Olive Oil Hair Treatment

Homemade Olive Oil Hair Treatment

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Some olive oil hair products are loaded with chemicals that damage your hair, it’s always best to use the oil itself, it will also give a much better result. Even organic olive oil hair products contain ingredients that can be drying and damaging to your hair.

There are fatty acids present in olive oil that coat the shaft of hair, which will help keep your hair protected, looking good and healthy. The olive oil hair treatment recipes below, only need to be done once per week.


Always use extra virgin olive oil in hair treatments.

Some Benefits of using Olive Oil for Hair.

•    Olive oil can give your hair more body and help your hair grow faster.

•    Olive oil prevents DTH hormone production, which causes hair loss. Here is a list of all the carrier oils and essential oils that are good for hair loss and extra hair growth.

•    Olive oil can give your hair a healthy shine.

•    Olive oil can keep your scalp healthy and even remedy some scalp problems. This is due to the presence of antioxidants.

•    Olive oil can fight off fungal and bacterial infections of the scalp as well as get rid of dandruff.

•    Olive oil will moisturise your hair, making it feel luxurious.

•    Olive oil, massaged into the scalp, can increase blood flow and stimulate the follicles to produce thicker strands of hair.

•    Using olive oil on your hair will soften and make your hair much easier to work with.


Here are some great combinations of olive oil for hair growth (olive oil for hair loss), dry hair and dandruff:


Hot Olive Oil Hair Treatment for Hair Growth:

Mix together:

* 15ml Olive oil,

* 15ml Avocado oil and

* 12 drops of Lemon essential oil.

(mix double this amount if you have very long hair)

Heat the mixture until lukewarm, then massage into your hair and scalp. Wrap your hair in a warm damp towel and leave on for 30 minutes. Shampoo your hair once or twice to remove all greasiness. A conditioner should not be necessary.

You can use the same method above, but replace the avocado oil with one of the following: Castor Oil, Grapeseed Oil, Sweet Almond Oil or Emu oil.

You can replace the Lemon essential oil with any of the following: Lavender essential oil, essential Rosemary oil, Roman chamomile essential oil, Thyme essential oil, Cypress essential oil, Clary sage essential oil.

Other essential oil recipes for great hair. 


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Olive Oil and Hair Treatment for Dry, Damaged Hair

Make your own olive oil hair conditioner, by mixing:

* 15ml of Olive oil, 

* 15ml of Castor oil and

* 12 drops of Lavender essential oil.

(mix double this amount if you have very long hair)

Massage this mixture into your hair and scalp. Wrap your hair in a warm damp towel and leave on for 30 minutes. Shampoo your hair once or twice to remove all greasiness. After using olive oil for dry hair, a conditioner should not be necessary.

You can use the same method above but replace the castor oil with one of the following: Jojoba Oil, Sweet Almond oil, Apricot Kernel oil, Hempseed oil, Neem oil.

You can replace the Lavender essential oil with any of the following: Essential Rosemary oil for hair, Sandalwood essential oil, Geranium essential oil.

Olive Oil Hair Treatment for Dandruff

Mix:

* 15ml of Olive oil

* 15ml of Sesame Oil and

* 12 drops of Cedarwood essential oil.

(mix double this amount if you have very long hair)

Massage this mixture into your hair and scalp. Wrap your hair in a warm damp towel and leave on for 30 minutes. Shampoo your hair once or twice to remove all greasiness. A conditioner should not be necessary.

You can use the same method above but replace the Sesame oil with one of the following: Avocado oil or Castor oil.

You can replace the Cedarwood essential oil with any of the following: Essential Rosemary oil for hair, Lavender essential oil, Lemon essential oil, Thyme essential oil, Basil essential oil, Cypress essential oil and Sage essential oil.

Olive Oil Hair Mask

Mix a quarter cup olive oil with one egg yolk and a few drops of lemon essential oil.

Massage into your hair and scalp, leave on for 30 minutes and shampoo. Your hair will feel soft and smooth.


Other pages on remedies for skin in connection with this page

* Coconut oil vs olive oil hair treatment

* Castor oil for hair


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