It is impossible to return to natural colour after turning Gray or White. Some health conditions or nutrition deficiencies may also cause premature graying of hair. Changes in nutrition and Home remedies may help slow the graying of hairs naturally. 

Just like fine lines, wrinkles, and sagging graying is natural and the 40s is natural. But what about those premature graying of hair? Crossing a White hair strand in the 20s and 30s can be so stressful and a little annoying. Yes, girls and boys !!! Let’s be honest and accept the truth before dealing with and tackling that white strand between our hairs. 

In this blog, we cover all the home remedies for the prevention of graying of hair and also throw light on the causes of white hair. Also, have a glance at medical help for grey hairs and natural hair dyes at home for white hairs.

Gray Hairs

Do you remember the first time you Pulled that white strand from your hair? Who can forget that feeling of spotting white hair for the first time? What has happened to my original natural hair and why?

Eumelanin!! A type of Melanin gives your hair a black or brown color. Now with age and time, the hair goes natural cycle of aging, dyeing, and regeneration. They start producing less colour and melanin resulting in graying of hair. 

 While some enjoy those white hairs appearing between their hairs as a sign of maturity, experience, and wisdom while others run after a youthful appearance and feel sad to accept their black or brown hairs growing gray.

5 Effective Home Remedies Mask For Grey Hair


Henna + Coffee Hair Mask

Henna + Coffee Hair Mask


  • 2 tbsp henna powder
  • 1 tbsp coffee powder
  • 1 tbsp yoghurt

What to Do: 

  • Make black coffee by adding coffee powder to hot boiling water
  • Cool down the black coffee completely
  • Mix the black coffee with Henna powder and add curd
  • Stir it well and apply it over your hairs
  • Keep the hair mask for 1-2 hours and cover up with a shower cap
  • Rinse off with mild shampoo and water

Amla + Methi Hair Mask

Amla + Methi Hair Mask


  • 1 tbsp amla powder
  • 1 tbsp methi powder
  • 4-5 tbsp olive oil

What to Do: 

  • Heat Olive oil for 2-3 minutes
  • Add amla and methi powder
  • Stir it well and cool it down completely 
  • Strain the mixture completely before transfer it to a glass bottle
  • Apply this over the hair
  • Leave it overnight
  • Wash it off the next day with shampoo and water

Bhringraj + Coconut Oil Hair Mask


  • 1 tsp bhringraj powder
  • 2 tbsp virgin coconut oil

What to Do: 

  • Heat the coconut oil for 2-3 minutes in a pan
  • Add Bhringraj powder to it
  • Stir it well andcool it down completely 
  • Strain the mixture completely before transfer it to a glass bottle
  • Cool it down completely
  • Apply it over your scalp and hair
  • Leave it for 45 minutes
  • Rinse it off with shampoo and water

Onion Juice + Lemon Hair Mask


  • 3 tsp onion juice
  • 2 tsp lemon juice

What to Do: 

  • Combine lemon and onion juice in a bowl
  • Mix well and apply over your scalp and hair 
  • Leave it for 30 minutes 
  • Gently Rinse off with cold water and shampoo

Curry Leaves + Coconut Oil Hair Mask


  • 1 cup curry leaves
  • 1 cup organic coconut oil

What to Do: 

  • Take a bowl, add and mix coconut oil and curry leaves together
  • Boil and Simmer till the mixture turns black
  • Strain it and let it cool completely
  • Massage this all over the scalp and hair
  • Leave it overnight
  • Wash off gently with shampoo and water the next morning

15+ Home Remedies To Prevent Grey Hair Naturally 

Black Tea Rinse


  • 2 tbsp black tea
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 cup water

What to Do:

  • Mix water, black tea and salt in a pan
  • Boil and let it brew for 4-5 minutes
  • Strain and Cool it down
  • Wash your hair gently and apply the rinse thoroughly
  • For best results apply this at least once a week

Coconut Oil

  • Before going to bed, Massage coconut oil onto your scalp and hair 
  • Wash your hair as usual in the next morning
  • Do it regularly and consistently at regular intervals


  • Eat a teaspoon of fresh grated ginger mixed with 1 tbsp of honey

Blackstrap Molasses

  • Take a tablespoon of blackstrap molasses (from sugarcane juice, not from beet sugar)
  • It reverses the graying process
  • Try to eat regularly and at regular intervals


  • Drink fresh amla juices every day
  • Massage your hair gently with amla oil 
  • Regular massaging for one time each week
  • Amla is also called as Indian gooseberry

Black Sesame Seeds

  •  Have a tablespoon of black sesame seeds
  • Eat for 2-3 times a week
  • It slows down and possibly reverses the process of greying


  • Massage your scalp and hair with pure ghee 
  • Repeat it twice a week 


  • Apply fresh amaranth juice to your hair
  • Repeat 3 times a week

Wheatgrass Juice

  • Add 1 tbsp of wheatgrass powder daily to your soups and smoothies
  • Drink Fresh wheatgrass juice every day


  • Blend an onion in a blender 
  • Use a strainer to collect the juice
  • Twice a week rub and apply this juice to your scalp
  • Leave it for 30 mins and then shampoo as usual

Carrot Juice

  • Drink carrot juice daily for hair health


  • Eat foods rich in the enzyme catalase such as garlic, cabbage, sweet potato, kale, broccoli, almonds, etc

Curry Leaves

  • ¼ cup of curry leaves and ½ cup of yogurt is mixed and made paste
  • Apply it to your hair and scalp
  • Wash off after 30 minutes
  • Repeat 2-3 times a week


  • Also known as Indian ginseng.
  • Take ashwagandha supplement with food

Almond Oil

  • Almond oil, lemon juice, and amla juice are mixed in 1:1:1 ratio
  • Massage the mixture in your hair and scalp
  • Follow this 2 times a day for 3 months


  • Fill ⅓ of the jar with dried rosemary
  • Fill the remaining jar with virgin olive oil. 
  • Leave the jar in a sunny place for 4-6 weeks
  • Shake it every few days 
  • After 6 weeks use it as a hair oil

Sage Leaves

  • Boil Sage leaves in water 
  • Allow the mixture to cool down 
  • Collect the liquid in a spray bottle
  • Spray your hair with sage tea
  • Leave it for around 2 hours 
  • Wash your hair gently with shampoo and conditioner
  • Use 2-3 times a week

Natural Hair Dye

Primary Ingredients

Hair ColorNatural Ingredients
BlondeChamomile Flower Tea, Lemon Peel, Saffron, Marigold Flower
RedBeet Juice, Carrot Juice, Rose Petals
BrownCoffee, Cinnamon
BlackBlack Walnut, Black Tea, Sage, Nettle

Hair Dye Recipes Of Natural Cosmetics Include

Torai ridged gourd

  • Boil torai in coconut oil until it turns black (about 4 hours)
  • Massage in scalp and hair after it cools down
  • Keep it for 45 mins
  • Wash your hairs gently
  • Repeat it for 2-3 times a week 


  • Mix Bhringraj and coconut oil in 1:2 ratio in a small pan
  • Heat in low flame 
  • Rub and massage the warm mixture into your scalp and hair 
  • Wash your hair after 1 hour
  • Repeat for 2-3 times a week

Black pepper

  • Mix ground black pepper, fresh lemon juice, plain yogurt in 1tbsp:1tbsp: ½ cup ratio
  • Massage the mixture into hair
  • Leave it for 1 hour and Rinse your hair
  • Repeat 3 times per week


  • Mix enough heena with black tea or coffee along with curd to make a paste
  • Cover the bowl to settle down the paste
  • After 6 hours interval mix 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • Apply the mixture to your hair
  • Rinse it off after 1-3 hours 

Hibiscus Flower

  • It contains Vitamin C and A and iron
  • Paste of flower along with oil is prepared 
  • Manages grey hair by blackening the hair 

What Causes White Hair At A Young Age?

  • Genetics or Inheritance
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Thyroid disorder
  • Vitamin B-12 deficiency
  • Smoking
  • Sleep problems
  • Anxiety
  • Change in appetite
  • High blood pressure
  • Thyroid disease
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Tuberous sclerosis
  • Vitiligo
  • Alopecia areata
  • Exposure to damage by UV light rays 

When To Seek Medical Help For Grey Hairs? 

Diagnosis and treatment plan can be done for early greying of hair if a health care professional on time or before time.

  • For Diagnoses of premature hair graying or canities, you should consult your dermatologist say hair and skin specialist.
  • If your condition is serious due to factors like diet, lifestyle, etc., your dermatologist will give you a proper and appropriate treatment plan. 
  • Further, you can consult an endocrinologist (specialist in body hormones and treats problems or diseases related to it) if your problem is not cured.

The Bottom Line

Are you noticing your natural colour of hair growing gray and worried about this change? You do not want to go for artificial, commercial, or chemical products and is worried about seeing those white strips between your hair. The First white hair is the most shocking and annoying memory we could ever forget lifetime. Isn’t it !!!!

Natural and organic are always evergreen and when it comes to Home remedies, here comes the nourishing properties of black tea to the rejuvenating power of amla, and coconut oil and the surprising effectiveness of curry leaves, all these at-home treatments offer a holistic approach to managing white hair. 

Remember that consistency and regular hair care is the key to get the desired results to say goodbye to premature white hairs naturally at home. No need to cover your hair now and get glowing youthful skin at your fingertip. It is advisable to consult your health care provider before applying and trying any remedy at home by yourself.