Curly hair must be difficult to manage but this hair type has always been in fashion, it never goes out of trend. It is one of the most beautiful hair types if proper hair care is given. Curly hair is usually rough to touch and can be thick or thin in texture. It is susceptible to tangles, damage, breakage and split ends. The primary method to keep curly hair healthy and beautiful is to replenish oil and moisture in the hair. The emphasis here is on conditioning.
Keeping hair in good condition is also a combination of caring for it on the outside and nurturing it from within with a well-balanced diet and the use of essential oils.
Following are three best essential oils that give the softness, growth and shine to curly hair:
Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender Essential Oil is also known as Universal Oil as it has uncountable skin, hair, body and other healing properties. This essential oil stops hair fall and promotes healthy hair growth. It is also suitable to treat dandruff, itchiness of the scalp and protects the scalp from various infections. You can apply it directly onto the roots or use it with a carrier oil for head massage or it can also be mixed with shampoo. For head, massage Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of Coconut or Olive oil Add 3 to 4 drops of Lavender Essential Oil to it and apply it all over the scalp. To use it with shampoo, take out some shampoo in a bowl, add water to it and add 1 or 2 drops of Lavender Essential Oil to it. Mix well and apply it to the scalp and hair. Rinse off.
Ylang Ylang Essential Oil
Ylang Ylang helps to rejuvenate the scalp and hair greatly. This essential oil gives the scalp and hair complete nourishment by promoting sebum production. Ylang Ylang Essential Oil promotes stronger hair growth thereby treating hair breakage. It also improves the texture of hair by making them shinier and softer. To add a shine to dull dry hair, 1-2 drops with caution apply on clean dry hair. For deep nourishment, take 2 tablespoons of Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Hair Oil and add 2 to 3 drops of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil. Mix well and apply it using your fingertips onto the roots gently. Leave it for 2 to 3 hours and rinse off.
Rosemary Essential Oil
Rosemary essential oil is considered a sacred plant with magical properties and a general tonic. Rosemary Essential Oil helps to promote blood circulation and stimulates stronger and longer hair growth. It also prevents premature greying of hair and keeps the hair shinier. Use it with a carrier oil such as almond or coconut oil for head massage. If you’re facing hair loss and dandruff, massage the blend of 3-4 drops of this oil with almond oil or olive oil and massage your hair and scalp. Rosemary essential oil gives freshness to the hair. Add 1 drop of rosemary essential oil to water and rinse the hair to make them detangled and perfumed.