How to Use Essential Oils for Hair Health!
Just like the products we use on our skin and bodies, we should also be mindful of the products we use for our hair. Many common hair products are made with synthetic chemicals that can end up causing more harm than good.
When it comes to natural beauty alternatives, we love using essential oils for hair health. Certain essential oils have unique properties that improve the quality of our hair, from moisturising to treating dandruff. Keep reading as we share our top tips on using essential oils for hair health, and our favourite remedies to try at home!
Which essential oils are best for hair growth?
Struggling to grow out your hair? These essential oils are renowned for their stimulating properties:
Which essential oils are best for hair damage?
Are you dealing with split ends, dry follicles or colour damage? Opt for nourishing essential oils that can penetrate your hair from within, such as:
Which essential oils are best for treating dandruff?
Flaky, itchy dandruff can be seriously irritating. You’ll want to use soothing oils to calm and disinfect your scalp, like:
How to use essential oils safely for hair health:
Essential oils can be an amazing addition into your hair care routine. You should always dilute your essential oils with a carrier oil (like coconut oil) before applying them to your hair. This is because essential oils can be extremely potent, and topical application could cause irritation. It’s also important to use only high-quality essential oils (you can shop our range of pure essential oils right here).
Here are some of our favourite simple hair care remedies using essential oils:
- Dilute a few drops of your chosen essential oil with some coconut oil, and massage gently into the ends of your hair. Leave in as a treatment for 15-30 minutes, before washing hair out as normal. Use once a week for best results!
- Add a couple of drops of your chosen essential oil to your bottle of shampoo and conditioner. Tea tree oil is perfect for creating your own anti-dandruff shampoo.
- Dilute 3 drops of your chosen essential oil with 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, and use this as a hair rinse after washing.
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