Oiling nourishes the roots ans gives shine and healthy look to our hair. All types of hair must be oiled regularly. Dry, dyed or permed- dented hair best benefits from an oil application. You can choose from a wide variety of oils- almond oil, olive oil, coconut or aloe vera oil.
Application:- Take a required amount of oil and warm it. Dip cotton pads into the oil and apply to every section of your hair, from roots to ends. Massage well. Dip a towel in hot water and squeeze out excess water. Now wrap the towel around your head and leave on for 15-20 mins. Shampoo off.
Aloe vera oil:- Aloe vera oil stimulates hair growth, arrests hair fall and combats split ends. Take 250 gms of coconut oil and 4 big leaves of aloe. Aloe leaves are thick, succulent and have a transparent pulp. Slit each leaf and scrape out the pulp in a thick sieve and dip the sieve in a bowl of clean cool water to wash off any impurities. Use a liquidizer to make it into a smooth paste. Heat the coconut oil in a pan and add the aloe pulp. Keep stirring until oil floats on top. Strain and bottle the oil.
Herbal hair oil:- Margosa leaves have cooling and medicinal properties. Curry leaves
prevents premature graying and skin eruptions, provides nourishment and restores healthy growth. Henna leaves are anti-fungal and has medicinal properties. Take 250 gms of coconut oil, 2 tbsp each of margosa leaves paste, henna leaves paste and curry leaves paste. Heat the oil in a pan and add all the pastes in it. Keep stirring continuously until oil floats on top. When cool, strain and bottle it.These 2 homemade oil recipes suits all types of hair. Oil hair once or twice a week for healthy and shining tresses.