If your hair is producing a lot of oil, you might not be using the right kinds of products in the right ways. Make your hair stop producing so much oil with help from a New York City-born hair and makeup artist in this free video clip.
Removing thick oil from your hair is easy, so long as you know how to use specific tools in the right way. Remove thick oil from your hair with help from a licensed professional hairstylist in this free video clip.
One way to get soft and silky hair is following a smart daily routine. Soft hair is built through regular care, not just occasional treatments. Learning what products to stay away from will also help you maintain soft hair and prevent hair damage. If you need to jump-start a hair routine or want a treatment that can make your hair shiny and soft quickly, there are conditioning masks or oils you can apply. Specialty treatments and masks should only be used occasionally, about once a week or less for the best results.
Oily scalps can be caused by a number of reasons from hygiene to styling products to diet to heredity, but the cause is always the same: special glands in your scalp, called sebaceous glands, secrete more oil than is necessary to maintain healthy hair and scalp. The treatment for this excess oiliness varies depending on the external cause of the problem. These treatments can range from simple behavior changes to the daily application of topical mixtures.
To improve the condition and health of your hair, use a hair and scalp oil containing natural, essential oils on your hair once per week. These oils not only make your hair smell good, but they improve dry hair and breakage. Rubbed into your scalp, the oils help to soothe itchy, irritated or flaky skin. Make your own aromatherapy hair and scalp oil to reap the benefits of natural, conditioning vegetable oils and certain essential oils without having to purchase ready-made treatments.
Although we have been taught that washing our hair is an important part of everyday hygiene, shampoo is actually a detergent that contains harsh chemicals that strip the natural oils from your hair. When you use shampoo regularly, your hair becomes dependent on conditioner to act as replacement for the natural oils you remove by using shampoo. If you’d like to take a more natural approach to caring for your luscious locks, stop washing your hair with chemicals and use natural products like baking soda and vinegar. The less you shampoo your hair, the more your natural oils can take…
The Berber people of Morocco have used argan oil for centuries in their diet and for cosmetic purposes. Derived from the fruit of the argan tree, the oil has become an ingredient used in for hair care around the world. There are many products incorporating the oil into shampoos, conditioners and serums. Argan oil helps protect you hair from drying out, against frizz and leaves a soft feeling to your hair. The oil is suitable for all hair types.
Hair buzzers, also known as clippers or trimmers, are tools made specifically for cutting and trimming hair. Hair buzzers are usually powered by electricity, but some can alternate between batteries and electricity, while some only use batteries. Regular maintenance of your hair buzzer is essential in order for it to last longer and run more smoothly. One of the most essential things to do is to oil the blades. Clipper blades often need to be lubricated to run smoothly, and oil is often included in the units packaging. Individual containers of clipper oil can be found in most department stores…
Of all the aspects of a man's appearance, hair is one of the most important. It is one of the first things people notice when he walks into the room, making groomed hair an important part of making a good first impression. Unfortunately, for those with thick, curly or coarse hair, grooming is often a challenge. Thanks to the availability of small-width flattening irons and oil from the argan tree, men have the ability to straighten their hair without the need for harsh chemical relaxers.
The idea of using an oil to cleanse anything may seem highly contradictory. However, using oil to dissolve oil has long been touted as an effective natural way to cleanse skin. The oil used to massage skin breaks down the oil that has become hardened and lodged within the skin's pores. Similar techniques can be used for hair care. Less abrasive than traditional shampooing techniques, using oils for a hair cleansing regimen can result in an increase in the hair's softness, elasticity and sheen.
Natural oils can be used on hair for health, shine and nourishment. Argan, jojoba, olive and coconut oils are just a few. Some oils are best applied directly to your hair as a pre-shampoo treatment or daily moisturizer. You can also find hair care products such shampoos and conditioners with these oils as active ingredients.
Amla oil is claimed to be one of the oldest Indian hair remedies. It is known for its cooling effect to calm the scalp and aid hair growth. Amla oil is made from dried amla berries from the Eastern world.
Rosemary oil is one of the most widely used essential oils in the world. It has found use in Mediterranean cooking, ancient Roman wedding ceremonies and many medicinal applications. It holds benefits for human hair, as well.
Containing Coconut Oil, Hibiscus, Henna Leaf and Rosemary, Nyle Herbal Hair Oil is designed to improve the overall health of hair. If used regularly, Nyle Oil is purported to repair split ends, reduce hair loss, improve strength and boost shine. Individuals with dry hair and scalp conditions have reported significant improvements from using Nyle Oil. Nyle Hair Oil is simple to apply and can be used as an everyday, hot oil, or scalp treatment.
Sunflower oil is an ingredient in many hair care products, and for good reason. The oil is packed with nutrients that leave hair soft, shiny and lustrous. An all-natural, easy to use product, sunflower oil should not be over looked by any beauty connoisseur.
Even if you regularly use conditioner, your hair may still need extra care to achieve a shiny, healthy appearance. Using hair oil may help keep your hair soft, moisturized and manageable. There are many different types of oils to use in your hair, such as jojoba oil, almond oil and even olive oil. After you've selected an appropriate oil, you may use a little for daily treatments or apply a deep-conditioning treatment.
Many different types of hair oil products, each with individual functions, are available and widely used throughout the world. For example, jojoba oil is used to moisturize and soften the hair, while damaged hair can be healed and strengthened with coconut oil. For most users, these products perform the intended task without harmful or uncomfortable side effects, while others suffer from irritation, redness and/or itchiness caused by the use of these products.
Camellia oil is an odorless substance that is slightly yellow in color. It has a light texture, absorbs easily and can be stored in a cool, dark place for up to 18 months. Several teas---such as green, oolong, black and white teas---are harvested from the camellia oleifera plant, which produces seeds that are low in fat and high in fatty acid. Camellia oil is often used in cosmetic products and skin care creams. It can also be used for the hair and promotes a healthy scalp and hair growth.
Hair becomes dry from lack of nutrients, exposure to sun, chlorine from swimming pools and chemical processing. Conditioning your hair helps restore lost moisture and give your hair a healthy appearance and shine. Conditioning products can be purchased at the store or you can make your own herbal hair oil conditioning treatments at home. Making your own herbal hair oils allows you to experiment with different oils and fragrances to find a mixture that suits your tastes and hair needs.
Obtained from the seeds of the borage (borago officinalis) plant, borage oil offers many health benefits. Native to the Mediterranean regions of Europe and Africa, the borage plant, with its attractive blue star-shaped flowers, also grows well in the temperate regions of North America. A rich source of gamma linolenic acid (GLA), the oil has nourishing, moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties that support hair, skin and nail health. Often recommended by herbalists to stop hair loss and encourage hair growth, borage oil supplements have risen in popularity as a natural alternative to conventional hair care treatments.
Healthy hair is a product of a nutritious diet and an overall healthy body. Ensuring health from the inside out includes adding the necessary supplements and oils to daily diet. Hemp seeds and oil are used in beauty products and hair care. When using hemp for hair care, it's best to ingest it internally, as health grows from the inside out.
Hair is extremely versatile. Besides providing a cosmetic benefit to its owner, hair has many other useful properties and advantages. Absorption and adsorption are two important hair characteristics. Hair's fast adsorption rate makes it a valuable resource.
Eucalyptus oil is derived from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree. Its pungent smell has long been used in vaporizers to help clear head colds and the oil itself can be rubbed on the chest to break up congestion. Eucalyptus oil is also used as a massage oil for the scalp. The oil stimulates the blood vessels and hair follicles on the scalp. However, applying the oil directly to your skin may have adverse effects for some people. Eucalyptus oil must be diluted before application.
Motor oil is used as a lubricant in cars, trucks and motorcycles. It's also important in keeping the engine cool, neutralizing acids that can damage the engine and dissolving gunky buildup. However, in some situations, motor oil can be a nuisance. If a pet crawls into the engine of a car, it can become covered in mucky oil that is difficult to remove. Mechanics can encounter motor oil in their hair when working under cars and trucks. Although it's somewhat difficult to remove, motor oil can be cleaned from the hair of humans and pets with a few everyday ingredients.
Keeping the hair moisturized can make it stronger, give it more elasticity and make it shine. Coconut, olive, avocado, and jojoba oils all work well to penetrate the hair and fortify the ends. Oil treatments must be done at least once a week to see results. Any hair type can benefit from this type of treatment, although oilier or finer hair types may have to shampoo more often after using this treatment. Investing in pure oils versus artificial types will greatly benefit your hair. With a few tips and tricks you can oil your way to stronger, shinier hair.
Getting diesel oil in your hair can cause great discomfort. Fortunately, like most oils, diesel oil can be removed from your hair by using a clarifying shampoo. These shampoos contain high concentrations of surfactants, such as ammonium and sodium lauryl sulfate, which lift and remove stubborn oils, dirt and other buildup from your hair. However, after the diesel oil has been removed, its lingering smell may be another challenge to resolve.
Rosemary oil is something of a powerhouse herb when used on your hair: it may darken gray hair, stimulate growth, condition and fight dandruff. It is a powerful nutrient. Even if you find no noticeable change in your hair length, growth patterns, or dandruff problem, your hair will be visibly softer and shinier after your very first application. Plus, it's easy to apply rosemary oil to your natural hair.
Oil is important for the care and maintenance of our hair. Mineral oil is a common ingredient found in many hair care products. However, its usefulness has been the subject of much debate.
Henna is an organic hair and skin dye. Instead of using harsh chemicals to color hair, many people today are choosing henna, a safer, more natural way to color hair. Mineral oil on the other hand is a synthetic substance; it is a petroleum by-product and is used in baby oil.
Soybean oil is used to cook with, but it can also be used for your hair. This oil is very versatile, making it a great addition to any beauty routine. The oil also has a nice nutty scent that is very pleasing. It is easy to work with and very affordable. You can find soybean oil at your local grocery store or online, usually for less then $10 and in some cases less than $5. The oil is very rich, so a little bit goes a long way.
Hemp seed oil is an organic oil derived from the seed of the hemp plant. Hemp seed oil contains the unsaturated fatty acids Omega-3 and Omega-6. These essential fatty acids play an important role in growing stronger, less brittle hair. Hair products created with hemp seed oil condition and moisturize dry scalp and hair while helping to restore hair cells damaged by heat and harsh chemicals, according to Short Hair Style. Hemp seed oil is available in pure form, as well as in many beauty products including shampoos, conditioners and styling gels.
Flaxseed oil is an Omega-3 fatty acid that offers health benefits. It benefits the hair because of its properties. You can take it as capsules or liquid or apply it topically to the hair.
An electric hair cutter oscillates a pair of coordinating multi-tooth blades at extremely high speeds. Manufacturers recommend lubricating these blades to prevent wear and keep the action moving at optimum efficiency to allow the cutters to perform well. A well-oiled hair cutter quickly removes hair growth.
Hair needs regular conditioning to maintain its health and luster. Conditioners, such as amla oil treatments, add shine, prevent hair from breaking, stop hair loss, encourage hair growth and restore moisture. While amla hair oil can be purchased, it can be costly and contain unwanted chemicals. Preparing your own amla oil is quick, easy and chemical-free.
Hot oil treatments have been used for many years to help heal dry and damaged hair. Although commercial hot oil treatments work well, they are expensive and often contain artificial ingredients. By making your own oil treatments, you can help care for your hair using natural, healthy ingredients.
A hot oil treatment is a hair product designed to add moisture and shine to dry hair. It is often made from olive or jojoba oil and sold in small bottles. The product can be tricky to handle if you're not used to it because the hot oil can be runny and prone to spilling, which also makes it harder to apply precisely. Hot oil treatments are meant for the driest parts of your hair, so accidentally getting it near your roots can make your hair look greasy, but using it correctly may help mend weak or damaged hair.
Described as an Ayurvedic "hair growing formula," Nara Hair Oil Solutions claims 2 to 3 inches of hair growth in a single two-minute application.
Though many oil treatments specifically for hair care are sold in your drugstore or are recommended at your favorite salon, virgin oil products for home use are probably already in your kitchen cabinet.
Keo Karpin Hair Oil is a consumer good produced by Dey's Medical located in Kolkata, India. Combining a number of oils found in the environment, Keo Karpin is promoted as a natural product that is helpful for maintaining healthy hair, as well as repairing damaged hair.
Almost any kind of oil is good for dry or damaged hair. In fact, your scalp produces natural oil, called sebum, around each strand of hair to help keep it moisturized and protected. This is why your hair can look and feel greasy when you go an extended period without washing it. If you need a good oil to help repair and protect hair lacking in sebum, use essential and/or carrier oils.
Oily hair can be caused by a number of things, such as intense heat, hormonal changes, excess sebum on the scalp, medication side effects, greasy foods and even stress. Some hair treatments also contain an excess of grease that you may eventually want to get out your hair. Washing your hair thoroughly is common sense, but if the oil is thick then washing your hair in the shower may not remove all of the oil.
Nyle Herbal Hair Oil is a hair product that combines five herbs---amla, hibiscus, henna, fenugreek and vetiver---with coconut oil. The oil, commonly found at Indian grocery stores, is used to add shine and restore hair to health. Use the oil the same as you would use any hair oil.
Lavender essential oil is an ingredient in many hair oils. Hair oil may be found in combination with other essential oils in a carrier oil base of sweet almond and jojoba. You can use hair oil to condition hair and scalp, to treat head lice and to prevent head lice. Lavender oil in particular is safe to use on children's hair, when used as directed.
Hair contains a protein called keratin. This same keratin also composes the skin and nails. Hair is also like skin in that it contains three main layers. The layer in the center of the hair shaft is the medulla. The medulla is made up of round, circular cells that can sometimes appear empty. The middle, second layer of a strand of hair is called the cortex. The cortex contains a lot of cells that are joined together. This cortex helps to support the hair's strength and also makes up the biggest portion of the hair. The outside layer of hair…
Makers of hair-care products would like consumers to believe that their products cause healthy, shiny hair that can be styled in any way, and always look fantastic. The truth is that, just like anything else on a person's body, how your hair looks depends on how well the body is functioning, and your general health. Fish oil can help improve and sustain overall health, which results in healthier hair.
Ordinary canola oil can do a lot more than fry food. Hot oil hair treatments are a great way to combat dryness, split ends and breakage. While over the counter hair treatments can be very expensive, inexpensive canola oil can serve as a basic ingredient for homemade dry hair remedies. While outcomes can vary depending on the original state of the hair, proponents of canola oil hair therapy say that it's possible to get great results from this common kitchen essential.
Peppermint oil has been used medicinally for centuries in treatments of nausea and stomach pain, breathing and respiratory concerns and even in circulation disorders. Below is a look of some of the many benefits peppermint oil offers when caring for your hair and scalp.
Krill oil is extracted from Krill, tiny, translucent crustaceans closely resembling shrimp. They are only 1 to 6 cm long, and great masses of them live in the ocean and feed on phytoplankton. They are a regular food source for whales, seals, dolphins, penguins and other fish. The oil is one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids, surpassing even fish oil. There are many benefits to krill oil, including healthier hair, skin and nails.
Grape seed oil is beneficial for those that use heat on their hair on a regular bases. Learn how to apply grape seed oil on hair in this free hairstyle video about products for braiding hair.
Avocado oil is great for people that have dandruff or dry scalps. Learn how to apply avocado oil on hair in this free hairstyle video about products for braiding hair.
Achieve lustrous locks the all natural way by creating lavender rosemary hair oil. Lavender was used by the ancient Romans for its cosmetic and healing properties. Rosemary has powerful antioxidants that can help strengthen and nourish hair. Over-the-counter products may contain questionable synthetic ingredients. Know exactly what you're putting on your skin by creating your own all-natural homemade concoction.
Learn how to apply oil based salon style hair treatments at home with expert hair care tips in this free hair styling video clip.
Your hair has been looking dull, lifeless and dry. You do not know how to bring back the vibrancy that is your hair. The answer is a deep oil treatment. Follow these easy steps to give your hair a deep oil treatment. Your hair will be bouncy and shiny before you know it.
If you are camping, the power goes out or you are sick in bed and cannot shower, you might want to do a dry shampoo to remove the oil from your hair without washing it. Dry shampoos are a temporary solution and should not be used for an extended period of time.
Cornrows are a traditional form of hair braiding with origins in Africa. Rows of braids are fashioned close to the scalp in simple or intricate patterns. Cornrows are time-consuming and are intended to remain in the hair for as long as several weeks. This hairstyle requires a specific form of maintenance. Follow these steps to care for cornrows.