Raise your hand if you love smoothies! I do! So why now start your morning routine with a healthy smoothie containing the much-needed nutrients and minerals that promote natural hair growth.

Filled with superfoods, fruits, and seeds, these healthy smoothies are perfect if you need an energy pick-up or a breakfast on the go.

Helpful tip! Prep and chop all the fruit you need for a week of healthy smoothies, put them in labeled baggies and freeze. When you’re ready to create that healthy smoothie, defrost and throw the contents in the blender before whirling away. And tadaaa! You’ve got yourself the best smoothies for hair growth.

Berries & Spinach Smoothie

Berries are a great source of vitamin C which is essential for forming collagen that prevents hair from becoming breakable, dry and brittle. Spinach, on the other hand has a lot of iron and vitamin B. Iron helps red blood cells transport oxygen all around the body while vitamin B help form red blood cells. Iron deficiency or mostly known as anemia can cause hair loss.

With these two ingredients together, you’re sure to get flexible and strong hair.

What You Need:

  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 1 Tbsp. chia seeds
  • 1/2 banana, cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk
  • 3-5 ice cubes

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Did you know that peanut butter can make your hair grow faster? Peanut butter is one great source of protein, healthy fats, and so many nutrients. The protein helps promote healthy hair since hair is actually made of protein!

Add in banana for B vitamins and viola! You have a yummy smoothie that helps your hair grow.

What You Need:

  • 2-3 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 banana
  • 1-2 tsp nuts
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder

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Sweet Potato Smoothie

Sweet potatoes come in several colors and sizes. You can find orange, white, and purple-colored sweet potatoes. They are highly nutritious and have several health benefits.

Full of vitamin A, sweet potatoes improve your scalp condition, boost the scalp’s natural oils and promote hair growth.

What You Need:

  • 1 medium-sized banana
  • 1 small sweet potato (cooked)
  • 2 cups almond milk (or more for a thinner consistency)

Mango Strawberry Smoothie

Mangoes and strawberries are high in vitamin C which fight against all the oxidative stress that contributes to hair loss, and aid in collagen production.

Add in a bit of walnuts for zinc and biotin which help in the formation of hair structure and prevent hair shedding and hair loss.

What You Need:

  • 3 large chard leaves, washed well, tough stems trimmed
  • 1 cup frozen mango
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup plain Greek or regular yogurt
  • ¼ cup walnuts
  • 1 Tbsp. flax seed
  • ½-1 cup water

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Oats and Omegas Smoothie

This creamy and rich smoothie is mainly made up of superfood seeds and overnight oats. Oats are effective for supporting hair follicles, strengthening the scalp and reinforcing strong strands. On the other hand, omegas prevent brittle strands and encourage healthy hair growth.

What you need:

  • 2 tablespoons rolled oats – soak the oats in the oat milk overnight before blending it with the rest of the ingredients the next morning
  • 1 cup oat milk
  • ¼ blueberries
  • 1 banana, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon each shelled hemp seeds, ground flax seeds, and raw shelled pumpkin seeds

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