January Beauty Diary

This month I like to share the wonderful goodness of essential oil.

For a start, I do not really like essential oil as the word “oil” gives me a feeling of oily and sticky after use or even develop pimples! However after learning and trying out, I just fall in love with it. It such an awesome products that God had created, for people like me who love to use natural remedy (do not like to take panadol!).

I start off with Eucalyptus, it helps for my son who has sinus, I applied it on his back and front of his body, just a drop of it  and he can sleep well. I also use it in the diffuser while he is sleeping. Peppermint is also good for headaches which i had tried.  Now I adding rose essential oil into my eye cream to lift up and brighten my eyes area. I will share more for getting rid of dark circle in the coming months. Back to the topic that I sharing in January is how to get rid of dandruff with essential oil.

How Do You Use Essential Oil to Get Rid of Dandruff?

For starters, some essential oils can be applied directly to the scalp. However, if you have sensitive scalps, you might want to dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil like coconut or jojoba. 3 drops essential oil to 2 tablespoons of carrier oil would work for most people. Massage the blend onto your scalp and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse it off. You can start off with 2 times a week to wash your hair with this method. As individual reacts differently so observe the changes. 

Besides that, you can add a few drops of the oil into your shampoo or conditioner and massage it into your scalp, too. Essential oil that suggested are:

1.   Lemongrass

Rich with antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, lemongrass essential oil is the one we reach for to battle dandruff. According to a study, the oil significantly reduced dandruff symptoms when applied twice daily.   

2.   Tea Tree

One of the most powerful weapons against dandruff is tea tree essential oil. Packed with antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal, the powerhouse oil is even often used in anti-dandruff shampoos.

3.   Cedarwood

Cedarwood essential oil is another popular option for those struggling with dandruff. Packed with cleansing qualities as well as anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antibacterial properties, the oil helps to manage and treat the different conditions that cause dandruff.

Bonus: you will get to enjoy its delightful woodsy scent all day long.

4.   Rosemary

Antifungal, antimicrobial, astringent, cleansing, and decongesting — rosemary essential oil has everything you want in a solution to tackle dandruff. Regular use, it helps to reduce excess oil and sebum, product buildup, flakes, and dandruff. Plus, rosemary is also known to help stimulate the follicles for faster hair growth.

Give these essential oils a try and soon you can bid those annoying white flakes adieu. It not a one time thing so it takes time to see result, properly a month plus. 

These is base on my own experience and happy sharing to you. I had added a new service this year – head massage. It massage the scalp to stimulate the follicles, de stress the mind. Of cause the use of essential oil with the Bo Jin method or the traditional hand method, to have a 30mins relaxation.  Click in https://summernail.as.me/lovessoil for booking now.




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