Benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair | How to use it for Hair Regrowth

Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Aloe Vera is one of those magical plants that help in curing many problems. It is a one-man army in the field of beauty. Aloe Vera is beneficial for hair, face, and even for health. From ancient times, aloe vera is used for health and beauty treatments. Aloe Vera promotes hair growth, acts as a conditioner, moisturizes hair, relieves itching on the scalp, and reduces dandruff.

From ancient times, it is one of the members of Ayurvedic medicine. Because of its various healing nutrients and great medicinal properties, it is used as a traditional medicine for skin and hair treatment. People suffering from diabetes or arthritis also eat aloe vera as Ayurvedic medicine.

aloe vera for hair regrowth

Talking about the Aloe vera, it is a stemless or very short-stemmed plant. The leaves are thick and fleshy and green to gray-green in color. Aloe vera leaves contain phytochemicals like acetylated mannans, polymannans, anthraquinone C-glycosides, anthrones, other anthraquinones, like emodin, and various lectins. All of these have properties to keep skin and hair healthy.

Also, Read Best Aloe Vera Gels in India

Many of you generally want to know about the medicinal properties of Aloe-Vera for hairs and frequently ask questions like “is aloe vera good for your hair?” or “what does aloe vera do for your hair?” So, I write this article to answer your questions about the benefits of aloe vera for hair and how to use aloe vera for hair regrowth. I am regularly using aloe vera for the last 5 years and found it very effective. Therefore, I want to share some of my experiences with you.

I started using Aloe vera because of hair fall. The reason behind hair fall was rain and dandruff. I tried almost every single hair product available on the market. Then my mom told me to try aloe vera. I gave it a shot and now, my problem has been solved. I am using aloe vera with oil, onion, and many other hair packs. The aloe vera is helping my hairs to shine and bounce again. So, here I am sharing some benefits of aloe vera for hairs.

Benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair

Here are Benefits of Aloe Vera for Hair:

1. Hair Loss Treatment

If you are suffering from hair loss then using aloe for hair growth is a great idea. It contains proteolytic enzymes which naturally stimulate hair growth. Aloe vera promotes hair growth. It also acts as a great conditioner and after the use of aloe vera, your hair texture looks all smooth and shiny.

2. Dandruff Treatment

Use of Aloe-vera can reduce dandruff. This is owing to the fact that it has strong anti-fungal properties. It moisturizes the dry scalp that helps to alleviate the presence of pesky flakes.

3. Prevent from Environmental Pollution

One of the amazing benefits of aloe vera for hair is that it forms a protective layer over your hair that keeps it safe from environmental elements and also keeps it consistently hydrated.

4. Treat itchiness and irritation

If you have a problem with itchiness and irritation on your head, Aloe-vera is the solution as it has antipruritic properties. So, it can relieve scalp itchiness and irritation which help reduce redness and itchiness.

5. Maintain pH Level of Hairs

Aloe vera has a pH level the same as your hair needs, so it helps in restoring the pH balance of your hair. This keeps hairs healthy and hairs look shiny.

These are only a few benefits of using aloe vera on your hair. There are much more. Continues use of aloe vera can give positive and better results.

Read More, Benefits of Onion Juice for Hair

You can grow aloe vera in your home in a pot or in your kitchen garden. We have lots of aloe vera in our kitchen garden. If you don’t have space to grow, you can buy Aloe Vera gel from the market or online.

aloe vera for healthy hairs

Now let’s talk about how to use Aloe Vera for hair growth. Here are the best Aloe Vera hair masks to keep your hair shiny, healthy, and beautiful. I personally used all these masks and found them beneficial for hair growth.

You can use the Aloe vera Gel or fresh Aloe Vera for making these masks. Here, I will tell you how to apply fresh aloe vera to hair by making Aloe Vera hair mask.

TIP: You can grate Aloe Vera pulp with the light hand to extract it in liquid form. Remove the green part of Aloe Vera from the gel.

Aloe vera for hairs

How to Use Aloe Vera for Hair Growth

To use Aloe Vera for hair growth, you have to use good Aloe Vera Hair mask to promote hair growth. These are natural remedies so after regular use of these masks will show the best results. You have to be patient and calm to see the results of aloe vera for hair.

1. Aloe Vera and Onion Mask

Onion and Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Onion has a little bad smell but this Aloe Vera hair mask is really a great mask for hair growth. Onion reduces hair fall and adds volume to hairs. You can also add vitamin-E oil to this Aloe Vera mask for hair.


  • Onion juice: 3-5 tbsp
  • Aloe vera: 3-5 tbsp
  • vitamin-E oil (Optional)

How to Make Onion and Aloe Vera hair mask:

  • Peel the onion and grate it.
  • Filter the juice of onion in a bowl.
  • Now, extract the Aloe Vera gel from leave.
  • Mixed both, onion juice and Aloe vera gel in a 1:1 ratio.
  • Mix it well and make a smooth paste.

How to Apply:

  • Apply this solution to your hairs, from root to tip.
  • Cover your hair with a shower cap for 2 hours and
  • then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

NOTE: If you don’t have a shower cap then use a cloth to cover your head or you can use plastic wrap which we use in the kitchen.

Here are some best Onion Hair masks for hair regrowth.

2. Aloe Vera and Castor Oil Hair Mask

castor oil and Aloe Vera Hair Mask

This Aloe Vera mask is highly conditioning, nourishing and it also promotes hair growth. Castor oil is rich in proteins, minerals, and vitamin E. It is the perfect remedy to tackle split ends problem, scalp infections and issues like bald patches, itchy scalp.


  • Aloe Vera Gel: 4 tbsp
  • Castor Oil: 2 tbsp

How to make this hair mask:

  • Mix Aloe Vera gel and castor oil in 2:1 ratio.
  • Mix it well and make a smooth paste.

How to Apply:

  • Apply it to your hair with the light hand.
  • Massage your head and
  • then cover it with a shower cap.
  • Leave this on your hair overnight so that the hair-mask can penetrate deeply.
  • Wash your hair the next day.

3. Aloe Vera and Egg Hair Mask

egg and Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Egg white is one of the best sources of protein that makes hair follicles stronger and sulphur in egg yolk stimulates the scalp and increases hair growth. This is one of the best protein based aloe vera hair mask for hair growth.


  • Aloe Vera Gel: 4 tbsp
  • 1 Egg

How to Make Egg and Aloe Vera Hair Mask:

  • Extract egg white (you can also add yolk if you don’t have a problem with smell)
  • Add Aloe Vera gel in it.
  • Mix them thoroughly in 4:1 ratio (Aloe-vera gel: egg)

How to Apply:

  • Apply this mixture on your hairs.
  • Wait for 30 minutes and
  • Then wash your hairs with a mild shampoo.

Read More: How to do Hair Spa at Home in 6 Easy Steps

4. Aloe Vera and Honey Hair Mask

Honey and Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Honey strengthens hair follicles for healthy growth. The humectant properties of honey help regulate and retain moisture in the hair. Fenugreek tea gives hairs shine and thickness and also cures dandruff.


  • Honey: 2tbsp
  • Aloe Vera: 6tbsp
  • fenugreek tea (optional)

How to Make this hair mask:

  • Take Honey and aloe vera in 1:3 ratio.
  • Mix them thoroughly
  • You can add fenugreek tea to this honey-aloe vera mixture. It gives hairs shine and thickness.

How to Apply:

  • Apply it on hairs for 30-45 minutes.
  • Then wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

5. Aloe Vera, Castor, Almond, and Olive Oil Hair Mask

Castor, almond, Olive Oil and Aloe Vera Hair Mask

Castor oil is rich in proteins, minerals, and vitamin E. It is the perfect remedy to tackle split ends problem, scalp infections, and issues such as bald patches, itchy scalp. Rich in vitamins-A, vitamin E, and antioxidants, Olive Oil moisturizes the new, exfoliated layer of skin.

Almond contains all kinds of healthy ingredients for hair like vitamin E, Omega-3 fatty acids, phospholipids, and magnesium. So, almond oil nourishes and strengthens the hair, and good for treating hair loss and damaged hair.


  • Aloe Vera: 3 tbsp
  • Castor Oil: 1 tbsp
  • Olive Oil: 1tbsp
  • Almond Oil: 1tbsp

How to make this mask:

  • Take all the ingredients and
  • mix them thoroughly

How to Apply:

  • Apply it to hairs with a light massage.
  • Cover the head with the shower cap and
  • leave it overnight.
  • Wash your hairs the next day.

6. Aloe vera gel and coconut oil

Aloe vera gel and coconut oil mask is one of the best home remedies for hair growth. Aloe vera gel and coconut oil both have medicinal properties for hair growth and are being in use since ancient times.


  • Aloe Vera: 2 tbsp
  • Coconut Oil: 2 tbsp

How to make this mask:

  • Take both ingredients and
  • mix them thoroughly

How to Apply:

  • Apply it to hairs with a light massage.
  • Cover the head with the shower cap (optional) and
  • leave it overnight or for 2-3 hours
  • Wash your hair with a mild shampoo.

Also Read, List of Best Foods For Healthy Hair

These are the best aloe vera hair masks that are very effective for hair growth. You can apply all of these aloe vera hair masks once or twice per week. These are the best ways to use aloe vera for hair regrowth. To see the results, you have to be patient and use these hair masks regularly as you know now aloe vera is very beneficial for hair.

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