Shiny hair exudes health and beauty, this is why shiny hairs has always been appreciated and desired. Pollution, sun, cold and other external and internal factors can cause damage to the hair, stripping it from it’s shine and causing it to appear dull and lifeless.

Once the hair becomes dry and damaged it’s color and shine seems to look faded. It is difficult to bring back the hair to it’s healthy state again, but with a little bit of care and attention you can restore it’s initial beauty and shine.

It is important to deal with both factors at the same time by protecting your hair from the external damaging factors as well as the internal factors. Not eating correctly and not receiving enough nutrients can damage your hair. These internal factors can be easily eliminated by changing our eating habits. You can also turn to the help of vitamin supplements which are especially designed to nourish the hair.

As far as the external factors go there are several ways to protect the hair. You could try to minimize the exposure to the sun by wearing a hat since they are very popular this season. You could also use hair products with SPF protection. Make sure you are gentle with the hair and you nourish it from the outside as well as from the inside.

restore hair shine

To regain your hairs shine you can enlist the help of professional hair care products or you can try a more low cost solution by using natural homemade hair care recipes. Here are some homemade recipes to help you restore the shine of your hair, so head to your kitchen and try the recipes out:

Olive oil and egg yolk

This homemade recipe is packed with nutrients which benefit the hair. Mix two egg yolks with a few tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil and apply the mixture onto your hair, covering it completely.

Add more egg yolks and olive oil if your hair is longer. Wrap a warm towel around your hair and leave the mixture to work it’s magic. Your hair will be better conditioned and nourished, thus more shiny. You can apply this hair mask as often as you think it is necessary for your hair. Wash the hair as regularly and rinse with cold water to lock in the moisture.

Eggs and yogurt

Mix an egg with a cup of natural plain yogurt and apply the mixture over your entire hair. Gently massage the mixture into your scalp. Leave the mask on for about 10 minutes and rinse it out with lukewarm water. Give the final rinse a cold jet of water to lock in the moisture. This mixture will relieve your hair from static[/link] energy and restore the hairs shine.


Honey is known for it’s healthy benefits. Honey can also help restore the hairs beautiful shine so dissolve a teaspoon of honey into 2 cups of warm water. Pour the mixture over your freshly washed hair without rinsing it out. Dry your hair as you regularly do and your hair will radiate.

Apple cider vinegar

Wash your hair as you regularly do. Pour a little bit of vinegar into your ringing water and rinse your hair with the mixture. Squeeze the excess water out using a clean towel and dry your hair as regularly. Apple cider vinegar will soften your hair and make it appear more shiny.