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Jojoba Oil for Hair Treatment

Jojoba oil is extracted from the seeds of jojoba plant, scientifically called Simmondsia chinensis. Jojoba oil is actually liquid wax produced by the seeds of jojoba plant. Unrefined Jojoba oil appears as a golden liquid while the unrefined oil is odorless as well as colorless. Jojoba oil is very similar to human sebum (oily matter secreted by sebaceous glands) in chemical composition.
Jojoba oil has a variety of uses. It is widely used as a moisturizer, make-up remover, lip balm, massage oil, shaving prep and also for hair care.

The benefits of jojoba oil for hair are well researched on and as such, have scientific back up. Jojoba oil for is known for its hair care properties.  Jojoba oil moisturizes the scalp and the shaft of hairs, so as to rejuvenate and revitalize the hair.  Jojoba oil relives you of dry and dull hair, leaving your hair smooth and shinning. Jojoba oil is very effective in removing dandruff from your scalp. Dandruff is generally caused by dryness of scalp. Also, the usage of chemicals like hair spray and gel has an adverse effect on the health of your hair. These chemicals form an insoluble sticky layer on the scalp, which damage the hair. Jojoba oil dissolves this sticky layer, thereby protecting the hair from the negative impact of these harmful chemicals.

Jojoba Oil Benefits for Hair

Jojoba oil for complete hair treatment involves following hair care steps:

  • You must first mix 50 percent of jojoba oil and 50 percent of over the counter hot oil to make a pre shampoo and a deep conditioner.  You may gently apply the mixture on your scalp and leave it for fifteen minutes so the scalp absorbs the oil completely.
  • You may transform your shampoo to a moisturizing shampoo by adding two drops of jojoba oil to it.
  • You may also mix a few drops of jojoba oil to your conditioner for deep conditioning, so as to make your hair look smooth and healthy.
  • You are recommended to apply jojoba oil on the ends of hair so as to check split ends and prevent the hair from frizzing. You may apply jojoba oil on the hair ends when your hair is wet.
  • You may massage your scalp with jojoba oil at least thrice a week so as to detangle the hair and also prevent them from frizzing.

These are the benefits of jojoba oil as a hair care treatment product along with the hair care tips. The oil has no side effects as it is free from chemicals. You should use unrefined jojoba oil for best results.