Natural Oils for Healthy Hair and Scalp

Argan Oil

Argan oil is derived from the fruit of Morocco’s Argan tree. It’s a very rich, conditioning oil that does wonders for your hair. Rich in vitamin E, proteins and essential fatty acids, Argan oil is very effective in moisturizing and revitalizing dull and over processed hair. It’s also great for moisturizing your scalp. To apply, just smooth all over damp hair. Also massage your scalp with the oil to heal dry skin then wash after 30 to 40 minutes. It’s non-greasy and absorbs easy. The catch? because Argan oil is rare and is most effective at its purest state, it can be very costly. Some alternatives to try include Deity Super Serum Gro Nutmeg, made with nutmeg and Argan oils.

Olive Oil
Heart-healthy olive oil is best known for its culinary flair, but did you know that it fights heart disease just as well it fights dandruff, frizz and dry hair? Olive oil is made up of fatty acids that can repair damaged hair, keeping it shiny and smooth. It has moisturizing properties and helps prevent dandruff and split ends. By using this Mediterranean oil as hair treatment just once or twice a week, you can have healthy hair and scalp without spending big bucks! To use, microwave half a cup just so it’s warm and then apply to scalp and hair using fingertips. Wrap hair using a shower cap and leave for 30 minutes. Rinse and shampoo as usual. No time to prepare olive oil? Try Tibet Temple & Nape Penetrating Oil, also made with olive oil. Just pour and apply for super easy application!

Camellia Seed Oil
Camellia Seed Oil is rich in fatty acids and is made from the nuts of Camellia Japonica.  It’s great for restoring moisture, shine and softness to dry and damaged hair. It also protects hair against pollutants, making it ideal as a leave-in conditioner. Suffering form itchy scalp? like most natural oils, this Asian variety is also effective in penetrating the skin to restore moisture and prevent dry, itchy scalp. Camellia Seed Oil works best on clean hair. Wash and pat hair dry with a towel. Use your finger tips to work the oil into the scalp then spread from roots to ends. Try Camellia Silk Serum Shine (pictured above) for silky, smooth hair.

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