Best Ways to Naturally Boost Melanin In Your Hair

By Dr. Upasna Nagpal

October 02,2023

Increase Your Vitamin Intake

Vitamin A, C and B12 are essential to increase the melanin production in your hair. Add oranges, pineapple, carrots, beans, fish, and eggs to the diet.

Minerals Are Equally Important

Eat dark green vegetables, almonds, peanuts, dark chocolates and lentils as they are rich sources of iron and minerals.

Add Antioxidants To Your Diet

Dark chocolate, beans, leafy green vegetables, broccoli, carrot, and pumpkin can add antioxidants to your diet.

Biotin Can Help In Hair Growth

Biotin is another water-soluble vitamin that helps in hair growth. You can add sufficient biotin to your diet or take biotin supplements.

Natural Remedies Are Best

Apply Bhringraj, Triphala, Vibhitaka on your scalp and watch your hair healing from the condition of premature greying.

Onion Juice Encourages Hair Growth

Mix 1-2 tablespoons of onion juice with 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and apply it to your hair. Leave it on for 30 minutes and then wash off.

Amla Is Your Hair's Best Friend

Rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, amla can be consumed in your diet and can also be used in the form of hair oils and masks.

Add Shine To Your Tresses With Black Tea

Black tea's natural properties of antioxidants and tannic acid make it a great catch to avoid early ageing of hair.

Try Melanin-rich Products To increase Melanin In Hairb

You can use synthetic hair care products like oils, shampoos, and dyes with melanin-rich ingredients such as probiotics, astaxanthin, lutein, etc.

Eat Copper-rich Foods

Food items like green vegetables, seeds, nuts, chickpeas and sweet potatoes have copper in abundance that helps prevent melanin deficiency.