Winters come up arising dry scalp, dandruff and ultimately hair fall issues. It’s that time of the year when your hair and scalp needs the extra nourishment and protection from the cold weather.
Managing your hair can be an ongoing battle, but still you can give your hair the reverence they deserve by hair oils.
What are Hair Oils?
Hair oils are prepared by extracting the oils from certain potent herbs, popular in Ayurveda that are meant to coddle up your scalp and strands into silky smooth manageable hair.
Why do you need Hair oil?
Oils protect and nourish your hair and scalp
Ayurvedic oils are popular since the ancient times being great hair-rescuers. They treat hair against all the vagaries of nature. Not just nourishing the scalp, they protect against any form of allergens maturing in your mane.
Treats severely damaged hair and provide deep healing to hair shafts
Hair oils have great potential to repair damaged hair. By providing deep nourishment, oils sink deep into hair pores and penetrate hair shafts that have been teased too often with hair color and bleach, hair straightening and other harmful treatments.
Gives Shine and Softens hair texture
Extremely dry and frizzy hairs are hard to manage. What’s more devastating is their dull look and less of life-appearance. Oils works to rejuvenate hair follicles, enrich them with the essential vitamins to make them shine and soft naturally.
Ayurvedic Herbs and Essential Hair Oils
Coming back to the basics of Ayurveda, Most cosmetic companies are preparing Herbs infused hair treatments that revive scalp naturally to grow new hair and repair existing.
Hair oil made of Amla and Shikakai herbs is well accepted and admired in Ayurveda, while Bhringraj is regarded as the king-ingredient for hair growth. Let’s dive in to know more about these herbs.
Bhringraj - Eclipta alba extract
In Ayurveda, Bhringraj is called as “Rasayana“or rejuvenator herb that aims to balance and heal the body through nutrition.
It belongs to the family of plant - false daily and grows best in moist places including Thailand, India, and Brazil.
When Leaves from the Bhringraj plant are mixed and heated with any carrier oil (Almond oil, olive oil or wheat germ oil) it produces Bhringraj oil.
Bhringraj extract is also very effective at fighting bacteria and fungus, and therefore used in various antibacterial ayurvedic medicines.
Oxyglow’s Bhringraj Revitalizing and hair Regrowth oil is a great option formulated for hair fall. Enriched with the goodness of Bhringraj, Brahmi, Amla, wheatgerm, Almond and vitamin E extracts to strengthen root shafts and thereby prevents hair fall. It also contains ground nut and olive oil, which are rich in root-nourishing lecithin.
Amla (emblica Officinalis) ( Indian gooseberry )
Amla or Amalaki in Ayurveda is a fruit abundant of Vitamin C. It contains as much of 20 oranges vitamin C and therefore one of the most nourishing fruit/ herb found in India.
The fruit offers a variety of medicinal benefits and is useful in any form – raw, powdered or as oil.
For hair and scalp care, it acts as a natural remedy due to its high iron content and potent antioxidants. The presence of ellagic, gallic acid and carotene content in Amla is responsible for improving blood circulation around the scalp. This helps stimulating hair growth and also providing relief from dry, itchy scalp.
Abundance of Vitamin C helps to combat premature graying of hair and helps to hair to retain its natural color.
Shikakai (Acacia concinna)
Grows majorly in central India, Shikakai is highly rich in antioxidants and vitamins A, C, K, and D, which helps to deep nourish hair and ideally an awesome ingredient for hair conditioner. Presence of saponins, vitamins and antioxidants counts for thicker and stronger hair.
If you're looking to boost hair growth, try the Oxyglow Amla and Shikakai Hair tonic which controls hair thinning and breakage, and promotes regrowth. While Amla improves hair growth and reduces hair fall, the shikakai infusion with Bhringraj, Reetha and Neem extracts containing micronutrients help control dandruff. A powerful Hair Tonic that stimulates the growth of new hair and rejuvenation of existing hair.
Conclusion: Hair oils hydrate, Deep Condition and Stimulate your scalp for Wonderful hair Regrowth
Scalp care is just as important as hair care. Climate, pollution and unhealthy diet leads to many scalp and hair disorders, mainly dry scalp, dandruff and frizzy hair.
Addition of Sulphates and chemical infused shampoos and hair products in our lifestyle also accelerate a lot of hair concerns.
Since nobody wants damaged or unruly hair, Hair oils are excellent healers, possibly the healthier, gentler liquid for your mane that hydrates, deep conditions and stimulates your scalp for better hair regrowth.
Mala and sikakai