Summer hair care tips ft. Ayurveda; expert shares, ‘Massage your feet with cow ghee and…’

Summer hair care tips (Representative image)
Taking care of your hair and skin is a significant part of a person’s everyday life. And as summer season is already knocking at the door, problems like sweat, oily scalp leading to dandruff, hair fall issues and other problems will also start.

Well, what if we tell you that you can shrug off all these issues just by following some hair care tips during this summer? An Ayurvedic expert recently shared some hair care tips to follow during this summer which can help you get beautiful hair during summer.

Dr Dixa Bhavsar Savaliya took to her Instagram and wrote while sharing, “Haircare is most important during Summer as hot weather causes more sweating & oily scalp can cause more dandruff, itching & hair loss eventually. Resorting to cold drinks & sugary foods to beat the heat increases during summer which also leads to hair fall eventually.”

Summer hair care tips ft. Ayurveda

Cooling Hair Oils

Use Hair oil made with cooling herbs like hibiscus, amla, curry leaves, coconut, ghee bhrahmi, etc. Oil Your hair only once/twice a week to provide direct nourishment to your hair. Massage deeply at night and wash your hair the next morning or just oil your hair 2 hours before hair wash.

Consuming Amla Daily

Consume half a tsp of amla powder if you suffer from excess hair fall. Have amla as candy or sharbat for maintaining your healthy hair. Mixing Amla with Brahmi, Bhringraj and curry leaves works wonderfully for hair fall and Grey Hair.

Aloe Vera Gel

Apply Aloe Vera Gel to your hair for 30 mins before hair wash. It helps in smoothening your hair naturally.

Rose-Hibiscus Tea

Drink it daily as it is cooling in nature and nourishes your hair.

Rice Water

Apply Rice water in your hair for 20 mins and then wash your hair with room temperature water.

Natural Hair-masks

Apply Hair-Mask once every week made from buttermilk, amla, hibiscus, neem, aloe-vera, etc herbs.

Yoga and Pranayamas

Pranayamas like Anuloma-Viloma, Bhramari, Shitali, Shitkari help in reducing excess pitta from body which reduces prevent grey hair, also keeps your doshas balanced and reduces the urge to drink cold drinks during summers.


Incorporate Nasya in your ratricharya. Put 2 drops of cow ghee in both nostrils at bedtime.


Massage your feet/soles with cow ghee or coconut oil at bedtime.

Things to avoid during summer for better hair health

  • Hair spray & other chemical-laden hair products.
  • Hot water for hair wash.
  • Consuming excessive junk (deep-fried, excessively spicy, sour food).

Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purposes only and should not be construed as professional advice. Always consult a professional before making any changes to your skincare or haircare routine.