Coffee is a panacea treatment on a cold morning or dull summer days. You can start every day with a perfect cup of coffee; however, if we say that you can also use coffee to make your hair healthy and beautiful! Yes, you can make your hair healthy and beautiful by using coffee. It is said about coffee that coffee contains the nutrients that make the hair roots healthy. On the other hand, if it is used directly on the hair, then it can be more beneficial. Let us tell you how you can use coffee for hair, and what are its benefits?
How beneficial is coffee for hair?
The use of coffee is beneficial for hair follicles, and it helps in growing new hair. It restores hair growth and helps reduce baldness. A study conducted in 2007 found that caffeine helped to increase long hair roots in men. In women, it promotes the growth of new hair on the porosity of scapes. Also, caffeine improves blood circulation, which results in hair growing faster with a stronger and thicker texture. At the same time, coffee contains flavonoids, which also act as antioxidants. They remove dullness and promote hair regeneration. There are many benefits of massaging with a conditioner made of coffee on dry, dull and lifeless hair.
Other benefits of coffee-
- It reduces hair fall.
- Helps to increase hair length.
- This makes the hair shaft, strong and smooth and gives the hair a natural shine.
How to use coffee for hair?
Apply the coffee paste to hair
You have to take coffee based on the length of your hair and grind it into a paste. Then add lukewarm water to it, mix well and then fill it in a spray bottle. Then whenever you go to wash the hair, spray the mixture on the hair and massage your scalp thoroughly hours before. Then leave it for 20 minutes, and wash it off with cold or lukewarm water. Keep in mind that never use a hot mixture of coffee on your hair. Apart from this, you can also apply the coffee paste directly to the scalp. This will not make your hair white, and your hair colour will remain the same.
We can use coffee as a hair mask. Mix two teaspoons of coffee powder in a tablespoon of honey and olive oil. Then make a smooth paste from it and then apply it to the hair. Leave it for half an hour and then wash it.
In the form of oil
Coffee increases blood circulation in scalp and helps to strengthen hair roots. The Phytosterols in oil retain moisture and promote absorption. Put two cups of hair oil of your choice in a pan and a quarter cup of roasted dark whole coffee beans. The darker the coffee beans, the more beneficial it will be. Cover the mixture and cook on low heat for about eight hours. Stir the mixture periodically so that it does not burn. Then turn off the gas and allow the mixture to cool and store. This oil can be used on hair, then wash hair.
After shampooing, dry your hair with towel to remove excess water. After this, apply cold-brewed coffee to your hair and leave it like this for five minutes. Now wash your hair with lukewarm water and then finally rewash it with cold water.
The caffeine present in coffee acts as a natural dye which we can use to dye white hair. For this, you can apply oil made from coffee continuously, while applying henna to the hair, you can also add the coffee paste to it.