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Does using honey work for hair growth?

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Honey is a natural antioxidant and promotes hair growth by keeping the scalp healthy, according to Naturally Curly. Honey also has natural antibacterial properties which can help keep the scalp clear of bacteria that may cause unhealthy hair.

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Does using honey work for hair growth?
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Honey helps promote hair growth because it naturally attracts moisture to the hair. Honey also contains nutrients such as vitamin B6 and calcium, according to Benefits of Honey. The nutrients found in honey help nourish hair follicles. Everyday Roots recommends applying a mixture of raw organic honey and water to the scalp and hair. Once the honey is applied, leave it on for 30 minutes and rinse it out with warm water.

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