Essential Oils for Healthy Hair

Your hair plays a crucial role in your appearance, and so it's important to take good care of it. Thankfully there are several essential oils that can help us with our precious locks.  I want to share and go over not just the essential oils that are wonderful at supporting healthy hair, but also the products that doTERRA has created that will give you peace of mind, knowing they are chemical and toxin-free, contain the superior CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade® essential oils, and are professional quality and grade.

Let's start with the essential oils that are great for hair health:

Tea Tree/Melaleuca - it helps prevent buildup of chemicals and dead skin, it's very cleansing and purifying to help maintain overall scalp health, and it's rejuvenating which helps hair look thick, clean and healthy. 

Peppermint - increases circulation, provides freshness and a fun tingly sensation which can help with hair growth.

Lavender - can speed up hair growth, has antimicrobial properties that can help with itchy scalp or dandruff.

Niaouli - is a relative of Tea Tree, it helps keep the skin healthy-looking and clean.

Ylang Ylang - stimulates the production of sebum which keeps the hair healthy and conditioned, thus helping prevent split ends. 

Rosemary - has mild cleansing properties, is stimulating to the follicles, and increases circulation which helps promote hair growth. 

Cedarwood - balances the oil-producing glands which can help with hair growth, has cleansing and purifying properties which helps maintain an overall healthy scalp.

Now that you know how the different essential oils can play a role in your hair health, I want to share some of my favorite hair care products and what doTERRA has created and made available to us to make things super easy.  I like easy!

doTERRA Salon Essentials Protecting Shampoo is a professional formula with an invigorating complex of CPTG Certified Pure Tested Grade® essential oils, gentle cleansers, and botanical ingredients that keep the hair looking and feeling clean and healthy. A unique combination of plant extracts, along with Wild Orange and Lime essential oils provide gentle lathering and cleansing to remove impurities and residue left behind by styling products that collect on the hair and scalp. Light moisturizers leave hair soft, shiny, silky and touchable.  It's also protects color treated hair against UV oxidation. 

doTERRA Salon Essentials Protecting Conditioner is a professional formula of conditioning emollients, botanical extracts, and natural proteins that leave hair looking luminous and healthy. It also includes a proprietary blend of CPTG® essential oils: Lavender, Peppermint, Marjoram, Cedarwood, Lavandin, Rosemary, Niaouli, and Eucalyptus, specifically selected to bring hair to life. Other natural ingredients keep hair looking and feeling strong and healthy. Nanotechnology smoothes hair and provides an antistatic effect that keeps hair shafts aligned during styling for a smooth, finished look. Botanical extracts provide hair color maintenance and protection as well as lipids that support healthy-looking hair. 

doTERRA Salon Essentials Healthy Hold Glaze is an all-in-one flexible-hold styling aid that protects, nourishes, and fortifies for smooth, shiny hair. This exclusive formula provides thermal protection, and protein-rich nanoparticles that work to promote improved moisture and softness. A light hold offers perfect support for beautifully styled hair. The essential oils in the glaze are: Lavender, Peppermint, Cedarwood, Lavandin, Marjoram, Melaleuca, Niaouli, Rosemary, Eucalyptus and Tangerine.

doTERRA Salon Essentials Root to Tip Serum is a salon professional formula infused with essential oils and nourishing lipids to promote smooth, shiny hair and a healthy-looking scalp. The carefully chosen CPTG® essential oils of Lavender, Peppermint, Marjoram, Cedarwood, Lavandin, Rosemary, Niaouli, and Eucalyptus are known for their ability to rejuvenate the scalp while supporting the appearance of healthy hair. This powerful, lightweight serum provides extended moisture without weighing hair down or leaving an oily residue. 

The last product that I want to share with you is doTERRA's Lifelong Vitality Supplements.  In my opinion and from my personal experience these bad boys have made ALL the difference in the world when it comes to my hair. Seriously!  Now I use all of the doTERRA salon grade products, but even before I was using them I was taking the Lifelong Vitality Supplements and that's when my hair stopped falling out in clumps.  When you have thin hair already, you really appreciate when there's less thinning happening up top.

The supplement trio (shown below) really helps with and was designed to assist in our overall foundational health. Our lifelong health and vitality depend on many factors including diet, physical activity, weight management, rest, stress management, exposure to toxins, and inherited genetic predisposition for disease or wellness. While some of these variables are beyond our complete control, breakthrough scientific research is revealing many ways we can influence—and even control—significant factors of aging and wellness. A long life full of vitality and healthy aging begins with providing your cells with essential nutrients and metabolic factors to help them perform optimally - and that's exactly what this trio of supplements does for our bodies.

Here are some of the primary benefits:

  • Antioxidant and DNA protection
  • Energy metabolism
  • Bone health
  • Immune function
  • Stress management
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Healthy hair, skin, and nails
  • Eye, brain, nervous system
  • Liver function and digestive health
  • Lung and respiratory health

The 30 day supply comes with a $79.50 price tag, but that's a fraction of what you'd pay if you compared all the groceries and stuff you'd need to buy to make up all the vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that these provide.  Plus with a 30 day money-back guarantee you really have nothing to lose in trying them.

Now that you know all the products that are formulated to help you care for your hair naturally I think it's time to share some DIY recipes with you.  In the DIY Hair Care eBook (click on the image below) I'm giving you 6 recipes to help you take care of those precious locks: heat protectant, scalp cleanser, leave-in conditioner, sun protecting, anti-frizz and a hair detangler. 

If you like the idea of making your own products vs buying readymade natural haircare or you want to "beef up" your doTERRA products to help specifically focusing on hair growth and repair, you've got to check out Jen Nash's post over on Aromatherapy Press:

If you need anything, I'm always available to chat if you have questions, need custom support or more tips/recipes.


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