There is nothing better than having a cup of tea when you wake up in the morning or when you feel tired. It is true that drinking tea brings lots of benefits to one’s health, but not everyone knows that tea is also good for curls. It is used as one of the important elements in care products for curly hair. Let try two following homemade tea recipes.
- No-Poo Chamomile Hair Cleanser
This type of mask requires simple ingredients that are easy to find, including 2 chamomile tea bags, 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar (ACV), 1 tablespoon of honey, and 1 cup of boiled water.
The recipe for this mask is also easy to do. Firstly, put the honey and teabags into a heatproof bowl. Then add boiled water to steep the tea. Next, stirring the honey into the water. After that, waiting until the water cools down, adding ACV. Slowly pour half the cleanser on the dry curly hair and massaging the scalp, then pouring the remaining half of the cleanser on the hair and continuing to massage. Waiting for a few minutes and rinsing the hair by clean water.
No poo cleanser helps remove dirt, oil from the scalp. Additionally, chamomile will make curly hair smoother and promote the healthy growth of curls.
- Fennel and Green Tea Curl Mask
For this mask, you will need ingredients a bit complicated, including 1 tablespoon of green tea extract, 1 ounce of argan oil, 2 ounces of boiled water, 2 ounces of fennel seeds, and 4 ounces of raw coconut oils.
This recipe consists of quite many stages. The first step is mixing the extract and oils. Secondly, pouring the fennel seeds and boiled water into a heatproof container and letting it steep for 10 minutes. Next, strain the seeds with a colander and keeping the fennel tea, allowing it to cool down. When it cools, adding the mixture of extract and oils to the bowl. Then stirring until a smooth mixture, applying it on the curly hair to wet curls and massaging gently to ensure that all strands are completely covered. After that, wrap the hair by a warm towel or the microwave which can make the heat open the pores in the scalp. Finally, keeping the towel on the hair for at most 20 minutes and rinsing thoroughly with warm water.
Green tea can give the scalp gentle stimulation for hair growth since it contains high levels of antioxidants and natural caffeine. The catechins from green tea leaves also prevent hair loss. Hence, this mask is suitable for those who own thin curly hair strands and want to strengthen these hair strands.
There are more and more care products for curly hair, however, the products containing chemical products may harm your health and your scalp. Thus, natural therapies are really a great choice for girls with their curls. Let consider these above tea masks to see surprising results for your curly hair.