If your hair is dry or with split ends, the use of extra virgin olive oil is a natural solution that will restore its vitality to the hair.

Hair care is undoubtedly a topic that every woman needs to know about, since every day more products are released for these purposes, but not all of them have the ability to provide the desired effects; For this reason it is always better to resort to natural products, which in addition to providing incredible benefits, do not produce side effects.

The olive oil for hair is one of those natural treatments that give advantages to the big hair then mentioned some of them.

  • Repair damaged areas, caused by the sun or some chemical agent.
  • Eliminates dryness.
  • Increases hair growth.
  • Eliminates dandruff.
  • Strengthens the hair strands.
  • It stimulates collagen production.
  • Straightens hair, eliminating messy waves.
  • Provides shine and health.
  • Eliminate parasites, such as lice.
  • Treats diseases of the scalp.

How to use olive oil to treat hair

If you want to keep hair beautiful and full of life, take a look at the different ways you can apply olive oil to treat your hair .

1. Hydration for hair

Apply olive oil from the roots to the ends and leave for a maximum time of 30 minutes.

If you are one of the people who have greasy hair, the frequent use of olive oil will not improve your problem, however, this does not prevent its use, only that you should apply only to the ends, avoiding that the oil has direct contact with the scalp , in this way you will get rid of excessive oil production.

2. Use it in conditioner

Using olive extract is excellent for maintaining healthy hair. To achieve this, you just have to put a little oil in the conditioner you use.

3. Detangle the hair

Thanks to the oily texture of olive oil , it allows the strands to slip, easily detangling the hair. In the same way you can add a little in the styling cream that you use and apply daily.

4. Regenerating mask

When the scalp has suffered certain damages, making an olive oil mask is the best way to restore it, for this, apply a little warm oil to the root of the hair and leave it to act for 30 minutes.

5. Repair split ends.

Due to some chemicals such as: dyes, hair surgery and high temperatures, the ends of the hair split, causing the hair to look dry and lifeless.

For this reason, it is advisable to place olive oil on all the ends of the hair so that it achieves a complete repair and the ends of the hair are closed.

6. Avoid falling

Placing a little olive oil in the shampoo or conditioner promotes cell regeneration, thus allowing a strengthening of the hair follicles, and therefore prevents hair loss.

7. Control frizz

Olive oil can be the best ally for women with unruly hair and a tendency to frizz. To control this problem, you just have to place a few drops in the palm of your hand and rub it all over your hair.

You can use olive oil to treat hair, but the benefits of this tasty oil do not end there, as it can be used to treat a large number of skin conditions, and to improve general health.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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