Friday, February 26

How To Use Vaseline For Hair

Vaseline is basically a brand name for petroleum jelly. We all have been using it for so many years. It is a product which can be easily found in any household because it serves a lot of purposes. It protects us from cuts, burns, makes our skin moisturised, heals the cracked heels, treats chapped lips and what not. But one thing that most of us might not know is that it can be used for hair as well. Yes, you read it right! Vaseline solves almost every hair and scalp problem. And the most attractive thing about Vaseline is that instead of serving so many purposes, it doesn’t make a hole in your pocket as it is very affordable.

 

So let’s discuss the ways and benefits of using Vaseline for hair:

FOR HAIR GROWTH

Ingredients:

  • Vaseline: 1/2 tbsp
  • Olive oil: 1/2 tbsp
  • Shower cap: 1

STEPS

  1. Add half a tablespoon of Vaseline with half a tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Mix the two ingredients properly.
  3. Apply this mixture on your hair and run it through the length of your hair.
  4. Also, massage your scalp with this mixture in circular motion for 10- 15 minutes.
  5. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave this mixture on for overnight.
  6. The next morning, rinse it off and wash your hair with a mild shampoo and normal water.
  7. Apply this mixture twice every week a night before the day you wash your hair. You will start to see the positive results in less than a month.

Vaseline helps in hair growth as it is contains such ingredients which promotes hair growth. Olive oil also serves the same purpose and stimulates the hair growth.

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CONDITIONS YOUR HAIR

Ingredients:

  • Vaseline: 1 tsp
  • Baking soda: 1 tsp

STEPS

  1. Add a teaspoon of Vaseline to a teaspoon of baking soda and mix both ingredients properly.
  2. Wash your hair with a mild hair cleanser and normal water.
  3. Pat dry your hair and apply this mixture on your hair through the length.
  4. Comb your hair properly and you are good to go.
  5. Do this remedy whenever you want conditioned and manageable hair.

Vaseline and baking soda together makes your hair conditioned and nourished without making them greasy. Vaseline conditions the hair and adds shine to it, on the other hand baking soda makes sure your hair does not look greasy and oily. This combination is very useful when you are in a hurry and have no time for conditioner. This also does the job of a hair serum.

TREATS SPLIT ENDS 

Ingredients:

  • Vaseline: 1 tsp
  • Cornflour: 1 tsp

STEPS

  1. Mix a teaspoon of Vaseline with a teaspoon of cornflour together.
  2. Apply this mixture on your the tips of your hair where you have split ends.
  3. Massage it properly and leave it for overnight.
  4. The next morning, wash your hair properly with a mild hair cleanser and normal water.
  5. Do this remedy every night a day before you wash your hair for 3 times a week. Your split ends will start to go away in a month.

Main reason for split ends is dryness in hair which can be due to over- usage of heat appliances like hair straightener etc. Vaseline provides the required moisture to your hair and treats the dryness of your hair whereas cornflour makes sure your hair don’t look greasy and oily.

 

REMOVES LICE

Ingredients:

  • Vaseline: as per the requirement
  • Shower cap: 1

STEPS

  1. Take the Vaseline on your fingertip and massage it all over your scalp in circular motion.
  2. Keep massaging your scalp with it for 10 minutes at least.
  3. Then, apply Vaseline on your hair length as well.
  4. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave the Vaseline on in your hair for overnight.
  5. The next morning, wash your hair with a mild hair cleanser and normal water.
  6. Do this remedy thrice a week for 3 weeks and all your lice will be gone.

Vaseline is dense in nature, that is why it helps in suffocating the lice and thus helps in getting rid of them. After you shampoo all the lice go away with it. It is a great method to treat the lice when you don’t want to use any chemicals in your hair.

TREATS DANDRUFF

Ingredients:

  • Vaseline: 1 tbsp (or as per requirement)
  • Lemon: 1
  • Shower cap: 1

STEPS

  1. Take a tablespoon of Vaseline in a bowl and squeeze a lemon in it.
  2. Mix the Vaseline and lemon juice together.
  3. Apply this mixture on your scalp and massage for 15 minutes.
  4. After massaging, cover your hair with a shower cap and leave this mixture as it is.
  5. The next morning, wash your hair with a mild hair cleanser and normal water.
  6. Do this remedy 2 times a week for 2 months to get rid of the dandruff.

Vaseline provides the required moisture to the scalp and treats dandruff, because dry scalp can be one of the reasons for dandruff. Lemon is well known for its anti- dandruff properties which helps in getting rid of dandruff.

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