The standard hair straightening techniques used by hair stylists involve application of heat and chemicals to the tresses, which over time damage the hair. They increase the dryness of your hair and even weaken the hair follicles. Repeated use of these commercial hair straightening products can also increase hair loss. Fortunately, you can easily tame your frizzy locks and straighten your wavy hair naturally with milk. Milk is a natural hair straightener that apart from making your wavy hair strands smooth and straight, nourishes and conditions the hair and scalps, thereby improving the quality of your hair.
Here Is How You Can Use Milk To Straighten Your Hair:
Milk Hair Mask
You will need one-third cup of full cream milk or fresh milk. Alternatively you may also add a tablespoon of milk powder to one-third cup of water and stir well to make milk. Pour the milk in a spray bottle.
How To Use
Before spraying milk on your hair, wash and dry your hair. You may apply milk when the hair is slightly damp or wait until the hair is completely dry. Spray milk on your hair from the roots to the tips until every hair strand in completely drenched. Leave the milk on your hair for 15 to 20 minutes. With a wide-toothed comb gently comb your hair to remove the tangles. With a mild shampoo wash your hair and air dry your hair.
Milk And Honey Hair Mask
To prepare this hair mask for straightening your wavy hair you will need 1/3-cup of milk and one tablespoon of honey. You may add a teaspoon of mashed strawberry to the hair mask. Blend the ingredients well.
How To Use
Coat your hair strands with the hair mask. You may even fill a spray bottle with the hair mask and spray it on your hair to ensure that the mask is evenly distributed. Leave the mask on your hair for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse your hair.
Milk and Banana Hair Mask
You will need one to two ripe bananas and a cup of whole milk. Mash the bananas and combine the mashed bananas with milk to form a thick and smooth paste. The hair mask should not contain any lumps.
How To Use
Saturate your hair and with the hair mask and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse and shampoo your hair.
Benefits Of Milk Treatment
Promotes Hair Growth
When applied to the scalp, milk protein is rapidly absorbed in the hair follicles, which helps in stimulating the hair follicles. Glutamine a type of amino acid present in milk protein plays a vital role in stimulating hair growth. Hence, the milk hair mask helps in increasing hair growth.
Makes Hair Smooth, Straight And Silky
Treating the hair with milk helps in repairing the damaged hair and strengthens the hair. It makes the hair smooth and lustrous.