A lot of care goes into beautiful hair. Many home remedies are used for conditioning the hair and scalp. Some products cause the hair and scalp to become too oily. Some may cause the scalp to flake. The goal is to have soft, shiny, healthy hair. Sweet almond oil effectively condition the hair and scalp without making it too oily.
Almonds are full of vitamin E. This vitamin is essential for hair and skin care. Almonds are also rich in folic acid, fiber, calcium, magnesium and much more. Most of the fat in almonds is good for you. Almonds contain rhizveritrol, the anti-inflammatory agent in red wines. Almonds may even help prevent some forms of cancer. Sweet almond oil can be used for any skin type. Some benefits include alleviating itching and rashes, deep moisturizing and helping skin retain its glow. Advantages for the scalp include ridding the scalp of dandruff and discouraging falling hair. Sweet almond oil strengthens hair, smooths the hair's cuticles, encourages growth and moisturizes without making hair oily.
Using the almond oil by itself is an effective way to treat the hair and scalp. Apply to dry hair before shampooing. Massage the oil into your scalp to increase circulation and reinforce the hair follicles. Add warm coconut oil to aid in lubricating dry and brittle hair. Coconut oil is rich in nutrients such as potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium. Adding approximately a quarter-size to your conditioner will help maintain healthy, soft hair. Almond oil is very light and can be used daily. Find it at your local natural foods or health store.