DIY hair oils for various hair problems

The use of oils to enhance hair health was probably one of the greatest ideas of man. Not only does it improve the health of your hair by conditioning and nourishing it, it also solves a variety of hair problems. However, it can sometimes be difficult to find a suitable oil for your hair. While cold-pressed organic oils are usually the best choice, you can improve your hair-care game by making your own oil blends at home. Below I have compiled a list of 6 homemade hair oils for various hair problems.

1. Hibiscus Hair Oil For Regrowth

 hibiscus hair oil

You Will Need

  1. 5 Hibiscus Flowers
  2. 5 Hibiscus Leaves
  3. 100 mL Carrier Oil (such as olive or coconut oil)

Method

  1. Mash the hibiscus flowers and leaves until you get a smooth pulp.
  2. In a pan, heat the carrier oil and add the crushed flowers and leaves. Make sure you use cold pressed oil as it contains more nutrients than other oils.
  3. Heat the oil until it starts to smoke and then turn off the heating.
  4. Strain the oil and set aside about 2 tablespoons of it for use while keeping the remainder in an airtight container.
  5. Massage the oil into your scalp for about 15 minutes, then spread it over the entire length of your hair. Let it act for another 45 minutes.
  6. Wash your hair with a mild, sulfate-free shampoo and then continue with the care.
  7. After washing your hair, squeeze out the excess water with a towel.
  8. Let your hair dry in the air.

Hibiscus is rich in amino acids and vitamin C, both of which are essential nutrients for hair growth. They nourish your scalp and stimulate the hair growth of dormant follicles. Hibiscus also cares for your hair, strengthens the roots and prevents hair loss.

2. Refreshing Citrus Hair Oil For Dandruff

Citrus Hair Oil For Dandruff

You Will Need

  1. 1 tbsp Orange and Lemon Peel Powder
  2. 100 mL Carrier Oil (such as olive or coconut oil)

Method

  1. First you have to prepare your citrus peel powder. Sun-dried some orange and lemon peel until they begin to harden. This will take a few days. Once they are hard, grind the skins into a fine powder. Optionally, you can buy ready-made orange and lemon peel powder.
  2. Heat in a pan your carrier oil and add a tablespoon of your citrus powder. Make sure you use cold pressed oil as it contains more nutrients than other oils.
  3. Heat the oil until it starts to smoke and then turn off the heating.
  4. Strain the oil and set aside about 2 tablespoons of it for use while keeping the remainder in an airtight container.
  5. Massage the oil into your scalp for about 15 minutes, then spread it over the entire length of your hair. Let it act for another 45 minutes.
  6. Wash your hair with a mild, sulfate-free shampoo and then continue with the care.
  7. After washing your hair, squeeze out the excess water with a towel.
  8. Let your hair dry in the air.

Citrus peels are rich in vitamin C and have excellent anti-inflammatory properties. These properties relieve the scalp, relieve itching and dandruff.

3. Amla Oil For Hair Loss

Amla Oil For Hair Loss

You Will Need

  1. 100g Amla Powder
  2. 1 cup Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil
  3. 4L Water

Method

  1. Take about 70 grams of Amla powder and boil it in 4 liters of water.
  2. Let the water boil until it has dropped to 1/4 of its original amount. Set this refrigeration aside to cool.
  3. After cooling, strain the Amla water with a cheesecloth and catch.
  4. In a bowl, dilute the remainder of the Amla powder with a little water to form a thick, consistent paste.
  5. Add this paste and the coconut oil to the Amla broth and cook it together.
  6. Let the ingredients boil until all the water has evaporated. They should be left with a mixture of Amla powder and oil. Let this mixture cool.
  7. Set aside about 2 tablespoons of oil for use while keeping the rest in an airtight container.
  8. Massage the oil into your scalp for about 15 minutes, then spread it over the entire length of your hair. Let it act for another 45 minutes.
  9. Wash your hair with a mild, sulfate-free shampoo and then continue with the care.
  10. After washing your hair, squeeze out the excess water with a towel.
  11. Let your hair dry in the air.

Amla contains essential fatty acids, vitamin C and antioxidants, all working together to boost scalp health and strengthen your roots. This helps to reduce hair loss and promote healthy hair growth.

4. Tulsi Hair Oil For An Itchy Scalp

Tulsi Hair Oil

You Will Need

  1. A bunch of Tulsi Leaves
  2. 100mL Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil
  3. 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds (Optional)

Method

  1. Grind the Tulsi leaves with a little water to get a thick, even paste.
  2. In a pan, heat the coconut oil over low heat and add the Tulsi paste.
  3. Optionally, you can also add a teaspoon of fenugreek seeds.
  4. Heat the oil for about 10 minutes over low heat and then set aside to cool.
  5. Strain the oil and set aside about 2 tablespoons of it for use while keeping the remainder in an airtight container.
  6. Massage the oil into your scalp for about 5 minutes, then work it through the length of your hair. Let it act for another 15 minutes.
  7. Wash your hair with a mild, sulfate-free shampoo and then continue with the care.
  8. After washing your hair, squeeze out the excess water with a towel.
  9. Let your hair dry in the air.

Tulsi has antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It is also a rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants. This herb not only promotes the health of the scalp, but also has a cooling effect that relieves inflammation and irritation.

5. Jamaican Black Castor Oil For Hair Growth And Thick Hair

Jamaican Black Castor Oil

You Will Need

  1. 1 tbsp Jamaican Black Castor Oil
  2. 1 tbsp Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil
  3. 6 drops Lavender Essential Oil
  4. 6 drops Rosemary Essential Oil

Method

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl to get a smooth mix.
  2. Massage this oil mixture into your scalp for about 15 minutes, then spread it over the entire length of your hair. Let it work for another 30 minutes.
  3. Wash your hair with a mild, sulfate-free shampoo and then continue with the care.
  4. After washing your hair, squeeze out the excess water with a towel.
  5. Let your hair dry in the air.

Castor oil has excellent hair thickening properties. It stimulates the hair growth of dormant follicles and at the same time strengthens and cares for the health of your hair shafts. In combination with coconut oil and other essential oils, it creates the perfect blend for promoting hair growth and increasing hair volume.

6. Curry Leaves And Coconut Oil For Gray Hair

 Curry Leaves And Coconut Oil

You Will Need

  1. A handful of Curry Leaves
  2. 2 tbsp Cold-Pressed Coconut Oil

Method

  1. Heat the coconut oil in a pan and add the curry leaves.
  2. Continue to heat the oil on a low flame until black residue forms around the curry leaves.
  3. Turn off the heater and allow the oil to cool.
  4. After cooling, strain the oil and apply to the hair.
  5. Massage the oil into your scalp for about 15 minutes, then spread it over the entire length of your hair. Let it act for another 45 minutes.
  6. Wash your hair with a mild, sulfate-free shampoo and then continue with the care.
  7. After washing your hair, squeeze out the excess water with a towel.
  8. Let your hair dry in the air.

This oil helps to get rid of dead skin cells and to care for the scalp. It also helps to restore melanin (the pigment that gives your hair its color), preventing premature graying and reversing.

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