Sunday, December 27, 2009


Do you cry about un-lively dry strands of hair after every wash by expensive chemical products? Well! Then bid them good bye and try these natural homemade hot oil treatment to add extra care for your hair that promises shine, health and extra bounce. Discover the natural world of homemade hair care products. They are simple to make and it takes only few minutes to apply.

Rosemary Hot Oil Treatment

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of dried rosemary leaves & 1/2 cup soybean oil
Directions: Combine ingredients and heat until warm. Strain the ingredients through a fine strainer or cheesecloth to remove all of the access leaves. Coat the entire head and hair with the mixture, working it through evenly to the end of the strands. Then wrap the hair in plastic and later in a warm towel. For best results leave the oil mixture on hair for 15 minutes or longer. Wash your hair with mild shampoo until oil is completely removed.

Curry Leaves Hot oil Treatment
Ingredients : Coconut oil & 2 strands of curry leaves
Directions: Combine the ingredients and heat it until warm. After the oil has cooled to normal temperature crush the leaves and use a strainer to remove all the access leaves. Apply it as described above. It works well for dry and discoloured hair.

Ginger Hot Oil Treatment
Ingredients: Ginger root
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
Directions: Squeeze ginger root to obtain one tablespoon of juice. Mix all ingredients. Apply to scalp and let dry before shampooing. For best results repeat three times a week.

Jojoba Hot Oil Treatment
Ingredients : Bottle of pure Olive Oil or Jojoba Oil & Bottle of  favorite mild shampoo or conditioner
Directions: Bring pan of water to a rolling boil and remove from heat. Place glass bottle containing pure olive oil in pan. Leave it for five minutes. While olive oil is heating; gently shampoo tresses and towel dry. Try to remove all excess moisture from strands before applying olive oil. Apply olive oil directly onto hair strands from root to ends avoiding the scalp area. Cover hair with plastic cap and sit under heated dryer or conditioning cap for 10-15 minutes. Rinse hair with warm water. Later shampoo and to remove extra oil to complete your homemade hot oil treatment.

Soybean Hot Oil Treatment
Ingredients: 1/2 cup soybean oil
8 drops oil of sandalwood
8 drops oil of lavender
8 drops oil geranium
Directions: Mix all the ingredients and warm the oil to a comfortable temperature. Apply the mixture to damp hair. Wrap hair in plastic wrap and apply a hot towel for 20 minutes. Shampoo your hair and rinse well.



Slipstitches said...

As salaamu alaikum, may definitely try the ginger root treatment Insha Allaah. Shukran for the recipe (smiles)

zainab1 said...

slipstitches ; walaikum salam ukhti, afwan, Na'am sounds like a winner , right?. Keep me posted on your results, as I wiil do the same insha Allaah. smiles, back at ya !!!

ChocolateOrchid said...

Hey Sweetie!! These are some great recipes. I can't wait to give them a try. Can't wait to try some of these.

Thanks for sharing!

zainab1 said...

Chocolate Orchid: you are so welcome, yes I have yet to actually try them all but I really want to give them all a go, keep me posted on your results. Enjoy