Spirulina For Healthy Hair

Hair is a reflection of one’s identity. It not only reflects one’s physical beauty but is also a reflection of one’s health. Many people who are suffering from hair loss and many other hair problems are in the search of a remedy that aids them in controlling the hair loss and promoting hair growth. One such effective product is Spirulina, the “super-food” blue-green algae. Although it doesn’t look like your typical beauty product but thanks to protein and all the other attributes like vitamins, amino acids, essential fatty acids and beta- carotene, in many cases, they have proved to speed up hair growth and helped in controlling hair fall.

How It Works

Spirulina contains proteins that are primarily responsible for forming and repairing the muscles and bones. The amino acids in Spirulina have no cellulose in the cellular walls and thus, the body absorbs it instantly. These nutrients aids to speed up hair growth by regular intake of spirulina.

In The Prevention Of Hair Loss

One of the common causes of Hair loss is the deficiency of copper and iron. As Spirulina is rich in iron and copper, it helps in preventing excessive hair loss faced due to these deficiencies. Intake of Spirulina in the form of powder or tablet provides the body with the essential nutrients and thus, stops the hair loss.

Prevents Hair Loss

In promoting Hair Growth

As Spirulina is rich in beta-carotene and fatty acids, it aids hair growth. These nutrients, when they reach the hair, promotes hair growth. It can be achieved by consuming Spirulina orally or by using it externally.

Why It Works

Spirulina is very beneficial to our body, skin, and hair. Here is some information as to Why Spirulina is so beneficial to our health.

This simple seaweed is a natural ingredient that has the capability to strengthen the hair follicles. When we take food that is rich in nutrients on a regular basis, then our skin and hair will be more radiant and have a natural glow. One such super-food that provides us with all the required nutrients is the Spirulina.

Nature has designed Spirulina in such a way that they are loaded with nutrients that are specifically good for the skin and hair. Spirulina is called as “super food” because the high-quality protein content in Spirulina floods the body along with the powerful antioxidants. Isn’t it the best option to strengthen the hair follicles? With regular use, the hair becomes richer, beautiful and looks fuller. The results are permanent because Spirulina acts from within the body.


How to Use

To maintain a beautiful and healthy hair, it needs care from both inside and outside. While Spirulina can be taken in the form of capsules or powder, here are some tips to use it externally.

Shampoo made out of Spirulina cleanses and nourishes the hair. It can be used for all hair types.

Method 1: The Spirulina Egg Shampoo

Mix a whole egg, 2-3 tablespoons of milk, ½ teaspoon of Spirulina powder and 3 drops of Lavender essential oil. After whisking the ingredients thoroughly, wet the hair and use it like any normal shampoo. You can finally rinse the hair thoroughly after adding a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to the rinsing water.

Method  2: The Spirulina Avacado Shampoo

This DIY shampoo brings shine to the hair and rejuvenates the hair follicles. Take Shampoo, filtered water and avocado in the ratio of 1:1:2, add ½ teaspoon of Spirulina and blend it thoroughly till it is smooth. Wet hair and apply the prepared shampoo. Rinse thoroughly and use a hair conditioner as usual.

Method 3: Spirulina Hair Pack

This DIY product is a hair pack used to treat dry hair. The ingredients are as follows:

Whole Egg                             – 1

Olive oil                                  – 3 to 4 teaspoons

Yoghurt (Natural)                – 3 teaspoon

Honey                                    – ½ teaspoon

Spirulina                               – ½ teaspoon

Essential Oil                        – 3 to 4 drops

Blend all the above ingredients and apply on the hair. Leave it for 20 minutes. Shampoo the hair and rinse thoroughly.

Method 4: Spirulina Hair Loss Treatment Pack

This DIY pack is for treating hair loss. The ingredients are

Avocado Oil                              – 2 tablespoons

Wheat Germ Oil                      – 1 tablespoon

Whole Egg                                – 1

Spirulina                                   – ½ teaspoon

Essential Oil                             – 3 to 4 drops

Mix these ingredients and massage them into the scalp gently. Wrap the hair in a hot towel and leave it for 20 minutes. Rinse off after applying shampoo. If necessary, rinse it twice.


Hair Care


Spirulina is an excellent food supplement loaded with plenty of nutrients and benefits associated with it. No side effects have been reported in using Spirulina but it does not mean there are no adverse effects. Use after testing the product for allergy, in a particular area of skin.


Spirulina For Healthy Hair

Spirulina For Healthy Hair


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  1. I can’t say that I’ve heard of this before! I’m always looking for ways to make my hair healthier so I may have to look into this a bit more!

    1. Nidhi Fouzdar says:

      Yes you should check on it.

  2. For one who has to struggle with natural African hair like me, getting it to grow fast is always an issue so at times, I even cut it! But Spirulina looks like an effective solution; it’s my first time hearing about it and I ‘m loving it already!

    1. Nidhi Fouzdar says:

      Definitely it’s a good option for hairs. You must give it a try 🙂

  3. There is huge problem of hair fall in such a polluted atmosphere. Even fast lifestyle affects on hair. So definately such kinda organic products are hair saving kits.

    1. Nidhi Fouzdar says:

      Yes definitely these products are saviour.

  4. Marja says:

    Thank you, never heard for this product. Maybe I’ll try it someday.

    1. Nidhi Fouzdar says:

      You’re welcome 🙂
      Yeah sure.

  5. to be completely honest, we have never heard about it ! But it does seem quite interesting

  6. Ana Ojha says:

    Okay! So I need this in my life! Thanks for sharing all the benefits of Spirulina. My hairs are thin and I’m always up for hair care products!

  7. Razena says:

    This post reminded me that I bought spirulina powder a couple of months ago and haven’t used it yet! When Spirulina first became popular I took capsules and it really helped with boosting energy levels, but I never knew it helped for hair growth too.

  8. Joanne says:

    My hair fell out in clumps after pregnancy and it was quite worrying. I had never heard of this before.

  9. Jessica says:

    I haven’t heard of this but it sounds like something I need. My hair sheds really bad and I’ve been trying to find hair products to help. This sounds really good and I am going to give it a try.

  10. Jiya B says:

    I have never heard of this spirulina powder. its something new for me. I would love to try as it is I amfacing bad hair fall issues.

  11. I didn’t realize that Spirulina helped out with hair. But it’s good to know that it does help promote hair growth. I am sure I could use it as I want to keep the hair that I have.

  12. Azlin Bloor says:

    Wow, I never knew that about spirulina. I’ve taken it before, to add to smoothies, but haven’t done so in ages. I’m definitely going to try your recipes, especially the one for dry hair. Thank you!

  13. I have had many issues with my hair in the past. Any product that will encourage hair growth and help prevent hair loss and I’m sold. Spirulina seems like a miracle product and great that its a natural product too.

  14. Rakhi Parsai says:

    This powder seems to be a revolutionary product. I had not heard about it earlier. Since I loved to take care of my hair I would love to try this powder for hair growth.

  15. Akamatra says:

    I’ve heard it before and I am willing to try it out! Fortunately I didn’t have a big problem with post partum hair loss!

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