Some children have very thin hair. This thinness of hair is sometime hereditary and sometime it is due to ill health and prolonged sickness. But you can change the situation.
With the help of an appropriate diet and regular care you can easily make your child’s hair thick. There are various medicines and artificial remedies which you may opt for but natural cure is the best option. So use natural products to make your children’s hair thick. This article will help you to make your child’s hair thick naturally.
Diet plays an excellent role in making your child’s hair thick. Encourage them to eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Tell them to eat a large amount of spinach everyday like Popeye the Sailor Man. Green vegetables like spinach, broccoli, coriander, lettuce, etc. help in the growth of the hair though children mostly dislike them.
Give them an apple everyday to eat because apple supplies a great amount of iron. Apart from apple consume citrus fruits like orange, pineapple, lemon, lime etc. because citrus fruits contain a great amount of vitamin C which is necessary for the thickening of your child’s hair.
Milk and yogurt are necessary for the health of the hair because they supply calcium and calcium is a must for thickening of the hair.
So you should add milk and yogurt in your children’s daily diet. Egg, fish and meat contain a great amount of protein which is also necessary for your child’s hair growth. Liver, whether it is chicken liver or lamb liver, contain a high amount of phosphorus.
Phosphorus plays an important role in making your child’s hair thick. Encourage them to drink enough water and fluid to keep their hair and scalp hydrated and to prevent thinness and dullness of hair.
Apart from diet regular hair care is necessary to make your child’s hair thick. There are various home products that can help to achieve this.
Henna is a useful product to make your child’s hair thick. It is a natural product and that is why it does not have any side effect. You can grow henna leaves on tub or in your garden. Tear some henna leaves and grind them to make a smooth paste.
You will also get dry and powdered henna leaves in the market. Buy them and soak them in warm water to make a smooth paste. Apply it on your child’s hair with the help of a spatula. Leave it for an hour and let the paste dry.
Then wash it off with cold water. Do it at least once a week. Within few days you will notice that your child’s hair is getting thicker. Being a natural conditioner, henna also helps to enhance the shine of their hair.
Yogurt is a good and natural hair thickening product. Take a cup of thick yogurt, beat it and apply it on your child’s hair. Leave it for half an hour and wash the hair with cold water. You may use it for your child every alternate day.
Egg is a good source of protein and it helps in thickening of hair. Beat one egg and apply it on your child’s scalp and hair. Leave it for an hour and then shampoo with any baby shampoo.
The smell of egg is very repulsive and your child may not be eager to get the egg treatment. To conceal the bad smell of egg you may mix one teaspoon any essential oil like jasmine oil, sandalwood oil, etc.
You may also mix any fragrant hair oil . Regular use of egg will make your child’s hair thick.
Coconut Oil And Lemon Juice:
Take 3-4 tablespoons of pure coconut oil. Add a table spoon of lemon juice in it. Mix well. Apply it on your child’s hair at night. Keep it overnight and shampoo the hair next morning using little warm water.
Warm water helps to remove oil from deep within the scalp. Coconut oil is good for nourishment of hair and helps in the growth of hair.
Fenugreek is an excellent product to keep your child’s hair problem-free. Fenugreek seed has antibacterial properties. For this reason it helps to cure dandruff and any type of scalp infection. Soak few seeds of fenugreek overnight in water to make it soft. Next morning grind them to smooth paste.
Apply this paste on the scalp and leave it to dry. This pack, which solves almost any type of hair problem, also helps to keep your child’s hair healthy. Fenugreek also makes your hair thick and improves the growth of the hair.
Oil Treatment is also a good option to make your child’s hair thick. Make a habit of massaging oil on his/her scalp from the very childhood. Oil helps to make hair healthy.
Moreover, massaging oil gently and in a circular motion increases blood circulation in the scalp. Blood circulation is very important for the health of hair. You can make special oil for your child’s hair.
To make it you will need 1 cup pure coconut oil, 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds, 1 teaspoon black cumin seeds, 2 teaspoon dried amla powder, ½ cup sesame oil, 3-4 red hibiscus flowers and 5-6 curry leaves. Mix everything and put them on low flame till the oil is reduced to 1/3.
Remove this concoction from oven and let it cool. Now strain the oil and preserve it in a glass bottle. Massage this special oil on your child’s scalp at least thrice a week. Within a few days you will notice increase in volume of your child’s hair.
Both almond oil and almond paste are useful for the growth of the hair. You may either massage almond oil or you may apply almond paste.
To make almond paste, squeeze one lemon in a bowl of water, soak almond in it and grind it to paste. Apply the paste on your child’s hair. In a few days, you will see the difference in the volume of your child’s hair.
These products can help make your child’s hair thick. These products are also easily available and create no pressure on your pocket.