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Apricot oil for hair: home application

A piece of the sun, and the fruit's health has long beencalled Apricot - tender, juicy, fragrant fruit, which is the national symbol of Armenia. From its seeds by cold pressing produced cosmetic, very useful oil.

It can be used as the basemeans for making household masks. Cosmetic apricot oil for hair - is a natural moisturizer and is very effective reducing agent. Regularly and correctly applying it, you can soon forget about the many challenges and temptations associated with the scalp and hair.


  • 1 The effectiveness of apricot oil for hair
  • 2 The use of oil from apricot pits
  • 3 Recipes masks with apricot oil

The effectiveness of apricot kernel oil for hair

Mask of apricot facial at homeEven trichologists in some cases, are advised to use to recover weakened, sick hair apricot oil: masks based on it have not only cosmetic, but also a curative effect.

Its chemical composition includes a largevitamins, organic acids and some minerals that are participating in cellular processes, revitalizes the scalp and strands make a very beautiful appearance:

  1. A complete set of organic acids in apricotoil (the presence of palmitic, palmitoleic, oleic, stearic, linoleic, linolenic acid) converts the air in a unique rejuvenating tool that returns the most weakened and faded strands strength, luster, strength and elasticity, as if in his youth.
  2. It helps organic acids in the rejuvenationHair tocopherol, vitamin E. enduring beauty It activates cells in the processes of synthesis of elastin fibers and collagen, restores elasticity of the strands, treating minor injuries as posechennymi and fragility.
  3. It has anti-inflammatory propertiesretinol, vitamin A eliminates not only the symptoms of seborrhea (dandruff and itching), but also treats the disease itself, normalize the work of attached to the hair follicles of the sebaceous glands. It has beneficial effects on the health and appearance of both dry and oily hair.
  4. Vitamins of the B family of apricot oilThey act more like doctors and not as cosmetologists: they eliminate microdamages restore patients strongly posechёnnye tips, saving strands of accumulation of environmental toxins and allow the hair to stay longer clean and shiny, save from fast pollution and unpleasant greasiness even the most problematic greasy curls.
  5. Ascorbic acid is known as vitamin C, inApricot oil - is a reliable protection of the hair from off-season of beriberi, radiation, sunlight, temperature variations, thermal effects dryer, without which today hardly anyone can do.
  6. Mineral elements are also present in oilapricot kernels. True, a little smaller amounts than vitamins. For example, potassium provides hair reliable and timely monitoring of the level of moisture in the cells. It is very important not only for dry-type locks, but also for oily hair.
  7. Magnesium contained in apricot oil,It strengthens blood vessels and cure, thereby improving the subcutaneous blood flow, which leads to the invariable result - sufficiently rapid hair growth. Thanks to the magnesium, then mask with apricot oil roots are starting to get through the bloodstream all the nutrition they need, which significantly improves their condition: the follicles are strengthened in their nests - strands cease to fall.

A huge plus apricot kernel oil inhair recovery is that it is very soft and gentle acts even on damaged, irritated scalp. A minimum of contraindications, allergic reactions rare and almost always an excellent result - that is what has earned the popularity among oil cosmetics for the care of the most problematic hair.

In order not to be disappointed in the beneficial properties of apricot kernel oil, it is necessary to know how to handle it.

The use of oil from apricot pits

Proper use of apricot kernel oil for the hair - a guarantee of quality and rapid recovery moisture.

So try to stick to these guidelines, do not deviate from these rules, and the results of these procedures, you always will be pleased:

  1. Get the product in pharmacies: where all goods are clearly proven, certified and legal, so - safe for home use. An excellent choice would be the oil of the Moscow company "Aromarti" or St. Petersburg "Galenofarm". The cost varies from 90 to 400 rubles per 100 ml. On the vials may be foreign or Latin name: Prunus armeniaca, Oleum Armeniacae, Armeniaca vulgaris, Apricot Kernel Oil.
  2. Keep healing liquid in a bottle of dark glass, tightly closed, on the bottom shelf of the refrigerator. Do not put oil in direct sunlight or near heating appliances.
  3. Contraindications to the use of apricotoil for hair is an idiosyncrasy. A small amount of grease with wrist: no discomfort (burning, itching, spots, redness) will indicate that you can use it for hair recovery.
  4. Apricot kernel oil - a basecosmetic product, so before cooking home masks for hair is recommended to slightly heat up to 35-45 ° C in a water or steam bath. If time is sorely lacking, hold it for at least the cover of hot pot or kettle.
  5. The tool is versatile, combining different foods, tincture and decoction of herbs, many other cosmetics, essential and vegetable oils.
  6. Fingers mask with apricot oil rubfirst in the scalp and hair roots, and then use an ordinary comb distribute on the web strands. Especially thoroughly soak split ends, which can quickly and accurately restored under the influence of the drug.
  7. Be sure to make insulation cellophane and thickened terry towels: apricot kernel oil loves the heat.
  8. Time of action. Apricot kernel oil aggressively on the contrary, it acts on the scalp very gently. Therefore, in a pure form it can be used as masks for the hair for a sufficiently long time (up to 8-9 hours, t. E. To overnight). However, the mask with him on the head hold much less time, because among other components may be irritating substance (mustard, alcohol, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, citrus, and so on. D.).
  9. Wash off with shampoo inflicted directly on the mask dry, then moisten with water and lather again, rinse under running warm jet.
  10. The frequency of application. If your hair requires maximum care are neglected, sometimes catastrophic state, the mask with apricot kernel oil is recommended to do twice a week. If we refer to it only as a preventive agent, without waiting for the damage and seborrhea, is enough to apply it once every 7-10 days. Course apricot hair restoration involves at least 15 masks, then make a break in a couple of weeks - and then renew the sessions of beauty and youth.

Nothing complicated to use apricot kernel oil for the home treatment of hair there. Just follow these tips - and damage, dryness, brittleness and visited strands will be over.

Recipes masks with apricot oil

hair apricot oil can be done at home a variety of means - masks, compresses, rinsing.

Choose what is more like your hair type:

  1. Classical Night Masks.
    Warmed apricot oil purerub into the scalp, massaging it in for 3-4 minutes, each processing station. A small amount of oil to lubricate themselves strands, stab them, to make insulation.
  2. Apricot oil for split ends.
    A small amount of oil to warm apricot,dip it problematic hair ends, hold it in for 1-2 minutes, rinse with shampoo. Making such restorative procedures can be every day for a week.
  3. Addition of other cosmetics.
    Feel free to add apricot oil (a teaspoon) in shampoos, conditioners and air conditioning (2 tablespoon). It will provide a means of regenerating and strengthening properties.
  4. Moisturizing wrap.
    Clean cheesecloth, folded in several layers, slightly moisten in a warm butter, squeeze, put it on his head, from the top to put a plastic bag and wrap head with a towel. Time of action - at least one hour.
  5. The mask for dry hair.
    Chamomile flowers (tablespoon) pour boilingwater (100 ml), leave to cool, strain. Add in the resulting infusion of apricot oil (tea spoon), glycerin (tea spoon), camphor alcohol (tablespoon).
  6. Moisturizing Mask.
    Apricot oil (tea spoon), mix with egg yolk.
  7. Soothing Mask.
    Apricot oil (tablespoon) mixed with ether, patchouli and chamomile (4 drops both).
  8. For oily hair.
    Mix warm milk and apricot oil (a tablespoon), honey (tea spoon).
  9. Nourishing Mask.
    Mix the apricot oil (tablespoon) with egg yolk, honey (tea spoon).
  10. Mask for scalp massage.
    Add the apricot oil (50 ml), 5 drops of favorite ether (almond oil, jojoba oil, avocado, wheat germ). Rub into the scalp, begin massaging.

If you want to quickly restoredamaged strands, eliminate dandruff, activate hair growth, stop hair loss - be sure to try apricot oil. It will on the scalp curative effect and will save you from many diseases and problems with hair.