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Hair woes? Malaika Arora reveals her secret concoction

This easy-to-prepare hair oil is for all those looking for thick, lustrous hair

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: July 29, 2020 12:30:33 pm
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Our hair needs as much care as other parts of our body. But despite trying out various remedies, if you are still facing hair issues, it is time you use a tried and tested method — a homemade hair oil. And if you have already been looking for such a hair oil, your search ends here. Here is some help from none other than actor Malaika Arora.

Malaika, who has been sharing secret tricks and tips for all on Instagram, recently shared this easy DIY hair oil that we thought might help you.

This is what she said: “Here’s an age old but still effective method to ‘maintain your mane’. Cold pressed coconut oil, olive oil and caster oil is like the holy trinity for your hair. Mix these oils in equal portions in a glass jar and add some methi seeds and curry leaves. While methi seeds are high in protein and nicotinic acid content, which are known to be beneficial for hair, curry leaves are a rich source of beta-carotene and proteins, which can reduce hair loss and increase hair growth. Let the mixture sit and infuse for a couple of days and voila! You have a homemade, pure hair oil ready to do some magic on your hair.”

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We all want shiny luscious hair but we often fall short of taking care of them as much as we should. For some women hair is their identity and they deserve equal care just like your other body parts. Here's an age old but still effective method to 'maintain your mane'. Cold pressed coconut oil, Olive oil and Caster oil is like the holy Trinity for your hair. Mix these oils in equal portions in a glass jar and add some methi seeds and curry leaves. While methi seeds are high in protein and nicotinic acid content, which are known to be beneficial for hair, Curry leaves are a rich source of beta-carotene and proteins, which can reduce hair loss and increase hair growth. Let the mixture sit and infuse for a couple of days and voila! You have a home made, pure hair oil ready to do some magic on your hair #MalaikasTrickOrTip #HairCare #Champi

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Here’s how to prepare the oil.

Ingredients

100 ml – Coconut oil
100 ml – Olive oil
100 ml – Castor oil
Handful – Methi dana or fenugreek seeds
Few – Curry leaves

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Method

*Take a glass bottle and pour equal proportions of the oils in the bottle. Add fenugreek seeds and curry leaves. Close the lid.

What to do?

*”Let all the ingredients come together and infuse,” she said. The oil can be stored in the airtight container for long.

olive oil, eyelashes, indian express news It is widely known that oiling promotes healthy hair growth. (Source: Getty/Thinkstock)

How to use?

*Take little oil in a bowl and warm it up slightly. Pour a bit on your scalp and massage it in circular motions. Keep it on for about 45 minutes to one hour. Wash it off thoroughly.

Benefits

*Try and use it once a week. “I can assure you that your hair will start looking thicker, more lustrous, less hair fall and the quality of hair is going to get better. So do try this little secret of mine,” Malaika said.

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