Liquid Gold ~
Olive oil is among the most versatile oils there's. All of us understand its enormous popularity and health benefits when taken internally through cooking.
Olive oil is certainly used in Mediterranean nations for much more than cooking and maybe herein lies the secret for their glowing skins and luscious healthy hair.
The largest manufacturers and consumers of olive oil are Spain and Italy which account for about 50 % of the worlds marketplace.
Italy's conditioning and curative properties never have gone unnoticed in the commercial world and many cosmetic brands now mention olive oil or extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) in their fixings.
This oil is famous because of its nutritional advantages. Rich in vitamin A, E, biotin, niacin and antioxidants, the cold pressed process used in EVOO can also be processed less than in routine Olive Oil.
It's ideal for hair conditioning as it reinforces the hair and enhances the flexibility whilst nourishing, moisturizing and adding suppleness to all hair, especially dry or over processed hair.
Infused Olive Oil
Mine is consistently used nicely within this I must say!
Considering so many amazing herbs, flowers and essential oils may be added and infused readily to extra virgin olive oil, Mine urge everyone to give it a go as I guarantee, you may not be disappointed!
A few other traces to infuse with are calendula, mint, rosemary, thyme, basil, tea tree, peppermint, cypress and geranium based on what state and hair kind you have. Take a look at my home made shampoo recipe for a complete list of essential oils that suit specific hair states.
Virgin Hair Conditioner ~
1 tbsp for short hair and 2 tbs for long hair should be adequate. Evaluation on the interior of the arm before using and let cool if necessary.
You don't need it too warm.
Leave for a short while and climb away. Use shampoo to remove all extra olive oil or the hair may seem limp and lack luster. Overusing oil is a familiar thing when using for the very first time so remember less is more.
This hair conditioner is another fast fundamental one which can be utilized to replace your regular one.
Use liberally beginning at the scalp, gently massaging the hair roots.
This will stimulate the circulation in the scalp and remove any lose hairs, deposit from merchandises, dead skin cells and moisturize your skin.
Stack hair through to head ( in case you must) and pop on a shower cap. Relax and leave on for a quarter hour before shampooing hair.
Whilst there are other base oils it is possible to use, you may infuse EVOO with the following:
For Promoting Hair Development Use parsley, sage, peppermint, chamomile, ginger, cinnamon or horsetail.
Colour Treated Hair For improving blond hair use chamomile, calendula or clove.
For brunettes use nettle, rosemary, sage, black tea, earth coffee or ground black walnut.
For redheads use reddish clove, hibiscus or chamomile.
Hot Oil Method & Use:
Heat up your little bottle of infused oil (decant 1 or 2 tbs of oil into a little heat proof bowl if you favor) by sitting it in a bowl of hot water for 2 4 minutes.
Examine the oil by dipping your finger in. If you are comfortable with the heat of the oil, remove in the bowel.
Begin applying the oil on the highest part of the scalp or at the sides of the temple using little circulating massage motions right at the hair root. Liberally apply the oil while stimulating the scalp softly.
You happen to be seeming a fine thin sheen or coating and not too thick that it's dripping down your face and neck.
When ended, stack your hair upward and pop on a shower cap.
Get a moderate sized towel and run it under the hot water faucet to completely soak.
Wring it out well so it's not dripping and wrap it around the shower cap.
Leave for half an hour to 2 hours, the more you leave it the better.
Whenever the towel begins to cool to skin temperature, simply remove it.
To Remove Treatment:
Shampoo and shower as standard, according to how much oil you used will discover if you want 1 or 2 shampoos. You'll feel your hair and understand, trust mine.
Probably no additional conditioner will be needed.
This treatment you should do once per week and your luscious locks will thank you!
Alternate Base Oils ~
Castor Oil great for greasy hair or great for strengthening thin and fragile hair.
Jojoba Oil lightweight oil appropriate for all hair types, especially beneficial to greasy hair.
Avocado Oil exceptionally moisturizing oil, exceptional for really dry hair or frizzy hair.
Coconut Oil for all hair types, and superb for dandruff or flakiness.
Sesame Oil A known power station for slowing down hair loss and thinning hair.