Olive oil offers a lot of benefits that you might not know. It remains to be one of the most popular oils used in producing hair care products. Applying olive oil to your hair as a mask is a great thing that you should consider to use right now.
But first, let’s have a close look at some benefits of this oil for your hair:
Tames Frizz: Using the olive oil can have you more easily to detangle your hair and tame frizz. An olive oil hair mask locks moisture into your hair and keeps the cuticles smooth and healthy. Use it after styling on just the ends of your hair to tame frizz and flyaway hair.
Besides, olive oil can do well in treating dandruff, soften hair and make your hair more manageable
There are lots of hair mask recipes out there for every type of hair and every kind of hair problem. Here are some:
Basic Olive Oil Hair Mask
- ½ cup olive oil
- 5 drops rosemary oil
How to make it:
Put olive oil in a jar with some drop of essential oil. Shake the mixture well to disperse the essential oil. Let sit for 24 hours in a cool, dark place. Shake again before use.
Pour oil mixture into a pot and place on low heat on the stove. Apply the mixture to your hair and give your head a nice massage until the oil is well absorbed into your hair strands. Wear a plastic cap for 30 minutes and then rinse it off with shampoo and conditioner
Itchy Scalp Cure Mask
Is dry, itchy scalp driving you crazy? This olive oil hair mask with help you shed those pesky flakes and moisturize your scalp to drive the itch away!
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons water
How to make it:
- Mix oil, lemon juice, and water together well.
- Apply to clean, damp hair and massage gently into the scalp. Leave on for 15 minutes.
- Rinse thoroughly with your favorite shampoo and condition as normal.