Have you ever wished for longer curls? We find that at some point in their curl journey, most curly girls wish for longer length. It can feel like it takes forever to grow out your curls to your desired length. While curls grow at the same rate as all other hair types, it’s true that it does look as though it takes longer to achieve length in curls. This is due to the more tightly coiled nature of your strands. With time and care, you can get longer curls.
If you’re looking for a little boost to help increase your curl’s growth, check out this easy DIY elixir you can make at home.
What you’ll need:
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons tea tree oil
1/4 cup Jamaican black castor oil
What to do:
Gather all of your ingredients, a bowl and an applicator bottle, as well as a small funnel. Place all of the ingredients into the bowl and whisk together until well blended. Once there ingredients are incorporated, use the funnel to transfer them over to the applicator bottle.
How to use:
Once you’ve made your curl growth elixir, it’s time to use it! Wash your curls with a gentle cleansing shampoo. Section your curls into even sections. Using the applicator bottle, apply the elixir directly to the scalp. Using your finger tips, massage the mixture into your scalp for 5-10 minutes. Be careful not to tangle up your strands. This would be a good time to follow up with a deep conditioning treatment as well. Cover with a cap and allow to sit for a minimum of 30 minutes. You can also allow it to sit overnight for extra moisturizing effects. You can use this treatment every time you cleanse for a month to encourage healthy blood flow and help enhance curl growth!