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2 Nourishing Ayurvedic Hair Treatments To Do At Home

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For thousands of years, the people of India have nourished their hair and scalp with oils, supporting blood flow and providing the nutrition that their hair needs to make its finest appearance. Using pure oils that are powered by rich, organic, Ayurvedic botanicals will give you a sense of natural luxury and nourishment. These self-pampering, do-it-yourself techniques are easy to incorporate into your routine, leaving you with strong, shiny, thick hair that will make heads turn. We recommend using our Healthy Hair Oil for these self-care moments. If you are looking for a cooling experience, try our Brahmi-Coconut Oil.

Weekly Deep Pre-Shampoo Treatment

Massaging the scalp and roots of your hair with oil not only invigorates the tissues, strengthens the roots, and supports blood flow, but also invokes a deep sense of relaxation and grounding. Incorporate this deep treatment into your home spa ritual.

Fill the cup of your palm with warm oil. Dip the fingers of your other hand into the oil and massage your scalp with your fingers. Repeat this until your entire scalp is covered with a thin layer of oil. Use the remaining oil in your palm to coat the length of your hair with oil. Let the oil sit for up to twenty minutes, or you may choose to leave it in your hair over night (in which case, protect your pillow with a towel or by wearing a turban). Remove the oil by applying shampoo directly to dry hair before wetting (this will help remove more oil with the first wash). You may need to shampoo a second time to remove all oil.

Healthy hair

Daily Light Treatment

This light treatment gives your hair a protective, conditioning boost with natural oils. Focus the treatment on the length of the hair and the ends of the hair, thereby hampering your hair from becoming dry and brittle.

After your shower, while your hair is still damp, take a small, dime-size amount of oil into your palm. Rub your hands together and run your fingers through the length of your hair and the ends of your hair. You may let your hair air dry or you can blow dry your hair if you prefer.