Multani mitti or Fuller's earth is a natural substance which is commonly called as 'Betonite'. Multani mitti has the ability to remove impurities without causing any side effects to the skin. The history of this wonder beauty ingredient dates back to the Roman times, where it was used as a cleaning agent. Multani mitti is now a popular beauty ingredient which is widely used to treat various kinds of skin problems like acne, pimples, blemishes etc. Apart from the skin, Multani mitti has wondrous effects on hair as well. A Multani mitti hair pack is effective in getting rid of split ends. Being a mild cleansing agent, it does not cause any damage to your hair. Multani mitti effectively absorbs oil from the scalp, preventing the occurrence of dandruff. It also helps in facilitating blood circulation in the hair follicles; making your roots healthy. So, a regular application of Multani mitti hair pack will make your hair look radiant and beautiful.
Here are a few ways in which you can use Multani mitti for hair care. So, get ready to make your hair beautiful and shiny, the natural way!
For Split Ends
Oil your hair overnight. In the morning, dip the towel in hot water and squeeze it completely. Keep it on for 10 minutes and then remove the towel. Now mix Multani mitti with curd in equal proportions depending on the length of your hair. Apply this paste on your hair starting from the end of your hair till the scalp. Leave it on for 10 minutes till it dries. Rinse it off with cold water. Use this hair pack once in a week to get rid of split ends.
For Dry Hair
Mix four tablespoons of Multani mitti, half a cup of yogurt, juice of half a lemon and two teaspoons of honey together. Apply this pack on your hair and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off using a mild shampoo.
For Oily Hair
Soak Multani mitti in a bowl of water for at least 3-4 hours before applying it on your hair. Before applying the pack (about 30 minutes prior), add a tablespoon of reetha powder and apply it to your hair. Keep this pack on for 5-10 minutes. Then wash it off with cold water.
For Straight Hair
Do you wish to make your hair naturally straight? If yes, mix one cup of Multani mitti with five teaspoons of rice flour and one egg white. Apply this pack to your hair. Using a wide comb, gently start combing your hair downwards 2-3 times before applying this pack. Keep combing your hair while applying this pack. Allow the pack to dry completely. Then wash it off with water. Shampoo and then condition your hair as usual. This will make your hair straight and silky.