Friday, July 19, 2013

RTF BEAUTY:The Different Oils and what they do for your hair

OK, I think its important to know what the different oils do for your hair, some can also be used for skin care.

Olive Oil:
- Penetrates the skin and provides a shield of moisture, keeping the skin smooth and supple.
- Soaks into the skin without making it feel greasy.
- Great moisturizer especially during the dry cold winter months.
- Contains free radicals that help fight aging and skin damage.
- Good deep conditioner for dry or damaged hair.
- When used lightly can help combat frizz.
- Acts as an anti dandruff.
- Strengthens the hair.

Jojoba oil:
- Helps maintain the oil balance in the scalp and prevent overbuild up that may clog hair follicles.
- Great moisturizer (Keeps moisture locked in hair strands).
- A close match to our natural hair/skin oil sebum therefore helps balance and maintain the balance of oil on our scalp and skin
- Acts as a protective shield from bacteria and dirt.
- Helps reduce and prevent stretch marks.

Castor Oil:
- Penetrates skin prevents viruses and bacteria helping to cure acne.
- Helps heal scars.
- Thickens eyelashes and eyebrows.
- Prevents hair loss and helps regenerate hair by protecting the scalp.
- Using castor oil on scalp and roots of your hair helps regenerate hair growth and thickens the hair.
- Leaves hair soft and shiny.
- Prevents stretch marks.
- Removes moles and warts.
- Removes age spots.

Sweet Almond
- A humectant meaning it retains and/or preserves moisture.
- It is a good moisturizer which softens the skin.
- It can be used to reduce dry flaky itchy skin caused by eczema psoriasis and rashes.
- Can also be used on scalp to relive dryness and to condition hair.
- It is great for all skin types.
- It is non greasy and easily absorbed.
- Improves complexion and glow.
- Reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
- Lightens dark circles under the eyes.
- Cures chapped lips and body rashes.

Avocado Oil:
- Softens and moisturizes skin and hair.
- Helps heal sunburn, scars and reduces age spots.
- relieves dryness of skin and itching caused by eczema and psoriasis.
- assists in rejuvenation and regeneration of skin. Increases amount of collagen on skin.
- lightweight and easily absorbed by hair and skin.
- strengthens hair and gives it shine.
- has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

Vitamin E oil:
- provides moisture as well as antioxidant properties.
- Can be used for skin healing and preservation.
- Prevents and repairs free radical damage great for brown spots and scars.
- Helps repair split ends and hair damaged from heat (blow drying), curling and coloring.
- Can be used to heal or prevent sunburn and chapped lips.
- Speeds up cell regeneration.
- Promotes blood circulation to the scalp.
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