How to Use Olive Oil for hair care.
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We don’t where lab coats in the office…. but did you know that Olive Oil has a major moisturizing effect. Olive oil is not used for hair care purpose only, but it has lots of benefits for our general health too. Olive oil is ideal for unmanageable, dry and damaged hair. It puts frizzles out of your hair and makes it soft, silky and shiny.
What science does tell us is Olive oil is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin E which has the ability to moisturize and nourish your hair from its roots. To use it for hair care purpose, always try to buy Premium Extra virgin olive oil. This type of olive oil contains the most mineral and vitamins.
People have used olive oil for haircare for thousands of years, very few people have lead a science team behind the studies but Olive Oil can add softness and strengthen hair. It does this by moving through the out layers of the hair and retaining moisture inside the strand. The pretty shine is due to the outer cuticle hair being smoothed over.
Don’t ditch your beautiful hair products you purchased because they have their own qualities as well, though if you want to have that extra beautiful edge for your hair here’s a few tips for you,
The Hot Oil Treatment Way:
1.Pour yourself about 100ml of olive oil in a bowl.. You might need more or less depending on your hair length. *Remember Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil is better than standard Olive oil*
2. Before you apply, heat the oil for 10-20 seconds to make it lukewarm.
3. Brush or comb your hair to make a partition. Then apply the oil with help your fingertips in this partition. Beware not to touch nails in the scalp. Massage the hair roots with fingertips roots gently.
4. Now at a distance of an inch, make another partition and apply oil in the same way.
5. Keep doing this until you massage the entire scalp.
6. After the scalp is feeling ready with layer of goodness, apply the same oil on your hair length.
7. Once you are done with massaging the scalp and hair, cover your head with hot towel. This is going to help the oil to get absorbed in the roots very effectively.
8. Leave this for 30 minutes and then remove the hot towel and wash your head with mild shampoo. For even better results, steam your hair before shampoo. Apply your favorite conditioner after shampooing.
After shampooing your hair, you will notice significance change in the texture and look of the hair. Hair will be silky, shiny and healthy. This treatment can be done three times week if you want.
Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil It works as a great conditioner and improves the texture of your hair while preventing its dryness. Olive oil is ideal for unmanageable, dry and damaged hair. It puts frizzles out of your hair and makes it soft, silky and shiny.
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