Hair is the crown of our head and everyone wants it to be on their head forever. For this a consistent hair care regimen is a must to maintain the healthy appearance of hair. If thick and lustrous hair is your target then add hair growth oils in your hair care routine because you can’t ignore the scalp nourishment.
Hair oil massage treatment helps to warm the scalp skin and dilate the blood vessels underneath. This process stimulates the blood circulation that can help to improve healthy hair growth.
Here is the list of some natural and easily available hair growth oils to fix your hair problems and stimulate hair growth.
1. Coconut Oil
In my hair growth oils category, I am starting with my favorite ingredient “coconut”. Whether skin or hair, coconut oil nourishes both from the inside to the outside. When it comes to hair, coconut oil is best to grow thicker and healthier hair. The fatty acids and vitamins in the coconut oil help to nourish the scalp deeply.
Coconut oil is a natural saturated fat that may help to rid of dandruff and irritation. Coconut oil can be used as a pre-shampoo treatment for dry, brittle, and damaged hair. Aside from these benefits, if you massage this oil from root to tip then this might prevent hair breakage and split ends.
How to use it?
Before using it, heat it lightly and then apply it to the hair length while massaging the scalp with your fingertips. Whenever you notice dull, dry, and frizzy hair, then you must massage with coconut oil. This oil has the power to give you the best looking hair of your life. Whether you are a woman or a man, it is beneficial for everyone’s hair growth.
Coconut oil hair mask
Take one ripe banana and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. In a blender mix them. Now apply it to your scalp and hair. Keep this mask for one hour then Then wash the hair thoroughly with lukewarm water and mild shampoo. This mask makes the hair strong and reduces hair loss, which makes hair healthy.
2. Sweet Almond Oil
Filled with vitamin E, essential fatty acids, protein, and antioxidants, this almond oil is excellent to improve the shine and strength of hair. As you use almond oil in your daily routine, you’ll see your hair texture becoming smoother. Almond oil makes your hair strong, which reduces hair breakage and leads to more hair growth.
How to use it?
Almond oil can be used directly on the scalp for treating the dry scalp conditions. Just rub the small amount on your scalp and the length of the hair. Massage in circular motions with light fingers. If you want, let it stay in your hair overnight and wash it with lukewarm water and mild shampoo in the morning.
This gentle head massage will improve your hair growth as well as relax you. Generally, almond oil is an ideal oil which works well on everyone’s skin and hair. Don’t use if you are allergic to nuts. Organic cold-pressed sweet almond oil is recommended to use to promote hair growth and reduce hair thinning.
Almond oil hair mask
The combination of almond oil and fenugreek seeds in this mask encourages healthy hair growth and repairs the damage. In a pan add 4 tablespoons of almond oil and 1 tablespoon of fenugreek seeds. Boil the oil until seeds become red. Massage the lukewarm mixture on your scalp and hair. Preserve the oil in an airtight bottle.
3. Olive Oil
Olive oil has enormous benefits and uses for overall health. Apart from skin and hair care, this multipurpose oil is also used in cooking, medicines, and cosmetics. This oil is rich in fatty acids, antioxidants, and multiple vitamins that help to lock the keratin in your hair.
How to use it?
Warm a little oil and massage thoroughly on your scalp and hair length. Allow the oil to sit in the hair for some time and then wash the hair with lukewarm water and shampoo. It is also great for dandruff treatment. Just add a little lemon juice to it and massage it on the scalp. Leave it for an hour and wash it off.
Olive oil’s nutritional qualities boost your hair growth and prevent hair greying. It deeply moisturizes your brittle and rough-textured hair and makes them frizz-free. Even if a little olive oil is applied to the hair before hair styling, hair damage from styling tools can be avoided.
Olive oil hair mask
This homemade DIY hair mask is highly effective for treating hair issues like dry and brittle hair, split ends, and hair loss, etc. just combine the one egg yolk and 2 tablespoons of olive oil and apply this mixture to your hair, from root to tip. Cover your hair with a shower cap to avoid the mess. Leave it for 45 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water and mild shampoo.
4. Jojoba Oil
Jojoba oil is the most popular ingredient in cosmetics and skincare products. This oil is rich in vitamins and minerals that provide nourishment to hair and keep them thick and growing. Because this oil is very lightweight, it is best for people with thin hair. It can be a beneficial addition to a hair care routine.
How to use it?
To promote the hair thickness and growth, warm a little oil according to your hair length and gently massage on your scalp. Apply good oil on the hair length too. Leave it for 45 minutes then shampoo and rinse properly. Jojoba oil contains copper and because of that it is effective to slow down the premature greying process.
Jojoba oil hair mask
To prepare the hair mask you need 2 tbsp. of honey and 2 tbsp. of jojoba oil. Heat it a little and mix well. Now apply this mask on your hair. After a while, wash your hair with shampoo and lukewarm water. You can also mix a few drops of jojoba oil in your shampoo and conditioner to achieve voluminous hair.
5. Argan Oil
Argan oil has been used for health and beauty for ages. Now it has started being used in skin and hair care products as well. Argan oil is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids and they help to protect your hair from UV rays, heat styling, and dryness. This non-greasy oil moisturizes your each strand and gives your hair the shine you always wanted.
How to use it?
Massage a few drops of Argan oil on your scalp and hair and continue the massage for 15-20 minutes. Leave it for 30 minutes and then wash your hair properly. It can be used as a leave-in conditioner. Rub 2-3 drops on your hands and apply on your wet hair. Along with increasing your hair growth, it will give your hair a glossy finish.
Argan oil hair mask
To make a hair mask you need coconut oil, argan oil, and honey. Add one tablespoon of each ingredient in a saucepan and heat it lightly. Now start doing massage on your scalp and don’t forget to apply on ends to treat split ends. After keeping it for 30 minutes, wash your hair with regular shampoo. No more frizz, no split ends, only healthy hair.
6. Grapeseed Oil
The oil extracted from grape seeds is very lightweight and odorless. It nourishes your hair with antioxidants, essential fatty acids and, vitamins. Like the other hair growth oils grape seed oil also contain natural conditioning properties. It is perfect for those who want treatment for their prone to brittle and dry hair. Grapeseed oil helps to helps to restore the scalp oils, which decreases the chances of breakage.
How to use it?
Apply the small amount of oil on your scalp and hair length. Massage well with light fingers. If you want, keep it in your hair overnight and wash it in the morning. Grapeseed oil helps to restore the natural shine of hair and promotes healthy growth. It also acts as a natural dandruff treatment.
Grapeseed oil hair mask
In many ways, you can use grapeseed oil to eliminate the hair issues. For making a hair growth mask you need one egg, 1 tablespoon of grapeseed oil, 1 teaspoon of coconut oil, half mashed avocado. Combine all the ingredients and spread thoroughly on your scalp and hair length. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it for an hour. Wash it off with normal shampoo.
7. Castor Oil
Next in the list of hair growth oils is castor oil, best for growing long and thick hair. Filled with vitamin E and proteins, this thick oil helps to ease dandruff, moisturize the scalp and make your hair shiny. Some people use castor oil to treat hair loss, which is also known as alopecia. When applied on the scalp, it improves the health of hair follicles and In turn, promotes your hair growth dramatically.
How to apply it?
Castor oil is difficult to apply as it is very thick. So you can mix it with some other hair growth oils of your choice and apply it. I always prefer to mix coconut oil in it. Apply a few drops of lukewarm oil into your scalp and massage. Let the oil sit for at least 2 hours. Cover your head with a shower cap until you wash hair. Castor oil can cause staining, so it is best to wear an old t-shirt when applying oil on your hair.
Castor oil hair mask
You can make easy hair masks at home by mixing several different ingredients in castor oil. These incredible combinations are castor oil and aloe vera for healthy scalp, castor oil, and coconut for thick hair, castor oil and fenugreek seeds to stop hair fall, castor oil and mustard oil for shiny hair, and last but not least castor oil and egg for split ends.
8. Mustard Oil
Mustard oil (sarso ka tel) is generally used for cooking in homes but many people also use it on hair. I also use it for deep conditioning of hair. Mustard oil enriched with vitamin E, omega 3 fatty acids, and many other minerals which are crucial for good hair growth. The antibacterial and antifungal properties of this oil might help to fight scalp problems such as dandruff, dry flakes, and acne to encourage new hair growth.
How to use it?
Just heat the oil and use it on your scalp and hair. Massage gently to improve the blood circulation. Keep it overnight. Wash your hair in the morning with shampoo. But make sure to cover your hair so that the oil does not stick in your pillow and clothes. I always use an old T-shirt as a pillow cover for overnight oil treatment.
Mustard oil hair mask
For preparing this fantastic hair mask you need 2 tablespoons of yogurt, one tablespoon of mustard oil, and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and apply this mixture on your scalp and hair. Now cover your head with a shower cap and leave it for an hour. Wash it off with shampoo. This combination will give you silky soft and dandruff free hair.
9. Neem Oil
Neem oil, there is no doubt that this holy oil is full of Medicinal and Beauty Properties. The most popular uses of neem oil for hair are treating scalp infections, head lice, dandruff, and baldness; revitalize dry hair and stimulating hair growth. This single oil can cure almost all hair and scalp issues. Even regular application of neem oil can minimize and prevent greying.
How to use it?
Always dilute neem oil with other carrier oil, such as sweet almond oil, olive oil, or coconut oil. Gently massage into roots of your hair and allow it to sit for 30 minutes. Wash your hair with mild shampoo. Due to its high-level antioxidants neem oil nourishes the roots of the hair and increases hair growth.
Neem oil hair mask
To make a neem hair mask, you need 2 tablespoons of neem oil, 2 tablespoons of coconut oil, and 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix all ingredients and apply this with your fingers from roots to end. If you want, let it sit in the hair overnight and otherwise wash it off after an hour. As a result, you will get silky smooth, problem-free hair.
10. Amla Oil
Derived from Indian gooseberry, this herbal oil contains plenty of minerals, antioxidants, and vitamin C. Due to this amla oil strengthens the hair follicles, encourages hair growth, and controls premature greying. Amla oil is often used in Ayurveda for treating hair problems. Amla oil is the secret of Indian women’s thick, dark and glossy hair even in their 50s.
How to use it?
This miracle oil can be applied to your hair straight from the bottle. Massage this on your scalp and continue massaging till all the strands oiled. If you don’t like the smell of this oil then wash it away after some time. It is excellent to treat dry and itchy scalp.
Amla oil hair mask
This amla oil mask can benefit your hair in many ways. In a bowl, mix 4 tablespoons of yogurt and 2 tablespoons of the amla oil well. Apply the paste thoroughly on your scalp. Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave it for 45 minutes. Wash it off with nourishing shampoo.
Hair oils are the secret to treating depressing hair problems. Just add hair growth oils in your hair care routine, you’ll see the major positive difference.
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