The use of essential oils for personal use such as beauty products like soaps, shampoos, face creams and perfumes are now widely used and if you are an essential oil enthusiast, here’s another great way to utilize your favorite oils. There are great essential oils that can improve your hair’s texture and growth while also helping address some scalp issues. They can be used to strengthen the hair shaft, sooth itchy scalp, promote hair growth and help with dandruff and flaking. In this blog, we have compiled the best oils that can be used for scalp massage or can be added to your conditioner or hair mask when in the shower.
Here are the top 5 best essential oils for hair and scalp:
“Lavender oil is very versatile and has a well-established tradition as a folk remedy. It helps balance natural scalp oils, which makes it valuable for all hair types. With its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and analgesic properties, lavender oil is a good treatment for dry, flaky scalp. It soothes and nourishes the scalp, providing relief from inflammatory scalp conditions. Regular massage with lavender oil is said to reduce hair loss and make the hair soft and shiny.”
“Chamomile essential oil is got from the blooms of the Chamomile plant. It is got from two flavors Roman Chamomile and German Chamomile. The Roman Chamomile oil is soothing oil and is known for its calming effect on the nerves. It soothes scalp and hair equally. This oil is best for dry as well as brittle hair and it is also extremely beneficial for eliminating lice.”
3. Tea Tree Oil
“Tea tree oil has proven very beneficial for the health of your hair and scalp. Like coconut oil for hair, tea tree oil has the ability to soothe dry flaking skin, remove dandruff and even can be used for the treatment of lice. To make homemade tea tree oil shampoo, mix several drops of tea tree essential oil with aloe vera gel, coconut milk and other essential oils like lavender oil.”
“Lemon essential oil is said to be the best hair oil for dry, curly hair because it actually stimulates the oil glands to produce more oil which leads to healthier, stronger and shinier hair. It also minimizes the appearance of dandruff and using it in your hair care routine can even make your #hair a highly undesired habitat for parasites such as head lice!”
Bergamot can add shine to dreary locks affected by weather, genetics, and hormones. To add a little shine in your life, add a few drops of bergamot to jojoba oil and apply on dry or wet hair. This also acts as a great way to smooth stray hairs into an updo.
Remember to add a few drops only with a carrier oil like olive oil or coconut for scalp massage and a few drops in your shampoo or conditioner when washing your hair. Adding essential oils to your hair care routine will work wonders. Not only will your hair smell absolutely good but it will be nourished and conditioned as well. Diffuse your oils in Bellasentials Aromatherapy Diffuser to help you relax while batching and doing your daily cleansing rituals. Enjoy and live life abundantly.