Many women in the care of their hair prefer natural cosmetics. Masks, balms and shampoos based on natural products deeply nourish the hair roots, strengthen hair follicles, give the curls a healthy, luxurious, impressive appearance. One of the long-standing positive aspects of caring for hair is essential oil.
The best essential oils for hair
Essential oils are most often used only locally. When properly applied, a similar product in the care of hair has many advantages. However, in this direction there are some warnings.
Essential oils must always be diluted. in the appropriate proportion in relation to another cosmetic product containing other oils. In addition, the described tool is not diluted in water. Also, do not apply the product in its pure form directly to the hair or scalp.
So, the most popular and effective essential oils include:
It is an essential flower oil that has aphrodisiac properties and a strong, distinct smell. It is not suitable for single use, but it combines well with other essential oil hair preparations such as lavender and even lemon. Previously, people used ylang-ylang, if for a long time could not grow hair. It was quite a popular way to stimulate hair growth in Victorian England.
This product is indicated for use in thinning hairs, as well as to stimulate the production of natural sebum to moisturize dry, damaged hair. Ylang-ylang is a well-known means in aromatherapy, as it helps to relieve stress instantly. Since stress can also cause baldness, using ylang-ylang is a great way to solve 2 problems right away.
2. Tea tree.
Tea tree is one of the most popular essential oils used to treat problem skin, and it is great for maintaining healthy scalp. Since this agent is antifungal, it is successfully used to treat dandruff. The tool allows you to quickly get rid of itching, peeling caused by seborrhea. In the course of the research it was found that the tea tree slows hair loss and accelerates their growth, improves the appearance of curls, relieves the symptoms of inflammation.
Lavender oil is used in the care, both for hair and skin. Studies show that lavender increases the number of hair follicles, makes hair thicker, strengthens the roots. In combination with several different essential medicinal oils, lavender drug has no significant side effects.
Guys love cedarwood essential oil because of its woody, more masculine smell. It stimulates the hair follicles and improves blood circulation in the scalp area. The product is ideal for combating thinning hair. It also helps to get rid of dandruff.
Rosemary does well with dandruff due to its ability to minimize skin itching and remove scales. It helps in the treatment of both dry, dull hair, and in the treatment of excessively oily hair. It is used to prevent split ends. If you regularly use rosemary oil for six months, you can get good results in the treatment of alopecia. The product helps prevent premature baldness and stimulates hair follicles.
Oil based on this fruit is considered one of the best in the list of citrus oils. Lemon increases blood circulation in the area of the epidermis of the head and thereby accelerates hair growth. It is also useful to use this product to reduce excessive oily hair. True, it is not used in its pure form, experts recommend adding a few drops of this substance to the shampoo.
It has a fruity aroma and goes well with essential oils of lemon and cedar. Perfectly strengthens fragile, weakened strands. The antiseptic properties of juniper help fight against various infections, and its astringent properties strengthen hair follicles and prevent hair loss.
Probably everyone is familiar with the fresh, invigorating scent of mint. It is proved that a mixture of 3% essential oil of peppermint and jojoba oil substance is significantly increase the thickness and length of hair, accelerate their growth and strengthen hair follicles. The tool is not recommended for use by young children.
This remedy has powerful antiviral and antifungal properties that make it useful in combating various problems of the scalp. Lemongrass surpasses many medicinal products intended for the treatment of seborrhea in its medicinal properties.
Bergamot, orange, peaches, olives, avocados, geraniums, and jasmines can also serve as raw materials for the manufacture of cosmetic oils.
Variants of application of essential oils for hair
Perhaps every modern girl has ever heard of the benefits of essential oils for hair. However, not everyone knows how to properly apply them. It should be paid to such options for the use of aromatic essential oils:
• You can add a few drops of oil to your regular shampoo or conditioner; • To achieve good results, you need to use such a tool for at least six months; • Wet clean hair can be sprinkled with oil, with the addition of aloe vera, and after this procedure, you do not need to wash your hair, however, when using citrus oil formulations, it is not possible to sunbathe for a while; • any described drug can be used as a conditioner (coconut oil and sweet almond are well combined); • castor oil UCG promotes hair growth, but it is very difficult to wash out the curls, if it is used in a concentrated form.How to use essential oils
Rinse off the remnants of oil from the scalp will help ordinary shampoo, but it will take much more than the usual washing of hair.
Medical massage of the scalp with essential oils
A mixture of several essential oils and other beneficial ingredients (for example, vitamin supplements, herbal infusions) will help reduce the symptoms of dandruff, psoriasis, and accelerate hair growth. The classic technique is as follows:
1. Medical oil composition applied to the tips of the fingers. With light movements, the oil product is slowly rubbed into the epidermis of the head and directly into the hair itself, moving from the roots to the ends. Not worth much pressure on the skin. At the same time pressure should be deep. Only with the right massage will it be possible to improve blood flow and stimulate the growth of hair. The oil mixture is left on the skin and hair for 40-50 minutes and only then washed off. After such a session, experts advise not to engage in physical or mental labor, but to rest a little. Therapeutic massage, as well as the use of healing oils, is especially necessary for girls, who often subject their hair to dyeing or chemical perm. In this case, you should buy vegetable oil from thyme.
Head massage with essential oils