April 24, 2012
Five Good Natural Oils for Natural or Relaxed Hair
Whether they’re rockin’ a natural ’do or a salon–relaxed dream
hairstyle, all sisters have one thing in common: They want strong, healthy,
beautiful hair. To get it, you don’t have to use pricey products or commit to
chemical coaxing. Instead, try natural, essential oils to bring out your hair’s
hidden beauty. Which ones? CocoandCreme.com recommends five to start with:
1. Peppermint Oil
This pleasant, tingly oil increases circulation, which in
turn encourages the scalp to produce its own natural oils. One thing is for
sure, a healthy scalp is beneficial for overall hair health and growth.
2. Lavender Oil
Some swear this sweet-smelling oil promotes hair growth, and
it has been used to treat some hair and scalp conditions such as alopecia
(balding). Dab it on sensitive areas, such as around the crown of the head and
3. Rosemary Oil
Not only does rosemary encourage hair growth—it can also
soothe an irritated scalp, help with dandruff and boost shine. But if you have
a bun in the oven, abstain. The oil isn’t good for mom and baby.
4. Sweet Almond Oil
Almond oil feeds hungry cuticles and helps control shedding.
The moisture boost it provides to tresses also thickens hair and produces a
5. Coconut Oil
This edible oil fights dandruff and lice and nourishes
damaged hair by softening and moisturizing textured tresses. Plus, coconut oil kick-starts
hair growth and strengthens strands.
What are you waiting for? Head to the health store and get
close to nature for beautiful, strong hair.
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