Using Essential Oils for natural hair care is safer than using conventional hair products and can be cheaper due to the high concentration of oils in each bottle.
There are so many oils to choose from and, thanks to the wide variety of usage for each oil, they can serve many purposes outside of your hair care needs.
Perhaps now is your chance to make a
healthier choice for your hair care regime.
Whether you want to treat a dry scalp, thicken your hair, add strength and shine to it, or simply eliminate a dandruff problem, essential oils will do the trick.
There is no need to invest in expensive hair treatments that add harmful chemicals to your skin, the air you breathe and the environment you live in.
Essential oils are all-natural, inexpensive and, if used responsibly, they can be extremely healthy for your body as well. This site is dedicated to the many ways essential oils can help you live a happy, stress free, healthy life.
As you will soon see, the oils we recommend for your natural hair care can provide much more than just healthy, beautiful hair.
Here are some of the more popular oils used in hair care but this list is definitely not all inclusive. I will be adding to it in the near future so bookmark this page and check back from time to time.
For more information about how these oils can help with natural hair care (and other benefits) click on the links which follow their description.
Is your hair dry and thinning? Do you have a dandruff problem?
Clary Sage is known for its ability to stimulate hair follicle growth as well as prevent dandruff and oily hair or add moisture to dry hair.
You can apply a drop of Clary Sage to any application of a commercial hair product or you can create your very own blend.
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Lavender Essential Oil promotes hair growth as well as increases hair follicle depth and thickness.
It is known for its ability to control dandruff, moisten skin and scalp, improve circulation, prevent loss of hair, heal scratches and many other positive hair care issues you may have.
Lavender Oil is very versatile and goes well beyond just natural hair care treatments.
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Lemon Essential Oil has antiseptic and antimicrobial qualities which can help with acne and dandruff problems.
It is also a drying and clarifying oil so it if you rub it into your scalp it will go to work on oily hair.
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Lemongrass Essential Oil can be used undiluted or added to a shampoo and massaged into the scalp to heal and soothe your itchy scalp, reduce dandruff, strengthen the hair and promote growth.
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Patchouli Essential Oil is an astringent with antiseptic and fungicidal properties which can be used for a myriad of scalp and hair problems from dandruff to oily scalp.
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Chamomile Essential Oil is a soothing oil with natural anti-inflammatory qualities. It protects against damage from pollutants and is able to relieve dandruff, dryness and dermatitis.
If you want your hair to soften and shine, Roman Chamomile should be part of your natural hair care treatment.
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Rosemary is one of the best oils for naturally thickening the hair. It promotes blood circulation which stimulates hair follicles and hair growth.
It is naturally anti-inflammatory and is known to nourish your body's reproductive organs and hormones which are key in issues of hair loss.
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Tea Tree Oil is very popular for treating almost any skin problem and can be very useful in a natural hair care treatment. It has anti-fungal and antimicrobial properties which can relieve itching, unclog pores and promote the normal flow of natural body oils.
Tea Tree Oil is a favorite of mine and has many more uses than just natural hair care.
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Thyme Essential Oil is one of the most powerful antimicrobial oils and is frequently used to ease inflammation and promote blood circulation.
Thyme oil can rejuvenate your hair follicles which promotes growth of existing hair as well as reducing hair loss.
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Wintergreen is one of my favorite oils and has many more uses than just natural hair care.
Adding a drop of Wintergreen Essential Oil to each application of your shampoo can decrease or even eliminate dandruff problems.
This oil is also very good for pain.
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A couple drops of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil can be added to your shampoo or conditioner to increase the volume, strength and appearance of your hair.
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