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Why should you oil you hair?

In todays modern life, oiling hair  may seem to be looked down upon and  feel like a grandma”s thing to do…. But in reality, oiling hair has a lot of merits than what meets our eyes. Our current lifestyle and exposure to environmental elements like dust, pollution and exposure to harsh sunrays make our hair dry, frizzy and deplete them of moisture. Which further lead to brittle hair and eventually cause pre mature aging and hair fall.

 A lot of people may opt for spa and other chemical treatments. While regular hair spa isn’t a bad option to keep your hair supple and free of dryness, regular use of oiling will keep it nourished for longer. Also, oil acts as a coolant and it would prevent your hair from harsh heating conditions. If your hair is extremely dry, you can just apply oil to your hair and then soak a towel in hot water and wrap it around your head. This would make sure that oil penetrates well into the scalp. Also one of the best ways to keep your hair smooth is by oiling them daily, or at least regularly. Oiling your hair increases the blood circulation in the scalp thus, helps in repairing of damaged hair. This will make your hair look smoother and shinier. Oil also forms a protective layer over your and keeps it safe from the harmful effects of pollution and

A combination of castor oil , almond oil and coconut oil with a bit of fenugreek seeds works wonder for hair.

Recipe

  • 50 ml castor oil
  • 100 ml coconut oil
  • 100 ml almond oil
  • 2 tsp. fenugreek seeds

Method

Heat coconut oil and almond oil in a pan, add fenugreek seeds and let it simmer for 3 to 4 minutes on medium to high flame. Add castor oil and put the flame off. Let the mixture cool for 2 hours. Fill in a glass jar along with the fenugreek seeds.

Apply on scalp and full length of hair, let is stay overnight. If you cant keep it over night then let is stay for at lest 30 minutes and then wash with a mild shampoo.

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