Best Homemade Hair Growth Treatments for Women

If you have damaged hair and are victim of thinning and shedding and breakage of hair then hair growth treatments are the sure shot way to counter each of the problems. But nowadays, these treatments and hair products are pretty expensive, therefore, a lot of women stay wary of them.


Does hair growth seem to be an elusive dream? Do not worry, here’s a little secret for you. You can perform a lot of growth treatments right in your own kitchen! Yes, that’s right. Using essential oils, veggies and fruits you can make your own hair treatment right at home. So here are some homemade hair growth treatments for you.

1. Beer Rinse

Do not be astonished, beer is great for frizzy and dry hair. Especially dark coloured beer, which contains a lot of natural sugar and nutrients that can make your hair shiny.

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Recipe: Take a cup of room temperature beer and apply it to your hair after shampooing. Let it stay for a few minutes and then rinse your hair with cold water.

Frequency: Once or twice a week.


2. Egg Yolk and Olive Oil Mask

To prevent hair loss, try this mask. Egg Yolks are rich in Proteins, Vitamins and fatty acids which will make your hair healthier, shinier and softer. Presence of Vitamins A, D and E helps prevent hair loss and Vitamin D also promotes new growth. Olive oil is suited for dry and damaged hair as it strengthens and softens it.

Recipe: Mix 2 tablespoons of olive oil with 2 egg yolks. Dilute the mixture using half cup of water. Massage the mask formed into your scalp and let it set for 15-20 minutes. Rinse your hair afterwards and apply shampoo if you want to (Not necessary).

Frequency: 1 or 2 times a month

3. Banana Mask

Rich in Potassium and Vitamins A, E and C, Bananas are perfectly suited for homemade Hair growth treatments. With all the vitamins present in Bananas, it helps in making your hair stronger and healthier than before.

Recipe: Use a ripe and soft banana and crush it up to make a paste (You can use food processor to avoid any chunks). Apply the paste to your hair and then cover it with a bag or plastic cap. To fully absorb the nutrients, wrap hot towel over the head or remove the cap after 20 minutes and blow dry to help the banana set. After that, shampoo and rinse your hair. You can add olive oil or almond oil to smooth the paste so that it rinses out smoothly.

Frequency: Once a week


4. Chamomile Tea and Garlic Mask

If you have light hair, then you shouldn’t use this treatment because it can change the colour of your hair.

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Recipe: You will require three tablespoons of chamomile tea (or three tea bags), a tablespoon of garlic juice, and a tablespoon of honey, one tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel along with one egg yolk and three cups of water. Begin by mixing honey with garlic juice and place mixture in your fridge. Boil tea and water for half an hour while stirring. Let it cool and then stir honey/juice mixture and egg yolk and Aloe. Massage the paste formed into your scalp till the very end and let it remain for 20 minutes. After that, rinse and wash your hair using shampoo. After that, rinse your hair with chamomile, too.

Frequency: Once a week

5. Almond Oil

Almond oil helps you to strengthen your hair and promotes hair growth. It contains a lot of healthy fatty acids which are useful for strengthening your hair. Apart from that, almond oil is always available at home for use, so this technique can be done any time to let your hair grow faster.

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Recipe: Depending on the thickness and length of your hair, take a tablespoon or two of almond oil and massage it into your scalp to the ends completing the whole portion. Leave it for 15-20 min and then rinse your hair with water and shampoo.

Frequency: Depends on the condition of your hair. Maybe twice a week will do, or you can also do it thrice a week, too.


6. Caffeine Shampoo

This is an effective technique which can be used almost daily and it only requires a caffeine powder which is available almost anywhere.

Recipe: Mix 4 teaspoons of caffeine powder with 250 ml of shampoo and apply it to your hair. You can also use spray bottle containing 250 ml of water with caffeine powder and spray it on for 10-15 min before showering.

Frequency: You can use this treatment almost daily but try not to do it more than once a day.

7. Coconut Oil and Lemon Juice

This homemade hair growth treatment helps you to get rid of the dandruff easily. In addition to it, this treatment helps you lighten your hair which is a great look in summertime. However, if you don’t want to change your hair colour at all, stay out of the sun right after using this treatment.

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Recipe: Mix two parts to one part of coconut oil and lemon juice respectively, and massage it into your scalp. Let it remain for 4 hours to overnight and then rinse it with cool water. If you heating your coconut oil, use only stove or any oil burner instead of microwave which will kill all its nutrients.

Frequency: Once a week

8. Henna and Egg Shampoo

Eggs contain protein which helps the hair to be stronger. Henna will help to change the colour of your hair.

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Recipe: Mix egg, water and Henna together till a paste is formed and let it stay for an hour. After that, add lemon juice and blend it to make the mixture smooth. Now apply the paste formed to your hair and scalp, from root to tips. Let it settle for 2 hours, or until mixture dries and then rinse your hair with shampoo.

Frequency: Once a month.


9. Oatmeal Hair Mask

It is the simplest hair treatment and you will also require milk and almond oil for this method.

Recipe: Mix half cup of oats (or maybe more if your hair is thick and/or long), 1-2 tablespoons of almond oil and quarter to half cup of milk. After mixing, apply the paste from root to tip but make sure your hair is dry and tangle free. Let it stay for 15-20 minutes and then rinse your hair with warm water and shampoo.

Frequency: Once a week

10. Onion Juice and Honey Hair Growth Treatment

Onions are healthy for your hair and this treatment will prevent hair loss and protect your hair from getting thinner.

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Recipe: Juice an onion in a juicer and add 1-2 teaspoons of honey to get rid of the pungent smell. Once the mixture is formed, you can apply it all over your hair or to the spots where your hair looks thin. Leave it on for the night and avoid covering it. Rinse and shampoo your hair the next morning.

Frequency: At least once a week and up to thrice a week.

Follow any of these home remedies and surely you will get a good result.

FAQ: Hair Growth Treatments

What is the number 1 hair growth product?

Minoxidil is the best hair restorer. It is one of the most effective and well-known products that stimulate hair growth, designed for ladies and gentlemen. It’s also one of the most popular hair products on the US market.

How often should you wash your hair?

Actually, it depends on your hair type. If your hair is not too greasy, 2-3 times a week is sufficient. If you have oily hair, you may need to wash it daily. For thick, dry and curly hair, one time a week would be enough.

Is it okay to wet hair daily?

If you arrange your hair accordingly, you can keep your hair wet every day. However, wetting and washing your hair is not the same. Everyday washing can damage it, but moisturizing it every day is less dangerous.