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Unique Hair-Growth Blend Recipes with Essential Oils

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Hair has been a symbol of beauty, identity, and self-expression throughout human history. And needless to say, how indispensable it is in this selfie era. It's no secret that our hair plays a very (very) important role in how we perceive ourselves and more importantly how we want others to see us.

If thick-looking hair was not enough, people go for daring haircuts. Why?

Because our hair speaks volumes about our personalities and emotions. However, when hair loss makes an appearance, it causes turmoil that can rattle even the sternest of people. Although this article is on the essential oils for hair-growth blends, a few things need to be said about hair, hair loss, and hair care.

Hair - Practical and Spiritual

Hair has a practical function. Yes, it does. Its role of protecting our scalps from the sun is oftentimes overlooked. Because hair has always been a powerful symbol of identity and self-expression. And it’s not a new fad. Different cultures throughout time have associated various meanings with hair, be it a sign of vitality, a symbol of social status, or a representation of one's spirituality.

A quick online search on hair and history will be revealing fascinating facts. It's quite interesting how a simple haircut can make us feel like a completely different person, affect our emotions, and cast an impression on others.

Hair and Emotions

And then there’s the confidence factor. Let's be honest; a good hair day can do wonders for our confidence levels. Social meetings and get-togethers are easier when our hair cooperates and looks fabulous. It's amazing how a fresh haircut or a stylish updo can lift our spirits and boost our self-assurance. On the flip side, hair loss can undoubtedly take a toll on our confidence, making us feel vulnerable and self-conscious.

Hair Loss and Hair Thinning

Speaking of hair loss let’s focus this section on hair loss. Experiencing hair loss or hair thinning can be a significant emotional challenge. Whether it's thinning, receding hairlines, or bald patches, the sight of losing our lovely locks can lead to feelings of sadness, frustration, and anxiety.

We might find ourselves constantly worrying about how others perceive us or becoming fixated on our appearance. The time spent in front of the mirror increases exponentially and soon one would shy away from looking at the mirror.

Hair loss casts doubt and in some cases, a person may become a recluse. We might start comparing ourselves to others, especially those with thick hair. Media portrayals of perfect hair and beauty ideals can exacerbate these insecurities, making us feel inadequate.

Damaged hair can also impact our social life. We might avoid social gatherings, parties, or even intimate relationships because we fear judgment or pity from others. The thought of exposing our hair loss to the world can be paralyzing, leading us to retreat into our shells.

Why Use Essential Oils for Health

Essential oil hair-growth blends are quite useful in maintaining hair health. However, it needs to be said that due to the lack of research and human trials, it cannot be vehemently stated that the oil promotes hair growth or hair regrowth and maybe good solution for dandruff as well..

However, these oils do have active ingredients that can promote hair health and stimulate blood flow in the scalp. So, let’s look at some of the recipes of hair-growth blend with essential oils

DIY Recipes for Hair-growth Blend with Essential Oils and Carrier Oils

Essential oils hair oil blends are believed to have beneficial properties that may promote hair health and improve scalp health. However, it's essential to use them safely and perform a patch test before applying them to your scalp. Here are some essential oil recipes for hair growth:

Recipe #1 - Nourishing Hair-Growth Blend

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of fractionated coconut oil
  • 5 drops of Rosemary essential oil
  • 5 drops of Geranium essential oil
  • 3 drops of Cedarwood essential oil

Instructions:

  1. In a small glass bottle, take the Jojoba oil and mix it with Rosemary essential oil, Lavender essential oil, and Cedarwood essential oil.
  2. Combine the mixture gently to ensure all the oils are combined.
  3. Apply a few drops of this blend to your scalp and gently massage it in circular motions. This stimulates blood flow and contributes to hair.
  4. Leave the blend on your scalp for at least 30 minutes. It is better to leave it overnight for better absorption.
  5. Rinse your hair thoroughly with a mild shampoo and conditioner to remove the oil residue for smooth and shinier hair.
  6. Before using the blend, do a small patch test on your forearm to check for any adverse reactions. This is recommended as the blend has several ingredients.

Recipe #2 - Strengthening and Stimulating Scalp Massage Oil

Ingredients:

  • 5 drops of Peppermint essential oil
  • 5 drops of Eucalyptus essential oil
  • 3 drops of Tea Tree essential oil
  • 2 tablespoons of jojoba oil

Instructions:

  1. Take the instructed amount of jojoba oil in a bowl.
  2. Combine it with Peppermint essential oil, Eucalyptus essential oil, and Tea Tree essential oil.
  3. Mix the oils for homogeneity.
  4. Apply the oil mixture directly to your scalp. You can apply it from the root to the tip.
  5. Gently massage your scalp for 5 to 10 minutes to stimulate blood circulation to the scalp.
  6. Leave the oil on your scalp for at least 30 minutes, if you apply it in the morning. Wash it off with a mild shampoo. The unique blend may stop the breakage of hair and lead to thicker-looking hair.
  7. Before using the blend, do a small patch test on your forearm to check for any adverse reactions. This is recommended as the blend has several ingredients.

Recipe #3 - Revitalizing Hair Growth Spray

Ingredients:

  • 10 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops of Roman chamomile essential oil
  • 1/2 cup of Distilled Water
  • 1 tablespoon of Aloe Vera Gel

Instructions:

  1. Take a spray bottle or a spritzer. Mix all the ingredients - Distilled Water, Aloe Vera Gel, eucalyptus oil, and Roman chamomile essential oil.
  2. Close the bottle and shake it well to ensure all the ingredients are mixed. Remember that it has Aloe Vera, so shake it well.
  3. First, follow a regular hair care routine - shampooing and conditioning your hair. Next, dry the hair with a towel, but leave it slightly damp.
  4. Spritz the mixture on your scalp.
  5. Massage for a few minutes to stimulate blood flow and enhance absorption. For promoting a healthy scalp incorporate these natural oils.
  6. This time, let your hair air dry. It is better to avoid heat-styling tools immediately after the application.
  7. Before using the blend, do a small patch test on your forearm to check for any adverse reactions. This is recommended as the blend has several ingredients.

Recipe #4 - Hair Growth Hot Oil Treatment

Ingredients:

  • 4 drops of eucalyptus essential oil
  • 4 drops of frankincense essential oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons of Castor oil

Instructions:

  1. Make a make-shift double boiler by placing a small heat-safe bowl inside a larger bowl filled with hot water
  2. In the smaller bowl combine the Coconut oil and Castor oil.
  3. Heat the oils until they are slightly warm, but not too hot that it would burn the skin.
  4. Next, add the Peppermint and Rosemary essential oil to the warm oil.
  5. Mix the oils gently by stirring to ensure they are all well mixed.
  6. Apply the warm oil mixture to your scalp and hair. Ensure that it reaches the corners.
  7. Massage your scalp gently for 5 -10 minutes. This is to promote blood circulation and for better absorption. The ricinoleic acid in castor oil dilates the blood vessels for better blood flow.
  8. Once the entire scalp and hair are covered in oil, wrap your hair in a warm towel.
  9. Leave it on for at least 30 minutes to an hour.
  10. Later, shampoo and condition your hair as usual to remove the oil.
  11. Before using the blend, do a small patch test on your forearm to check for any adverse reactions. This is recommended as the blend has several ingredients.

Recipe #5 - Revitalizing Hair-Growth Blend Serum

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of argan oil
  • 5 drops of Clary Sage essential oil
  • 5 drops of Cedarwood essential oil
  • 3 drops of Thyme essential oil

Instructions:

  1. Combine all the oils and store it in a dark-colored glass.
  2. Close the bottle and shake well to blend the oils thoroughly. Do this every time before you use.
  3. Apply the warm oil mixture to your scalp and hair. Ensure that it reaches the roots.
  4. Using your fingertips, gently massage the serum into your scalp for a few minutes. Use a scalp massager for better reach and stimulation of hair follicles.
  5. Leave it on for at least 30 minutes to an hour. For best results it is preferrable to leave it overnight.
  6. The next day (or after half an hour), wash your hair with a mild shampoo and conditioner to remove any oil residue.
  7. Before using the blend, do a small patch test on your forearm to check for any adverse reactions. This is recommended as the blend has several ingredients.

Conclusion

Hair loss and thinning  hair is a concern that affect most people. Essential oils are organic plant oils that have many benefits for the hair. The two most important benefits are that it hydrates the scalp and it nourishes it with vitamins and minerals. The oil contains fatty acids and vitamin E, and has properties including antibacterial and antioxidant, which good for the hair.

Essential oils are good for every hair type including frizzy / brittle hair, dry hair and oily hair. Here we have included some hair-growth blend recipes with essential oils that can be used for healthy hair. However, before using essential oils for hair, consult a physician to learn more about it.

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