The fondest thing about my childhood include the time I spend with my grandma – listening to fairy tales as she gently massaged some oil on my hair and scalp. The sweet, warm, aromatic concoction of coconut oil, powdered fenugreek seeds and hibiscus petal leaves still lingers in my senses. Although, I would fuss about the routine every night, I couldn’t be more grateful to my grandma for all those head massages.
Today, we all experience so much of chemical damage that we wouldn’t be able to stand it if proper oiling had not been done or still doesn’t happen. These days, hair oils have become a global phenomenon. Only they have been replaced with exotic luxe oils that promise healthy and super glossy tresses. Whether you choose the good old concoctions or the new age luxe ones, oiling your hair regularly is very important.
For you to look gorgeous, your hair has to really compliment! In order to keep your luscious locks healthy, you need to take good care of them. Oiling your hair once in a week can change definitely change your look! Oil does a lot of wonder and thus, we should do it more often. Here’s why:
- Prevent Bacterial Infections:
Using chemical- based shampoos, serums, and other hair products results in clogging of the pores on your head. This leads to contamination with Fungi, and the resulting infections can give rise to hair lice and dandruff.
- Strengthen Hair Shaft:
Our Hair is made up of a protein called keratin, which has its roots at the epidermis. The harmful UV rays of the sun, pollution in the environment and chemical damage those hair products do to our hair strips some of the keratin. This results in weak, limp hair. But oiling your hair regularly can easily bring it back to life.
- Add Shine and Luster:
Who wouldn’t want shiny, silky and lustrous hair? Hair shines when it is healthy, and massaging your hair with good quality oil can add more shine and luster to your hair, make it stronger than ever! And stronger hair means you can carry any hairdo whatsoever!
- Prevent Dandruff and Split-ends:
If your scalp is stripped off its natural oils, it’s bound to get dry and flaky. Oiling your hair every night before bed will prevent dandruff and spilt-ends by infusing your scalp and hair shaft with a good dose of moisture.
- Tackle pre-mature graying:
These days, premature-graying of hair is alarmingly common in youngsters too. It occurs due to lack of vitamins and protein in the food or sometimes due to the hormonal and genetic reasons. Regularly massaging your hair with oil helps to retain the color of your hair, thus giving you darker, shinier and healthier hair.
There are a number of other benefits of regularly oiling and massaging your hair, but I think these reasons are more than enough for anyone of us to start oiling our hair straight away!