Hair Spa At Home
Hair spa is no less than a therapy but for your Hair and scalp, Hair spa also helps in rejuvenating your Hair and helps in de-stressing your mind. Hair spa if taken from a good place can cost you a fortune but you can always opt for an easy and effective home Hair spa to achieve similar effects.
Ancient Indian women believed in the goodness of Hair spa, they used to use all natural products to oil and mask their Hair from time to time to keep them healthy and nourished. The best form of Hair spa is oiling your Hair, it not only nourishes your scalp but also provides it with nutrients and helps in better blood circulation.
Just as you clean up your kitchen, your house and your face you also need to clean your scalp to get rid of excess sebum and bacteria that must be feeding off your Hair follicles. Hair spa helps in strengthening your roots and making your Hair lustrous and shiny. However, you must always opt for a Hair spa with natural ingredients rather than going for a full blown chemical one that could do more harm than good to your scalp.
You can opt for a Hair spa every once a month or two months depending on your Hair texture. Now let us jump into some of the benefits of Hair spa.
BENEFITS OF HAIR SPA
Hair spa can add a lot of benefits to your overall Hair, starting off with rejuvenating damaged Hair follicles to nourishing your scalp and restoring pH balance. Here are some of the benefits of Hair spa.
Gives deep conditioning
If you have dry or damaged Hair then Hair spa could be life saviours for you, Hair spas will provide you with deep conditioning and will nourish and hydrate your scalp.
Helps in sebum secretion
Your scalp releases sebum whether you have an oily or dry scalp it is important to control the production of sebum as excess sebum can damage your Hair follicles and can be a cause of slow Hair growth. Hair spa helps in controlling and clearing the excess sebum secretion from your scalp leaving it healthy and hygienic.
Improves blood circulation
Hair spa involves a deep scalp massage which is essential to get lustrous and gorgeous Hair. Regular Scalp massage also helps in improving blood circulation which helps in making the scalp healthy.
If you have dull and damaged Hair then going for a Hair spa once a month or in two months is a great choice. If you often color your Hair or use Hair styling appliance then getting a Hair spa every few days could be good for your Hair to repair and replenish. Hair spa also helps in getting rid of itchy or flaky scalp.
Relaxes your mind
A Hair spa can definitely uplift your mood and make your mind so much at peace. You can definitely use Hair spa as a therapy to calm your mind down after a hectic week.
STEPS INVOLVED IN HAIR SPA
After getting to know all the benefits of Hair spa it is time to get into all the steps that are involved in getting a Hair spa.
Step one for Hair spa is shampoo, use a shampoo with natural ingredients to gently cleanse your scalp and release all the dirt and pollutants from your Hair. Massage your scalp gently and rinse it off with normal water.
Made with natural ingredients this shampoo is free from SLS and harmful parabens.
Ingredients of this shampoo:
This shampoo contains ingredients like Aloe Vera Extract, Watercress Extract, Argan Oil, Liposomal Caffeine, Ceramides, let us get into the benefits of them.
Aloe Vera Extract: Aloe Vera Extract is a good component as it helps in reduction of dandruff, this can also resolve the issues of an itchy scalp. Aloe Vera repairs the dead cells and helps in regrowth of hair follicles.
Watercress Extract: Watercress extract is enriched with properties that can balance the hormones and help in boosting the process of hair growth.
Argan Oil: Argan Oil is known for moisturizing and nourishing the scalp leaving the scalp healthier which will eventually lead to less hair fall.
Liposomal Caffeine: Caffeine is a good element in boosting hair growth, it also works as a natural DHT blocker.
Ceramides: Ceramides is an active agent that helps repair the texture of the hair, if you have damaged or dry hair this will help in treating the hair overall.
The second step in a Hair spa is applying a Hair mask, if you are getting it done from a professional then they will opt for a packed Hair mask but if you are giving yourself a home Hair spa then you can make your own mask.
Massaging the scalp gently and pressing all the pressure points helps in relaxing the mind. Massaging also helps in improving blood circulation in the scalp supplying more nutrients and oxygen to the Hair follicles.
Steaming is very important to help your scalp in absorbing all the goodness of oil and Hair spa. You can steam your Hair for about 20-25 minutes and you will be good to go.
The last step of Hair spa is rinsing off the Hair and blow drying your Hair, if you are doing a Home spa then you can just let your Hair air dry.
TIPS FOR HOME HAIR SPA
Now for everyone who wishes to do a relaxed home Hair spa, here are some tips and tricks to make the process easier for you.
Oil your scalp
Oil and oil some more, your Hair needs all the nourishment and richness of different oils. You can use any type of oil to massage your scalp. It can be Olive oil, Almond oil, Coconut oil. Oiling helps in Hair growth and helps to provide Hair with ample amount of nourishment, it helps in treating damaged, dull and frizzy Hair. It also helps in detoxifying and cleansing your scalp.
Steam your Hair
After oiling your Hair gives them a good relaxing steam, this will help your oil to penetrate into deeper layers of your scalp. Steaming at home is not such a big hassle. You can just boil some water and put a cloth in it, squeeze to remove excess water and put it on your scalp, repeat this process a few times and you will be good to go.
You can easily make Hair mask at home using easily available ingredients. If you do not have the time and patience then you can also buy a Hair mask from the market. There are hundreds of them available at every store near you.
You can make an Aloe Vera mask using coconut oil and Aloe Vera gel, it is good for hydrating and purifying your scalp. You can also make a Hair mask with Gram flour, milk and honey again very refreshing and deeply cleansing the Hair mask.
Lastly cleanse and rinse your Hair and let them air dry. You can apply any serum to your Hair that will lock in all the goodness of the Hair spa.
Once you have learned how to do a hair spa at home, do it once every week or in 15 days and see the difference. You will definitely see more glossy hair and reduced hair fall.