Don’t sleep on essential oils! They’re known to dramatically improve hair health by helping it grow healthier and stronger. Never apply these oils on their own, instead the general rule of thumb is to use 2/3 drops in a tablespoon of a carrier oil (such as Coconut, Olive, Grapeseed etc).
We recommend you use a small amount first to check for any negative reactions (itching/swelling). If this occurs, wash up off ASAP wit soap and water. Also, do not use during breastfeeding or nursing.
Here are some of our favourite essential oils to help boost your hair growth.
CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL
This essential oil not only promotes hair growth, it also reduces hair loss by balancing the oil-producing glands in your scalp. It can also treat scalp conditions that cause dandruff/dry scalp due to its antibacterial & antifungal superpowers.
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OILS
If you want to improve your hair thickness and growth, Rosemary is a great choice. As it is rich in Vitamin A, this aromatic herb stimulates hair follicles into producing new hair growth.
LEMONGRASS ESSENTIAL OIL
Probably one of the best kept secrets as Lemongrass strengthens the hair follicles.
It is also a great treatment against dandruff and it is effective against head lice.
PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL
Peppermint helps to stimulate late blood circulation to your scalp with a tingly sensation. As a result, it reduces hair loss meaning your hair can grow thicker and it can increase the number of follicles on your head.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
This calming oil keeps the hair clear of nasties like bacteria and fungus thanks to its anti-microbal properties.
Plus, its known to stimulate hair growth and add thickness.
CLARY SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Clary sage helps purify the scalp and strengthen the hair. It also contains the same ingredient that makes Lavender Oil effective with hair growth.
THYME ESSENTIAL OIL
THYME can help promote hair growth by increasing blood flow to the scalp and actively prevent hair loss.
It is particularly strong to you should use less than you would other essential oils.
TEA TREE ESSENTIAL OIL
Thanks to its powerful antibacterial, cleansing and antimicrobial properties, Tea Tree can unplug hair follicles and make way for hair growth. It also is effective in relieving itchiness and dandruff.
YLANG YLANG ESSENTIAL OIL
This essential oil is Ideal for those who suffer from dry scalp. The reason is because Ylang Ylang stimulates sebum production in your scalp. In addition, it is great for moisture retention.