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Is There Poison in Your Hair Balm?

Here Are 8 Ways to Moisturize Your Hair Naturally and Safely

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Is There Poison in Your Hair Balm?
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What Should You Know about Hair Balm?

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Hair balm and conditioners are used primarily to moisturize your hair and make it easier to comb. They also protect it, make it shiny, and reduce the risk of static electricity. Usually, conditioner contains various silicone polymers to increase shine and moisture in the hair, positive polymers such as quad nitrogen compounds, which work to reduce static electricity, as well as other ingredients that enhance absorption, activate viscosity, balance pH levels and keep the conditioner from going off.
But the problem is that these polymers are toxic, and can be absorbed through your scalp.

Are There More Toxins in Your Hair Balm Than in Your Food?

You may think that because your skin seems impermeable, your body is safe from absorbing many of the things you touch, unlike when you eat them. But that isn’t the case. In fact, when you eat toxic substances (for example pesticide residues, or chemical additives like aspartame or MSG), the enzymes in your saliva and stomach get to work help your body get rid of them. These toxins are passed through your liver and kidneys, which in turn neutralize and eliminate them before they reach the rest of your body. But when toxins are absorbed through your skin, they bypass the liver and enter the bloodstream directly.
You should think about the following before you use hair conditioner: you are soaking 20 blood vessels, 650 sweat glands and 1000 nerve endings in toxins.

Moisturize Your Hair Naturally with Oils

Natural herbal oils are characterized by a variety of properties that treat hair problems such as dry or oily scalp, and dandruff. They don’t just moisturize the hair, but also stimulate hair growth, activate blood circulation in the scalp, and prevent hair damage. Here are 8 special oil combinations you can use to nourish your hair and stimulate healthy hair growth. Simply massage your scalp regularly using these herbal oils to get healthy and shiny hair.

    • Sesame oil and lemon:

        • 100ml of sesame oil
        • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

      Heat the oil in a pan.
      Once hot, add lemon juice gradually.
      Use once cooled.


    • Coconut oil and pumpkin:

        • 100ml coconut oil
        • 100g pumpkin

      Slice the pumpkin (you don’t need to peel it) and place it in a food processor. Strain the mixture through a cheese cloth to obtain the pumpkin juice.
      Then, heat the oil in a pan and add the pumpkin juice to it gradually. Let it boil until all the water in it is evaporated. Allow to cool before using.

    • Coconut oil and black pepper:

        • 200ml coconut oil
        • 1 tablespoon rice
        • 1 teaspoon black pepper

      Heat all the ingredients together until the rice grain becomes brown. Allow to cool. You might want to warm the mixture slightly before use as coconut oil is solid as room temperature.

    • Sesame oil:

        • 100ml sesame oil
        • 100ml castor oil
        • A pinch of curry leaves

      Heat the three ingredients together. Once cooled, filter the mixture to remove the curry leaves.

    • Olive oil with rosemary:

        • 2 tablespoons olive oil
        • 4 drops rosemary oil

      Combine the olive oil with the rosemary oil in a glass jar and close it. Place the jar in a bowl of hot water until the oil becomes warm, then massage into your hair.

    • Olive oil with lavender:

        • 2 tablespoons olive oil
        • 4 drops lavender oil

      Combine the olive oil and lavender oil in a glass jar and close it. Place the jar in a bowl of hot water until the oil becomes warm, then massage into your hair.


  • Jojoba oil with chamomile oil:

      • 2 tablespoons jojoba oil
      • 4 drops Roman chamomile essential oil

    Mix the oils together in a glass jar, then place this jar in a bowl of hot water to heat it. Once warm, massage the oil into your hair.

  • Almond oil and castor oil:

      • 60 ml of castor oil.
      • 60 ml of almond oil.

    Put both types of oil in a jar and heat by placing this jar in hot water. You can use this mixture daily or weekly depending on your hair type.

When it comes to healthier alternatives to traditional conditioners and hair balm, the choices are endless. Try these natural remedies for shiny, thick hair that glows with health.

Disclaimer:

If you have sensitive skin, test the essential oil on a small part of your scalp to make sure you’re not allergic.

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