People have used green tea for centuries to treat several issues related to hair and scalp. Follow these steps if you want to apply green tea to hair:
- Wash your hair with shampoo and condition it.
- Add the dried green tea leaves to 2 cups of hot water and brew for 1 to 5 minutes.
- Discard the tea bags, let cool the mixture and then apply it to your clean, damp hair.
- Leave on for 15 minutes and then rinse thoroughly with water.
Green tea has been used as a beauty product ever since ancient times. Apart from its ability to induce hair growth, green tea can also strengthen your hair follicles and make your hair thicker. So, comply with the above steps, and use green tea on your hair regularly.
Scroll down if you want to find out more about green tea and how you can use it in your beauty routine.
Why should you use green tea for your hair?
You should use green tea because it has many properties that benefit your hair. What can it do for you?
- It can help prevent hair loss by blocking the harmful effects of DHT on your scalp.
- Green tea makes your hair shiny and soft
- It can help your hair grow thicker and healthier.
- It can help cleanse the scalp, remove buildup and dandruff, and unclog hair follicles.
- It enhances Keratin production, a protein that helps support healthy hair growth.
- The antioxidants in green tea may help fight against free radicals that can cause damage to your hair follicles.
Green tea can be a useful ingredient in your haircare routine. This article will show you how to use green tea for your hair and the benefits of using green tea on your hair.
Can I spray green tea on my hair every day?
Yes, you can spray green tea on your hair every day, but be sure to rinse your hair thoroughly after doing so. You can spray green tea on your hair every day if it works for your hair type.
You can simply spray green tea directly on your hair without adding anything to it if you want. Green tea does not have an overwhelming fragrance of its own, so it is not likely to clash with your perfume.
You can spray green tea in the morning as well as at night before bedtime.
Green tea will not harm your hair or make it smell bad, so there is no reason to avoid using it daily. However, if this is your first time using green tea, then start sparingly. Apply it once a week and see how it works out for you.
What are the side effects of green tea on hair?
Even though we have listed a ton of benefits if you use green tea for your hair, there are still some side effects. If you know these side effects and notice them, you should stop using green tea. There is nothing severe, but here are some side effects of green tea on hair:
- Green tea is composed of tannins, which can darken your hair when applied to the scalp.
- Green tea is a well-known antioxidant, but applying it to your hair can cause dryness and breakage because of its low pH level.
- Green tea contains caffeine, which may provide additional benefits for hair when used topically. However, consuming caffeine in excess or too often can cause damage to your hair.
Should you avoid using green tea?
While there are some side effects, green tea is generally good for your hair. Keep in mind that these side effects rarely occur, but if they do, you should avoid using green tea or use it rarely.
So far, I have had no problems with using green tea, so it will always be a part of my hair care routine. My advice is to try it and see how it works out for you because, in the end, every hair type is different.
Which tea is best for hair growth?
A variety of teas are great for hair growth. Here is a list of our favorite ones:
- Black tea
- Green tea
- White tea
- Ginger Tea
- Peppermint Tea
Each of these teas has different benefits and offers something different to anyone suffering from hair loss or thin hair.
Green tea prevents hair loss, promotes hair growth and helps in normalizing the production of testosterone. This blog post covers details about its use, side effects and many other things.
White tea and black tea can promote hair growth because they contain caffeine, which helps stimulate blood flow to your scalp and, subsequently, the follicles and roots.
Chamomile tea, like green tea and black tea, has caffeine which promotes blood circulation to your scalp and roots, thereby promoting healthy hair growth.
Always try to use natural ingredients such as tea for your hair care routine, and then switch to chemicals if you are not satisfied. Natural products take more time, but the end results are healthy and shiny hair.
Conclusion- How to apply green tea to hair?
If you want to apply green tea to your hair for the first time, you shouldn’t use fresh or hot green tea because fresh and hot green tea will give an intense smell and taste to your hair. It’d be better if you use cold or room-temperature green tea.
All you need is a few tablespoons of the leaves and brew it until it’s slightly warm water. Massage and apply the water to your scalp. Cover with a shower cap and let it sit for 15 to 20 minutes, then shampoo your hair and rinse thoroughly.
We have mentioned a lot of different teas, which you can use instead of green tea. All teas have their benefits, so you should check them out and see which one works best for you.
We hope this blog post gives you the information you need to use green tea for your hair care routine. Let us know if you try it!