Olive oil has long been used for healing, health, hair, skin and nails as well as everyday uses such as cooking and baking. Olive oil is an amazing carrier oil and works great with essential oils! Here are our top 5 benefits of olive oil for natural hair care.
1.Hot Oil Treatments
Olive oil is packed with Vitamins A and E which has disinfectant properties, anti-aging and antibacterial properties as well as works to repair damage done to the hair shaft. Hot oil treatments help to restore moisture to the hair, and add shine.
2. Promotes Hair Growth
Olive oils helps to promote hair growth. Many women and men who suffer from hair loss turn to olive oil to help promote growth. Olive oil aids in promoting a healthy scalp which in turn allows hair to grow from the scalp without interruption.
Due to its antibacterial properties hot oil treatments help to prevent dandruff and flakes while leaving the scalp well nourished and moisturized.
4. Deep Conditioning
Olive oil is great for deep conditioning hair. It add slips to conditioners, adds much needed moisture, and helps to restore lack luster curls. Our Honey Miracle Hair Mask contains both olive oil and honey which work effortlessly together to deep condition, moisturize and restore natural hair.
5. Leave in Treatments
Olive oil also works well as a leave in conditioning treatments as well. To add extra moisture to your favorite leave in treatment add a small amount of olive oil before apply.
Is olive oil a part of your natural hair regimen?
Ashley Renee is a licensed esthetician,makeup artist, natural hair enthusiast, writer and poet from Chicago,residing in Los Angeles! Follow her on instagram @ashleyreneepoet