Oiling provides the hair with nourishment to prevent hair fall, premature greying of hair, dryness, frizzy hair, and it is definitely a stress busting. Hair yoga is the new term for the age-old oiling process of the hair.In this segment, we will discuss the tips for oiling the hair and a few good oils for hair nourishment.
The Tips Of Hair Oiling Are-
Warm the oil a little before massaging into the scalp. Massage well for 5 minutes with fingertips in all areas of the scalp. Take care that the hair scalp is clean as dirty hair will attract more dirt. Do not apply oil on an already greasy scalp. Keep a warm soaked towel on the hair and tie it around the head for 2-3 minutes. This technique opens the pores and allows proper penetration of the oil into the follicles. Leave the oil for 2-3 hours or overnight for better nourishment and hydration.
The Various Oils That Are Excellent For The Hair Are-
The texture of this oil is very similar to the earthy texture and hence, is highly compatible with our skin. It has vitamins A, E, and D and nourishes and repairs damaged hair. The application of jojoba oil also facilitates hair growth and thickens the hair with regular application. Follow the hair massage with a turban therapy for great results. Apply 1-2 times a week.
This is an easily available oil and also one of the best sources of hair nourishment. Its vitamin E content makes the hair shinier, stronger and more voluminous.It also contains antimicrobial compounds like lauric acid and capric acid which protect the scalp against infections like dandruff and itchiness.
This oil from the African continent is a little pricey but has benefits galore. Containing high amounts of omega fatty acids and vitamins, it provides great nourishment for damaged, rough, and dry hair. The antioxidants in this oil are useful in protecting the hair from all kinds of damage.
The extra virgin oil variety is always recommended in this oil. Massaging this oil in the scalp will promote hair growth and moisturise the hair strands effectively. It improves blood circulation and fights all scalp infections.
Tea Tree Oil
This is an anti-microbial oil that can fight all fungal and bacterial infections and keep the scalp neat and dirt free. It can be mixed in the hair shampoo for better hair cleansing and its massage promotes hair growth and strengthens the hair roots. This oil is great for treating dandruff problems.
Indian Gooseberry Oil
A boon for grey hair, amla oil can restore the color of the hair and regular use can bring back color to grey hair. Not only is it a great conditioner, it promotes hair growth, and fights scalp infections and makes the hair look shiny and soft on regular application.