How to Straighten Hair Naturally with Aloe Vera?




Straight hair is not going to go out of fashion anytime soon. There are many women who yearn for sleek, simple, and chic looking straight hair. However, if you style your hair too often then it might be detrimental for the health of your hair. You can use natural methods to straighten your hair. Even though it might take longer, it makes your hair look shinier and healthier.

Use Aloe Vera Gel to Straighten Hair

Aloe vera gel has the property of penetrating into your hair shaft and reduces the chances of curls or frizz. Aloe gel can be applied directly on to the hair. It is easily available and is widely used for straightening hair.

how to straighten hair with aloe vera

1. Aloe Vera Gel and Coconut Oil

Coconut oil and aloe vera gel serve as an excellent recipe for hair conditioning. It helps in sealing the moisture in your scalp. The mask will also help in maintaining your hair. This means you will not have to trim it every now and then.

Things Required:

  • Aloe vera, and
  • Coconut oil.

How to Do:

  • To make the mask, you will have to combine 5 tablespoons of aloe vera gel with 3 tablespoons of coconut oil. Also, add 2 tablespoons of honey.
  • Massage the mix on your scalp and gently work down the hair tips.
  • Make sure that you focus on the tips as these are the damaged parts of the hair.
  • Leave it for 30 minutes and wash it off to get silkier straightened hair.

Best Time to Apply: Before bath.

No of Repetitions: Do it twice in a week to get the best results.

[ Read: Can Coconut oil Straighten Your Hair ]




2. Aloe Vera Gel and Lemon

Lemon juice serves as a natural hair straightener. Applying aloe vera gel and lemon juice can work wonders. Lemon is also known to be great for dandruff.

Things Required:

  • Aloe vera
  • lemon juice.

How to Do:

  • Take one tablespoon of aloe vera gel and one tablespoon of lemon juice.
  • Mix it well. Refrigerate this overnight.
  • Apply it on your hair the next morning from the roots to tips.
  • Allow it to sit for about thirty minutes and wash it off with cold water and sulfate free shampoo. Do this once in a week.

Best Time to Apply: Before bath.

No of Repetitions: Do it once in a week.

[ Read: Coconut Milk for Hair Straightening ]




3. Aloe Vera Gel

Things Required:

  • Aloe vera

How to Do:

  • Before you apply the aloe vera gel, you need to boil a cup of water and add in three tablespoons of flaxseeds.
  • Allow it to boil for 2 minutes on low flame and then let it cool. Mix a tablespoon of the juice with honey.
  • Apply it on damp hair. Leave it for thirty minutes and wash with warm water.

Best Time to Apply: Before bath.

No of Repetitions: Do it once in a week.

[ Read: How to Straighten Hair Naturally with Milk ]




Precautions & Tips

  • There is generally little cause for concern.
  • However, there are some people who might be allergic to it.
  • Hence, prior to applying it on your scalp, you need to do a patch test.
  • It will help you to find out if you have aloe sensitivity.

Aloe vera is great for the hair. It is the most beneficial and magical ingredient that is available for applying on your hair. Apart from straightening your hair, it also helps in controlling hair fall. It makes sure that the hair is voluminous and thick. The moisture content conditions your hair and makes it appear shinier.

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Written by: Pravallika Menon

Pravallika Menon is editor & Writer for "BeautyEpic.com". Full time beautician for a organic Hair n Makeup saloon. She has completed graduation in Andhra University. Social Activist & Yoga Trainer.

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