If you’re into DIY beauty treatments, then you’d have come across Farah’s amazing videos on Instagram. She is the co-founder and owner of Farsali beauty, along with her husband Sal. Have you seen the golden dripping liquid beauty vloggers apply on their cheeks as a primer? that’s 24k Gold Elixir by Farsali Beauty. You can buy it on Cult Beauty, along with The Ordinary, if you’ve been wondering where to buy it in India. Cult Beauty is the best site for International Order, and your product will be delivered within a week or two.
Coming back to Farah, over the time she has posted some amazing DIY hair treatments, which includes DIY’s for hair fall, hair thinning, bald patches, dryness, brittle hair, dull hair or how to grow your hair fast - basically all the problems a girl has with her hair. So we decided to compile them all in this blog. As a bride, you’d want your hair to be longer and healthier for the wedding, so start these at-home treatments asap!
#1 Inversion Method To Grow Hair Fast!
In this video, she basically demonstrates the use of the inversion method to grow out your hair. The inversion method is said to increase blood flow to your scalp, stimulates your hair follicles and helps with quicker growth. Many women have received results after trying it. All you have to do is basically tilt your head upside down or lie upside down on a couch or your bed and massage your scalp for around 5 to 7 minutes or you can simply just brush your hair. Do it for a week to see a difference. Use a wooden comb, something like this as they are more gentle than plastic ones. People who get dizzy easily or suffer from low BP, don’t try this.
#2 DIY For Bald Patches On Scalp
A bald patch is the worst. Stress, tight buns or ponytails, and some sort of deficiency can lead to bald spots on the head. Farah, here, demonstrates how she used 2 simple & cheap ingredients to grow hair back in the bald spot - olive oil and pepper. Black pepper triggers blood flow to the root of the hair and its antioxidants clear the scalp of any dandruff or infections. Olive oil also improves blood circulation to the scalp and strengthens the hair follicles. You can buy this one here, it's priced fairly and has amazing reviews. Watch the video to see how you can do it!
#3 Three-ingredient Beauty Treatment For Brittle Hair
Winters are just around the corner and so are knotty, static hair. This at-home treatment by Dhukai takes just a few minutes to make and can make your hair manageable and brittle free in no time. Rosemary water is an amazing DIY leave-in conditioner, it can also make your hair shiny. Lavender leaves are also a great natural way to condition your hair. On top of it, aloe vera is said to penetrate the hair follicles and improve the quality of hair. Buy dried rosemary leaves here.
#4 Hair Elixir To Fight Hair Fall
Hair loss is disheartening, especially when you’re about to become a bride. This hair oil can help with reducing hair loss, growing hair in bald spots, and stimulating hair growth. Black seeds are rich in thymoquinone, a powerful antihistamine that’s even recommended to alopecia patients. You’ve to make sure you're purchasing a good brand. Try this one by WOW. Furthermore, it also helps in reducing inflammation and flakiness of the scalp. Rosemary also contains ursolic acid that increases circulation in the scalp. You can buy dried leaves here.
#5 One-Ingredient DIY For Dandruff
ACV rinse has been touted by beauty gurus owing to its many beauty benefits. It has AHA, that cuts through buildup in your roots and helps clear it. It cleanses the scalp without stealing away its moisture. Moreover, due to its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, it’s wonderful at killing and preventing dandruff when used regularly. You can buy a good brand Apple Cider Vinegar, by clicking here.
#6 Kalonji Hair Oil For Balding & Hair Fall!
Kalonji or black seeds, the one we add to our pickle, is amazing to fight hair loss and regrow your hair. It’s rich in thymoquinone, a powerful antioxidant that increases blood circulation and promotes hair growth. It also has linoleic acid and omega-3 that has the same effect on hair follicles. The seed oil is also beneficial to reduce irritation in your scalp. If you can’t get a hold on the exact one she’s using, here’s a one quite popular and effective, WOW Onion Black Seed Oil.
#7 Oil Mask For Faster Hair Growth
All bridal hairstyles call for long, beautiful hair. And this oil mask will make your hair grow faster so you can get all the pinned hairstyles done for your big day! The pumpkin seed oil has been known to reverse balding because it’s a topical DHT blocker and fights AGA (androgenetic alopecia). It also contains phytosterols that can promote hair growth. As for peppermint essential oil, one study proved that it was even better than Minoxidil to promote hair growth. The reason being it causes blood vessels to widen and this increases blood flow. Purchase here.
#8 DIY Treatment For Hair Loss
Guava leaves have been used as traditional medicine for centuries in parts of South America and Mexico. They are rich in Vitamin C, which boosts collagen production in the scalp. Collagen helps in building keratin, what your hair is made up of. Additionally, lycopene in guava leaves also helps it protect against harmful UV rays. Try this rinse to experience the fruit’s many benefits.
#9 Ginger Hair Growth Hack
Ginger is full of compounds like beta-carotene, capsaicin, gingerols, etc. All of these imparts ginger excellent antioxidant, anti-viral, detoxifying, circulation-boosting, and anti-inflammatory properties. When it’s juice is applied to your hair, it helps to treat any scalp conditions, triggers blood flow instantly, and regrows your hair. You should apply it at least 3 times a week for 2 weeks to see a visible difference on your bald patch.
#10 Coffee Rinse For Shiny Hair
Coffee contains flavonoids, a type of antioxidant that promotes hair regeneration. It also helps in locking the moisture in your hair. This makes them manageable and easier to detangle. Coffee can also help block DHT, a hormone that damages hair follicles. A coffee hair rinse is the best way to reap all benefits of coffee for hair, watch the video on how to do it properly. Get coffee powder at the best price here.
Farah Dhukai has also posted other DIY treatments for skin and other body parts, check out and follow her Instagram channel - @farahdhukai