Hair oil, how to apply it and why to use it

VSCompletely natural, based on extracts rich in benefits and intoxicating aromas, hair oil is the beauty secret of many women’s hair. First of all the Indians, who for centuries have applied it in the evening to strengthen and shine the hair. ORToday we are rediscovering it thanks to certain celebrities who have made it their must-have. Everything you need to know.

Hair oil, from Ayurvedic medicine to celebrities

For her wedding, Nicholas Peltz illuminated his semi-harvest 90s With the’healing oil by Adir Abergel. Meghan Markle confessed Beauty Banner use the Luminous Smoothing Oil by Wella: “Smells like the holidays and leaves the hair soft and smooth”. Hair oil ceven appears in the second season of Bridgerton, because the Sharma sisters indulge in this evening gesture as a beauty ritual before bedtime.

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Meghan Markle’s shiny hair (Getty Images)

Hair oiling it’s a practice of Ayurvedic medicine recommended to strengthen the skin and the body, but also to stimulate relaxation. Not only, in indian culture it is a symbol of maternal lovein fact, it is the mother who applies it several times a week in the evening since she was little, passing on her knowledge.

Hair oil, to each hair its own

If you think hair oils are only suitable for particularly dry and damaged hair, you are wrong because there is a suitable one for every problem, you just have to find the right mixture. In the different mixtures, they are often present oils extracted from plants, seeds and flowers with incredible beneficial properties.

Depending on the blend and concentrations, the oil can indeed meet a variety of hair needs. Basic, the most popular ingredient is neem oilobtained from a plant that grows in India and Myanmar, with regenerating and strengthening properties. Among the other most popular, also coconut oil and sesame oil.

For fine, dull and dry hair, jojoba, almond or olive hair is suitable. In case of drought scalp, lavender or almond oils are excellent.

If, on the other hand, the problem is the seasonal autumn, a good tip is to mix amla oil with almond oil or coconut oil with a few drops of rosemary or lavender oil, revitalizing and nourishing the bulb.

How hair oil is applied

On TikTok there are many videos dedicated to the application of hair oil. The first step? Heat it so it becomes lukewarm, not hot. Thereafter, a few drops are taken on the palms and, from the “crown” chakra (to locate it, just count eight fingers from the eyebrows) the massage begins.

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At this point the oil should be first applied by gently tapping, so as to stimulate the microcirculation and promote the growth of the follicle, then by massaging with circular movements on the rest of the skin, dividing the hair into strands in order to facilitate the application. There you have it, shiny hair. And relaxed, brighter thoughts.


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