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Due to the abundant benefits of yogurt for hair, it is mostly incorporated in home remedies for hair care. Healthy hair requires a lot of care and effort. It is easier to said than done. For this, you need to make sure that you add proper nutrition to hair for their growth and use those ingredients that stop hair fall and make your hair healthy and gorgeous.

Studies also show the use of natural remedies like yogurt in the eastern Mediterranean region for the treatment of scalp and hair issues.

Yogurt is one of those ingredients, that is full of nutrients, calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc, lactic acid, proteins, vitamin D, B 2, B 5, B 12, and fatty acids that are required for hair growth. It not only offers nourishment to the hair scalp, follicles, and their roots, but its intake in our diet also benefits us. Eventually, hair becomes strong and gorgeous with this natural home ingredient.

Benefits Of Yogurt For Hair

Here is a list of benefits of yogurt for our hair. These are

Hair Growth

yogurt with coconut milk

Yogurt benefits our hair as it is enriched with protein content, which is essential for hair growth. So, try to add some additional proteins in your diet, to ensure that some of it go for your hair growth.

Due to the presence of calcium in yogurt, it aids in gaining voluminous hair. It also contains hair building proteins and lactic acid that provide proper hydration and remove all the dead skin cells from the scalp. In this manner, hair becomes healthy and their growth is also improved.

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To prepare yogurt hair growth mask, you need 3 tablespoons of yogurt, two tablespoons of fresh coconut milk, and one teaspoon of extra-virgin olive oil. Blend all of them nicely and apply on your scalp and hair for 30 minutes and then wash with the shampoo. For best results, use this hair growth mask once in a week on a regular basis.

Stops Hair Fall

eggs and yogurt

Hair fall immediately stops when you add nutrients in your diet, that are essential for hair. Also, the topical application works best when you have such an amazing natural ingredient like yogurt.

Yogurt contains vitamin B5, B12, and vitamin D that nourishes the hair follicles, boosts hair growth and makes them strong. It also contains riboflavin that gives life to weak and lifeless strands. Besides this, the presence of biotin in yogurt, restores all the damaged strands and thus hair fall is stopped to a great extent.

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For this hair strengthening yogurt hair mask, add one tablespoon of yogurt, one organic egg, one teaspoon of almond oil, and one pinch of turmeric powder in a bowl. Blend all of them properly and apply on your hair roots and hair thoroughly. Leave this mixture for 20-30 minutes and then wash your hair with cold water during the shampoo.

Natural remedy for Dandruff

Dandruff is a common persistent, relapsing inflammatory condition affecting the scalp.

Since ancient times, yogurt is used for dandruff. It is considered to be the best homemade natural remedy for treating dandruff.

As it has anti fungal properties, it removes all the fungus causing dandruff in your hair. Due to vitamin B12 in yogurt, it prevents hair dandruff. It also contains lactic acid that clears up all the flaky scalp and dead skin cells, Thus cleanses and moisturizes the hair and scalp, which become dry and rough after dandruff.

Conditions hair

The conditioners available in the market are full of harsh chemicals. So, try to use some natural ingredients like yogurt to condition your hair without any side effects.

All of us are tired of dry, frizzy, and unmanageable hair. Then, use yogurt which has lactic acid that provides enough hydration to make hair soft, moisturized, and manageable. In this manner, hair becomes smooth and less tangled

Works good for Oily scalp

yogurt and kiwi slices

Due to excessive sebum production, your scalp becomes oily which actually causes hair fall and weaken hair follicles. Then, yogurt works well for that oily scalp. As it removes all the excess oil or sebum from the hair follicles and unclogged all the pores. That’s why it is also considered to cleanse hair and give them a lustrous shine as well, not that shine which the oily scalp have.

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To prepare a DIY yogurt hair mask to treat oily scalp. Take two medium-sized kiwi fruits and peel them off. Then, blend them well and add 2 tablespoons of yogurt and mix all of them together. Now, apply this mixture on your clean scalp and all along the hair length for 45 minutes. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo and conditioner. It leaves a shine on your hair and makes them soft and oil-free as well.

Our grandmothers use yogurt as a natural homemade remedy to treat our hair issues. There is no doubt about its benefits for our hair. Thus incorporate this healthy food into your diet and to nourish your hair. Share your experience about using yogurt in your hair care routine in the comment section below.

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