Hair care is a bit overrated these days. Thousands of products are available that cater to the innumerable needs and still we people remain unhappy about the way our hair look. Doesn’t it irritate you when your friend/colleague/neighbor/cousin forcibly makes you buy a luxurious (many times expensive, for which you have to give up your dream of buying that hang bag for another two months) hair care product that ends up collecting dust in your bathroom most of the times? And all this happens when help is just a few steps away. Yes, if you have never ventured so far while trying out home remedies, it’s time to raid the kitchen. Give it a shot and you would see that there isn’t so much work and dirty hands involved!

Home remedies for shiny hair:

Let’s Begin with Egg Mask

Egg whites are not just a healthy breakfast option, as protein in them is good for taming those super frizzy hair strands. There are plenty of things egg whites can be mixed with and olive oil is one great option among them.

How to use – Whisk 4-5 tablespoons of olive oil with an egg white. Prefer the extra virgin oil if available. You can add a tablespoon of honey too for even better results. Apply the mask on detangled hair starting from the roots to tips. Once you are done, cover your head with a shower cap for at least 30 minutes. Thereafter, wash with cold water with a mild shampoo+conditioner. Repeat once a week or as desired.

After Results – Add shine and nourishment to hair. Super recommended for people having dry hair.

Go Bananas

With the bananas! Bananas too have protein that is good for hair. The hair mask works akin to those superfluous salon treatments that cost a fortune. The ingredients needed are easily available too. Check out!

How to use – Take 1 or 2 ripe bananas (depending upon their size and your hair length). Mash it properly, add 2-3 tablespoons of curd, 1 tsp of lemon juice and whisk properly. Make sure there remain no lumps; otherwise you would face trouble while washing it away. Blending it is a better option in that case. Apply evenly all through the scalp till the roots and cover with a shower cap. After 20-30 minutes, rinse it all off and shampoo as required.

After Results – Even if you skip conditioner in this case, your hair are just going to appear lustrous and healthy. This mask will add shine and softness to them. Use it once in 15 days and you would never visit the hair salon again.

Try Coconut Milk for Nourishment

Coconut has plenty of benefits. It acts as a drink, a fruit, and then there is coconut oil and milk. Along with nourishing, regular massage with coconut oil boosts hair follicles and promotes growth. And coconut milk is a wonderful option to add shine to them.

How to use – Directly apply coconut milk to your hair strands and also massage on scalp in a gentle circular motion. Leave it for half an hour and then wash off with your regular shampoo. Apply conditioner to enhance the shine factor.

After Results – This hair treatment will leave behind luxurious locks along with helping you keep hair healthy and dandruff free.

Honey and Lemon Treatment

Lemon is known to add shine to dull hair and honey on the other hand, with its nourishing and revitalizing properties, keep hair settled down. So, this hair mask is a must follow for all those who are sick of looking at dull hair every day.

How to use – Add 1-3 tablespoon of lemon juice to a small bowl of honey. Mix well and apply from scalp to hair roots evenly in a gentle stroking way, the simplest method ever! Let it sit for at least 20 minutes and then rinse it off. Shampoo and condition afterwards.

After Results – Well, there are plenty. Lemon along with adding shine cleans oil and dandruff while honey lends its hand in moisturizing them. So, soft and shiny hair are just a bowl away.

Get them Drunk

With beer! There is a lot of Vitamin B, Copper, Magnesium, Iron and Phosphorus is there in a beer that is made from natural ingredients. Beer not just adds shine, but also makes your hair look lustrous.

How to use – Leave your beer bottle open for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Now your flat beer is ready to use. Shampoo your hair as usual. Rinse with beer and massage your scalp gently that helps boost blood circulation. Keep it for 3-5 minutes and then wash it away.

After Results – This treatment will leave your hair soft, silky and shiny. You can perform this once in a month and in no time, can become a proud owner of well managed hair.

Suit your needs and choose any among them. All are bound to give you impressive results. Just be regular, amend you diet a little bit and forget what bad hair day looked like.