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Hair Benefits Of Using Oranges

It is the season of oranges. Apart from being healthy, the juicy citrus fruit is famous for its beauty benefits as well. Most of us know that oranges as well as its peel is used to make many face packs. Both oranges and its peel are used as a chief or one of the ingredients to make many face packs.

However, it would be interesting to know that the oranges are good for the hair as well. You can either use the pulp, juice or even the peels of this citrus fruit. Most commonly, the waste orange peels are dried under the sun and then grounded into a fine powder.

Apart from being rich in Vitamin C which makes it good for the skin, oranges are also rich in essential nutrients which strengthens the hair. There are many hair benefits of oranges. You either consume it or apply it, oranges can be good for the overall body.

When it comes to hair, oranges offer numerous benefits like it acts as a natural conditioner. Applying orange juice makes the hair shiny, strong and soft. Moreover, if you suffer from the most common hair problem which is hair loss, then you must apply oranges.

Oranges are also used to get rid of dandruff. Here are some amazing hair benefits of oranges which makes it a perfect citrus fruit for beauty.

Hair Benefits Of Oranges:

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Hair Loss

Oranges contain Vitamin C and bioflavonoids which aids blood circulation in the scalp. This is turn increases hair growth and reduces hair fall. Moreover, folic acid in oranges stimulates hair growth.

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Hair Conditioner

Mix orange juice with honey and water. Apply this mixture on the shampooed hair and leave for 10-15 minutes.

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Strengthens Hair

If your hair falls easily and is not strong from the roots, you can apply the citrus fruit, oranges.

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Shiny Hair

If you want thick, strong and shiny hair, then use the citrus fruit. Mix orange juice with milk or honey and apply on the hair. Leave for 2-25 minutes and then wash. Follow up with a conditioner.

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Fights Dandruff

You can also use orange peel to reduce one of the common hair problems which is dandruff. Make a paste of orange peel and lemon and apply on the scalp 25 minutes before shampooing.

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Cleans Hair

You can also orange peels to clean the scalp and hair. Soak the grounded orange peel in water overnight and apply it on the hair and scalp next morning. Leave for 30 minutes and rinse.

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Hair Smell

If your scalp is oily and you want to make it smell good, then use orange juice or its dried peels. The citrus fruit is known for its aroma which leaves behind in the hair.

Story first published: Wednesday, January 1, 2014, 15:47 [IST]
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