DIY Olive Oil Hair Treatment

Olive oil contains essential fatty acids and will help moisturize your hair. With this easy trick, you’ll never have to buy hot oil treatments again, or go to the salon (unless you live in Carson City, in which case you should come give me your moneys). It will improve your hair texture and rebuild damaged hair. It is even said to make your hair grow twice as fast. Even though I’m not sure if that last part is true, it does make sense. I remember reading that you can apply castor oil to your eyebrows or eyelashes, which lubricates the hair follicle and makes them grow faster. I do plan on trying this olive oil hair treatment once a week (which is the recommended amount) and I will inform everyone on the progress of my hair growth.

DIY Olive Oil Hair Treatment

Step 1:

Mix 1/2 cup of olive oil (preferably extra virgin, since it is the highest quality of olive oil) and 1/4 cup of honey in a bowl. Honey is a humectant, which means it attracts and holds moisture.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Step 2:

Heat the lovely concoction in the microwave for 15 seconds.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Step 3:

Add an egg yolk to the mixture. Egg yolk has a lot of vitamin A, and essential fatty acids which can improve the overall condition of your scalp, increase blood flow to the scalp (encouraging hair to grow), moisturize hair, and increase the production of natural oils to recondition your hair. Be careful that the mixture is not too hot when adding the egg, otherwise it will cook it.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Step 4:

Whisk all of the ingredients together so it is smooth and consistent.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Step 5:

Apply evenly to damp hair and work through the ends.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Step 6:

Wrap with plastic cling wrap and let sit for 30 minutes.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Step 7:

Wash out your hair and shampoo it really good. My hair was pretty greasy the next morning, but I do theno poo” method  WEN Cleansing Conditioner  so that may be why. At any rate, I re-cleansed it again the next morning and it was fine.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Step 8:

Rock your new healthy hair! I would advise letting it air-dry. You just made a huge effort to make your hair healthy- give it a break.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Just a Friendly Olive Oil Hair Treatment Reminder:

Do yourself a favor and wrap your head in a towel. Even with the cling wrap, this could get really messy.

DIY easy olive oil hair treatment that you can do at home!

Have you tried doing this sweet DIY Olive Oil Hair Treatment? What did you think? I’d love to hear your feedback in the comments section below!

5 thoughts on “DIY Olive Oil Hair Treatment”

  1. Trying it right now!!!
    Tuesday had my hair stylist do an ombré for me. ? didn’t realize how much damage n how dry it can get. She suggested I do a protein treatment twice a week for the first couple weeks to try n get some protein back in my hair.
    I’ll let you know what happens 🙂

  2. This worked great! I also use the no poo method… I had to cheat and use shampoo afterwards today because my hair was so oily! Then I used ACV and let it set. My hair was very unmanageable when wet. Once it dried it was silky and shiny. The parts that are bleached are still a little dry, but over all I’m pleased!

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