Essential oils are powerful plant extracts used for beauty purposes. There are many top-quality essential oils for hair care, and learning how to combine them in your hair care routine can give you the best results.
Lavender essential oil
Lavender oil has anti-inflammatory properties, soothes the scalp, and keeps it healthy. It also adds shine to the hair. Lavender oil also adds a pleasant floral scent to your hair.
Just add a few drops of this oil to your regular shampoo, conditioner, and hair mask. Add a few drops to rose water and spray it onto your hair after shampooing for a lingering fragrance.
Peppermint essential oil
Peppermint oil is great for refreshing the hair and combating dandruff. Just mix it with a carrier oil such as jojoba oil or coconut oil and use it as a pre-shampoo treatment. Add a few drops to rose water and spray it onto the scalp and hair after shampooing.
Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil eliminates dandruff and fights against scalp acne and itchiness. Add a few drops to your homemade and commercial shampoo and hair mask. Dilute tea tree oil with a carrier oil like jojoba oil or coconut oil to use as a regular hair treatment.
Rose essential oil
Rose oil is great for adding fragrance and reducing frizz. Just add a few drops to your shampoo and conditioner before use. Or mix 5-6 drops with 1/2 cup of rose water and use it as a mist after shampooing as a treatment.
Rosemary essential oil
Rosemary oil benefits stimulated and thinning hair. It nourishes hair follicles and improves scalp circulation. Add a few drops to coconut oil and massage it onto your scalp and hair 2 hours before shampooing.
Thyme essential oil
Thyme oil strengthens the hair follicles and reduces hair loss and hair fall, combats dandruff, and keeps the scalp healthy. Thyme oil also promotes nerve cell growth, so it is used indoors to relieve stress, and its fragrance helps heal damaged nerve cells.
It can be used for all hair types and is particularly beneficial for those facing hair loss, breakage, or thinning.
Add a few drops to your homemade and commercial shampoo and hair mask. Dilute with water and spray it onto the scalp after shampooing to stimulate hair growth.