Tomatoes are an excellent cure for hair loss. Regular use of tomato paste on the hair and scalp on a weekly basis can really help to stop the hair fall. It is for this purpose of preventing hair loss that everything from shampoo, candles, and cologne are popping up on the market with tomato ingredients.
Tomato paste also acts as a good conditioner for the hair in such a way that it provides natural shine to the hair. Quite importantly, one must note that vitamins like E, B complex and C are pretty essential in accomplishing this purpose. An excellent stimulant for healthy hair, Vitamin C can be sourced from foods like citrus fruit, kiwis, cranberry, strawberry, tomato and green vegetables.
A little ketchup will bring back radiance and elasticity to dry hair. If you have blond hair, rinse tomato from hair after a very short time, so that hair would not have taken a reddish glow. Mix the ketchup with the tablespoon of oil and apply on hair. Leave it on hair for more than 10 minutes. This is an ideal recipe for dry hair which will fast become shiny and flexible due to the proteins from tomato.
Hair Loss TreatmentTomato based Ketchup will also work to remove hair stains in some cases. It can save hair that has been damaged by chlorinated swimming pools. Light-colored hair can take on a greenish tinge from pool chlorine and other chemicals. Apply pure, organic tomato juice to your hair. Leave it on for 15 minutes, and rinse with water. Shampoo and condition normally. Treat hair more than once, if necessary.
Tomato juice, sauce, or soup is a great soaking agent for hair that contains hard to remove odors. Apply tomato pulp extracted from fresh tomatoes to your scalp and leave it on for 30 minutes then wash your hair as usual.
Although tomato products are great for emergency hair remedies and in preventing hair loss, bear in mind that tomatoes are acidic and can be drying. Using fresh tomatoes regularly on the hair is not advisable.