What does good hair mean to you? We are guessing strong, hydrated, and shiny hair, right? Well, having such hair seems like nothing but it’s a distant dream for a lot of people because a lot of us struggle with itchy scalp as well as dry, dull, frizzy and rough hair! But what if we told you that with this blog, you could learn more about an organic and healthy hack for those best hair days? And it’s - Milk! Yes, drinking milk and applying milk to your hair can change how your hair grows and looks.
While there could be days when you are not in your best spirits, a look at your happy hair could make you feel better! Healthy hair can help you beat all your hair problems and make you feel better from the inside! Milk is an affordable, easy, and effective tactic for the hair of your dream!
While growing up, we all have been told a thousand times to drink milk. Haircare was not a problem for us because we outsourced our haircare to someone else with more wisdom and patience! But now that we are responsible for the quality of our hair and health, the nutrition we consume and provide externally becomes quite important as it has the potential to better the quality and composition of our hair.
Milk contains proteins such as casein and whey that help strengthen and thicken hair. It is a rich source of calcium that promotes hair growth and prevents hair loss.
Milk contains Vitamin D that helps in the growth of new hair follicles. Additionally, it provides us with other nutrients like Vitamins A, B6, biotin and potassium that make the hair soft and shiny. Therefore, milk is the immediate solution to itchy scalp as well as dry, dull, frizzy and rough hair strands.
Cow milk: Cow milk has several benefits for hair. It is rich in essential proteins, minerals, and vitamins.
Coconut milk: Coconut milk for hair can prevent hair loss as it can be turned into a good source of calcium, and vitamin A and D.
Almond milk: Almond milk for hair is a good source of vitamin A and D, and calcium. However, it lacks protein.
Soy milk: It is a good source of calcium and essential vitamins like A, D and B-12.
Now, coming to the big question- Application or consumption of milk? The answer is: Both. Application as well as consumption are irreplaceable and are equally important. Consumption of milk has to be regular and for a long term for the results to show. Whereas application of milk shows instant results. But this does not make application better than consumption of milk. Some results are overlapping while others are unique to either application or consumption. But since each result is desirable to the utmost, both- application and consumption of milk are advisable.
The application of raw milk helps hydrate, restore, and make hair shinier. The protein content of milk helps strengthen hair and increases the growth of hair follicles. It is a great cleanser of flaky, dead skin cells on the scalp. Milk helps maintain the balance of natural oil on the scalp in addition to working as a natural hair straightener. Ingredients like honey, banana, and strawberries can be added to milk before application for better results.
Post the application, use the Pantene 2in1 Hairfall Control from the Pantene Advanced Hairfall Solution range to give your hair some extra nourishment.
Drinking milk for hair growth is vital. A hair strand is mostly composed of keratin. Calcium is significant in the formation of Keratin. Since milk is a rich source of keratin, regular consumption of milk can help increase the shine and strength of hair. Thereby, drinking milk has benefits for hair and its quality.
Hair masks can be prepared using milk. Add honey, strawberry, banana, or all of them to milk for more nourishment and fragrance. Apply the mask and leave it still for 20-30 minutes for the best results!
Now that you know how amazing milk nutrients are for your hair, don’t forget to use them regularly for healthy hair. And as always, trust Pantene to always take care of your hair the right way!