Now that summer is here, there's going to be a lot of fun in the sun. However, the sun can be really harsh on curls, not to mention hours spent in the pool or cooling off on the ocean. Therefore, taking care of your curls is something that you're probably thinking about even during the warmer months. If you're in the market for an all natural oil that you can use to help protect your curls from heat, as well as give an extra boost of moisture without weighing your strands down, grapeseed oil might be the ticket. Read on for more information about this fantastic, all purpose curl care oil, and how you can get started using it.
How to use grapeseed oil in curls:
Curly girls everywhere are using this great oil in their curls, and it's easy to see why. It's light enough that it's doable for wavy and thin strands, as well as effective for thicker, coarser curls as well. It helps increase moisture retention, and encourages your curl's cuticle to lie flatter, making your strands appear smoother. Can you believe you're going to bid frizz farewell with this oil? Well, it's true! In addition to encouraging healthy growth, grapeseed oil also minimized dandruff by keeping your scalp healthy. It also strengthens strands, while reducing curl loss.
Using this oils really very easy. After adding a small amount to a bowl (about 1/4 cup) warm it slightly. You don't want to overheat it. Massage the oil into your scalp, and then work it through the length of your curls so everything is fully coated. Allow it to sit for an hour or two, or you can leave it on overnight if your curls are in need of some extra TLC. Wash out with warm water and shampoo, then follow with your favorite conditioner.