I always recommend moisturizing with water and then sealing with an oil. The water is absorbed by the cuticle layer of your hair strand and the oil will seal in the moisture. I’ve never used Sweet Almond Oil because I have a nut allergy.
Sweet almond oil is rich in many important nutrients. It is has high levels of mono and polyunsaturated fatty acids, and vitamins. It greatly helps to soften, and recondition skin and hair. Many nutrients are required by hair to grow strong and healthy. Vitamin E for hair health is fairly common knowledge, and almond oil with its high levels in this vitamin can greatly help for hair growth and hair conditioning.
Is Sweet Almond Oil Good For Hair?
YES! If you are experiencing hair problems like hair fall or dry frizzy hair, or dry scalp, then by using sweet almond oil for hair you can greatly nourish your hair, and benefit from the almond oil properties. There are many sweet almond oil benefits for hair. Many hair care products also almond oil in them, to nourish and care for hair. Almond oil greatly helps to nourish hair and smooth hair cuticles. It also makes hair strong, long and thick. You can use almond oil for massaging scalp, to increase blood circulation. And by applying it to hair, you can add shine to dull hair. As almond oil makes an excellent carrier oil, you can mix it with neem oil or tea tree oil and use it to massage the scalp, whenever suffering from dandruff. If you wish to control hair shed, then by regularly applying almond oil to your hair, you can greatly reduce hair shedding.
The best way to use sweet almond oil for hair, is to massage your scalp with almond oil for 15-20 minutes, and apply some almond oil to the hair. Then after the massage, cover your head with a warm towel, this will help for deeper conditioning of hair. Keep it for 45 minutes, then wash your hair with shampoo clean. If you want to add luster to your curly locks, then just take few drops of almond oil in your palms, rub the oil in your palms and apply it on your hair to get lustrous hair.
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Jenell Stewart, formally known as BlakIzBeautyful is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Kinky Curly Coily Me. Jenell has a MS in special education and dedicates her time to educating and uplifting women with kinky, curly, coily hair. She big chopped on March 26, 2010 and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.View all Jenell posts.