If you're like me, summer sun and heat do a number on my hair. Dryness, frizz, split ends... shall I go on.
By this time of year, my locks end up looking more like straw.
I've tried a number of hair masks... keratin, protein, paraben free, leave ins, wash outs. All expensive, and none as effective as this home remedy...
What you need:
- cold pressed castor oil
- jojoba or grapeseed oil
- shower cap (optional)
Combine the castor oil and jojoba/grapeseed oil in equal parts in a bowl. You can warm the oil gently before application for added saturation (be very very careful handling hot oil - do not overheat).
Start by apply to dry hair at the roots, being sure to massage well into the scalp (castor oil is very stimulating, and is reported to significantly speed up natural hair growth - BONUS).
Work the rest of the oil into the mid and ends of the hair shaft, and apply more to the ends if needed.
Tie up, and cover with shower cap and leave on for minimum 1 hour, or preferably, overnight (be sure to use old pillowcases, as castor oil if very thick and stains).
You may need a couple of shampoo applications to get the oil out, or for added help, work in some raw egg whites.
Apply 1-2x/week, and your hair will absolutely LOVE you for it!