foto: TikTok/@clinicayurveda

The content in the skin of this fruit is believed to be able to inhibit the growth of gray hair and stimulate hair follicles to produce melanin.

  5 Maret 2024 19:10 - Gray hair is one of the signs of aging that will appear when a person reaches the age of 30 and over, and will increase in number as they get older. Not without reason, this condition is caused by a decrease in melanin levels in the hair follicles which causes the growing hair strands to not get perfect pigment.

That's why gray hair has a grayish white color. Even though it is considered a sign of aging, in fact gray hair can also grow faster and is experienced by young people, you know. Many factors cause this condition, such as genetics, hormonal changes, using unsuitable hair care, coloring your hair too often using chemical polish, styling too often using heating tools, and an unhealthy lifestyle.

This condition is quite disturbing to appearance and makes anyone who experiences it feel less confident. It's not surprising that many people are looking for a way to disguise their appearance by dyeing their hair at a beauty salon. Bleaching your hair is indeed effective for disguising the appearance of gray hair on your head, but you need to do a touch up to re-polish it when the color starts to fade.

In fact, using hair polish used in salons for a long period of time will actually damage hair health, you know. The reason is, polish in salons usually uses quite harsh chemical dyes. If you don't want this to happen, there's no need to worry, because you can still disguise the appearance of gray hair just by using natural ingredients .

As shared by an Indian woman via her personal TikTok account @clinicayurveda on April 26 2023. In the 22 second video, the account owner shares how to disguise gray hair using tea mixed with 1 type of fruit peel, namely pomegranate or pomegranate. A mixture of this fruit can make hair evenly dark.

"Turn Gray Hair into Black Hair Naturally (Turning Gray Hair into Black Hair Naturally)," wrote the woman in the uploaded video, which quoted from the TikTok account @clinicayurveda, Tuesday (5/3).

Ingredients and benefits of tea to disguise gray hair

Indian women disguise gray hair using tea. Various sources


As a refreshing drink and a favorite of most people, tea is rich in antioxidants which are believed to be healthy for the body and prevent cancer. Apart from that, tea also has a multitude of benefits for hair and scalp, including treating gray hair.

Tea, especially black tea, is claimed to increase melanin and keratin in hair strands. Apart from that, black tea is also effective in covering gray hair that has grown. The reason is, black tea has dark pigments which can be a natural dye to disguise gray hair so it looks darker.

In fact, this drink is also claimed to be able to maintain healthy scalp and hair growth. Reporting from Healthline, the caffeine in black tea is believed to be able to reach hair follicles and prevent DHT, a hormone that plays a role in hair loss in people suffering from baldness.

Pomegranate skin can actually treat gray hair

The skin of the pomegranate is known to have nutrients that are no less important than the seeds of the fruit. Pomegranate skin contains saponins, thiavonoids, tannins and various antioxidants which are good for health. Well, the various antioxidant contents in it are believed to be able to inhibit the growth of gray hair and stimulate hair follicles to produce melanin.

Even though it is considered rubbish, pomegranate skin can also maintain hair fertility and make it dandruff-free thanks to its antifungal content. With just the ingredients mentioned, you can make a hair mask that can act as a natural polish to help disguise the appearance of gray hair. This is done so that the hair becomes evenly dark without damaging it.

Come on, see how to make and use it below.


Indian women disguise gray hair using tea. Various sources

photo: TikTok/@clinicayurveda

- 200 ml clean water
- 1 cup pomegranate peel
- 1 teaspoon of black tea

How to create and use:

Indian women disguise gray hair using tea. Various sources

photo: TikTok/@clinicayurveda

1. Pour the ingredients into the pan
2. Cover the pan then cook using medium heat for 10 minutes until boiling
3. Turn off the stove and let it sit until it cools completely
4. Strain the hair mask and discard the dregs
5. Transfer to a spray bottle to make application easier
6. Spray on hair and hair roots thoroughly
7. Roll your hair and let it sit for at least 1 hour
8. Rinse using your favorite shampoo and conditioner
9. Do this method regularly 2 times a week to get evenly dark hair.


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