Have thinning hair? Greasy hair? Hair loss? Dull & thin? Flaky?
- Rosemary–rosemary is often used to thicken hair for both men & women, but it’s also good to reduce oiliness.
- Melaleuca–because of it’s balancing properties, and super-good-for-the-skin qualities, melaleuca is a fantastic option for dry, flaky scalps. Plus, it’s wonderful to help prevent the spread of hair-borne pests. It’s simple, but most little bugs don’t like the smell!
- Sandalwood–sandalwood promotes the retention of moisture in our hair and our skin. It is one of my favorites for skincare, and I love to come it through my hair after a shower because the smell is very grounding and relaxing. Using sandalwood makes me feel super pampered.
- Cedarwood–the woodsiness of this oil offers great emotional support, but it’s wonderful for the scalp and hair as well. It helps reduce itchiness & flakes, prevent breakage, hair loss & split ends, and promotes growth.
- Zendocrine Detoxification Blend–this combo of Tangerine, Rosemary, Geranium, Juniper Berry & Cilantro may not be what you want your head to smell like, but it is an amazing group of oils for hair health! Most likely because all of these oils are cleansers and detoxers, it helps maintain a healthy glow and is great for the scalp. So if you’re looking to knock out several issues with one quick drop, this might be the one.
Tips for Using These Oils
- Don’t be shy! Any of these is great to use straight from the oil bottle! Put a drop in your palm and work it through your hair, or focus more on the scalp, depending on your intent.
- Use a carrier–my favorite way to add oils to my hair is by adding a drop to a pump of the Root to Tip Serum. It stands on its own as one of my favorite products ever for hair and makes an amazing beard oil, but customizing it with the oil that meets your hair needs is super smart. It has a super light blend of carrier oils and essential oils–some of which are on my top 5: Lavender, Peppermint, Marjoram, Cedarwood, Lavandin, Rosemary, Niaouli, and Eucalyptus.
- Add a few drops to your shampoo. For an average 8 oz bottle of shampoo, I’d add about 10-12 drops of eo’s in whatever combination you like. Or add a drop to the amount you’re using (though it can be tricky to do this while you’re in the shower with wet hands, but…keeping essential oils in your shower is totally normal 😉 ) Also, don’t worry too much about it washing away. The exposure your hair has while you’re sudsing up can be super powerful!
- Add a few drops to your conditioner–just like with the shampoo.
- Use our Shampoo and Conditioner combo! They are super luxurious and come prepackaged with a wonderful array of delcious smelling oils.
- Make a dry shampoo and add the oils, particularly the oils good to prevent oil build up. Don’t worry, it’s not crazy.
- Make a deep conditioner like the recipe included! Your hair will thank you. And, you could whip up a batch of homemade mayonaise or buy the good stuff–it’s wonderful for hair!
- Put coconut oil, olive oil, and essential oils in mixing bowl.
- Mix on medium/high speed for 5 minutes or until ingredients are whipped to a thick and creamy consistency.
- Once whipped, apply to clean dry hair.
- Comb through with wide tooth comb to evenly distribute.
- Let sit 15-20 minutes. Rinse, shampoo and style as desired.
- Repeat once a week or as often as desired.