How to use olive oil for hair growth
Experts believe that there are natural properties in olive oil that can make hair grow stronger and fuller. This oil, which is derived from fresh squeezed olives also have amazing properties that can nourish the scalp and may even be effective in scalp and hair problems like dandruff and dry scalp. The ability of olive oil to strengthen individual hair strands can make hair less prone to breaking and drying out. This is basically the reason why olive oil is one of the most popular ingredients in shampoos and hair care products. But do you know that you can also use olive oil that you have at home to take care of your hair? Here are several ways to make your hair healthier and stronger with olive oil
- Add 1-2 tbsp of olive oil in your plain shampoo or hair conditioner. Shake the bottle well and use it as you would your shampoo. Make sure you allow the oil to penetrate the scalp and to soothe individual hair strands by allowing the shampoo to stay on your scalp for several minutes before you rinse.
- People who suffer from hair loss or thinning of the hair may use plain olive oil and rub it directly on the scalp. Allow the oil to stay several hours on your scalp before you shampoo or rinse. If possible, leave the oil onto your scalp overnight, place a shower cap on as you sleep and rinse and shampoo hair thoroughly in the morning.
- Avoid using olive oil directly on scalp when you have open wounds and skin inflammation. Ask a dermatologist for the best product to use instead.
- It is also best to use pure olive oil to get the best results, do not choose oil that has additional ingredients or artificial coloring.
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