Sunday, February 6, 2011

Itchy and scratchy: Oolala my scalp!!!!!


Winter, winter, winter. It doesn’t matter how I wear my hair—loose or loc’d, my scalp become dry due to the cold weather as well as heating because both affect the amount of moisture in your hair and scalp. I needed a solution so, I made a scalp treatment from natural oils. I mixed 5 essential oil (tea tree oil, rosemary oil, virgin coconut oil, Castor oil and olive oil) and applied them to my scalp.

Recipe
The recipe depends on the condition of your scalp.
2 tablespoon virgin coconut oil (main)
1 teaspoon rosemary oil (main)
1 tablespoon tea tree oil (main)
1 tablespoon Castor oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
 NB: you don't need to use all the oils you can use one of the main oils and another or 2 main and another. You can mix them however you want just make sure that one of the main oil is in the mix.

Instructions
Mix the oils in a container and massage them into your scalp before bed. I also applied a warm towel to my hair for some moisture. I removed the towel and then applied a little virgin coconut oil to my ends and put on my silk head wrap. This will help to keep in the moisture in your hair. My scalp is now itch free. Yea me!!!!!!!!!!!

Natural oil that are good for the scalp 
Virgin Coconut oil: has antibacterial, anti-fungal, and antiparasitic properties that can help with many scalp problems such as itchy scalp, dry scalp and dandruff. It can also aid in length retention because it strengthens hair strands and helps to keep them from breaking. Virgin Coconut oil is a great oil to use to soften your hair and condition your scalp.

Jojoba: Is excellent as a scalp moisturizer and helps to rebalance sebum.

Tea Tree: Great for oily hair. Treatment for dry scalp, dandruff, lice, and under active sebaceous glands, enlivens the scalp and brings the cells & follicles to attention.

Peppermint: Great for dry hair. Excellent for dry scalp and promotes hair growth

Lavender: Great for normal hair. Scalp treatment for itchiness, dandruff, and even lice.

Rosemary: Great for oily hair. A dandruff treatment which also promotes hair growth.

Myrrh: Suitable for dry hair. Treatment for dry scalp, dandruff, lice, and under active sebaceous glands

There are many other oils that are great for the scalp. Feel free to experiment with other oils.

If you have a recipe please feel free to share it.
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Syn

1 comment:

  1. Comment via facebook:
    Tamita Brown Thanx Snye. I needed that info. I have been having some serious itchy scalp lately and dry hair. Winter wreaking havoc on my hair!!
    Yesterday at 8:15am

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