Select a hair oil that suits your hair type and addresses your specific hair concerns. Some popular options include coconut oil, olive oil, argan oil, and almond oil.
If you prefer a warm oil treatment, heat the oil slightly before applying it to your hair. Warm oil helps to improve its absorption and enhances its nourishing effects.
Divide your hair into sections using a comb or your fingers. This helps ensure that the oil is evenly distributed throughout your scalp and hair.
Start by applying the oil directly to your scalp. Use your fingertips to massage it gently into your scalp in circular motions. This promotes blood circulation and helps nourish the hair follicles.
Spend a few minutes massaging your scalp with the oil. This not only feels relaxing but also helps to stimulate the hair growth process and relieve stress.
After massaging your scalp, distribute the remaining oil through the lengths and ends of your hair. Use your fingers or a wide-toothed comb to ensure the oil is evenly spread.
Once you've applied the oil, cover your hair with a shower cap or wrap it in a warm towel. This creates a warm environment that allows the oil to penetrate deeply into your hair shafts.
Let the oil sit on your hair for at least 30 minutes to an hour, or even overnight for a more intensive treatment. This gives the oil ample time to moisturise and nourish your hair.
After the desired duration, rinse your hair thoroughly with warm water. This helps remove excess oil without stripping away all the benefits.
Follow up with a gentle shampoo to remove any remaining oil residue. Make sure to choose a shampoo that is free of harsh chemicals and sulfates to maintain the health of your hair.