Your hair is often one of the first things people notice about you. For many people, particularly women, it is also a constant source of frustration, as it can easily become dry, brittle or frizzy. As always, nature knows best. If you want to fix your hair, you need to look to Mother Earth, who always provides. Read on to find out the best oils and butters for your hair this season.
Avocados may have had their time in the sun when it comes to being a superfood, but the oils in avocados are also excellent for your hair. This is one of the only oils that can penetrate the hair follicle, ensuring your hair looks silky, hydrated, and has added lustre. Avocado oil is suitable for all hair types and can be used all year round.
This simple, everyday kitchen product is a great solution for dry or frizzy hair; in addition, it is a low-cost option. The fatty acids in olive oil not only nourish dry hair but also leave it softer. The best way to use it is to apply to dry, un-shampooed hair, leave on for 30 minutes, and simply rinse off. Do not wash your hair properly, instead allowing it to soak up the fatty acids. Make sure you use a plain olive oil and not one infused with garlic or chilli!
An often-overlooked natural butter that can do wonders for your hair, mango butter is revered for its nourishing qualities. The best way to use it is by finding it in a product such as the lush-smelling KLORANE shampoo with mango butter available from stockists such as http://www.lifeandlooks.com/klorane-with-mango-butter.html. Not only will products with mango butter leave you hair soft and nourished but also they will leave it smelling like an exotic holiday!
Shea butter has been used for centuries as a hair treatment and is often found in high street products. Look out for shampoos, conditioners and treatments with a high percentage of shea butter; however, don’t use it alone, as it is a fairly heavy butter. This is a good product to use in the summer, as it also helps to protect hair from harmful UV rays. Shea butter has a creamy, nutty scent that is absolutely beautiful.