When it comes to the cosmetic uses of cooking oils, the most common ones are coconut or olive oil. But what about sunflowers? It is not far behind the first two ones! What can this underrated ingredient do for your hair?
Dose of moisturizing nutrition
Just like the skin, which is the largest human organ, hair needs moisture to be healthy. You can supply it through sunflower oil. The moisture is then is deeply closed, thereby preventing them from drying out, brittleness, frayed tips and disobedience.
Stimulation of growth
The oil contains many beneficial ingredients, including antioxidants, vitamin E, a range of minerals, as well as palmitic, oleic, stearic and linoleic acids. It is these components that nourish the hair follicles and stimulate both blood circulation and hair growth, while preventing excessive hair loss. These antioxidants neutralize the effects of harmful free radicals, and therefore also make them more resistant to adverse external influences.
Great help fight dandruff
Are you running out of patience and nerves in the fight against dandruff? Sunflower oil can handle this mess. It will help release dead skin cells, soothe the scalp from irritation, and in addition, normalize the sebaceous glands. It also heals minor skin lesions and has an anti-inflammatory effect. Among its other undeniable advantages - that it facilitates combing, adds shine and restores hair color. Would you like to try it as a mask? It is enough just to apply it along the entire length, let it act for about half an hour, and then wash it off, preferably with shampoo.