Different Ways Onion Can Be Used For Hair Care

By: Debdatta Mazumder
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Hair problems are one of the most serious problems you face every day. Hair fall, dandruff, itching, smelly scalp and lots of other hair problems ultimately make you go bald. How embarrassing it can be, right?

You might have tried lots of products to get rid of your problems, but you only get temporary relief from it. So, why not try home remedies instead?

You’ll be surprised to know that there are certain things in your home, which can do magic for your hair. Onion is one of those hair healers. There are several ways onions can be used for hair care.

What are the different ways onion can be used for hair care? You can use the onion juice or make paste of it to make a hair pack. But, why should we use onion?

Actually, your hair is made of a protein element called Keratin. It makes the hair stronger when it comes in touch of sulphur. Sulphur makes your scalp and hair healthy and fights with a lot of hair problems that may eventually cause hair fall.

Now, onion is the vegetable that contains enough quantity of sulphur. So, you got your answer, right? Now, the next question is, what are the different ways to use onions for hair care?

Actually, there are many ways onions can be used for hair care. Here are some ways that are listed for your benefit. Read on to know more.

Onion Juice To Massage Your Scalp

Cut an onion into fine pieces and blend it well. Now, strain the juice. Apply it on to your scalp and hair and wait for 30-40 minutes. Wash it off with a mild shampoo. Consider it among the best ways to use onions for hair care.

Onion Juice As A Hair Solution

Are you looking for different ways to use onions for hair care? Take the juice out of an onion and mix it well with lukewarm water. Rinse your hair and scalp well with this solution after having a bath. But, there will be an odour of the onion till you shampoo for the next time.

Onion With Rum

Along with enhancing hair growth, this potion can also solve the problem of an oily scalp and hair. Cut an onion into pieces and keep it in a glass jar. Pour rum into it and let it soak overnight. Strain the potion next morning and apply this solution on to your hair. Shampoo well.

Onion And Coconut Oil Pack

This is one of the different ways that onions can be used for hair care. Make a concoction with onion juice, coconut oil and a few drops of essential oil of your choice. Mix all the ingredients well and apply it on to your scalp and hair. Shampoo after an hour.

Onion And Honey Pack

Take 2 teaspoons of onion juice and mix it well with 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply the solution well throughout your scalp and hair, from root to tip. Wait for 15-20 minutes and rinse it well with a shampoo. Use this mask once in a week.

Onion And Olive Oil

Blend an onion to a smooth paste and add olive oil to this pulp. You could add a cup of beer if you wish too, as it will condition your hair well. Now, apply it thoroughly and wait for a maximum of 2 hours. Wash your hair well.

So, these are the different ways onions can be used for hair care. But, before using it, you have to ensure that you're not allergic to it. Take an elbow test and see if you face any irritation with the use of an onion. If not, go ahead.

 

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Story first published: Monday, March 21, 2016, 9:00 [IST]
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