As hair follicles age they gradually lose their natural ability to imbue our hair with color. For some, grey hair is their worst nightmare. When we are young, we hardly give any attention to grey hair – until we find the first one on our own head. Then we are faced with the inescapable reality of growing old, like life itself slapping us in the face. Those who are lucky celebrate their grey hair as a sign of wisdom and maturity.

If you are worried about spotty patches of grey in your hair, there are things you can do to keep your hair healthy and full of color, even reverse grey hair permanently.

Vitamins

Vitamins keep your hair healthy. Some of the vitamins which keep your hair healthy are:

  • Vitamin B, mainly B-12 and Biotin
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin E

Minerals

There are several minerals which play an important role in hair growth and hair repair which include:

  • Zinc
  • Magnesium
  • Selenium
  • Copper
  • Iron

Homemade Remedies For Grey Hair

Black Tea Treatment

Leaves of black tea can easily stain hair and darken it. They can also add shine to your hair. Your hair will look more alive and healthy!

You will need:

  • 2 tbsp black tea leaves
  • 1 cup water

Process

  • Boil the black tea leaves in 1 cup of water and let them steep for a few minutes
  • Allow the mixture to cool (careful, it’ll be very hot)!
  • Once it has cooled, rub it in your hair
  • After 20-30 minutes, rinse your hair with cool water (no shampoo)

Sage Water Remedy

Sage leaves – also known as Salvia – is one of the effective treatments for grey hair. It helps restore the natural color of your hair and slows down the greying process. 

You will need:

  • 1 cup sage leaves
  • 2 cups water

Process

  • Boil the sage leaves in 2 cups of water and let them steep for a few minutes
  • Allow the mixture to cool  (careful, it’ll be very hot)!
  • Once cool, rub it in your hair
  • Ensure that your hair is drenched in the sage water mixture
  • Let it dry for 2 hours and afterwards wash your hair with a mild shampoo
  • You can do this once a week

Black Coffee Bath

Black coffee is not a permanent solution for grey hair but regular use of it can stain your grey hair to a nice dark brown. 

Process

  • Take a pot of brewed coffee and let it cool
  • Once cool,  thoroughly rub it in your hair
  • After 30 minutes, rinse your hair with cool water (no shampoo)

Lemon And Coconut Oil Remedy

Coconut and lemon can delay the greying process and preserve pigment cells in hair follicles.

You will need:

  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

Process

  • Mix both ingredients and apply the mixture to your hair
  • Massage it into your scalp with your fingertips 
  • Leave it on your hair for 30 minutes
  • Wash your hair with a mild shampoo

These remedies, while better than using chemical solutions, can cause allergic reactions as they are not clinically studied. If you are looking for a natural, but clinically tested remedy then Reparex is one of the best grey Hair Care products you’ll be able to find. For more information, you can visit our website.