Hair is one of the most important parts of your body that defines your looks. Apart from lending you a distinct face, hair is also a reflection of your well being. Hair is made of proteins called keratin. Hair grow through follicles that attach it to the scalp into the bulb that provides it the nourishment.
Apart from consumption of healthy balanced diet especially rich in proteins, external treatments with certain oil and moisture laden products can also help the hair to grow thick, shiny and restore its lost lustre in case of damage. There are some easy home made recipes made of oil that can make your hair grow long and healthy.
Oil Recipes For Hair Treatment
Coconut oil not only moisturizes your hair but also helps in keeping the proteins intact in hair. It is a very light hair oil and suitable especially for people from tropical and warm regions. Wash your hair thoroughly with your regular shampoo. Now take two parts of coconut oil and add one part jojoba oil to it.
Warm both of them as a mixture on a double boiler. Apply to the scalp and wrap your hair with a hot water towel so that the warmth opens up the pores on scalp and oil penetrates the follicles.
Mustard oil is a known anti-bacterial oil and is intensely moisturizing. For dry hair, it seems to be the best remedy. It is also useful in case of the you want to apply some hair drying ingredients for dandruff treatment or hair color. Mustard oil locks the color and delays its wear off.
Now, to the recipe of this oil. Take 2 parts warm mustard oil, add one part lime juice to it and half a tea spoon of fenugreek powder. Apply to scalp and through the hair strands. Let it rest for around two hours and wash off. You will find this treatment to be deeply cleansing and moisturizing.
Tea Tree Oil
This oil helps in restoring the hair loss and growth of new healthy hair. It cleanses the scalp and destroys the build up of fungi and bacteria on the scalp. It also known to be potent against dandruff.
Mix half a spoon of Aloe Vera gel in one part tea tree oil and one part Jojoba oil. Massage with this oil solution to get relief from Dry and flaky scalp.
It is a rich source of Vitamin E which is an elixir for skin and scalp. However, a direct application of almond oil is not recommended for the hair scalp. Instead you can add some of it in your regular hair products. A few drops of almond oil are more than enough as it is a very heavy and oily substance for the scalp to absorb.
Take two spoons of your regular conditioner and add 5 drops of warm almond oil to it. Apply as usual and wash off. Alternatively take 2 parts of coconut oil and add half part warm almond oil to it for intense moisture. The lightness of coconut oil will balance out the heaviness of almond oil.
Olive oil is a great remedy against the dandruff. If used with coconut oil it also aids the growth and stops the hair fall. Both the oils used in combination are great for strengthening the hair strands.
Take one part Olive oil and add one spoonful of coconut oil to it. Mix a teaspoon of lemon juice to these oil. Apply to your scalp. Let it stay for 2-3 hours and wash off.