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May 6, 2011

Benefits of Grapeseed Oil

 Healthy hair is the goal.
If you want long hair, you got to start off with healthy hair...your hair won't grow long if it isn't healthy. So, find out what your hair loves. If you have Natural black hair, our hair loves moisture: Water, Oils, etc. So keeping your hair moisturized is a +Plus!

I constantly blog about benefits of different types of oils. Not all oils are good to put directly on the scalp. Some may have the possibility to clog your scalp. As you all know, One oil I do recommend putting on the scalp is Jojoba Oil. This oil seep into the scalp, it does not clog your pores. I also use Castor oil directly on the sides of my hair. It's consistency is pretty thick so I only use it around my edges to grow my hair fuller in those areas, but I do not use it throughout my hair. It is okay to mix oils together, and do a oil/water mixture for that extra dose of moisture. I actually keep a oil/water mixture on me at all times. Oil is great to lock in moisture after a Co-Wash or Shampoo. Now onto the main point!
 
Benefits for Grapeseed Oil for Hair:

Here are some benefits of using grapeseed oil for hair.
  1. Since grapeseed oil is odorless and non greasy in texture, it can be applied by people who do not like the feeling of hair that is weighed down by rich and heavy oils.
  2. Because of its non greasy texture, grapeseed oil for hair is very helpful in being absorbed by hair quickly.
  3. When grapeseed oil is used as a carrier oil by diluting it with other essential oils like lavender oil and ylang ylang, it moisturizes and nourishes the hair making it soft and manageable.
  4. Grapeseed oil for hair can also be used for hot oil hair treatments. Since the oil is light and quickly absorbed, heating grapeseed oil and applying it to the scalp and hair ends greatly helps to make hair shiny, reducing brittleness.
  5. Dandruff problems as well as seborrheic dermatitis can be reduced by regular application of grapeseed oil on the scalp.
  6. The best thing about applying grapeseed oil for hair is that it can be safely applied on all hair types, be it normal, dry or oily.
  7. Using grapeseed oil for hair growth is also recommended since vitamin E and linoleic acid present in grapeseed oil helps to strengthen hair.
  8. Grapeseed oil can be used in natural homemade deep conditioning treatments by mixing 4 tablespoons of grapeseed oil with 5 drops of cypress essential oil, juice of half a lime and 2 egg yolks. Regular deep conditioning treatment with grapeseed oil will make hair strong and lustrous.
  9. Dry, rough and frizzy hair can also benefit from the use of grapeseed oil as it smooths the hair cuticles, sealing in the moisture and making each hair strand strong.

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