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CHECK OUT WHAT OKRA CAN DO TO YOUR HAIR.

Have you ever thought of applying okra to your hair?, you would finally do  so after reading this article.

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Let me tell you a short story..

One faithful day, I was wondering if you can use flax seeds as a gel, why can't okra be used too after all, okra is slimy and its odour is mild. Well, some days later, a notification from one of my favourite natural hair YouTuber popped up which was  titled “benefits of okra to the hair” this made me so glad because I was thinking rightly and that is  why I decided to write about Okra.


Okra is a vegetable. It is loved by a few and disliked by many. It can be eaten raw or prepared in different ways.


Okra contains vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin E, vitamin K and minerals such as Calcium, Iron,Magnesium and Zinc.


Okra is a good moisturizer and its slip makes it a very good hair detangler.


BENEFITS OF OKRA

• It moisturizes dry and itchy scalp.

• It gives the hair a beautiful shine.

• It gives the hair a nice softness.

• It is a good detangler.

• It fights dandruff.

• It doesn't flake or build up.

• It can be used to make a juicy two strand twist.

• It conditions the hair.


HOW TO PREPARE OKRA GEL/CONDITIONER


Ingredients

• Get enough okra

• Water

• Any oil of your choice(Optional)


Procedures.

• Thoroughly wash the okra under running water.

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• Cut into smaller pieces.

• Put the okra and water into a pot and bring to a boil. Keep on adding water to the okra  to meet your desired consistency.

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• After 10-15 minutes remove the mixture from the heat and allow to cool down

• Sieve the okra, to separate the seeds and shaft from the liquid.

• And your oil of choice and Boom!! It is ready.

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Application

After shampooing and conditioning your hair. Partially dry your hair with a T-shirt, then apply the okra mixture.

Cover your hair with a shower cap for 20-40 minutes.

After the required time, rinse the okra off.



This is one of the many okra DIYs and this particular okra recipe/DIYs can be left in the hair.

I hope you would consider trying this.


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