How To Use Snake Oil For Your Hair

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Many people use natural treatments for soft and luxurious hair. Snake oil is a little known option that’s used to treat dandruff as well as hair loss. It can also help hair retain its strength and shine. There are a few different snake oil products for the hair available today and it’s a good place to start for a natural, effective treatment.

If you’re noticing flakes in your hair you may want to start with a snake oil treatment, such as a solid shampoo containing the oil, to nourish the scalp. Solid shampoos are effective because they contain other natural ingredients like peppermint and lavender to kill the microbes that cause dandruff. To use a solid shampoo you simply let the bar melt in your hands for a few seconds before massaging onto your scalp and hair. Always allow the oil to soak for at least twenty minutes before rinsing it off to make sure it soaks into the skin and hair completely.

Dry, damaged, worn out hair can also benefit from oil treatments. If your hair is over processed or damaged from heat or cold, try applying this oil to your scalp and locks. Wrap your hair in plastic and leave the oil on for at least an hour, or overnight if you can. Snake oil is a healthy option that can repair damage while locking in moisture to prevent split ends and dryness.

Although not backed by any scientific studies, many men and women use snake oil and other oils to treat hair loss and to promote new growth. The belief is the oil can nourish hair and its follicles, keeping the hair and scalp healthy and preventing hair loss to a degree. It’s also believed that the oil can stop hair loss from getting worse, although not necessarily return hair that’s already gone.

If you’re interested in trying a snake oil product to nourish your hair select one that is natural and includes other beneficial oils and herbs to soothe, nourish and treat your scalp and hair effectively. Many people swear on its ability to treat dandruff and the benefits it offers to dry, over processed hair is obvious. Although it’s not the most common hair treatment available, snake oil is definitely worth a try.

More common oils include olive, almond, coconut and castor oil for hair. If snake oil is not for you, try one of these.

Source by Daisy Raybould

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