Natural Oils for Healthy Hair

Natural Oils for Healthy Hair

Vetiver oil

A perennial grass indigenous to Bangladesh, that contains essential nutrients and anti-microbial properties that can help with hair nourishment.

Massaging vetiver oil into the scalp helps to improve blood circulation and stimulates hair growth. It helps in the production of collagen that builds keratin for the hair. And Its moisturizing properties help to manage dandruff

Olive oil

 Olive oil’s beneficial properties for healthy hair are widely known. Rich in fatty acids and antioxidants olive oil helps to strengthen hair follicles, repair damage, and condition dry hair, making them smoother and more manageable.

Olive oil helps to reduce the production of dihydrotestosterone- a hormone that binds to the scalp and causes hair fall. Its antifungal properties also help to stimulate hair production.

Sesame oil

Derived from Sesame seeds, this oil is rich in omega-3 and omega-6- two polyunsaturated fatty acids, the deficiency of which are one of the major causes of hair loss. Massaging sesame oil into the scalp helps to improve blood circulation, causing hair to grow, be stronger and look shinier.

It also works as a tonic to help with itchy scalp, dandruff, and other bacterial infections. It penetrates the hair follicles and heals damaged hair that is caused by heat, preventing brittles and split ends. Moreover, sesame oil acts as a natural coolant helping to retain hair moisture.

Almond oil

Known as one of the most natural hair softeners, almond oil when incorporated with daily hair care routine helps to restore luster and hydrates dull and dry hair.

Rich in fatty acids, it helps to keep the hair moisturized and smoothens its texture. It also helps to fight inflammatory scalp conditions. Its antibacterial properties help to treat dandruff that is usually caused by excess yeast growth. Moreover, it helps to reactivate dormant hair follicles, and in doing so promotes hair growth.

Due to being lightweight compared to other carrier oils, it meshes well with most hair types.

Castor Oil

Castor oil is a nutrient-dense oil extracted from the beans of Ricinus communis- a perennial flowering plant indigenous to tropical regions. It has been widely claimed to help promote hair growth and nourish dry scalps. It is a mix of proteins, fatty acids, vitamins, and antioxidants that helps to do wonder for the hair.

Its antimicrobial properties fight off bacteria and help to clean the scalp. It is high in ricinoleic acid which improves blood circulation in the scalp resulting in stronger and healthier hair. Castor oil also helps to increase the absorption of other hair products.

Coconut Oil

We have saved the best for the last. Coconut oil is the most widely used nourishing oil for hair care. Perfect for deep conditioning, coconut oil helps to retain moisture in hair by acting as a sealant resulting in less frizzy and manageable hair.

It penetrates deep into the hair shaft preventing loss of protein and slowing down hair loss. It also helps to remove build-up around hair follicles and treats dandruff. Coconut oil keeps the scalp nourished, prevents split ends, and adds luster and shine to your hair.

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