If the hair is overdried and does not have the best appearance, then it is time to actively care for them. For this purpose, often recommend the use of almond oil, it is also advised to use to accelerate hair growth. Almond oil has been widely used in traditional medicine, and based on it make special masks.
Almond oil for hair care can be used both in pure form and in mixture with essential oils. But any mixture that you have prepared at home or purchased at a pharmacy (store) must first be checked on the elbow. This should be done to prevent undesirable effects – some essential oils can cause allergies. If you know about intolerance to any products, then they should not be included in the composition of the hair mask. For example, if there is an allergy to citrus, then most likely the essential oil will cause the same reaction.
For dry hair, use a mixture of almond oil with essential oil of orange and ylang-ylang (1 Art. Spoon almond oil, and 2 drops of each essential oil) or mandarin and sandalwood. This mixture is rubbed into wet hair after washing.
For oily hair, almond oil is mixed with essential oil of cedar and cypress, or bergamot and lemon. The mixture is treated hair from root to tip before washing.
You can also apply a couple of drops of almond oil or its mixture with essential oils to a comb and comb 2-3 hair once a day. The main thing when using this approach is not to overdo it with the amount of oil, and then instead of well-groomed hair, you risk getting stuck, dirty-looking hair. If the hair is of a mixed type (at the roots are oily and dry at the ends), then almond oil can be used to care for the ends of the hair after washing, and the roots can be treated before it.
- To improve hair growth, an almond oil-based mask with rosemary, ylang-ylang, cinnamon, lemon balm, fir, clove or juniper essential oils is used. This mixture is applied to the hair and kept from 15 minutes to 1 hours. After the hair should be well washed with shampoo.
- A small amount of almond oil is heated in a water bath and evenly applied to the hair and scalp. Wrap the head with plastic wrap and leave for more than 15 minutes. There is no strict time limit, you can even leave this mask for the night and wash it off only in the morning.
- Well restores hair mask from almond oil in combination with fermented milk products. Suitable kefir, yogurt, whey or sour cream. Mix almond oil heated in a water bath in equal proportions with the product of your choice and apply to your hair.It is important to use a mask until the mixture is cold – the effect will be much better. This mask can also be left on the hair as much time as you like, but not less than 20 minutes.
- Here is another popular recipe for an effective restorative hair mask with almond oil. Take 2 Art. spoons of almond oil, 1 Art. a spoonful of milk and 1 Art. a spoonful of oatmeal (ground). All well mixed and applied to the hair. We wrap the head with plastic wrap and a towel. We leave the mask on the hair for 30 minutes, then wash the hair thoroughly with shampoo. Instead of oatmeal, colorless henna can be used. If this was not found, then add 1 yolk or 1 protein to the mask to protect the hair from staining.
Almond oil is used as a stimulator of hair growth and as a means for weekly care. In any case, your hair will be satisfied with such care and will certainly delight you with its smoothness and shine.