Just like the skin, the hair also gets its color from melanin. There are two types of melanin:
– Eumelanin (dark, brown or black pigments)
– Pheomelanin (light, yellow or reddish pigments)
According to Scientists, This Is What Causes Gray Hair
According to Dr. Desmond Tobin, a professor at the University of Bradford in England, each hair follicle has “melanogentic clock” that slows down the production of melanin and causes the hair to lose its pigment.
A 2005 study published in the Journal Science suggests that graying of the hair is caused by failure of melanocyte stem cells to produce melanocytes.
a 2012 study published in the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology dealt with the effects of antioxidant in human hair. Interestingly, “natural antioxidants obtained from artichoke and rice applied to pretreated hair improved mechanical properties and preserved color and shine of fibers, coating them and protecting them against UV.”
Vitamin E and Aloe Vera Hair Serum to Slow Down or Stop the Graying Process
The formula presented below is packed with antioxidant-rich ingredients that get to the root of the problem and protect the hair from both extrinsic (toxins, climate, pollutants) and intrinsic (age, hormones, genes, and body distribution).
Benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair
Aloe vera gel is rich in proteolytic enzymes that restore dead skin cells on the scalp. Moreover, it also acts as a hair conditioner that will make your hair smooth and shiny. It will also encourage a healthy hair grow; prevent itchiness, and lower dandruff and other hair-related issues.
It also has the ability to treat sebum deposits in the scalp and trigger a healthy hair growth. Aloe Vera gel is also highly recommendable for alopecia, hair loss in men that impacts specific areas of the scalp, by reducing the chances for it or treating it completely by restoring the hair follicles.
Benefits of Vitamin E for Hair
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that is present in different fruits, veggies, whole grains, and seeds. It is also essential for specific bodily functions. It has antioxidative properties that avert free radical damage. This vitamin is also known to prevent degenerative illnesses, lower the risk of blood clots, and protect from cancer and cataracts. It will thoroughly cleanse your hair and reduce the chances for gray hairs. When you use it on a regular basis, your hair will become healthier than ever before.
Now that you know the causes of gray hair and the ways to prevent it, here is the 2-ingredient serum!
– Aloe vera gel
– Vitamin E capsule
– In a clean bowl take 2 spoons of aloe vera gel
– Pinch one vitamin E capsule and add oil of this to aloe vera gel
– Mix it well continuously for 10 minutes, you will get a cream like consistency
– Apply this cream to all over your scalp and massage it well for 4-5 minutes so it is well absorbed by your skin
– Leave it for 1 night on your scalp
– Wash your hair next day
Aloe Vera contains something called proteolytic enzymes which repair dead skin cells on the scalp. It also acts as a great conditioner and leaves your hair all smooth and shiny. It promotes hair growth, prevents itching on the scalp, reduces dandruff and conditions your hair.