If you are in your early 20s, you may have started to see strands of hair that makes you say "WTF?! Is that white hair?????".
Sad but true, premature greying is totally a thing. It is caused by stress, pollution, getting older and of course hereditary (thanks, mom & dad!). After getting over the 'going grey' panic, your next thought may be to cover these strands of hair. You can colour your hair using over the counter hair dyes, but those contain harmful chemicals that are extremely damaging to the hair. The good news is that you can cover and prevent premature graying by using all natural ingredients! Here are our top 3 DIYs that will over those gray strands, and prevent new ones in no time!
1) Coconut oil & curry leaves. Curry leaves have natural pigments that can help retain your natural hair colour and mixing it with coconut oil will help condition your scalp.
Here's how to do it Take 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and mix with a handful of curry leaves. Boil the mixture and strain the oil. Once the mixture is completely cool, massage it into your hair and leave for 3 hours. Wash hair as normal
2) Amla Powder & coconut oil. Amla is a rich source of vitamin C and it helps prevent premature greying. Mixing amla powder with coconut oil will give your hair a lot of shine!
Here's how to do itMix 1 tea spoon of amla powder with 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Apply the mixture all over hair and let sit for an hour. Wash hair as normal.
3) Rosemary and sage. Both rosemary and sage contain natural pigments that will cover up your greys.
Here's how to do it Take a handful of both rosemary and sage and boil with 1 cup of water. Let steep for 15 minutes. Strain and use liquid as a natural hair dye!