- Moisturize the scalp
Avocado oil has a nice creamy texture full of essential fatty acids and deeply moisturizes the scalp. Although it is thicker than most oils, it penetrates the scalp easily. If your scalp is dry, apply 1-2 tablespoons of avocado oil an hour before you shower.
- Fights dandruff
Treat dandruff with avocado oil as a hot oil treatment. Avocado’s moisturizing properties keep the scalp well moisturized and prevent dryness and flaking. Here’s a recipe for a hot avocado oil treatment.
Hot Avocado Oil: In a small bowl, add 1 tablespoon of avocado oil and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Now pour the cup into a large bowl or gently heat the pan in hot water. Once the olive oil-avocado mixture is warm, remove the jar from the water and add 4 drops of tea tree essential oil. Apply this hot oil to your scalp and leave it on a shower cap for 1-2 hours. When the time is right, wash your hair thoroughly with a sulfate-free shampoo.
- Remove itchy scalp
Do you have an itchy scalp? Use avocado oil to soothe your itch! Its moisturizing properties help reduce dryness and itchiness of the scalp. Use the hot oil above – it helps with an itchy scalp!
- Treat scalp inflammation
Scalpitis occurs when the scalp feels dry, sore, and inflamed. Inflammation cannot be seen with the naked eye, but the scalp hurts when combing. Fortunately, if you have avocado oil at home, you can apply it and treat an itchy scalp. Avocado oil has powerful anti-inflammatory properties that reduce inflammation.
Avocado oil can be applied directly to your scalp every day. Avocado itself is good for scalp infections – here’s my favorite avocado scalp treatment!
- Promotes hair growth
Did you know that avocado oil promotes hair growth? When massaged into the scalp, the nutrients penetrate the hair follicles and provide deep nourishment. It encourages them to grow stronger, longer, and thicker hair!
- Restores damaged hair
If you don’t use a nourishing oil like avocado oil, it can be very difficult to restore dry, damaged hair to its original smoothness! Prepare a revitalizing avocado hair mask to nourish your hair with the nutrients it needs for new growth!
Avocado Repair Hair Mask: In a high-speed blender, combine one mashed avocado, one mashed banana, 1 tablespoon of avocado oil, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, and 1 tablespoon of raw honey. Now blend until smooth and creamy. Apply the mixture on the scalp and then wrap the hair. Cover with a shower cap and leave for two hours. After the time has passed, rinse off the mask and wash your hair thoroughly with a sulfate-free shampoo. Repeat 1-2 times a week for 4 months.
- Hair condition
Moisturize your hair with avocado oil! It can smooth hair that is damp on vacation in any case. You can also add it to your shampoo! Just add 1 teaspoon of avocado oil to 2 tablespoons of shampoo and use. Try making a hair conditioner serum as follows.
Hair Serum: Using a funnel, pour 2 tablespoons of avocado oil and 2 tablespoons of jojoba oil into a 2-ounce amber glass dropper. Now add 10 drops each of lavender and rose essential oil. Close the bottle tightly and gently mix all the oils by rolling it between your palms. Apply about 5-6 drops to damp hair after showering.