This text is for those who think their hair has become brittle and dry. But do not despair since there is a solution to this problem in the form of the hot oil treatment, which will be the focus of this article. Today we live in a fast paced world, while stressful situations and unhealthy nutrition are a part of our lives, and although we may have used to this kind of living, our body certainly has not. Many problems will arise in some point due to this lifestyle and one of them may be the hair problem. We may experience gray hair, split ends, hair loss and many other hair-related troubles. But, these problems may be overcame if a person uses a proper treatment. In order to have a healthy hair, you may give hot oil hair treatment a try.
The hair may become dry, but this problem may be eliminated with the use of hot oil treatment since it will make the hair moist. Sebaceous glands and located around the hair shaft and they are responsible for the secretion of the oil known by the name sebum, which is responsible for making the hair resistant to water and shiny. This secretion is impaired when the hair is damaged and this leads to the loss of shine and the appearance of unhealthy hair. People with hair troubles are afraid to give this treatment a go, since, they believe this will make their hair sticky and oily. But this treatment is done only once during the week and it will not make your hair look oily.
For the preparation of the hot oil treatment you will need 10 drops of sandalwood essential oil, 2/3 cup of cold pressed olive oil or sunflower oil, 10 drops of geranium essential oil, one tablespoon of honey, two tablespoons of vitamin E oil and 10 drops of lavender essential oil. The process of preparation goes like this: you need to add olive oil or sunflower oil in a zip lock bag, then put geranium oil, sandalwood essential oil, lavender oil, honey and vitamin E oil and then mix them by squeezing the bag. Then insert the whole bag in a bowl filled with hot water, but remember not to heat the water and to remove the bag once it becomes warm. This mix should be put on the hair for 15 to 20 minutes and during this period you should put a towel on the head and rinse the hair after the treatment with a regular shampoo. There is a treatment for the dry hair, which needs 8 drops of sandalwood oil, 8 drops of geranium oil, 1/2 cup of soybean oil and 8 drops of lavender oil. Mix all ingredients and microwave them for 25 seconds. When the mixture becomes warm, you can use it, but remember not to boil the mixture. Put this mix on the hair, massage the hair, comb it and then leave it for 20 minutes with a towel wrapped around the head. At the end, rinse the hair with a regular shampoo. For the damaged hair, take one teaspoon of organic soybean oil or sunflower oil and two tablespoons of jojoba oil and put them on a low heat and stir. When it becomes warm, apply on the hair and leave it for 15 minutes. You can put a cap on and when over, rinse the hair with a proper shampoo. Following this treatment once a week will significantly improve the appearance and health of your hair.