Coffee not only makes you feel good but also can provide solutions for your many hair problem.
Most of us have at least one cup of coffee in a day to feel better. Sometimes you feel incomplete without your daily dose of coffee as it can make you feel more alert, productive and motivated.
Coffee not only makes you feel good but also can provide solutions for your many hair problem. Coffee beans are a high-antioxidant food and coffee can be one of the leading contributors of disease-fighting antioxidants in your diet. Because it can help reduce inflammation, which is the root of most diseases, coffee is now being linked with the following benefits:
- protection against neurodegenerative diseases
- improved heart health
- cancer protection
- diabetes protection
- ability to fight depression
- increased energy and concentration
- better physical performance
- improved asthma control
- lower risk of select gastrointestinal diseases
The benefits that a cup of coffee can provide your hair is listed below:
Prevents Hair Loss:
The most problem in men is male pattern baldness, In which hair loss happens as an effect of weak hair follicles. Slowly, the growth cycle of the hair gets affected, leading to balding. As coffee powder contains caffeine, it stimulates hair follicles, triggering stronger growth. Thus, helps prevent hair loss. Wash your hair with brewed coffee twice a week to restore hair.
Stimulate Hair Growth:
DHT has been proven to induce baldness and damaged hair follicles, in both men and women. As caffeine blocks the effect of DHT, washing your hair with coffee increases follicle stimulation leading to faster hair growth.
Improve Hair Texture:
Caffeine, when applied to hair directly is absorbed by the follicles, making them softer and shinier, instantly. It strengthens the hair from within, improving the overall quality and texture of it.
Rub 1 to 2 tablespoon of coffee into your scalp and rinse it thoroughly. Keep for 15 minutes and then rinse it off with a mild shampoo and conditioner.
This will help lock the nourishment within the hair and also provide extra softness.
Improves Scalp Circulation:
Coffee oil works as a great stimulant that helps improve the circulation in your scalp, making your hair grow out faster and healthier.
Roast a quarter cup of coffee beans in any of your favorite hair oil at low heat for about 8 hours, making sure to stir it occasionally so it doesn't burn.
Sieve the oil, store it in a jar, and use once a week.
Coffee can scrub off the dead skin cells and also keeps your scalp clean and fresh. So apply a coffee hair mask whenever you feel that your scalp is feeling really oily and grimy. New cells will push out thicker, stronger hair every time you scrub away the dead skin.
Make Hair Shine:
Coffee, tends to have a lower pH than water which helps the cuticles remain flat, thereby reflecting more light than it usually would. Dousing your hair for at least half an hour with cool, brewed coffee, once in a week can give more shine to your hair.
Improves Hair Color:
Using coffee you can get a beautiful brownish-black tinge for your hair. For this you need to to mix 1 tablespoon of fresh brewed coffee with 2 tablespoon of conditioner.
Apply it after you have shampooed your hair, and keep it on for 5-10 minutes. Wash it off and flaunt your new look. It will also strengthen your hair from inside.
Works as Hair Dye Permanent:
You can use coffee to darken your hair color without using any chemical dyes. If you have allergy to chemical dyes this is the best and an easier way to change your look. For this you will need to wash your hair to rid it of all oils.
Brew some fresh, strong coffee and allow it to cool down. Cover your hair with this semi-liquid for an hour and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Works as Leave-In Conditioner:
Coffee works as a leave-in conditioner and give you a smooth and silky texture to your hair. To get this effect after shampooing your hair, pour some cooled off, freshly-brewed coffee all over your head and scalp. Leave it on for 5 minutes to half an hour and rinse it off thoroughly. Your hair will feel smooth and silky.
As A Hair Mask:
The coffee hair mask will exfoliate your scalp, leaving it with a layer of fresh, clean skin. For this you need 2 tablespoon of coffee powder and a tablespoon each of honey and olive oil. Mix until it forms a smooth paste and smear it all over your scalp. Leave it for an hour after which you can wash it off using a shampoo for gorgeous hair.
Along with these amazing benefits of hair, coffee also is effective at fighting free radical damage because it increases antioxidants in the blood. As an anti-inflammatory food, it lowers oxidative stress because of its ability to induce mRNA and protein expression.