Hair oils and their benefits
Argan oil - derived from the kernels of the argan tree, this helps to tame frizzy hair and improve the texture of the hair.This oil can be used to treat hair damaged by heat or dyes. It has also been proven to be promote hair growth in thinning hair.
Coconut oil - abe to actually penetrate the hair shaft and nourish the hair when used as a conditioner. May be used as a natural sunscreen in the summer to prevent thermal damage by the sun.
Amla oil - very popular in indian hair care for numerous problems such as dandruff, shine and to promote hair growth, accompanying scalp massages,
Avocado oil - rich in vitamins E, D and A. This oil can be absorbed into hair and therefore may be incorporated into deep conditioning treatments.
Castor oil - very thick oil with anti-fungal properties and therefore is an ideal remedy for dandruff and itchiness. Its thick, heavy consistency also make it a good natural hair conditioner when used as a hot oil treatment.
Black castor oil - rich in omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E. It is also thick and heavy which makes it ideal as a conditioner. Many women testify thickening of hair, lashes and brows after using this oil consistently.
Jojoba oil - very similar to the molecular structure of sebum.Helps to add shine, elasticity and softness to hair. Massaging into the scalp can help to relieve itchiness and scalp psioriasis
Olive oil - rich in antioxidants and vitamins A & E. This oil is great at sealing in moisture and preventing split ends. Can alos be used as a hot oil treatment for conditioning effects.
Essential oils (these should be diluted with a carrier oil)
Rosemary oil - this essential oil has been proven to stimulate hair growth when applied topically by imoroving circulation to the scalp. It also has anti-bacterial properties that help to improve scalp health
Tea tree oil - has many anti-bacterial, anti-viral and antifungal properties. Therefore, helping to prevent many ailments of the scalp that may cause hair loss or hair thinning.
Pepppermint oil - effective treatment for dandruff and dry scalp issues. MAy also improve circulation to the scalp, improving hair health.