Smooth, Untangled and Healthy
By Ama H.Vanniarachchy
Having a healthy head of hair makes us feel good and confident. Hair is an indicator of our overall health. It reveals what we eat, how much water we drink, our lifestyle, our health habits, and about our mental health. Our hair needs nourishment to grow and be healthy. Apart from the food we eat, oils are essential to help hair grow stronger, healthier, and longer. Although there are many new hair nourishment products available in the market today, natural oils are the best. They do wonders on one’s hair. Natural oils keep hair healthy and fizzyfree, give a glow, help hair growth, and keep the scalp healthy.
When to apply oil?
Oils can be applied before and after a bath and on a daily or regular basis. There are certain oils that you have to apply on the scalp, give a massage, leave for about 30 minutes and then wash off. Certain oils you can leave for overnight and then wash the next day. Once the hair is dry you can apply oil and brush the hair gently. This prevents hair from breaking while brushing. You can apply oil on your scalp and on your hair every day or once in three, or four days, depending on the dryness or oiliness of your hair. If you are a regular user of chemical products, heating your hair, or staying in the sun for long hours, consider giving your head and hair good oil treatment and massage. It repairs your hair and nourishes it.
What are the oils to use?
There are many natural oils available in the market. Coconut oil is amazing on hair and scalp. It helps hair growth and makes hair stronger. Coconut oil also helps hair shine and glow. There is king coconut oil too. This helps hair growth and gives a sweet fragrance to your hair. Olive oil makes hair thick and long. Gingelly or Sesame oil is also good on hair. It helps hair growth. Apart from these natural hair oils, there are oils manufactured by combining many natural ingredients. Some are ayurvedic oils. Among the ayurvedic oils, Maha Neelyadi Thailaya has amazing effects on hair. It prevents hair fall and is the best solution for dry and frizzy hair. This oil should be applied and massaged before a bath. It also cools the scalpel and its herbal qualities are good for the head. Among the other types of hair oils, one can easily find oils that contain various herbal root extracts, aloe vera leaf extract, gotu kola extract, uluhal extract, and lime and rice extracts. If it is natural oils such as coconut, king coconut, gingelly, or olive oil, you can even apply a combination of them to your hair.
What benefits does it have?
Oiling your hair has many benefits such as;
- Encourages hair growth
- Avoids split ends
- Avoids hair fall
- Avoids dryness
- Adds a glow
- Encourages a healthy scalp
- Prevents dandruff Certain herbal oils also prevent headaches and have a calming effect on your head and mind.
Love your hair and chose to use natural oils and herbal oils on your hair. You can see the results in no time.