4 Simple Ways To Use Carrots To Promote Hair Growth

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Carrots are one of the richest sources of beta-carotene, which is a precursor to vitamin A. Vitamin A stimulates sebum production, which keeps the scalp and hair moist and prevents hair breakage. Furthermore, carrot contains a number of B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium and phosphorus that aid hair growth. Apart from consuming carrots, including carrots in your hair care regimen helps in stimulating hair growth by supplying essential nutrients to the hair roots. Carrots can be used in different ways to nourish the scalp and hair. Regardless of your hair type, you can use carrots for treating your hair problems.

Here Are Some Amazingly Easy Ways To Use Carrots For Thick And Lustrous Tresses:

Grated Carrot Mask

What You Will Need

For this hair mask you will need one medium sized carrot.

How To Make

The simplest way to use carrot for promoting hair growth is to rub finely grated carrot for a few minutes on the scalp. Leave the grated carrot on the scalp for at least 15 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water.

Grated Carrot Mask

Carrot Infused Hair Oil

What You Will Need

To make the carrot infused hair oil you will need two medium sized carrots and 18 ounces of coconut oil.

How To Make

Grate the carrots and put the grated carrots in a saucepan. Pour coconut oil and on low heat simmer the oil for about 10 to 15 minutes. Stir the mixture to combine the ingredients. Switch off the fire and pour the mixture into a heat-proof gas jar. Keep it aside for 24 to 72 hours. Strain the mixture with cheesecloth. Massage your scalp and hair with the carrot oil at least thrice a week.

Carrot Infused Hair Oil

Carrot And Banana Hair Mask

What You Will Need

For this hair mask you will need a medium sized carrot, one ripe banana, a tablespoon of honey, two tablespoons of unflavored yogurt and a teaspoon of olive oil or coconut oil.

How To Make

Chop the carrot and banana and put all the ingredients in a blender. Make a smooth paste and spread it on your scalp and hair. Wait for at least 30 minutes and then wash your hair with mild shampoo.

Carrot and Banana Hair Mask

Carrot, Olive Oil and Onion Hair Mask

For this homemade hair mask recipe you will need one medium sized carrot, one large onion, and juice of two lemons, two tablespoons of olive oil and ½-teaspoon of brewer’s yeast.

How To Make

Dissolve the yeast in water and keep it aside for about 15 minutes. Peel and slice the carrot and onion and blend them in a blender until smooth. Pour the mixture on cheesecloth and squeeze to extract the juice. Add lemon juice, olive oil and yeast to the carrot and onion juice and mix the ingredients well. Apply the mixture to the scalp. Wait for 15 minutes and wash your hair with mild shampoo.

Carrot, Olive Oil and Onion Hair Mask