Long gone are the days when grey hair could be spotted only on older people. Seeking solutions to reverse it seems to be a major cause of worry for many. Restoring to hair colors & dyes may give temporary relief, but it also takes away the shine and health of the hair. Hence, it is best to find natural solutions to a problem.

What causes white hair in early ages?

- Deficiency of melanin
- Genetics
- Hormonal changes
- Medical conditions
- Excessive use of hair products/chemicals

How to prevent premature graying of hair?

Apart from working towards achieving the right work-life balance, following the right hair care tips can do wonders for the hair.

1) Curry Leaves Hair Mask:

Curry leaves not only enhance the flavor of any food they are added to but also help in increasing the darker pigmentation in hair. Mixed with other ingredients, curry leaves help in preventing graying of hair as well as deeply condition the hair from the root to the tip.


• Five to six curry leaves
• One tablespoon coconut oil
• One tablespoon Dabur Amla Hair Oil
• Few drops of fresh lemon juice


• In a mixer grind 5-6 fresh curry leaves and then add to it coconut oil & amla hair oil along with lemon juice
• Mix properly & make a thick paste
• Apply the paste on the hair, starting from the roots and covering the tips, and leave it on for at least 30-45 minutes
• Wash off with cold water followed by a mild shampoo
• Repeat the process once a week for positive result

2) Henna & Amla Hair Mask:

Henna is one of the best known natural herbs that work like magic for hair. Not only it conditions the hair, but also nourishes the roots, making them stronger, thicker and shinier. Mixed with amla powder and shikakai it acts as natural hair color adding thick black tone to the hair. Read more home remedies for thick hair at our blog.


• 3 tbsp henna powder
• 2 tbsp coconut oil
• 1 tsp coffee powder
• 2 tsp amla powder
• 1 tbsp shikakai powder
• 2 tbsp fresh yogurt


• In a mixer, put all the ingredients together and make a nice, smooth and runny paste
• Apply the mixture on the scalp as well as the hair strands, covering the entire length of the hair
• Keep it on for at least 1-2 hours before washing it off with cold water followed by a mild shampoo
• Continue using it for at least once a week continuously for 2-3 months to start getting desired results

3) Fenugreek Seeds Mask For White Hair:

Fenugreek is known to be a rich source of vitamin C, potassium and iron. All of which are required to reverse the signs of premature graying of hair as well as add thickness and natural shine while keeping the scalp moisturized.


- 1 cup fenugreek seeds (soaked in water overnight)
- ½ cup water


-Grind the overnight soaked fenugreek seeds along with water in a blender
-Make a smooth paste
-Gently massage this paste into the scalp and hair and leave it on for 40-45 minutes
-Rinse it off with lukewarm water followed by a mild shampoo rinse
-Repeat once a week for at least 2 months to start seeing positive results

4) Amla & Hibiscus Hair Mask:

An effective combination of amla and hibiscus deeply conditions the scalp, adds strength to the hair follicles, boost hair health, makes the hair more manageable & smooth and all this while preventing premature graying of the strands.


- 3 tbsp amla powder
- 3 tbsp crushed hibiscus flowers
- 1 tbsp coconut hair oil


- Mix the three ingredients together in a bowl and make a smooth paste
- Apply the mix to the scalp and work it down from the roots to the tips, gently
- Leave it in the head for an hour before rinsing it off with lukewarm water followed by a mild shampoo rinse
- Repeat twice a week for best results

Read more beauty tips for hair, how to stop hair fall, how to remove dandruff & long hair tips at our blog.

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