Coffee is an energy and mood booster. It’s not just a highly consumed beverage of India but also one of the ingredients that have immense health benefits. It helps to make our senses more active and alert at the same time. This is due to the presence of caffeine in coffee. Coffee has a lot of properties that help in the growth of the hair. Though the length and the texture of hair depending upon the hair follicles. Coffee helps the roots of the hair by making them healthy and strong. (Also read: Easy ways to get rid of dull and frizzy hair)
There are many benefits of coffee for hair:
Treats hair loss:
Hair loss is the biggest headache for many people. Many men and women fall in depression due to their falling hair. We have seen many people are becoming bald due to the rapid speed of their hair fall. There are many reasons for hair loss like hormonal changes, health issues, weather changes, chemical products etc. In males, it is due to the male hormone dihydrotestosterone which is responsible for damaging the hair follicles. Thus, coffee is applied on hair scalp to make the root strong. Not just this it helps to get rid of the baldness and helps in the development of the new hair roots.
Helps in restoring hair growth: According to a study done by the International Journal of Dermatology, coffee helps to make the hair grow faster by blocking the DTH. It also helps to prevent hair loss. Thus, coffee helps in hair growth and makes hair strong and shiny. (Also read: Does shaving head helps in hair growth?)
Makes hair manageable: Coffee helps to make hair more manageable. It helps to give up the frizziness and dullness in hair and eventually makes them long strong and shiny. It even keeps the fringes right at their place.
How to use coffee in hair?
Coffee can be used in multiple ways in the hair.
Hair mask: Mix 2 tablespoons of coffee powder with 1 tablespoon of honey and olive oil each. Make a paste of it and apply on the scalp. Leave it for half an hour and rinse it off with cold water. This will make your hair long, strong and smooth.
Hair oil: A lot of companies are trying to make coffee rich hair oil. Coffee oil is enriching as it contains essential nutrients and minerals for hair growth. (Also read: How castor oil is useful for skin and hair)