An inexpensive luxury which every woman should indulge in to improve hair growth is the hot oil treatment. Hot oil treatment helps to inject moisture into the hair without having to condition the hair on a daily basis.
Hot oil treatment is extremely good for people suffering from scalp condition like dandruff or having hair problems like split ends, dry and damaged hair.
Hot oil treatments are normally done once a week. Regular application of natural essential oils on the hair can improve the hair condition with time.
The oils used in this treatment can be heated either directly on a stove top or can be kept inside a container which is immersed in hot water. The following hot oil recipes are extremely easy to prepare and is cost effective as well.
Coconut and Jojoba Hot Oil Treatment
If you want your tresses to have a silky and high shine look then try the coconut and jojoba hot oil treatment. A variety of oils are used to prepare this recipe. Melt a tablespoon of coconut oil over a double boiler. To this add a tablespoon each of almond, jojoba and evening primrose oil.
Add five drops each of rosemary and chamomile essential oil. Allow the oil mixtures to cool. Dip fingertips in oil and vigorously massage into the scalp. Wrap the head with a thick towel for about half an hour. Then wash the hair with your regular shampoo.
Jojoba Oil and Vitamin E Hot Oil Massage
This is an excellent deep conditioning recipe. Gently warm a cup of rose water over a double boiler. Once the rose water has become reasonably warm, add ten drops of vitamin E oil. Next work the oil into the scalp. Leave the oil on the scalp for about ten to fifteen minutes. Shampoo the hair and rinse with cold water. The results are positively amazing.
Apricot and Almond Hot Oil Treatment
This is another excellent deep conditioning recipe. Combine a quarter cup each of apricot kernel, and olive oil with half a cup of sweet almond oil. Warm the oil gently over a double boiler.
Once the oils have reached the desired temperature, massage the oil vigorously into the scalp. Cover the head with a thick towel for approximately twenty minutes before shampooing.