisturized. Being an antibacterial in nature, yogurt will also give relief from scalp itchiness.

At the same time, yogurt is something that you can easily find in the market. Just get some yogurt from the market and keep them handy so that for any kind of hair problem you have the solution right in front of you. There are different ways to use yogurt to make your hair look beautiful and healthy.

Yogurt and hair

Here are top three ways to use yogurt:

Plain Yogurt

Simply take half a cup of plain yogurt and put it in a blender to make a paste. Coat your hair with this smooth paste before taking a shower. After applying the yogurt along the length of your hair and scalp, wrap your hair tightly with a piece of cototn cloth or towel and allow it to sit for around half an hour. Finally use lukewarm water and a mild shampoo to wash your hair properly. If you feel necessary, you can use a conditioner. This hair mask is good for split ends and will make your hair appear smoother and shinier.

Yogurt and Egg

Those having frizzy hair can also be benefitted from yogurt. Take around four to five tablespoon of yogurt and mix it properly with one egg. Egg will make your hair strong and shiny. Apply the mixture of yogurt and egg properly into your hair and leave it on your hair for at least an hour. Finally wash your hair properly with lukewarm water. You must also use a soft shampoo to remove the odor from your hair. This hair mask will make your dull hair soft and silky. 

Yogurt and Olive Oil

Take three tablespoon of yogurt and add one tablespoon of olive oil and mix it properly. If you do not have olive oil, you can also add mustard oil. After washing hair with a mild shampoo, apply this mixture as a conditioner and leave for a few minutes. Finally wash your hair properly with plain water only. Those having oily hair can also shampoo their hair again. This hair mask can be applied before shampooing, but for better result use it as a conditioner. 

Yogurt and Fruits

You can also use yogurt and fruits to improve the condition of your hair. Here you need to blend plain yogurt along with fruits that contain natural oil. Some of the best fruits that you can use here are avocado, mangoe, and banana. Keep the consistency of the mixture every smooth so that you do not have difficulty in putting them on your hair. Apply this mixture on your hair properly and leave it for half an hour before washing it off with lukewarm water and a mild shampoo.

The above mentioned yogurt treatments must be followed by a shampoo to cleanse the hair. If the hair is not rinsed properly, it can cause an unpleasant and foul odor. At the same time, do not forget to include yogurt in your daily diet plan. Hair is made of protein, and as yogurt is a rich source of protein it must be consumed daily for better hair growth. Especially those who are suffering from hair loss must eat yogurt daily.

To conclude, yogurt is highly beneficial in hair care and so don’t forget to make yogurt a regular element of your hair care routine.

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