A few weeks back, I shared a post on Instagram sharing a quick hair care tip about Grapeseed oil. That’s when a lot of messages landed in my inbox regarding this oil. Few of them wanted to know why to use it? While some wanted to know the best way to use.
So I will share everything about this amazing oil which works wonders for hair, skin, and your overall health.
Benefits Of Grapeseed Oil For Hair & Skin
Grapeseed oil is extracted from as its name suggests from grape seed. The best quality oil is the one that is extracted using cold-pressed method.
Loaded with anti-oxidants, linoleic acid and a rich source of Vitamin E, this oil has tons of benefits when it comes to hair and skin care.
- Moisturizes and nourishes hair
- Adds life to dull hair
- Soothes itchy scalp and fixes mild dandruff
- Promotes hair growth
- Combats hair loss
- Helps with hair regrowth
- Lightens acne marks
- Brightens skin tone
- Prevents wrinkles and slow aging effectively
How To Use Grapeseed Oil For Hair?
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As I mentioned in my Instagram post, the best way to use Grapeseed oil is by simply massaging it. Just heat the oil to enhance its nutrients and apply using your fingertips. Leave this oil overnight and let it work its magic. Wash it off the next morning. But incase if you want to tackle a particular issue, here are some easy hacks:
For Faster Hair Growth:
Add 2 tsp of grapeseed oil, 1 tsp of coconut oil, and 1 tsp of castor oil.
Mix everything well and heat using the indirect heat method. Now massage it well to ensure your hair strands are covered well with this oil. Leave for at least 30 minutes(overnight works best) and then shampoo and condition as usual.
For Hair Fall Control And Faster Hair Regrowth:
Take 4 tsp of grapeseed oil and add 7-8 drops of rosemary essential oil to it.
Now massage well and leave it on for half an hour or overnight whatever suits you best. Then shampoo and condition as usual.
For Mild Dandruff And Itchy Scalp:
Take 4 tsp of Grapeseed oil and add 7-8 drops of tea tree oil to it.
Now massage it well onto your scalp and hair. Keep it for 30 minutes to 24 hours whatever suits you best. For best results give a little steam before you rinse it off.
For Deep Nourishment & Conditioning:
Take 5 tsp of your favorite hair conditioner and add 2 tsp of grapeseed oil to it.
Apply this mask on your non-oily but little damp hair. If your conditioner contains silicones or parabens make sure you don’t let it touch your hair. Leave it on for 40 minutes then rinse it off using cold or at least room temperature water. Avoid hot water while using this hair mask.
How To Use Grapeseed Oil for skin?
Grape seed oil not only is lightweight and non-greasy in nature but also very effective in tightening your pores and adding that pop of hydration to your thirsty skin.
For Removing Makeup
You might have heard about using coconut oil for makeup removal works best. But I bet you might have not tried using grape seed oil for removing makeup. This oil not only removes makeup but deep cleans your pores really well.
To do this, simply take 1 tsp of oil and start rubbing it gently on your skin. Now use your wipes or cotton to remove the oil and your stubborn makeup. Then wash it off with water and follow up with your toner and moisturizer.
To Tighten Your Pores
If your skin is appearing dull, then this oil can be a life savior. Just take few drops of this oil and start massaging it softly in circular motions on your skin until it gets absorbed. Since it is a lightweight oil, it gets absorbed quickly.
Do this once a day and within a week not only will your skin start appearing healthy, but brighter too. It will also ensure your dark circles becomes less visible and so will your pores.
To Lighten Acne Marks
If you have acne marks, then I have just the perfect remedy for you. Take 1 tsp of grape seed oil and add 3-4 drops of tea tree oil. Now apply this oil on those spots and leave overnight. Within a week you will notice a huge difference.
A Quick Tip By HCS
In case if you have vericose veins, then massage it once a day with grape seed oil It will heal quicker. I tried it with my mom and it works.
Where To Buy Grapeseed Oil In India?
If you haven’t already I sincerely urge you to give this oil a try. It works heavenly. If you have any hair queries or have anything to add, my inbox is always open.
Have a lovely day!