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Multani mitti for hair

Is multani mitti good for hair?

Multani mitti for hair

The age-old use of Multani mitti is still widely remembered and used all over the world. Multani mitti is also commonly known as the Fuller’s Earth, it is a natural clay that has exceptional benefits for skin and hair.

Multani mitti not only has incredible absorbent properties that allow it to soak up excess sebum, but it also cleanses the roots and hair follicles leaving the scalp conditioned. Multani mitti is also known for its exfoliating and skin tightening properties, which help in removing dead skin and can also help in controlling acne. 

This natural clay is rich in minerals including magnesium, silica, and iron which are all great for our skin as well as our hair.

Benefits of multani mitti for hair  

Coming from traditional Indian homes, I’m sure you all must have used Multani mitti at least once in your life. Multani mitti still holds a huge place in our daily life may it be for skin or hair. Here are some of the benefits of Multani mitti for hair. 

Provides deep conditioning

One of the best things that Multani mitti offers us is the deep condition of our hair follicles. It is a great product to cleanse your scalp of all the environmental impurities like dirt and bacteria. If you are someone who suffers from frizzy hair then Multani mitti will make sure that your hair looks less frizzy and has an undying shine. Multani mitti is a god-sent product that keeps the hair hydrated and nourished and also absorbs all the extra sedum that is produced by the scalp.

Improves blood circulation 

Multani mitti is a very versatile ingredient and can be used in a lot of hair packs with different ingredients, this natural clay helps in stimulating dormant hair follicles and helps in boosting blood circulation in the scalp. With improved blood circulation, our hair will instantly look a lot healthier and fuller. Regular use of Multani mitti on your scalp will also help in controlling hair fall and bringing back the natural volume to your hair.

Repairs damaged hair 

We like in the times when we all love experimenting with our hair color or different hairstyles, however, we often ignore the damage that these chemicals have on our hair. Multani mitti is one of the best natural and organic ways in which you can treat and repair your damaged hair and can bring your hair back to life. This natural clay helps in strengthening your hair shaft to ensure that the hair is smooth and lustrous.

Keeps the scalp healthy 

It is essential to use a hydrating and nourishing cleanser for your scalp and you must always opt for a chemical-free shampoo and conditioner. You can always switch to Multani mitti as a hair cleanser as it not only helps in purifying the scalp by eliminating germs and bacteria but it also works as an excellent conditioner. Enriched with minerals, Multani mitti is also a great natural ingredient to prevent flakiness, dandruff and itching.

Makes the hair follicles stronger 

Last but not least, Multani mitti is enriched with all the natural nutrients that are required by our scalp to maintain healthy hair and maintain a healthy scalp. Multani mitti also helps in reducing hair fall and amping up the hair growth, it also leads to stronger, lustrous, and gorgeous hair. 

How to make multani mitti hair mask 

As we mentioned earlier Multani mitti is a versatile ingredient and can be used with a lot of different ingredients to resolve different hair issues. Here are all the different types of hair masks that you can make in the comfort of your home. 

Multani mitti mask to treat dandruff 

All you need for this mask is two tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice, four tablespoons of Multani mitti, and one tablespoon of yogurt in a mixing bowl. Mix all the ingredients well until they become a thick paste, apply this paste on your scalp and cover your hair with a shower cap, leave this mask on for about 30 minutes, rinse it off with a mild shampoo.

Multani mitti mask for frizzy hair

All you need for this mask is one tablespoon of black pepper powder, three tablespoons each of yogurt, and Multani mitti in a bowl. Mix them together until it becomes a thick paste, apply it all over your scalp, leave this on for about 45 minutes to an hour, rinse it off with a mild chemical-free shampoo.

Multani mitti mask for a healthy scalp

All you need for this mask is equal parts Multani mitti and aloe gel in a bowl and add half about 2 tablespoons of lemon juice to this mixture. Mix it all well and apply it to your scalp, leave it on for about 20-30 minutes, rinse it off with a mild shampoo. 

Take Away 

Multani mitti is one of the best ingredients for your hair and your skin, we hope that you liked all the types of hair masks we shared above. Do give these hair masks a try. They are easy to make and cost effective.