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Benefits of Using a Hot Oil Treatment on Your Hair

Hot oil treatments are used to treat damaged or dry hair. They help to seal the cuticle of the hair shaft, making it easier for moisture to penetrate the hair. The heat also opens up the pores so that nutrients can enter more easily.

Using a hot oil treatment on your hair help infuse the hair follicles with moisture. It is like a supercharged conditioner treatment for your hair. The heat helps all the nourishing ingredients get into the hair shaft and packs in the moisture.

Essential Oils You Can Add to Your Hot Oil Hair Treatment

The essential oils help heal and protect the hair, and can even help it grow. Peppermint and Rosemary essential oils help improve circulation and reduce inflammation. This helps prevent the hair from falling out. These essential oils are also known to help prevent dry, itchy scalp and those annoying white flakes.

doterra rosemary essential oil can be used in cooking just like the herb and has many health benefits including memory booster, respiratory and digestive system

Rosemary Essential Oil strengthens circulation which can help with hair growth, prevent flakes, and help with a dry itchy scalp.

doterra peppermint essential oil

Peppermint essential oil can help with blood flow which helps with preventing hair loss, and helps with hair growth by helping blood flow to the hair follicle.

How long does a hot oil treatment last?

A hot oil treatment lasts about 2-3 weeks before needing another application. You should always apply a hot oil treatment every 4 – 6 weeks depending on how often you wash your hair.

How to Make a Hot Oil Treatment for Your Hair

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DIY Hot Oil Treatment with Essential Oils

This DIY Hot Oil Hair Treatment with nourishing essential oils is for you if your hair or scalp is dry, brittle, frizzy, you have split ends, is lacking shine or looking lackluster.   After this hot oil hair treatment, your hair will be protected, nourished, ultra moisturized, smooth, fewer split ends, and beautifully healthy looking.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring 1–2 cups of water to a boil.
  • Reduce to low heat and keep water on a simmer.
  • Place all ingredients except essential oils in a heat-proof bowl and place in the pot of simmering water.Let the oil heat up and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Remove oil from heat. You want the oil nice and warm, but not boiling hot.
  • Add your essential oils.
  • Make sure to cover your shoulders with a towel before the next step.In case of oil staining.  Or throw on an old t-shirt that you don’t care about.
  • Dip your fingertips into the oil and gently massage the oil from scalp to the ends.
  • When all the oil is used, cover your hair with a shower cap. For best results, add a hot damp towel over the shower cap.Leave it on for 30 minutes.
  • Shampoo your hair.You may need to shampoo your hair twice; using a conditioner is optional.

Notes

It’s important that you are using a true, pure essential oil.  Not a fragrance oil because this will actually harm your hair.
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