Honey is considered as the greatest gift nature has bestowed upon us. Many civilizations in the past have been using honey for a variety of purposes. Honey contains 80% of sugar and 20% of nutrients such as iron, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin C, vitamin B and magnesium. Because of these properties, honey is often used as an ingredient in many cosmetic products.
Here are four amazing benefits of honey for your hair:
Honey softens the hair
Honey is an excellent conditioner which makes hair softer, smoother and improves the hair follicles and the scalp. Simply add a small teaspoon of honey to your shampoo to treat your dry and damaged hair, and to improve the look of you hair in a short period. Once you apply a shampoo with honey, put a shower cap on your head and leave it for 30 minutes.
Honey prevents hair loss
Honey can prevent hair loss because it contains humectant which prevents the loss of moisture. The high sugar content of honey helps to retain the content of the hair and strengthens the hair follicles.
Honey has antiseptic and antibacterial properties
The antiseptic and antibacterial properties of honey keep your scalp clean. It also prevents fungal infections on the scalp and dandruff.
Honey is perfect for dry hair
Frequent sun exposure and air pollution are making our hair to look lifeless and dull. But thanks to the honey you can easily and quickly restore the beauty of your hair. Mix two tablespoons of honey with two cups of warm water, apply the mixture on your hair after shampooing and rinse. You will notice the results immediately.