Wednesday, August 18, 2010

ABC's of Oils For Skin & Hair!!!

After our Olive Oil post we got tons of questions about other great natural oils for skin and hair care. Ask and ye’ shall receive :)

ABC’s of Oils for Skin & Hair

Coconut Oil
– Penetrates hair shaft to condition and repair damaged hair. Leaves hair shiny and soft.

Sweet Almond Oil - Prevents breakage, leaves hair shiny and stronger.

Jojoba Oil - Anti-bacterial, excellent moisturizer and conditions the hair.

Calendula Oil - Soothes an irritated scalp. Also, evens skin complexion (blemishes, stretch marks, etc.)

Hemp Oil - Strengthens and softens/relaxes textured hair.

Neem Oil - Relieves an irritated scalp, removes dandruff and thickens hair.

Brahmi Oil - Prevents split ends and breakage.

Rosemary Oil - Stimulates hair growth.

Grapeseed Oil - Combats dryness and soothes irritated skin. Does not clog pores and aides in preventing breakouts.

Macadamia Nut Oil - Reduces wrinkles and is loaded with vitamin E to help aide hair growth as well as strengthens and nourishes dry brittle nails. Protects and heals damaged skin.

Tea Tree Oil- Cures dandruff and Psoriasis, great for overall scalp treatment.

Argan Oil- Argan is considered an effective anti-aging oil due to its high levels of vitamin E /tocopherols, fatty acids and antioxidants. Known for restoring shine, caring for the scalp, and minimizing damage caused by split ends. Argan Oil also strengthens brittle nails.

Amla Oil- Strengthens hair, maintains great scalp heath & creates a high shine.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil- rich in antioxidants & vitamins A and E to help repair and renew skin and hair that has been damaged from overexposure to sun, air pollution and heat/styling tools. FYI, antioxidants naturally stimulate cells and return skin to a firmer, smoother, and healthier state.

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