Olive oil hair masks: recipes, benefits, applications
Since ancient times, olive oil has been considered “liquid gold”. Only wealthy merchants could afford to use it for cosmetic purposes. Nowadays, olive oil is available to everyone. The combination of the beneficial properties of olive oil allows you to maintain the health of curls and skin. Cosmetic procedures with olive oil will be useful for any type of hair.
Benefits of olive oil for hair
Olive oil is an indispensable product not only on the kitchen shelf, but also in the hostess’s cosmetic bag. The oil has a large number of essential components that are needed not only for hair, but for the whole body.
In olive oil contained:
- Fatty acids (oleic, linoleic). Unsaturated fatty acids accelerate the growth of curls and save from various types of itching and peeling;
- Phenols, which are antioxidants for hair and skin;
- Vitamins A, E, D and K. The lack of these vitamins leads to a weakening of the immune system, loss of hair shine, dryness and brittle curls.
Thanks to these components, olive oil is used in the treatment of hair loss and even baldness. Vitamins and acids take care of the curls and scalp, nourishing and moisturizing the strands. The nutrients of the oil help to get rid of itching, soothing and nourishing the scalp. The components of the oil are good for dry, damaged and split ends.
Combining olive oil with other beneficial substances the product will help:
- Get rid of dryness, brittleness and split ends;
- Eliminate dandruff and dead tissue;
- Make strands thicker and give them a healthy shine;
- Treat hair loss.
Also, procedures with olive oil can get rid of lice (pediculosis).
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Ways to use olive oil for hair
Most often, olive oil is used to treat dry, damaged hair. It can be used in its pure form or making various masks. Before applying the oil, it is recommended to heat the liquid in a water bath (up to 30-35 °) or in a microwave oven for 5-10 seconds.
To achieve a positive result, all masks must be carried out regularly. The length of therapy depends on each prescription individually. The average course is 1-2 months.
Before using any recipe, it is worth checking the product for an allergic reaction.
SILK anti-aging oil must be applied to the face daily. It nourishes and moisturizes the skin, restoring elasticity and radiance. You can also apply the product to the ends of the hair if they are dry.
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In its purest form
The method of applying the oil varies depending on the existing need. If olive oil is used as a prophylaxis and general moisturizing, then the liquid can be applied to the entire length of the hair. For a medium length, 2-3 tablespoons of oil will suffice.
To get rid of split ends, the product is applied only to them. There is no need to distribute the product over the entire length. It is especially not recommended to use pure oil for hair prone to oiliness. If you have dry hair but oily roots, avoid applying pure oil to your scalp. It is better to moisten the curls in oil and distribute the liquid or apply the product only to the tips.
To nourish and restore dry hair, you need to make sure that the product is absorbed as best as possible both into the strands and into the skin. To do this, follow a simple recommendations:
- Apply oil on the head with massage movements. Also, to better distribute the liquid at the roots, it is better to use a toothbrush. You can apply oil using a cotton pad, soaking the necessary areas with liquid;
- Do not distribute the oil along the length of the strands with your hands, so as not to injure them. To do this, use a comb or comb;
- Oil should be applied to damp, but not wet hair. You can also spray your hair with a spray bottle;
- To get rid of excess funds during the procedure, you can blot your hair with a dry cloth or towel;
- It is necessary to clean the curls after the procedure using shampoo. Also, to get rid of excess oil, you can rinse your hair with herbal decoction;
- It is worth carrying out the procedure with oil for 40-60 minutes.
Also, to achieve the greatest result, during the procedure, curls should be wrapped in polyethylene and a towel.
Olive oil hair masks are used to treat any type of hair. Masks are especially relevant for weakened hair after numerous chemical and thermal procedures.
Owners of oily strands should pay attention to masks, which include disinfectant and antibacterial products, such as alcohol or lemon. Owners of a dry hair type can use any recipe without fear of drying out the curls.
When using masks that contain onions or garlic, you should take care of thorough cleansing from curls. When rinsing, you should use colorless henna or add essential oil or lemon juice to the mixture of mask ingredients. When adding onions to the mixture, you should make sure that only the juice gets into the mask, since the gruel contains the main unpleasant odor.
During the procedure, you should carefully monitor the time. Active substances such as red peppers or onions may cause skin irritation, itching or a slight burn.
Recipes for hair masks with olive oil
Folk recipes include a large number of masks using olive oil. A large number of positive reviews are received by recipes with egg, cinnamon, honey, which actively nourish, restore hair, and also strengthen the roots. To help activate the growth of a curl, a combination of olive oil with onions or red peppers will help.
In folk recipes yolk often found as a substitute for shampoo. The product perfectly cleanses and nourishes the hair. Homemade chicken eggs are the most useful, as they contain more nutrients.
An egg and olive oil hair mask actively nourishes, strengthens and moisturizes the hair, and also eliminates delamination of the tips. The mask needs the following Ingredients:
- 30 ml of olive oil;
- 1 yolk;
- 15 ml apple cider vinegar.
To prepare the mixture, you need to mix all the products until a homogeneous mass. The resulting mask is applied only to the strands, avoiding areas at the root of the hair. The procedure lasts 30-40 minutes, after which the mask is washed off with warm water.
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