Almond oil, apart from its multiple health benefits, is very helpful for the hair. Check out benefits of almond oil.

Almond Oil For Hair

Almond oil is a rich source of fundamental minerals such as magnesium and calcium and also contains vitamin E and fats. Use of the oil not only makes food tastier, but also helps reduce cholesterol, augment intelligence and nourishes the brain. The oil, when applied to the body provides relief to aching muscles and can also act as a painkiller. It can also be used in aromatherapy as it has a calming and cleansing effect. Almond oil is often recommended by doctors to treat hair and skin. This is mainly because of its composition. It contains three essential types of fats – Omega 9, Omega 3 and Omega 6 in varied percentages. Due to this composition, the oil is very healthful, softening and strengthening. In addition to its sticky nature, it tends to be a very good cleansing agent as the sticky fats of the oil absorb particles of dust and pollution and is consequently washed out when you wash your hair. Another reason why almond oil is preferred over other oils is because of its moisturizing nature. It also is a very stable oil and rarely turns rancid.

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Benefits Of Almond Oil For Hair

Apart from the benefits mentioned above, almond oil benefits hair in the following ways.
  • It adds luster to the hair, making it vibrant and full bodied, if used on a regular basis.
  • It makes hair longer and thicker.
  • Owing to its high nourishing ability, it makes the hair smoother and prevents split ends.
  • It prevents hair fall and balding as it strengthens roots and makes the hair stronger.
  • Almond oil and gooseberry juice when combined and massaged into the scalp prevents dandruff.
  • Almond oil alleviates inflammations and skin irritation. Therefore, applying it to your scalp will prevent itching.
  • Almond oil is known to be sweet smelling and it gives your hair a nice sweet fresh smell.

Significant Tips To Remember 

  • In order to get the best results, the oil should be applied in a specific manner. Here’s how you should go about it.
  • Make sure your hair is clean and wet before the application. Warm a few teaspoons of oil by putting it in a bowl and place it in warm water to warm up.
  • While applying, dip your fingers into the oil and run them from the root to the tip. Make sure the oil is evenly distributed.
  • You can leave the oil on for about an hour before washing your hair. For best results, swathe your hair in a warm towel or cover it with a shower cap to increase absorption.
  • You can then wash and condition your hair as you normally would. The
  • Almond oil treatment will be successful only if you apply it at least once a week to arrive at the desired effect.
  • For best results and shiny hair, mix almond, castor and olive oil in equal proportions and apply the combination to your hair.

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