Your hair color actually depends on the pigment cells, which are found at the base of every hair follicle. In addition, aging lowers the efficiency of these pigment cells and makes them die.
Hair starts becoming colorless, even white once the body stops producing pigments. But, if you nourish your scalp and protect your hair follicle’s base, then you can prevent gray hair. Namely, in case your pigment cells and base are healthy, you can prevent gray hair for much longer.
Various factors can result in gray hair, including:
- Hormonal imbalance
- Nutritional deficiency
- Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism
- Using concentrated hair dyes and electric dryers
Of course, hair dyes are beneficial for coloring the gray hair, but they contain a lot of chemicals, which can damage the hair. So, it is advisable to use all-natural products!
Here is a homemade natural product that can help your hair look excellent.
Combination of Lemon Juice and Coconut Oil for Premature Hair Graying
There are potent anti-microbial properties, medium-chain fatty acids, and lauric acid in coconut oil. All these properties can condition the scalp, strengthen as well as help re-grow the hair. Additionally, coconut oil can lower protein loss and if used for a prolonged time, it can also helps in reversing gray hair thanks to its antioxidant abundance.
Lemon juice can also prevent the hair from becoming white. Moreover, it is rich in phosphorus and vitamins C and B that can nourish the hair and eliminate the culprit of gray hair.
- 50 ml. of organic coconut oil
- 3 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice
Combine the ingredients and apply the resulted mixture on your hair.
Next, massage it into your scalp and let it stay on for about 60 minutes.
Finally, wash it out and shampoo your hair as usual.
This procedure should be repeated each week for best results!