Having problems finding the most suitable product for your picky hair? Chances are commercial products aren’t the best option for your hair problems. Going natural and using essential oils for hair growth is often the best and safest technique to use if you want to promote the emergence of stronger, thicker, and healthier hair.
That being said, following are the top oils for hair growth being used today:
Considered be to one hundred percent safe, one drop of peppermint oil can be added to one teaspoon of water and massaged on the scalp. The sensation not only promotes hair growth but also eases any itching or dandruff problems you might have. As a bonus, peppermint oil provides your hair with that clean fresh scent and restores life back to the strands. Example would be NOW Foods Peppermint Oil (Liquid), 4 oz.
One of the best essential oils today not to mention sweet smelling, rosemary oil doesn’t just promote hair growth. It also helps with prematurely graying hair, restoring the color of the strands so that you’ll get your shiny, strongly colored hair back after just a few weeks of steady application. Rosemary oil is diluted with water and massaged on the scalp, but you can also try adding a few drops to your shampoo to reap its benefits. The ideal ratio is 1 drop per 1 ml of shampoo. Example: Rosemary Essential Oil by Edens Garden.
Read more about rosemary oil for hair here.
Used by American Indians for their hair care needs, jojoba oil possesses the unique characteristic of being chemically close to sebum. Sebum is the body’s natural oil production in the scalp which means that if you’re producing less sebum than usual, jojoba oil makes for a good replacement. Insufficient sebum production is known for causing a wide array of hair problems starting with flaky scalp, hair fall, and dull hair. With routine application, the oil removes blockage on the scalp, nourishes the hair and promotes further growth. Sample would be Desert Essence.
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Lavender has a long history of hair care use, originally utilized to prevent and treat baldness. Massaging a diluted mixture of the oil promotes hair growth and stimulates blood flow, encouraging vitamins and minerals to flow through the scalp. Aside from the fact that it smells wonderful, lavender oil has anti-bacterial properties and proven to be safe for most. It can also thicken thin strands of hair and prevent infections. Lavender is best applied at night and washed off in the morning with regular shampoo. Example would be French Lavender.
You probably haven’t heard of this one, but argan oil is no doubt one of the best today because it’s an all-in-one repair system. It can protect your hair from the sun even as it repairs any damage to the hair. Upon application, the oil will reduce any frizziest of your hair, making it more manageable with a healthier bounce. A good sample would be Pura d’or Argan Oil.
Always a popular choice, coconut oil helps moisturize the hair as well as prevent the occurrence of lice and other hair parasites. It is often used to promote hair growth and restores the natural health of the strands even as it repairs any damages. Example: Nature’s Way Organic Coconut Oil.
Read more about the benefits of using coconut oil for your hair.
Using Oils for Hair Growth
There are different ways you can use essential oils to aid with the growth of hair. The simplest method is applying it directly of the scalp and massaging it for a complete infusion. Of course, you can also try finding hair care recipes using your favorite essential oils.