By the time and with the natural process of aging hair turns gray. It usually starts with one hair, then strands, and after few years your hair can completely turn gray. This natural process can be a huge problem for people, especially for women, as they are growing old. Women usually use various hair dyes to cover the gray hairs but unfortunately, most of those hair dyes have short-term effects.
Why hair turns gray?
The human body produces the pigment that is responsible for the color of the hair, and when this pigment is no longer produced by our body the hair turns gray. There is also another assumption why hair turns gray. Namely, it is natural for our bodies or our hair to produce hydrogen peroxide, and when it starts to be produced our hairs become lighter or gray.
This process mainly starts during older ages, but nowadays it is very common to see even young people with gray hair.
What causes the hair to turn gray?
The causes for gray hairs emergence can be various, read below some of them.
- Poor diet, or malnutrition
- Hormonal fluctuation
- Vitamin B12 deficiency, or Pernicious anemia
- Thyroid disorders
- Poor hair care
- Chronic colds
- Low amount of melanin
- Tuberous sclerosis
- Werner Syndrome
How to turn your natural color back?
First and foremost, you should improve your diet. Start consuming healthy and nutritious food products. Next, instead of buying expensive commercial shampoos, conditioners, hair masks and hair dyes, which contain a lot of chemical substances, you can try some alternative ways to return back your natural hair color. Namely, we have found, just for you, natural remedy that can help you deal with the gray hairs. It is a mixture that is consisted of only two ingredients which are natural and with powerful beneficial properties.
Coconut oil and lemon mixture
- 3 teaspoons of organic, freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Organic coconut oil
Mix the two ingredients until homogeneous, the quantity depends on your hair length. Apply the mixture on your hair and massage it into your scalp. Leave it for about an hour. After an hour, rinse it off with a mild shampoo. Practice this procedure for at least once a week.
Why coconut oil and lemon mixture is so beneficial?
The coconut oil and lemon are one of the most powerful natural products that provide a lot of health benefits. The coconut oil conditions the scalp promotes hair growth, strengthens the hair, treats damaged hair and reverses gray hair, due to its anti-microbial properties, medium-chain fatty acids, and lauric acid. Additionally, it smooths your hair and makes it soft and also it is a good anti-dandruff remedy.
The lemon juice, on the other hand, prevents early graying of the hair. Lemon juice nourishes the hair and treats the cause of gray hair due to the vitamin C, vitamin B and the phosphorus it contains.