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  HOW TO GET SILKY HAIR - by Editor
Everyone desires soft, silky hair. Here are some hair altering tips that can make you proud of your mane. Try it today.


All women and young girls love having silky hair. Having smooth and silky hair is one of the attributes of beauty. Silky long hair is a beauty asset of good looking girls and women. It is easier to tie your hair in any style you like. With proper care of your hair silky hair can be a reality. Natural and safe cosmetic products can make hair silky and soft. Using natural products is not only safe but also make it affordable to maintain your silky hair. These natural ingredients are easy to obtain. Read on to know some beneficial tips to get and maintain silky hair.


Basic tips for maintaining your silky hair

Some basic hair care can go a long way. You should always cover your hair with a scarf when you go out in sun. Avoid using hair dryer regularly; it may damage your hair. Eat lots of fruits, green vegetables and drink lots of water. This is not only important for having a healthy body but also essential for good hair. Avoid combing on your wet hair and always use wide toothed comb.

Try to use natural conditioners rather than using harsh chemical products. Avoid hairstraightening if your hair is curly and do not perm your hair if it is straight. It might lead to hair damage. Always use mild shampoo for your hair. Avoid colouring your hair with artificial colours unless necessary. Do not iron your hair. Frequent ironing may cause damage to your hair. Loving your natural hair is the best way to stay away from hair fall and damage.

Here are some simple but great remedies for getting soft, smooth and silky hair. Try these tips mentioned below and find out which one works best for your hair.


Tips for getting silky hair

Follow these tips to make your hair more silky and soft. It will require some ingredients which are easily available in market. If shiny hair is what you desire then know that dream is soon going to be true.

  • Use almond oil to massage your hair one day before washing your hair. Frequently massaging your hair with almond oil will help you to get silky and soft hair. Massaging is good for improving blood circulation and getting stronger hair.

  • Apply paste made out of the leaves of hibiscus plant on your hair. Let it stay for 10-20 minutes and then wash your hair to get best results

  • Use mixture of shikakai powder, henna (mehndi) powder, amla powder and curd as conditioner to get soft and silky hair

  • Mix two whole eggs with four tablespoon of olive oil apply this mixture on your hair and leave it. Wash your hair after 20 minutes, you will find your hair slipping like silk after this.

  • Try massaging your hair once in a week with aroma oils to make your hair silky and soft

  • Rubbing your hair with hibiscus flower is also a good remedy for soft and silky hair. Soak hibiscus flower in water and then use the same for applying on your hair before hair wash.

  • Make a mixture using amla powder, shikakai powder, ritha powder, henna powder, and bhringaraj powder in equal proportion. Add water to this mixture and heat this mixture. When the mixture becomes lukewarm apply gently on your hair. Leave this mixture on your hair for 15-20 minutes and wash your hair without using shampoo to get the best results

  • Use mixture of mustard oil, curd and lemon to apply on your hair. Leave this mixture on your hair for half an hour and then wash it

  • Use Aloe Vera gel with hair shampoo which is helpful to make it shiny and soft

  • Apply boiled apple pulp or pour apple juice on your hair before washing

  • Ensure that you have a balanced and protein rich diet which is essential for good, shiny and silky hair

  • Always trim your hair after 3-4 months depending on your hair growth. This will help you to get rid of split ends and also maintain the texture of your hair
All these natural and safe ways of getting silky hair can work wonders. Using products with chemical contents is not long lasting and beneficial to keep hair healthy. Use natural products and stay away from harmful chemicals and pollution. This will help you save money on costly hair products. Learn to love your natural hair as natural beauty is real beauty indeed.


How do you take care of your hair? Do you know any natural remedies for silky and soft hair? Do you wish to get soft and silky hair? To share your experiences, views, and tips, click here.

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Name: Maahek
City:   U.A.E
Comments:   Massaging your hair with a good oil of your choice can help you to get good silky soft hair. But oil massage is really important apart from the other treatments you give to your hair. It is not only about getting silky hair but also getting good and strong hair. So it is really important to get silky hair. It is also good for keeping your hair smooth. Regular massage will help you to bring out good results for your smooth and silky hair. As mentioned above the other tips are also beneficial. Without a proper massage it is difficult to cope with dry hair and at the same time with white hair. Other than oil massage other treatments like using natural conditioners can also prove to be good for getting silky smooth.
Name: Neha
City:   Bangalore
Comments:   The products which recently introduced recently are very bad for the health of hair. The chemical products are very harmful not only for hair but also for the scalp. I have used certain hair softening products which cause dandruff. It is not worth to use artificial products to make your hair silky. It is temporary, so we should always learn to maintain what we have naturally. Natural conditioners mentioned in the article are very good. I have tried some of them. The herbal powders mentioned are really good for hair. It is also affordable to use natural products for your hair. Some of these ingredients are easily available in the kitchen.
Name: shalini
City:   Hyderabad
Comments:   good tips
Name: kamini
City:   New Delhi
Comments:   Hi, i am kamini. I have curly hair, but i want to straight hair and silky hair pl.suggest me above email I.D with regards kamini
Name: maryam
City:   dubai
Comments:   hi there...maryam here...me having wavy hair badly want to make them straight n silky plzzzzzzz let me know how to do it as my wedding is planned in october
Name: sonali
City:   india
Comments:   hi i m sonali....actully firstly my hair ws straigh...bt now a days they r becoming wavy...i didnt use anything...i use only shampoo n conditionar....so plz help...plz tel me hw to make straigh my hair..
Name: Priya
City:   Bangalore
Comments:   Hi m priya, Sonali use oliv oil a day before u wash ur hair and use a mild shampoo & Conditioner to wash ur hair that ll make ur hair straight and silky.
Name: sonali
City:   india
Comments:   hey thanx priya
Name: priya
City:   tytytyt
Comments:   hai its nice
Name: sushma
City:   Bangalore
Comments:   The tips seems to be interesting.Will try implementing them
Name: Bismi
City:   Dubai
Comments:   Hi...I work in Dubai...and due to my hectic work schedule I m nt able 2 take proper care of my hair.I hv wavy n dry n rough hair.I love long hair but my hair growth is very very low.I wnt 2 hv silky n smooth n long straight hair.I dnt wnt 2 get my hair straightened as I m afraid it will spoil my already bad hair.Plz suggest me some ways 2 hv good hair.I wnt some remedies 2 strengthen my hair roots.Plz help.I´ve been just married n my friends make fun of me.
Name: philmon
City:   kampala
Comments:   i like your programme.
Name: koli
City:   lucknow
Comments:   good tips
Name: neha
City:   texas
Comments:   i am having straight long hair but due to broken hair my hair looks a bit curly.how to get rid of this broken hair?
Name: Rashmi
City:   Manglore
Comments:   my hair is very dry n wavy n looks bad from back..i oil my hair weekly, but stil its dry, n splits & if i iron my hair lots of hair fall happens.. i want 2 hav straight n smooth hair, plz suggest sum tips to my mail id
Name: Reshma Ali
City:   Banglore
Comments:   i want a long beautiful hair n also straight...but i dnt hav hair fall problem nor my hair is dry but y my hair dnt grow? plz suggest me sum gud tips....
Name: INDU
City:   new delhi
Comments:   i have very rough and small growth hair. I want a silky smooth, healty and long growth hair plz suggest me some home remedies for remove all this problem..
Name: shaheena sultan
City:   New Delhi
Comments:   I am 23 years old my front hair is white & my hair is very thin . please give me good sugesstions. how i grow my hair thick and long. because i love long hair.
Name: Annabel
City:   Mumbai
Comments:   Silky hair is too lovely
Name: sara yasmeen
City:   saudi arabia
Comments:   hi iam 14 years old my hairs are long but little bit wavy how get rid if this and get silky hairs.
Name: sara yasmeen
City:   saudi arabia
Comments:   hi iam 14 years old my hairs are long but little bit wavy how get rid if this and get silky hairs.
Name: sara yasmeen
City:   saudi arabia
Comments:   hi iam 14 years old my hairs are long but little bit wavy how get rid if this and get silky hairs.
Name: saniya
City:   trikaripur
Comments:   hi..iam saniya i have shaby&rough hair iwant to make it smooth
Name: aman
City:   chandigarh
Comments:   i want a long beautiful hair n also SILKY straight...but i dnt hav hair fall problem nor my hair is dry but y my hair dnt grow? plz suggest me sum gud tips....
Name: manasi
City:   bangalore
Comments:   Hi, hope all are fine..and I would like to know whats hairspa?and its advantage and disadvantage? please help me out....
Name: RASHI
City:   DELHI
Comments:   I HAV DRY HAIR AND CURLY ALSO HOW CAN I MAKE THEM STRAIGHT & SILKY AS WELL AS SHINY
Name: sombloom
City:   hyd
Comments:   i m 19yrs old girl,i hv been having severe hairloss since i came 2 india,iwas residing in uae.ihavelong hair, inever do hairdrying or apply dyes.imasage my hair with coconutoil,and apply henna with amla,shikai,lemon n curd.but since ihave been applying it my hair has become dry,and when iwash myhair falls and do suggest me something thanks
Name: Anindita
City:   Kolkata
Comments:   I have one question that after applying egg, wont it smell bad? Moreover my hair in yhe front (right above forehead)is very less.It looks very very bad. How can i increase the hair density? Please suggest some remedies.
Name: kalaimeera
City:   coimbatore
Comments:   i need tips for silky hair
Name: priyadarshini
City:   bangalore
Comments:   say me some shampoo for rough hair
Name: saloni
City:   New Delhi
Comments:   Hi, my hair is very dry...n even my hair falls...rite now i m using loreal liss extreme shampoo as suggestd by my hair stylist... 1 yr back i rebounded my hairs... plz help me to make my hair silky...n suggest me a gud shampoo n conditionr..
Name: Amy
City:   Singapore
Comments:   Hi...my hair is Wavy and frizzy...how do i get silky,smooth hair?
Name: kiran
City:   surat
Comments:   i have few grey hairs just startig of scalp, presently i m using heena to color it, is there any other way out, can they get black again, i have read abt it in some magzine, just wanted to confirm back how true it is.
Name: kiran
City:   surat
Comments:   i have few grey hairs just startig of scalp, presently i m using heena to color it, is there any other way out, can they get black again, i have read abt it in some magzine, just wanted to confirm back how true it is.
Name: kiran
City:   surat
Comments:   i have few grey hairs just startig of scalp, presently i m using heena to color it, is there any other way out, can they get black again, i have read abt it in some magzine, just wanted to confirm back how true it is.
Name: shalu
City:   chennai
Comments:   my hait is shining look. but i want to good straight hair and shiny hair
Name: anamikasingh
City:   delhi
Comments:   say some suggestion make hair long and soft.
Name: kelsey
City:   west monroe
Comments:   would it hurt my hair if i was to use the egg idea a day of two after getting it colored, highlighted, and cut?
Name: priya
City:   chennai
Comments:   My hair is thin and quite curly also. please tell me some tips to make it think and straight
Name: princy ahuja
City:   Faridabad
Comments:   my hair is so rough now these days i tried egg and curd and conditioner but no good result as water is hard in faridabad even i washed my hair thru r o water but same result tell me effective tips plz
Name: tanmai
City:   hyderbad
Comments:   i am 20years old,i am sufer from hair fall with dendraff i will use so many tips 2 my hair but it´s result is falling hai only i con´t sop it pls give any suggetions 2 me
Name: neha
City:   delhi
Comments:   how to make shilky hair to homemade beauty receipe
Name: sheldon
City:   tanjore
Comments:   i wanted to do straightening, but as per your says i think i can´t do it....but i want my hair to be soft and silky as well as do straightening
Name: Zoya
City:   Chennai
Comments:   hai ...i have herd some people saying that honey is a good conditioner for silky hair ..but most of them say that honey leads to white hair(Grey hair)....i dont know which is correct n which is wrong please help solving this confusion
Name: nisha
City:   hyd
Comments:   my hair is curle hair i want my hair to get smooth n silky hair
Name: nisha
City:   hyd
Comments:   my hair is curle hair i want my hair to get smooth n silky hair tips at home
Name: monisha
City:   delhi
Comments:   the reason for dry,thick unmanageable hair is the deficiency of vitamin E.so for those of u with dry hair eat vit E capsules everyday.m sure this will help u for sure
Name: monisha
City:   faridabad
Comments:   hi princy even i am facing the same problem since we stay in the same city.i have tried eveything chemical straightening,eggs curd but nothing really worked.
Name: jeni
City:   chennai
Comments:   i hve dry and spilted hairs wht cn i do to make silky
Name: pratima
City:   new delhi
Comments:   hi, this is pratima.. i just did rebonding but my hair is still not straight..they have gone worse infact.. please suggest me some tips like if i should go for rebonding once more or any other tip to get healty hair.. thnaks..
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