Hair home care with Babassu oil
Moisturizing, softening and of anti-ageing action - this is how Babassu oil can be described. It owns plenty of valuable features and its action is widely recognized by producers of care cosmetics worldwide. Today, we are going to talk a little bit about Babassu oil as a hair caring product. How does it perform in the very role?
At the beginning, a short description of the oil's formula. Babassu oil is a totally harmless oil that can be applied directly to skin. At room temperature, oil resembles creamy butter (the consistency of coconut oil). Moreover, the oil melts and transforms into transparent oil in contact with skin. Despite its oily and variable consistency, Babassu oil is light and does not leave any sticky coat on skin. For that reason, it can be considered as a perfect cosmetic for hair care.
How does Babassu oil work? The most valuable features of Babassu oil are its nourishing characteristics. Rich in unsaturated fatty acids, E vitamin, vegetable sterols as well as antioxidants the oil is suitable for complex hair care.
Regular application of Babassu oil to hair and scalp is expected to produce noticeable effects - hair is supposed to get softer and skin more delicate. What is more, strands become safeguarded against damaging external aggressors, cells get appropriately moisturized as the hydration level is under control.
Light formula of Babassu facilitates direct application, no matter if put on hair or scalp. Just a small amount of the oil is enough to obtain desired results. It has to be distributed on palms of hands, warmed up and applied to the length of strands. Moreover, the oil is perfect for massages. With this in mind, it is suggested giving scalp massage so as to help all nourishing substances penetrate easily into dermis. If we add either brown sugar or sea salt to the oil, we will obtain a homemade scrub. The truth is, Babassu oil works fine for making more D.I.Y. cosmetics such as hair masks, conditioners, balms and many other products focusing on hair care.