Did you know almonds are as beneficial for our overall health and skin as they are for hair? Packed with the goodness of vitamin E, magnesium, zinc, amino acids and other essential nutrients, they benefit immensely in giving shinier, healthier and thicker mane. It is one of the best hair care oil that you must include in your hair care regime to get naturally nourished the hair from roots to tips.

What makes almond oil for hair special? The fact that it comes enriched with:

- Vitamin E, D, A & B
- Takes care of unruly hair by nourishing them form the roots
- Best natural substitute to any leave in conditioner or serum
- Keeps dryness of the scalp at bay adding moisture & hydration to the scalp for growth of beautifully nourished hair

Following are few of the amazing uses of almond oil for hair.

1) Makes Hair & Scalp Healthy:

We all desire long, lustrous and healthy hair but getting the desired result is very difficult. Hence, it is always good to go natural. Almond oil is one of the best solutions that can strengthen the hair and help them grow faster with each application. Magnesium present in the oil helps to enrich the hair roots and follicles. Experts recommend application of almond oil every alternate day for problem free and beautiful hair.

For best results, take half a cup of Dabur Almond Hair Oil and heat it till it is lukewarm. Now, gently massage the oil all over the scalp and hair (from roots to the tip) in circular motion for 5-10 minutes. Leave the oil in the head overnight and next morning wash it off with a mild shampoo. Regular application of this oil will give you strong, soft and naturally shiny hair over a period of time.

2) Reduces Scalp Infections

Dandruff is a very common problem that affects people of all ages. From pollution to bad upkeep of scalp, the reasons for dandruff could be any but the result is always the same-dry, itchy & flaky scalp coupled with damaged hair that keeps falling. So if you are wondering how to remove dandruff and regain the softness and natural shine of your mane, try this home remedy:

Ingredients:

- 5 tbsp almond hair oil
- 2 tbsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed)

Method:

- In a bowl, mix the two ingredients
- Use it to gently massage the scalp in circular motion for 5-10 minutes
- Just ensure the entire scalp and hair area is covered. Wrap the hair with a towel and leave it on for 30 minutes before rinsing it off with a mild shampoo
- Repeat at least twice a week for desired results

3) Enhances Shine

We all love a good shine on our hair. There are many products that promise you instant luster but the long term effects of using these products can cause some serious damage to your scalp and hair health in the long run. The idea is to make your hair grow stronger and beautiful while you are at so we recommend you to try this amazing homemade hair remedy that would not only hydrate and deeply condition your scalp but also give you soft and silky hair.

Ingredients:

- 2 tbsp almond hair oil
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tbsp castor oil

Method:

- Mix all the three oils in a bowl and use the mix to massage your head with for a good 10-15 minutes
- Leave the oil to rest in your scalp for 45-50 minutes before rinsing it off with a mild shampoo
- Repeat the process twice a week for naturally silky, soft and shiny hair

4) Treat Split-Ends:

Slpit-ends are result of dry, damaged and under nourished scalp. Therefore, if you wish to get rid of the problem of slit-ends, you need to try the remedy given below as it will enable the scalp to remain moisturized all day long and stimulate growth of healthy, strong & nourished hair.

Ingredients:

- 3 tbsp almond oil
- Yolk of 1 egg
- 1 tbsp jojoba oil

Method:

- Mix the three ingredients together and make a smooth paste
- Apply it all over the scalp area and hair and leave it to dry for 40-45 minutes
- Rinse it off with a mild shampoo and repeat the process at least once a week for nourished and problem free hair. Read more on how to stop hair fall naturally.

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