Home made hot oil is the best treatment for healthy, glossy and shiny hair. A quick and easy solution for dry, damaged hair, a hot oil treatment will restore the bounce, vitality, and moisture to your hair. You can revitalize your hair and give it body and shine just by raiding your kitchen for the essential ingredients. If, you want shiny, glossy tresses, try the following recipes for best results.
You will need 2 Tbsp. olive oil and 1 Tbsp. honey. Combine oil and honey in a bowl and place it in basin of boiling water to warm the mixture. Apply warm oil to dry hair, working well into scalp and tips. Next, cover head with a shower cap for 15 minutes. Wash hair as usual. A good idea would be to hop into the shower or bath. The warmer the oil stays, the better it will work and easier it will be to wash out!
Rosemary used in aromatherapy to enhance the senses and boost memory, when added to hot oil makes for an excellent hot oil treatment. Just raid your kitchen pantry for a Rosemary Hot Oil Treatment. Pick up a of bunch rosemary leaves, 1/2 cup soybean oil, a plastic bag , a warm towel, a bowl and a strainer.
Take rosemary sprigs and remove leaves. Discard stems and set leaves aside. Combine rosemary leaves and oil in a double broiler. Heat on a medium heat until the oil is warm. Strain the oil into a bowl and separate the leaves. Place a towel over shoulders to protect your clothing. Take some oil into your hand and coat hair with the mixture, working evenly to the tips of your hair. Wrap hair in the plastic bag and cover it with a towel.
Leave the oil mixture on for 15-minutes to give it time to soak into your scalp and hair. Wash and shampoo hair as usual.
For the next hot oil treatment recipe, you will need 3 tbsp. of olive oil, 3 tbsp. of canola oil, microwaveable bowl, wide tooth comb, warm towel. Begin by mixing the olive oil and canola oil in a microwaveable bowl. Next place bath towel in dryer, so it is warm when required. Heat olive and canola oil mixture in microwave till warm. Let it cool for a few minutes before applying it to hair. Pour some oil in to your hands and apply oil mixture to your hair. Work mixture into scalp right down to hair ends. Comb hair with a wide toothed comb to make sure oil is evenly distributed. Wrap hair in warm towel and leave on for 30 minutes. Wash and style hair as normal.