The aisles on departmental stores are flooded with products that claim to grow hair. For those suffering from hair loss issues, these products might seem tempting, despite being expensive. However, using natural products for hair growth ensures better success rate at a much lower price. To help you with your search, we have come up with a list of the tried and tested oils, which are known to promote hair growth. The key to use oils for making your ponytail thicker is ‘persistence’. It may take up to 6 months for you to see results.
Rosemary Oil has the ability to stimulate hair follicles resulting in hair growth. It is also often used in shampoos. It is great for making hair grow longer and stronger.
Most of the chemicals from shampoos and conditioners cause product build up on the scalp. This product buildup block hair follicles and inhibits hair growth. Jojoba oil helps in removing this product build up on the scalp.
One of the many uses of lavender oil is treatment of hair loss. Studies have shown that people who massaged their heads daily with lavender oil had significant hair regrowth than those who don’t.
Pomegranate Seed Oil
If you have dry damaged hair, this is the oil that should top your list. It is rich in antioxidants and fatty acids, namely Punicic acid that helps in repairing and protecting, damaged hair. Use it alone or mix it to make your own DIY hair oil for a silky smooth hair. It’s great for both skin and hair, which needs some serious repair.
A well-known secret, this natural oil is a product lots of women across the world swear by! Coconut oil is great for nourishing dry frizzy hair and gives it a beautiful shine. Regular massage with coconut oil ensures a healthy dandruff-free scalp, which promotes hair growth. It works well with both oily and dry scalp.
Thyme Oil is great for improving circulation in the scalp. Regular massage with thyme oil helps in treating hair loss and promotes hair growth.
Tea Tree Oil
This is a miracle product for people suffering from itchy scalp. It has anti fungal and anti bacterial properties to alleviate the itchiness. Remember healthy scalp has healthy hair!
Grape seed Oil
Grape seed oil is odorless and non greasy which works as a great carrier oil for your hair/scalp treatments. It helps in restoring the natural pH balance of your scalp and is also effective against dandruff. Loaded with Vitamin E and Linoleic acid, it is great for hair repair and strengthening treatment.
This miracle oil is a natural sunscreen, heat protectant and provides an intensive repair treatment. It improves the elasticity of your hair, reduces frizzy-ness and damage making your hair soft, shiny and manageable. And yes, it also promotes hair growth. No wonder its one of the most popular oils for hair growth!
Apart from being loaded with anti oxidants, olive oil is also rich in Vitamin E and is highly moisturizing. It has a light texture and is great for moisturizing dry hair. It is also effective against treating dandruff, reducing hair fall and promoting hair growth.
The last but not the least, on our list is the Amla or Indian Gooesberry Oil. Apart from being a great conditioner and treating dandruff, it also promotes hair growth. If you are worried about your grays, this is the oil for you! Amla oil can help in restoring pigmentation and thus prevent premature graying.
Castor Oil is rich in Vitamin E, which is essential for healthy hair growth. Castor oil has anti-microbial properties, which helps in getting rid of dandruff and promotes a healthy scalp. Castor oil has ricinoleic acid, which is highly effective against scalp infections and is best for dry scalp. It improves the blood circulation and therefore results in faster hair growth. It has a thick consistency due to which washing your hair after using it can be difficult.
Have you tried any natural oils for hair growth? Have you tried the hot oil treatment? What are your favorites? Is there any special hair care product, you would love to suggest? Do share!