I’ve had gray hairs since I was in my early 30s. When I started complaining, my mother, who had a full head of gray hair, told me to embrace the change. She said it was another milestone in my life, and one I should be proud of.
There’s nothing wrong with having gray hair, but the thing is, I love my natural hair color. I mean, if my hair was blonde, it wouldn’t be a stark contrast beside my black curls and I wouldn’t consider dying it so much.
After years of dying my hair with harsh chemicals (and spending a lot of money on expensive hair dye products), my hair started to feel extremely brittle. The hair follicles were weakened and my curls were falling out faster than my body could replace it.
I tried taking vitamins and iron supplements to strengthen my hair and promote hair growth, but to no avail.
It was time to opt for a more natural way of fixing my hair problem.
I tried various do-it-yourself hair treatments that included tea, coffee, lemon juice, but none of them worked. I was just about to give up when last year I came across an article on Huffington Post about the benefits of putting potato juice on your head.
“The starches in the vegetable act as a natural colorant, and have been used as a dye alternative for fabrics for centuries,” Sabrina Perkins, the author of the article, wrote.
I thought it was hogwash, but I gave it a try, and now a year later, I’m so glad that I tried it!
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