Can Onion Help in Preventing Hairfall?

You are following every minute step required for hair care right from nourishing your hair with frequent oil massages to using a microfiber hair cloth to not using any heat styling equipment, and yet you see your hair falling in clumps.

In this article, we will learn all about that one magic ingredient that has age-old benefits in the ayurvedic tradition that has proven to significantly reduce hair fall . Here is a complete guide on how to stop hair fall immediately at home.

It’s onion juice.

Whenever we think about onions the pungent stench comes to our mind, but most folks are not aware that this kitchen staple is abundant with natural ingredients that can stop your shedding in its tracks.

So, peel, chop and squeeze away all your hair woes with a little bit of onion juice.

1.Onion Juice for Hair fall - does it really work?

Onions are abundant in vitamins and antioxidants. They have a chock-full of sulphur which is really good for your hair. They are rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatories that can avoid premature greying of hair. The use of onion juice boosts collagen production and facilitates hair growth.

2. Benefits of onion for hair and hair loss

Onions can promote hair growth, effectively treat dandruff, and in some cases also heal chronic conditions of hair loss to an extent. Onion oil is also effective for hair fall treatment. However, underlying medical problems that lead to hair loss cannot be reversed.

3. The science behind onion juice for hair

Sulphur is a major component of amino acids which is the building block of keratin. It strengthens your hair from within and promotes collagen production inducing hair growth.

Collagen greatly facilitates not only the production of hair follicles but also healthy skin cells. Onion juice due to its richness in vitamins is equally effective for skin.

Onions are natural antiseptics, and they also have anti-fungal properties that can effectively combat dandruff. It is also a proven fact that onions help in aiding hair growth in people suffering from alopecia Areata, a rare autoimmune disorder. Topical applications of onion juice in the area of hair loss ensure a significant rise in hair regrowth.

4. How to apply onion on hair?

Whether it’s staining the skin with the brilliant yellow colour of turmeric or sandalwood paste- or applying a thick paste of milky yogurt and slimy eggs, we Indians love our beauty DIYs from time to time, no matter how elaborate the process can be.

Here are a few ways to incorporate the goodness of onion in your DIY beauty sessions to get that thick shiny mane we all want!

A few things to be kept in mind before you use onion juice for hair fall and make it a part of your hair care routine is- to make sure you perform a patch test before you use it as a mask as onions can cause allergies or worsen the condition of people with psoriasis, eczema, and other skin conditions.

Another thing to keep in mind is onion is rich in sulphur which is frequently exposed to the scalp can cause irritation, therefore raw onion should be used in moderation and less frequently throughout the week to avoid any negative impact on the scalp.

Take two peeled onions slice them and grind them to a paste, you can also squeeze the onion juice through a muslin cloth after grating it.

Apply it on your hair and scalp with the help of a cotton pad, massage it thoroughly and leave it on for twenty minutes. Do not leave it for more than an hour as it can cause scalp irritation. Wash it off with your favourite shampoo.

If you also want to get rid of dandruff you can mix 3-4 tablespoons of onion juice with ground fenugreek seeds or olive oil and apply the paste on your hair.

5. Pantene Hair Fall Control Shampoo to help fight hair loss

If you can’t make time for these DIY masks without the hassles of a lengthy process, and still want those shiny voluminous locks, we have a quick solution for you. Using Onion juice can nourish your hair, and prevent hair fall but your hair further needs thorough shampooing and conditioning that will ensure that your hair remains cleaner and softer throughout the day.

Pantene 2in1 Hairfall Control comes with a Pro-V formula to curb hair fall and promote hair growth. It cleans and conditions your hair making your hair softer, smoother, and more manageable.

Hair care problems are varied for different people, so your hair care products should also be so. Take a look at our diverse range of Pantene Shampoos and Pantene Conditioners and pick your choice!

All references on this page to *Strength, **Hairfall and ***Breakage refer to *strength against surface damage, **hairfall due to breakage vs. non-conditioning shampoo and ***breakage vs non-conditioning shampoo respectively.