Does your ponytail getting thinner day by day or white streak of silver seems to be appearing? Looking for natural ways to have thick, shiny and healthy hair full of life? If so, then there is no better way than to call the bright showy flower called hibiscus to the rescue. You might think is that it? Hibiscus just helps with hair growth and hair fall? Well, definitely not. The flower does wonders; it repairs, rejuvenates and nourishes your hair. Start adding the health benefits of hibiscus to your hair care regime and it’s a bet that you can visibly see the difference it makes to your hair.

5 Best Ways To Use Hibiscus For Hair

For any hair and scalp problem you have, hibiscus is there to solve it. With everything said, you might wonder how it all works. Well, do read on further to see the benefits of hibiscus for hair.

1. Yogurt and Hibiscus Mask for Deep Conditioning

The yogurt and hibiscus are natural and healthy conditioner for your hair. Applying this nourishing mask once a week or whenever you have time will give you amazing shine and luster to your hair. It’s suitable for all hair types.

How Do I Do It?

  1. Take handful of hibiscus petals (you can include the leaves too)
  2. Grind them until you get a fine paste
  3. Mix this paste with the 3-4 tbsp of yogurt to get a thick paste
  4. Apply this to you hair and leave it on for 30-40 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water with a mild shampoo

2.Hibiscus Honey and Coconut Milk Nourishing Pack For Dry Frizzy Hair

If you have unmanageable dry and frizzy hair, then this moisture rich hair pack will definitely help you. You get dry and frizzy hair when your scalp and hair lacks essential moisture and nourishment and some might have dry hair due to applying harsh chemicals and hair colors. Dry hair eventually leads to split-ends. The hibiscus extracts alone has rich moisture content that your hair needs. This nourishing all-natural ingredient will fight dryness, locks in moisture and prevents split ends.

How Do I Do It?

  1. 2-3 tbsp of coconut milk
  2. 2 tbsp of organic honey
  3. 2 egg whites
  4. 2 tbsp of yogurt
  5. Take a handful of hibiscus flower and make them into a fine paste.
  6. With the hibiscus paste, start adding the ingredients one by one. Each time you add an ingredient stir the mixture well. Don’t just add them on the whole but go one by one with the ingredients
  7. Mix it well until you get a uniform thick paste
  8. Take partitions and apply it on the scalp first. Once you’re done then start applying the paste all over you hair.
  9. Leave it on for 30-40 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water and a mild shampoo

3.Hibiscus Fenugreek and Almond Oil Pack For Hair Growth

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When it comes to overall wellness, the health benefits of hibiscus and fenugreek are considerable. Almond oil is a great contributor for both skin and hair care. These three mixtures combined together promote your hair growth by nourishing the hair follicles and roots. Use it twice or thrice a week.

How Do I Do It?

  1. Soak a handful of fenugreek seed overnight in a bowl. In the next morning, strain the water and keep the seeds.
  2. You will need a bunch of hibiscus petals along with few leaves
  3. Grind the fenugreek along with hibiscus till you get a fine consistent paste
  4. Add 1-2 teaspoon of Almond oil to the paste
  5. Apply this mixture onto your scalp and hair (If you like to have a little more thickness, then you can add in 1 tbsp of yogurt).
  6. Wait for 20-30 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water thoroughly

4. Hibiscus and Essential Oil Hair Conditioning And Detangling Pack

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The essential oils are gaining huge welcome when it comes to beauty regime. Almond oil is highly effective moisturizer, while the geranium is an effective solution for nourishment and conditioning of scalp. This hair conditioning pack is loaded with natural goodness, fights split ends and acts as a good detangle.

How Do I Do It?

  1. Make a fine paste with a handful of hibiscus petals.
  2. Add in 1 tbsp of yogurt
  3. Add 1 tbsp of almond oil
  4. 1-2 drops of Geranium oil
  5. Add few drops of your essential oils that are easily available and affordable. Ex: Lavender, grape fruit, rosehip, chamomile just add any of your favorite.
  6. Add 2 drops of peppermint oil
  7. Mix all the ingredients into a fine paste and apply all over the hair through lengths
  8. Leave it one for 20-30 minutes
  9. Wash it off with lukewarm water.

5. Hibiscus Neem Lemon and Aloe Vera Anti-Dandruff Hair Pack

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Dandruff, itchy scalp can really take a toll on you. Lets us put aside the worry and make a DIY hair mask that is natural, healthy and active in removing dandruff. Neem and Lemon are potent ingredients that remove dandruff without a trace and hibiscus provides a healthy clean scalp

How Do I Do It?

  1. Make a fine paste out of hibiscus petals
  2. 1 medium sized cup of aloe-vera gel. (Can be natural aloe gel or if store bought – look for a clear aloe-vera gel with no added colors)
  3. 1 tbsp of Neem Powder
  4. Squeeze in half a lemon
  5. 1 tbsp yogurt
  6. Mix all the ingredients to get a fine paste.
  7. Apply them particularly to the scalp by taking hair partitions. Make sure that you cover your scalp area completely. Apply the remaining paste on to your hair.
  8. Leave it on for 20-30 minutes. Wash it off in lukewarm water with a mild shampoo

Hibiscus is versatile, healthy and loaded with numerous benefits when it comes to hair care. You don’t need to have a hair condition to use these hair masks and packs. Just include any of our hair masks as a part of your hair care regime. Use them at regular intervals and get a healthy shiny and nourished hair.

(Last Updated On: January 29, 2021)

A licensed hair practitioner, Catalina Johnson has worked in hair care for more than 25 years, spending the last decade focusing on trichology, which is the study of hair and scalp disorders.She is an accomplished author and educator as well, and she credits God for drawing her to the hair industry.