My Hair Was Too Short Till Few Weeks Before My Marriage &...

My Hair Was Too Short Till Few Weeks Before My Marriage & My Grandma Suggested Me Mustard Remedy. And Now My Hair Looks This Long!

I was worried about my hair lot more than my big day, since I had very less volume short hair. Being an Indian woman and going to be married in a very traditional style, my hair length dig me up a lot. It’s a nightmare to be in a complete traditional look and you lack behind in a hairdo because of your short hair.

As I was worried, I couldn’t resist myself in doing researches about growing hair overnight or in a short time. All I could see on the internet was “There are no shortcuts to growing luscious, long locks. On average, hair grows about a half an inch per month. Your general health, well-being, and genetic factors affect your rate of hair growth. You can encourage hair growth by maintaining healthy hair through a good diet and proper hair care.”

OMG! Did I really read that thing? I maintain a proper diet and with my concern didn’t have any deficiency. And I continued to read, “Also Certain herbs can help make your hair grow faster, too.” Wait, what?! My grandmother noticed my notorious reactions and suggested on effective tip on getting my hair back within few weeks’ time.

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Girls You Must Probably Try This!

She all started saying, “This is a very simple, yet effective! Based on the facts that hair grows the fastest with heat. My daughter and I use this a couple times a week cause we’re obsessed with long hair . I’m talking about your mom, who really loves short, very short hair”

Anyways! Studies show that HEAT = BLOOD FLOW = HAIR GROWTH. The more heat you add to your scalp, the faster your hair grows. That’s why our hair grows faster in the Summer than in Winter…MIND BLOWING?!

Not enough science? This might be “T.M.I” but think where on your body does hair grow the fastest…that’s right, your baby maker! Why? It’s constantly covered which keeps it warm 24/7 so what did we learn? HEAT = BLOOD FLOW = HAIR GROWTH. Which is why this hair mask is perfect!

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And, Here Is The Secret Remedy!

Dry mustard powder warms up the scalp and causes a rush of blood flow to the hair follicles. Mustard powder mask is an effective natural remedy that stimulates hair growth and prevents hair loss. Alongside with antimicrobial properties mustard treatments in combination with various ingredients act as a hair cleanser. And all these lead to gorgeous mane which is so important for any girl and woman.

As folk remedy mustard plays significant role in many beauty procedures. This nature’s gift helps stimulate hair follicles and boosts blood circulation in your scalp, thus, accelerating hair growth. Mustard helps remove grease from strands. It effectively unclog scalp pores and let the nutrients penetrate into deeper layers.

Is Mustard Good for your Hair?

Mustard seeds contain 16,5—38,5 % of fatty oil and about 0,2—1 % of essential oil, protein, mineral compounds (up to 10 %) and mirosin enzyme. Oil embraces erucic, oleic, linoleic, palmitic, arachidonic and linoleic acids.

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Let’s check how some mustard powder elements affect the skin and hair.

  • Vitamin A – a great natural healer for damaged, split, brittle, thinning hair. It has regenerative and restorative properties. Also helps promote the development of cells in the collagen and elastin fibers, which are responsible for the elasticity of strands.
  • Vitamins of B complex – possess moisturizing effect, help control the production of the sebaceous glands. Make hair shiny and less greasy.
  • Vitamin E – known for its antioxidant properties. Treats seborrhea, prevents hair loss, actively protects against external aggression.
  • Vitamin D – useful for damaged tissues, as well as restores them.
  • Essential oils soothe irritated scalp. Natural seborrhea treatment.
  • Fatty acids – good for dry hair, as they moisturize and effectively restore fragile, very thin and weak strands.

Mustard Mask Recipes for All Hair Types

Regular application of this natural product can let you have hair of your dream! Mustard stimulates hair follicles, strengthens weak and thin hair, reduces dandruff and excessive stops hair loss.

Hair growth speed usually depends on individual peculiarities of organism. But if you apply mustard regularly for one month, there is more possibility to grow hair up to 6 cm long

Below you can find various mustard mask recipes depending on your hair type. It is possible to change the components, their proportions and duration of application as you like.

Ingredients that you need to prepare the mixture
2 tablespoon dry mustard powder (available at any market in the spice section)
2 tablespoon hot water
1 egg yolk (beaten)
2 teaspoon olive oil
2 teaspoon sugar
Plastic cap

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Mix all ingredients together in a bowl, slowly adding the yolk last, you don’t want the yolk to scramble due to the hot water.

Separate your hair into halves, applying the mask on your scalp, try not to focus on the ends. Remember it’s your scalp that does the hair growing. After applying the mask, cover your head with plastic cap and loop towel. Wait 10-30 minutes, there will be a slight or little to no discomfort, since mustard powder is a spice and we are trying to recreate heat. But if you’re extremely sensitive and you feel to the point it’s unbearable, stop the procedure. If you can endure it, it’s best to leave the mask in for an hour but 15 minutes is a necessary minimum. When time is up, wash mask off with shampoo and then condition.

Apply 1-2 times a week for one month, your hair will grow about 10cm. Varies per person.

You can also try few more mustard mask with alternative ingredients.

Mustard & Aloe Vera Juice Mask for Stronger Hair

What You Need:

  • Mustard powder – 2 tablespoons
  • Herbal infusion (nettle, chamomile or calendula) – 3 tablespoons
  • Aloe vera juice – 1 tablespoon
  • Yogurt – 1 teaspoon
  • 1 egg yolk

Aloe Vera helps prevent hair loss and acts to strengthen hair. Used in hair mask, it will give you thick, strong and healthy hair. This mask recipe is especially good for dry hair and dandruff. 

How to Use:

  1. Dilute mustard powder with the herbal infusion.
  2. Add other components and mix well.
  3. Apply the blend on the scalp with massaging movements.
  4. Put a shower cap on and leave the mask on for 30 minutes.
  5. Wash off with any organic shampoo.

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Mustard Mask to Restore Hair

What You Need:

  • Kefir – 2 tablespoons
  • Mustard powder – 2 tablespoons
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Wheat germ oil – 1 tablespoon

How to Use:

  1. Stir the ingredients.
  2. Apply the mixture on the scalp with massaging movements.
  3. Try to avoid getting the blend on hair.
  4. Place a plastic bag on head and leave the mask on for 20 minutes.
  5. Wash off with any organic shampoo.

Wheat germ oil has wonderful qualities for hair. It has excellent emollient properties which help in moisturizing and conditioning the hair. Wheat germ oil is an amazing remedy to repair damaged hair and prevent hair breakage. Also, it promotes hair growth both in terms of length and volume.

Mustard & Honey Mask for Itchy Scalp

What You Need:

  • Mustard powder – 2 tablespoons
  • Raw honey – 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Onion juice – 2 teaspoons


How to Use:

  1. Grate garlic and onion and squeeze the juice.
  2. Mix it with other ingredients. Make sure there is no clump in the mixture.
  3. Apply the resulting blend on the scalp with massaging movements.
  4. Put a shower cap on and leave the mask on for 20 minutes.
  5. Wash off with a mild shampoo.
Onion juice has wonderful stimulating properties for hair follicles. It prevents premature hair graying. Also, it works on other problem hair concerns such as dandruff or scalp irritation. 

If consistent with regime, in a month you would’ve grown about 2.4-3 inches of hair! All thanks to good old mustard powder, who would’ve thought right? Enjoy and good luck!