How To Make Stimulating Hair OilI’ve always experienced the very best results when I’ve used basil oil mixed with jojoba oil applied to the roots of my hair.
Listed below are some of my favorite formulas for how to make stimulating hair oil:
Karen Marie Shelton’s Stimulating Hair Oil #1*
4 ounces of carrier oil (jojoba, almond, sesame or similar)10 drops of organic (non-synthetic) Basil oil* (Basil or Sweet Basil – not Holy Basil)
Mix the carrier oil with the essential oils. Pour into a clean sterile amber or Cobalt blue glass bottle with a glass dropper.Before using on the roots gently heat the bottle in a bowl of hot water. Do not get the mixture too hot or it will burn the scalp.
Apply the oil to the scalp and roots of the hair with the pads of your fingertips.Avoid making contact with your fingernails and the scalp since it can leave tiny scratches and scars.
Wrap oil infused hair with plastic wrap or plastic shower cap or similar hot oil treatment covering. Allow the oil to remain on hair for 30 minutes or longer.You may sleep in the oil but be sure to protect your bed clothes since the oil may transfer and leave stains. Note: Basil oil is balancing, reviving, and strengthening for the roots of the hair. It’s relaxing while at the same time stimulating and energizing. I personally prefer organic jojoba carrier oil. I have found olive oil to be too heavy for my own hair type and texture.
Karen Marie Shelton’s Stimulating Hair Oil #2*2 drops of all natural organic (when possible) Basil Oil
2 drops of all natural organic (when possible) Rosemary Oil2 teaspoons of avocado oil
Mix all of the ingredients together in a glass bowl. Pour the mixture into a Cobalt blue or amber hued bottle with a glass stopper.Before use gently heat the bottle in a bowl of hot water. Do not get the mixture too hot or it will burn the scalp.
Apply the oil to the scalp and roots of the hair with the fingertips of your fingers.Avoid making contact with your fingernails and the scalp since it can leave tiny scratches and scars.
Leave oil on hair for at least 30 minutes or wrap hair in a shower cap or sleep cap and sleep with the oil on your roots.
Karen Marie Shelton’s Stimulating Hair Oil #3*
Coconut oil may or may not work for every hair type and texture. Many swear by it, others find it too heavy for their strands.If you find coconut oil beneficial for your hair you may achieve great results with the following stimulating hair oil formula: 3 1/2 ounces of coconut oil
20 drops of rosemary oil10 drops of cedarwood oil
Note: Cedarwood essential oil is derived from the Atlas cedar tree. It is one of the oldest oils to be produced having been traced back to the Egyptians who used the oil for embalming the dead.
It used to be an ingredient used to relieve dandruff. It is also effective in neutralizing oily hair and roots. If you have extremely dry hair, you may wish to bypass this stimulating hair oil treatment.
InstructionsMelt the coconut by melting the glass jar of oil in a bowl of hot water.
Add the rosemary and cedarwood oil to the melted coconut oil.Pour the mixture into a clean sterile glass jar. Store the mixture in a dark cool place.
Before using the mixture, scoop out a tablespoon of the oil and heat slowly in the palm of her hands.Work the mixture through the scalp and roots of the hair using the pads of your fingers being careful not to use fingernails that may damage the scalp.
Wrap a warm towel around your oil infused scalp and roots. Leave on the hair for a minimum of 30 minutes.
*Use organic oils when possible.
Karen Marie Shelton’s Stimulating Hair Oil #4*
4 ounces of carrier oil (jojoba, almond, sesame or similar)5 drops of organic (non synthetic) Basil oil* (Basil or Sweet Basil – not Holy Basil)
5 drops of organic (non synthetic) Juniper Oil*
InstructionsMix all of the ingredient together in a glass bowl. Pour the mixture into a Cobalt blue or amber hued bottle with a glass stopper.
Before use gently heat the bottle in a bowl of hot water.
Do not get the mixture too hot or it will burn the scalp.Apply the oil to the scalp and roots of the hair with the fingertips of your fingers.
Avoid making contact with your fingernails and the scalp since it can leave tiny scratches and scars.
Leave oil on hair for at least 30 minutes or wrap hair in a shower cap, sleep cap or warm towel. If you wish, you may sleep with the oil on your roots.
Note: Juniper oil is both stimulating and purifying. It blends especially well with Basil oil.
How To Remove Stimulating Hair Oil Formulas
Sometimes it’s difficult to remove hair oil formulas with regular showers.To remove the Stimulating Oil formulas from hair consider doing the following:
- Apply 1 dime or 1 quarter size amount of gentle shampoo to the palms of your hands.
- Dab the undiluted shampoo at the roots on top of the oil mixture.
- Pat the shampoo mixture down the length of your hair.
- Step into a lukewarm water shower and direct the water flow on the shampoo mixture.
- Gently swish the shampoo down the length of your hair.
After applying the shampoo, you can pour the water over the top of your head and allow the water to slowly drizzle down from the roots to the ends.
Using this method allows you to more easily control the water applied to the top of your head.After you’ve swished the water through your hair continue with the following steps: Repeat the shampoo twice if necessary.
Apply a rinse out conditioner to hair.Separate hair into individual sections.
Detangle slowly with fingers or a wide tooth comb working from ends to the roots.After hair is completely detangled, rinse completely.
Finish with a cool/cold rinse to close the cuticle.Towel blot hair to remove excess moisture.
Apply a leave in conditioner or other protective sealers when appropriate.Allow hair to air dry when possible.
*Use organic oils when possible.
SummaryThe key to success with the Stimulating Hair Oils above or any similar formula is consistent application. Whenever I was experiencing hair issues, I would always apply the oils three times a week for up to 8 weeks.
I always highly recommend starting a hair treatment program 3 days after the New Moon or 3 days before the Full Moon.
Remember that not all formulas work for all types of hair or hair issues. Experiment with the various oils until you find a mixture that seems to work best for you.
I’ve found jojoba to be a magical oil for my hair and scalp. Not everyone has the same reaction. Others love the results they receive from olive or coconut oil Select the base oil you prefer.
Avoid worrying about results until after you’ve given the formulas time to work. When it comes to hair regrowth, it can take several months to see results.
Note: Hairboutique.com did not receive any compensation for any of the products mentioned in this blog. All products are provided for reference only. This blog is not designed to provide any medical or health recommendations. Always check with your medical professionals before undertaking any type of treatments such as scalp treatments.