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Benefits of Grape Seed Oil for Hair

Rimlee Bhuyan
Grape seed oil is used for massages and cooking, but did you know that you can use grape seed oil for hair? Applying grape seed oil on hair has many advantages, and here we are going to discuss all about the benefits of using grape seed oil.
Recent research has shown that your grandmother has been right all this while. Oiling your hair regularly keeps it healthy and shiny, and makes it strong and lustrous.
Every woman wants to have long, shiny hair but unfortunately many of us are plagued by problems of hair loss, frizziness, split ends and hair that is rough and lacks shine.
To counter all these problems and for proper hair care, oiling your hair with a good oil is absolutely essential. One such oil that can do wonders for your hair is grape seed oil. Grape seed oil is extracted from the seeds of grapes.
Grape seed oil is a light green colored oil that is almost odorless and has a light non greasy texture. This makes it an ideal oil for applying to hair for those people who are put off by the greasiness of other hair oils like olive oil and coconut oil.

Benefits of Grape Seed Oil for Hair

>>Since grape seed oil is odorless and non greasy in texture, it can be applied by people who do not like the feeling of hair that is weighed down by rich and heavy oils.

>>Grape seed oil is easily absorbed by the scalp and hair, making hair soft, shiny and manageable.
>>Grape seed oil is used as a carrier oil by diluting it with other essential oils like lavender oil and ylang ylang, it moisturizes and nourishes the hair making it soft and manageable.
>>Grape seed oil can also be used for hot oil hair treatments. Since the oil is light and quickly absorbed, heating grape seed oil and applying it to the scalp and hair ends greatly helps to make hair shiny, reducing brittleness.

>>Dandruff problems as well as seborrheic dermatitis can be reduced by regular application of grape seed oil on the scalp.
>>The best thing about applying grape seed oil is that it can be safely applied on all hair types, whether you have normal, dry or oily hair.
>>Using grape seed oil for hair growth is also recommended since vitamin E and linoleic acid present in grape seed oil helps to strengthen hair. Grape seed oil strengthens the hair follicles and makes hair strong and healthy.
>>Grape seed oil can be used in natural homemade deep conditioning treatments by mixing 4 tablespoons of grape seed oil with 5 drops of cypress essential oil, juice of half a lime and 2 egg yolks. Regular deep conditioning treatment with grape seed oil will make hair strong and lustrous.
>>Dry, rough and frizzy hair can also benefit from the use of grape seed oil as it smooths the hair cuticles, sealing in the moisture and making each hair strand strong

How to Use Grape Seed Oil

For any hair oil to show results, you should know how to apply it correctly. Grape seed oil is no different, and to fully benefit from this wonder oil you should follow the instructions given below for its application.
>>First measure out about 4 to 6 tablespoons of organic grape seed oil and put it inside a zip lock plastic bag. Now add 2 teaspoon of ylang ylang, lavender or rosemary essential oil to the grape seed oil. Adding such essential oil to the hot oil treatment will help calm your mind.
>>Add hot water in a large bowl or mug and then submerge the zip locked bag with the grape seed oil into it. Keep it submerged for about 2 to 3 minutes, until the oil in the bag is warm to touch. Pour out the warm grape seed oil from the bag into a small bowl and apply the warm oil into your scalp.
>>With the tip of your fingers, gently massage the hot oil into your scalp and base of neck and hair. Make sure that you coat each strand of hair with the warm grape seed oil. Dip a clean towel in warm water and wring out the excess water. Wrap the warm towel over your head.
>>Leave the oil on your hair for about 25 to 30 minutes and then wash your hair with a mild shampoo. After rinsing your hair, you will see that your hair is shining with health. Take care not to comb or brush your hair while it is still wet as it leads to tangling and breakage.
This was all about the benefits of using grape seed oil on hair and the right way to apply it. Regular use of grape seed oil will make your hair strong, healthy and super shiny. So use pure grape seed oil to get beautiful, long and lustrous hair.