DIY Hair Oils for Different Hair Problems

DIY Hair Oils for Different Hair Problems

Hibiscus is indeed rich in amino acids and also vitamin C, both of which are essential hair growth nutrients. They do help nourish one’s scalp and also stimulate hair growth from dormant follicles. Hibiscus also does condition one’s hair, strengthens the roots, and also prevents hair fall.

The Following are the different Hair Oils for Different Hair Problems.

Refreshing Citrus Hair Oil for Dandruff

What One Needs?

• 1 tbsp Orange and Lemon Peel Powder
• 100 mL Carrier Oil (such as olive or coconut oil)

Prep Time :2 days +15 minutes
Processing Time: 1 hour

Preparing a Citrus Hair Oil for Dandruff

1. First, one will need to prepare one’s citrus peel powder. One has to make sun-dry orange and lemon peels until they do start to harden. This will indeed take a couple of days. Once hard, grind the peels to a fine powder. Optionally, one can purchase readymade orange as well as lemon peel powder.
2. In a pan, heat one’s carrier oil and then to it add about a tablespoon of one’s citrus powder. Ensure that one is making use of cold-pressed oil as it does retain more nutrients than other oils.
3. Heat the oil until it does start to fume and then turn off the heat.
4. Strain the oil and then set aside about 2 tablespoons of it for use and rest can be stored in an air-tight container.
5. Massage the oil into one’s scalp for about 15 minutes and then apply it through the length of one’s hair. Leave it on for say an additional 45 minutes.
6. Wash one’s hair with a rather mild sulfate-free shampoo and then try to proceed to the condition.
7. After one is washing one’s hair, squeeze the excess water out of it making use of a towel.
8. Let one’s hair air dry.

How Often?

Try it out 2-3 times a week.

Why This Works?

Citrus peels are no doubt rich source of vitamin C and also have excellent anti-inflammatory properties. These properties do help soothe one’s scalp, relieving itching and flaking.

Amla Oil for Hair Loss

One Will Need

• 100g Amla Powder
• 1 cup Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil
• 4L Water

Prep Time: 1.5 hours

Processing Time: 1 hour

Preparing an Amla Oil for Hair Loss

1. Take about 70 grams of the amla powder and boil it in 4 liters of water.
2. Let the water boil until it has reduced to 1/4th of its original quantity. Set this decoction aside to cool.
3. Once it has cooled, use cheesecloth to strain as well as collect the amla water.
4. In a bowl dilute the rest of the amla powder with some water in order to form a thick, consistent paste.
5. Add this paste and the coconut oil to the amla decoction and then boil them together.
6. Let the ingredients boil until all the water does evaporate. One should be left with a mixture of amla powder and oil. Do allow the mixture to cool.
7. Set aside about 2 tablespoons of the oil for one’s use and store the rest away in an air-tight container.
8. Massage the oil into one’s scalp for about 15 minutes and then work it through the length of one’s hair. Leave it on for an additional 45 minutes.
9. Wash one’s hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo and then proceed to condition.
10. After one has completed the washing of one’s hair, the excess water needs to be squeezed out by a towel.
11. Let one’s hair air dry.

How Often?

You can apply Amla Oil twice a week to get rid of Hair Loss

Why This Works

Amla does contain essential fatty acids, vitamin C, and antioxidants, all of which do work together to boost up one’s scalp health and hair growth.

DIY Hair Oils for Different Hair ProblemsTulsi Hair Oil for One’s Itchy Scalp

One Will Need

• A bunch of Tulsi Leaves
• 100mL Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil
• 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds (Optional)

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Processing Time: 20 minutes

Method

1. Grind the tulsi leaves by saying about a small quantity of water to get a thick, consistent paste.
2. In a pan, heat the coconut oil on low heat and to it adds the Tulsi paste.
3. Optionally, one can also add a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds.
4. Heat the oil for about 10 minutes on low heat and then set it aside to cool.
5. Strain the oil and then set aside about 2 tablespoons of it for use while storing the rest away in an air-tight container.
6. Massage the oil into one’s scalp for about 5 minutes and then work it through the length of one’s hair. Leave it on for an additional 15 minutes.
7. Wash one’s hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo and then go ahead and condition.
8. After one is finished by washing one’s hair, the excess water needs to be squeezed out with the help of a towel.
9. Let one’s hair air-dry.

How Often?

Do it twice a week.

Why This Works?

Tulsi has antiseptic as well as antibacterial properties. It is also a rich source of vitamin C as well as antioxidants. Not only does this herb help to promote scalp health, but it also has a cooling effect which does help soothe inflammation and irritation.

Jamaican Black Castor Oil for Hair Growth and Thick Hair

One Will Need

• 1 tbsp Jamaican Black Castor Oil
• 1 tbsp Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil
• 6 drops Lavender Essential Oil
• 6 drops Rosemary Essential Oil

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Processing Time: 45 minutes

Method

1. In a bowl, combine all of the ingredients in order to get a smooth blend.
2. Massage this oil blend into one’s scalp for about say 15 minutes and then do go through the length of one’s hair. Let it be an additional 30 minutes.
3. Wash one’s hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo and then also proceed to condition.
4. After one’s is done washing with one’s hair, one needs to squeeze the excess water with a towel.
5. Let one’s hair air dry.

How Often?

Do it 2-3 times a week.

Why This Works?

Castor oil does indeed have excellent hair thickening properties. It also helps in stimulating hair growth from dormant follicles and strengthens as well as maintains the health of one’s hair shafts. In combination with coconut oil as well as other essential oils, it does create the perfect blend for boosting one’s hair growth and does increase the hair volume.

Curry Leaves and Coconut Oil for Gray Hair

One Will Need

• A handful of Curry Leaves
• 2 tbsp Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil

Prep Time : 10 minutes
Processing Time : 1 hour

Method

1. In a pan, heat the coconut oil and then add to it the curry leaves.
2. Continue to heat the oil on a rather low flame until black residue forms around the curry leave.
3. Turn off the heat and then set the oil aside to cool.
4. Once cool, strain the oil and then start applying it to one’s hair.
5. Massage the oil into one’s scalp for about 15 minutes and then work it through the length of one’s hair. Leave it on for an additional say 45 minutes.
6. Wash one’s hair with a mild sulfate-free shampoo and then proceed to condition.
7. After one is done washing one’s hair, squeeze the excess water out of it by making use of a towel.
8. Let one’s hair air dry.

How Often?

It can be done 2-3 times a week.

Why This Works?

This oil does help get rid of dead skin cells and also nourishes the scalp. It also does help restore the melanin (the pigment that gives one’s hair its color) which does help prevent as well as reverse premature graying.

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