How to Get Shiny Hair Naturally

CosmopolitanCosmopolitanIf you want those sexy locks you have to treat your hair, but don't ruin it with too many chemicals. Try the natural route and your hair will shine for days!

By Milly Almodovar


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For many, the only way to get shiny hair is to resort to hair serums, and silicone based products. Although those do work, many of them can weigh the hair down, and even damage it in the long run. Here are some natural solutions that will give you the same results without any negative effects.

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Apple Cider Vinegar
One of the most effective ways to achieve shiny and lustrous hair. After washing, take 1 part apple cider vinegar 3 part water, and rinse the hair. Apple Cider Vinegar is an acid so it will seal the cuticle (which means light can now reflect on the hair). The end result: hair so shiny, it should be a crime!

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Coconut Oil Massages
Did you know that there was a study done years ago showing that coconut oil is one of the few oils that actually penetrates the hair shaft, and helps repair protein loss in hair. I've been massaging my scalp with this since I was a kid. Massaging is great because it stimulates the scalp and helps strengthen the follicles of your hair. I swear by this once a week for shiny strong hair. Rosemary oil is a great alternative or try both!

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Cold Water Rinse
After conditioning your hair-rinse it with cold water. Again that will seal the cuticle, and let the shine come through.


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