Because hair is a dead substance we can do little to improve its condition – however what we do something about is the condition of the scalp and here are a selection of recipes to aid the condition of the hair using natural remedies.

 

General Hair Rinse: 2 tbsp. Rosemary Essential Oil with 1 litre of Cider Vinegar. Leave for 2 weeks before putting through a sieve.  Mix with water and rinse hair to promote shiny and glossy hair. Works excellently for dark hair and for fair hair try substituting Rosemary

 

Dandruff: Try a few drops of Lavender and Tea Tree Essential Oils in carrier oil and massage into the scalp. Leave for 10 mins and rinse out. Shampoo as normal.

 

Oily Dandruff: Try a few drops of Bergamot and Sandalwood Essential Oils in any mild shampoo and massage into the scalp. Leave for 10 mins and rinse out.

 

Dry Hair: Try using a few drops of Lavender, Geranium and Patchouli Essential Oil diluted in carrier oil. Massage into the scalp and leave for 6-=90 minutes (dilute at ratio of 10% essential oil to 90% carrier oil.

 

Oily Hair: Try using a few drops of Peppermint, Lemon and Cedarwood Essential Oil diluted in carrier oil. Massage into the scalp and leave for 6-=90 minutes (dilute at ratio of 10% essential oil to 90% carrier oil.

 

Homemade Natural Recipe for Greasy Hair: Pour half a cup of pre-boiled water into a bowl and mix in a tbsp. of Rosemary essential oil and 2 tablespoons of fresh chopped mint. Add a cup of natural shampoo to the mix and leave for 30 mins before putting through a sieve.