Though it's technically Spring, it has been a long, cold, and dry Winter! It's actually snowing as I write this. During these cold months, my hair gets really dry, but my scalp tends to get even dryer, sometimes becoming flaky and irritated. As you may know, the scalp actually releases its own natural oils and it's really not necessary to apply globs of mysteriously blue-colored grease to your scalp. Remember those days? But in the winter, sometimes my scalp needs a little help to remain healthy and moisturized. I trust and swear by Tropic Isle Red Pimento Hair Growth Oil. Pimento oil is an essential oil from Jamaica. This product contains Jamaican red pimento oil, Jamaican black castor oil, coconut oil, and wheat germ.
After I wash my hair, I divide my hair into four sections. While my hair is still wet, I apply the oil directly to my scalp, section by section.
|Those dark yellow spots are the oil.|
I further divide each quartered section, ensuring that oil is applied to my whole scalp. I also massage each section of my scalp afterward to ensure full coverage.
|I further divide the sections and apply oil directly to the scalp.|
Afterwards, I apply my deep conditioner as usual, making sure that my hair is conditioned from root to tip. Finger comb as you work the conditioner in, and twist each section once done to avoid knots and tangles. I've been using B.A.S.K. Beauty's Cacao Bark Deep Conditioning Hair Treatment, but just use your usual deep conditioner.
|My hair with conditioner, before I twist it.|
After applying conditioner to each section, put on a plastic cap and hair therapy wrap and just