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Shikakai Powder

Shikakai Powder

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Shikakai has antifungal properties that prevent dandruff, its smoothing and moisturizing properties keep your hair untangled. It has vitamins and antioxidants that make them shinier and healthier. It is effective against lice as well.
  • Promotes hair growth
  • Prevents hair fall
  • Reduces dandruff
  • Detangles hair
  • Prevents split ends
  • Prevents hair lice

Shikakai, also known as Acacia concinna, is a climber plant that is predominantly grown in Asia. It is more common in warm, tropical areas and has traditionally been used as a natural cleanser that deeply nourishes your hair. 

Benefits of Shikakai

Shikakai Makes Your Hair Smooth and Shiny

Shikakai is loaded with vitamins and antioxidants that improve the general health of your hair and make it shiny. It also contains saponins which are natural surfactants that slightly lather up during the application cleansing your scalp without any harsh chemicals that strip your hair of moisture.

Combats Dandruff

Shikakai has antifungal properties that prevent dandruff and deal with follicle-clogging problems for healthy hair growth. It soothes a dry and itchy scalp as it reduces inflammation and promotes healing by helping your hair regain its natural oils.

Detangles Your Hair and Prevents Split Ends

Its soothing and moisturizing properties keep your hair from turning into a tangled mess. Antioxidants neutralize the free radicals that could be harmful to your hair.

Promotes Hair Growth

The nutrient-rich shikakai nourishes your scalp and boosts hair growth. It reduces hair breakage as it deeply cleanses your hair while gently getting rid of knots.

Prevents Hair Lice

The nuisance of hair lice can easily be treated and prevented with Shikakai. The frequent use of this natural cleanser gives you protection against lice and nits.   


How to use

Shikakai Oil

Almond and coconut oil used with shikakai provide nourishment to your hair making them lustrous and shiny.

Take 1 cup of almond oil, 1 cup of coconut oil, and 2-3 tablespoons of shikakai powder. Add these to a clean and dry glass bottle and shake well. Let it sit for a few days and use oil as required.

Shikakai Hair Masks

Shikakai with Yogurt

This mask is great for replenishing your hair moisture and the yogurt provides a good source of bacteria that prevents dandruff.

Mix one tablespoon of shikakai powder with 5 tablespoons of yogurt and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Apply the mixture and keep it on for about an hour and then wash it off.

Shikakai and Neem

A mask with shikakai and neem powder together has good anti-microbial properties that work together to prevent dandruff.

Make a paste using 2 teaspoons of shikakai powder and 2 teaspoons of neem powder. Add some water to achieve your desired consistency. Apply it to the scalp and the length of your hair and wash it off after the mask has dried


Can shikakai be used for both hair and face?

Absolutely! Shikakai is versatile and can be used for both hair and facial skincare routines.

Is shikakai powder suitable for all skin types?

Yes, it is generally gentle and suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin.

How often should I use shikakai on my hair?

You can use shikakai as a hair wash 1-2 times a week, depending on your hair's needs.

Can shikakai help with hair thinning?

Yes, shikakai powder's nutrients can potentially strengthen hair follicles and reduce hair thinning.

Are there any precautions to consider while using shikakai?

It is recommended to carry out a patch test before using its powder on your skin or hair. If any irritation occurs, discontinue use.

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