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Is your hair dry, brittle, and/or breaking?
If you answered yes, then I know something that could help you: a hot oil treatment.
It's no secret that hot oil treatments can work wonders for your hair.
Did you know that hot oil treatments can help stimulate blood flow to your scalp, which in turn promotes hair growth?
No matter the season or climate that you live in there are so many benefits to using hot oil treatments on your hair.
In this article, I share what you need to know about hot oil treatments.
Before we get into the article, girl, let me tell you. Every time I get a hot oil treatment, I end up feeling like this . . .
Hot oil treatments are used to give hair a deep conditioning treatment.
These treatments are particularly helpful to prevent damage to hair or to help reduce existing damage. Hot oil treatments are also great for moisturizing dry hair and dry scalp.
Did you know that hot oil treatments are meant to mimic the natural oil found in our hair (sebum).
Frequent hair washing removes the natural oils in our scalp and causes dry hair as well as an overproduction of sebum, which builds up within a day or so. Therefore, this is why hot oil treatments are so helpful because they help restore moisture back to your hair and scalp, without weighing it down.
I am going to give you 8 benefits about hot oil treatments.
Hot oil treatments are a luxury that you can easily achieve at your own home. Common oils for hot oiling are:
If you're looking for the perfect blend of oils that help protect and nourish the hair while boosting hair growth you can try the PureFix Elixir.
Here are just a few things you will want to have handy when doing your DIY hot oil treatment.
Step 1: Wash Hair. You can wash your hair with your regular shampoo.
Step 2: Heat the oil. Take your small glass container and pop it into a small bowl that’s filled with very hot water. You’ll want the water level to be just as high as the level of oil in your container.
Step 3: Apply the oil to your hair, starting at the scalp. One thing your scalp really needs is stimulation. So when you start applying your hot oil hair treatment, do it at the very roots of your hair and rub in circular motions. Once you’ve massaged your scalp with the oil for 3-5 minutes, move on to applying it down the shaft of your hairs. This is where you can be a little less liberal with your oil application.
Step 4: Cover your head with a shower cap. Let the treatment stay on your hair for at least 30 Minutes. You can keep the hot oil treatment on your hair overnight should you wish to do so.
Step 5: Wash your hair using a moisturizing shampoo and lukewarm water. Remember to apply conditioner afterwards.
It's that simple!