Best Hair Care Treatments To Revive Your Dull Locks

Restore lustre, vitality, volume, and silkiness to your hair with the right hair products.

Best Hair Care Treatments To Revive Your Dull Locks
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Dull and unmanageable hair can be the result of a wide variety of factors. From overuse of heat styling tools to harsh chemical treatments, poor lifestyle choices, and more, many aspects that can strip your hair of natural oils leaving it unmanageable. Whatever the reason for your lustreless hair, here are some of the best hair care treatments that can bring your hair back to life.

Hot oil treatments to add shine

According to Jana Rago, hairstylist and owner of Boston-based Jana Rago Studios, hot oil hair treatment, which gives enough time for the oil to be absorbed into the hair and scalp, can result in lustrous hair. Even something as simple as a banana mashed with a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil can act as a mask to restore the natural shine to your hair.

There are several oils and ingredients which can be combined to offer an ideal hot oil treatment. Argan oil, for example, contains high levels of Vitamins A, C, and E. It is blended with avocado oil, coconut oil, and castor oil in Mamaearth Argan Hair Oil to enhance the lustre of your hair.

Warm your preferred hair oil and gently massage it into your hair for a few minutes. After that, tie your hair up, cover it with a shower cap, and wrap a hot water-soaked towel over it. Keep your hair covered for at least 10 minutes before thoroughly rinsing, shampooing, and conditioning it.

Detox treatment to remove build-up

Detox hair treatments act on the hair shafts to remove product build-up that can cause dullness. To detox, Gretchen Friese, certified trichology consultant at BosleyMD suggests mixing an egg white with the juice of one lemon and applying it to the hair. Leave it for an hour and rinse it off. She further explains how egg whites are high in protein and vitamins that can remove build-up while lemon adds shine as well as reduces the eggy smell that may linger in the hair.

Once you’ve rinsed off the mix, use a shampoo, conditioner, and oil combo that is crafted with keratin, to maintain the moisture balance of the hair and give it natural smoothness, shine, and strength.

Keratin treatment to battle frizz

Our hair is protected by a layer of a naturally occurring protein, called keratin. "Keratin in and of itself works with the porosity of the hair. Most frizz, damage, and tangled hair are due to overly porous hair," says Abraham Sprinkle, a Keratin Complex International creative team member.

Apple cider vinegar, according to Ron Robinson, founder of BeautyStat Cosmetics, makes your hair shiny, without depleting it of vital oils. Mask your hair with Mamaearth nourishing Apple Cider Vinegar Hair Mask that forms a protective barrier around hair strands to restore shine. 

A mask can also be made by whisking together an egg, a tablespoon of cream, and two tablespoons of yoghurt. Apply and wait 45 minutes before rinsing with cool water. For frizz-free, healthy, long, and glossy hair, follow up with apple cider vinegar shampoo and conditioner.

Ayurvedic treatment to smoothen hair

"Ayurvedic herbs naturally enhance your follicles and cuticle integrity to develop healthy, smooth, and glossy hair," says Dr. Zeel Gandhi, Chief Ayurvedic Doctor at Vedix. Ayurvedic hair care treatments not only focus on smoothening hair but also on offering holistic hair care for multiple scalp and hair-related concerns.

Apply an amla hair mask, which can be created by combining dry amla powder and coconut oil, for a natural shine. Apply this mixture from the roots to the tips of your hair and wash it out after 10-15 minutes.

Mamaearth hair products from the BhringAmla range can be a great choice for ayurvedic hair treatment since they contain a blend of ayurvedic herbs that nourish the scalp and heal damage to improve the texture of your hair.

The bottom line

Hair treatments are an excellent way to restore gloss while also protecting your hair. If your daily schedule is too hectic to allow for DIY hair treatments, choose nature-based products that are free of chemicals for an easy hair care routine. Don’t forget to treat both your body and your hair to the right nutrients too, by way of a healthy diet.

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