Essential Oils that are Great for The Health of Your Hair

Essential oils have many uses, especially when it comes to health and beauty. Certain essential oils though provide real benefits for the look, feel and overall health of your hair. Rather than spending a fortune on drugstore products that may or may not work, consider trying one of the following essential oils, which can all easily be found at your local health food store, to help improve your hair:

Avocado Oil - Avocado oil is loaded with many of the things that your hair naturally craves in order to grow healthy and strong. Its packed with omega 3 fatty acids as well as vitamins A.B,D and E and is a great choice for those with dry or fine hair as it can really help boost both moisture and hair strength.

Castor Oil - Castor Oil has been used for centuries to help promote healthy hair and even hair growth and for good reason. Used as a regular deep conditioning treatment castor oil can promote thicker, faster hair growth and help reduce breakage and split ends. It can also help prevent scalp infections and calm a dry, itchy scalp.

Olive Oil - Most of us have olive oil in our kitchens for cooking purposes but did you know if used as a deep conditioning treatment it can also be great for your hair? In addition to providing extra moisture it also helps get rid of dandruff and promotes scalp health, something that is very important if you want truly healthy, great looking hair.

Rosemary Oil - Rosemary oil is the essential oil that is most often associated with helping to prevent hair loss as well as slow down the loss of hair pigment that results in gray hair. It can also work small wonders for those with dull, rather dry hair as it has amazing shine boosting powers.

Safflower Oil - Safflower oil is a great choice for those whose hair has been damaged by hair coloring products or one to many chemical treatments of other kinds-perming or straightening for example. But in addition to providing lasting moisture for dry, damaged hair it also stimulates blood flow to the scalp, something that helps hair grow faster.

Sweet Almond Oil - Sweet almond oil is a fabulous natural "sealant", locking in moisture, smoothing hair cuticles to help tame frizzies and adding a natural shine that looks amazing.

All of the essential oils above have great properties that can help improve the health of any type of hair. In addition to making good use o them though there are a few other things you should consider doing to help your hair stay as healthy as possible. Finding a good sulfate free shampoo list and choosing one from it to replace your regular brand is an idea worth trying and if you really must color your hair invest in a professional "dye job" to minimize the damage the color change may cause.

Bio: Elena is a fan of all kinds of natural solutions to common health problems but is especially knowledgeable about natural solutions for hair and finding better alternatives to expensive and chemical laden store bought products. She shares her knowledge at her websites

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Pinkchic18 4 years ago from Minnesota

Great information here! I love essential oils, and this helpful for some healthy hair too!

ksinll 4 years ago

I love natural remedies. Great hub.

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