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The Benefits Of Using Apricot Oil On Relaxed Hair

There are so many natural oils out there. Many of them I'd never heard of.

Others come from vegetation that I never dreamed could be made into an oil. The apricot is one of those. I'm not a fan of apricots. In fact, I don't like the taste of them at all. That may be why.

Though I don't claim to be a fan of the apricot, I was pretty intrigued by the oil produced from it and how it could be beneficial for relaxed hair.

Apricot oil is considered a non-penetrating oil. It's pale yellow in color and made by cold pressing apricot kernels or seeds. The best type of apricot oil is 100% natural, cold-pressed and non-processed. This light oil is rich in fatty acids, Vitamins A, C, and E making it good for dry, natural and relaxed hair.

Apricot oil benefits for relaxed hair | A Relaxed Gal

Benefits of apricot oil

Apricot oil has a pretty healthy list of benefits
  • Increased shine
  • Softer, more manageable hair
  • UV ray protection which makes it a great oil to use in the summer
  • Relief for dry, itchy scalp
  • Hydration loss control

Ways to use apricot oil

Some ways to use apricot oil and get the most benefits for your hair include:
  • An overnight conditioning treatment
  • A scalp massage to soothe a dry, itchy scalp
  • Add a few drops to your conditioner
  • Sealing in moisture because it's an emollient which helps reduce water evaporation and control the loss of hydration 

Have you ever tried apricot oil?

The Benefits Of Using Apricot Oil On Relaxed Hair The Benefits Of Using Apricot Oil On Relaxed Hair Reviewed by Leah | A Relaxed Gal on 03 May Rating: 5

1 comment:

  1. Hi can I leave apricot oil in my hair to style my curls as I need a non penetrating oil to keep leaving in my hair as a styling product
    Thanks x

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