Using essential oils for hair care

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Using essential oils for hair care

Essential oils are everywhere. Just open up Instagram. You’ll see posts about using essential oils for improving your mood, fighting illness, and even cleaning your home. Even though they’re all the rage, you might still find yourself asking what essential oils are. Put simply, essential oils are oils that are extracted from plants. Oils like lavender and peppermint are popular, but even herbs like cilantro and basil have oils. These oils pack a powerful punch Why not harness that power for your own hair growth? Here are essential oils to add to your hair care routine.


Peppermint oil is so powerful that it can literally give you chills. Research shows that it might help stimulate hair growth. Massage the peppermint oil into your scalp on your wash day. Let it sit for five minutes or so, and then proceed with your normal wash day routine.


Tea Tree

Many of us are familiar with tea tree oils’ almost magical properties and its familiar tingle. Add tea tree oil into your favorite hair products for additional cleansing and an extra hair growth boost.



Did you know that our Hair + Scalp Growth Elixir is made from a proprietary blend of over 20 essential oils? We’ve harnessed the best properties of all the oils and made a mixture just for you. Our formula that supports growth, thickness, and overall moisture. If you don’t want to spend time blending oils, our elixir is just what you need.



Lavender is often thought of for its calming properties. Research shows that lavender may also support hair growth. If you’re washing your hair before bed, massage a bit of lavender oil into your hair before shampooing. The scent can help prepare you for bedtime while the oil helps your hair grow.



Got dandruff? Lemongrass is your go-to essential oil. Add it to your shampoo and conditioner to for a less flaky scalp. The scent makes fighting dandruff feel fresh, not clinical.



Ylang-ylang oil is another must-have for those with dry scalps. Its properties address breakage and brittleness for long-term hair growth. If you’ve got an oily scalp, sit this oil out.


Clary sage

Clary sage oil strengthens hair while reducing the chance of breakage.  Pair it with your conditioner for impactful results.


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