Bio-Oil is most famously known as the miracle stretch mark solution, but this multi-purpose skincare oil has many more benefits than just that. I bet you didn’t know you that you could use Bio-Oil for hair as well.
In this post I’ll give giving you some tips on how to use our favourite multi-tasking skincare oil for you hair to help tame those locks and keep them looking nourished and healthy.
Keep reading to find out all the ways you can use Bio-Oil for hair…
Benefits of using Bio-Oil for Hair
The uses of Bio-Oil are truly endless, it’s a multi-tasking skincare oil that always seems to save you whenever you’re in a beauty bind.
Bio-Oil is do-it-all skin saver does everything from help fade dark spots and acne scars to moisturize all over.
Bio-Oil is packed with combination of vitamins and plant extracts, including lavender, rosemary, chamomile, and vitamins A and E. All ingredients that are not only good for your skin, but great for your hair too.
Another reason Bio-Oil is good product for hair is because it contains with PurCellin Oil™, which gives it that lovely light consistency and dry oil texture that can be used on your hair for a variety of purposes.
5 Ways to Use Bio-Oil for Hair
1. Use Bio-Oil on hair to prevent and treat split ends
If you suffer from dry hair or brittle ends, Bio-Oil can be used to help treat it. Thanks to its lightweight consistency, Bio-Oil is the perfect hair treatment for hydrating dry hair and treating split ends.
Just apply a drop to your finger tips and apply Bio-Oil on hair by lightly touch the ends and wherever else you need a little extra hydration and care.
2. Using Bio-Oil to tame frizz and flyaways
On humid days, the last thing you wand to do is use hair spray and make your hair feel even more sticky.
Using Bio-Oil on hair is a much better alternative, rub a drop or two between your palms and smooth over strands to tame frizz and pesky flyaways to create a sleek hair style.
3. Moisturizing an Dry or Itchy Scalp
Anything from over-washing your hair to drying products like dry shampoo can cause your scalp to get itchy from being too dry. And even worse, if it’s consistently dry, you’ll start to get flakes and that’s not a good look for anyone.
Just one of the Bio-Oil benefits is its ability to moisturize. Sooth your dry scalp by massaging a few drops of Bio-Oil into your hair at the scalp or adding a few to your shampoo or conditioner. You’ll find that it will help to hydrate and calm your scalp right down.
4. Using Bio-Oil as a Hair Treatment Mask
If your hair is feeling extra dry, give it a little extra TLC with an overnight hair mask with Bio-Oil.
Massage some Bio-Oil in hair before you go to bed, and wash it out in the morning for an extra dose of moisture and hydration.
Make sure you sleep on a towel so it won’t transfer to your pillow cases. And if you don’t want a lighter conditioning, you can also just do it 15 minutes before you shower and wash it out then.
5. Protect Your Hair Chlorine and Salt Water
Don’t let you hair soak up chlorine and salt, not only is it damaging, it turns your hair brassy and ruins your hair colour.
Use Bio-Oil in hair by placing a few drops in your hands and run them through you hair before taking a dip in the pool to keep your hair protected while swimming.
Read more on Bio-Oil:
- Everything You Need to Know About Bio-Oil
- 25 Bio-Oil Uses You Didn’t Know About
- How to Add Bio-Oil to Your Daily Beauty Routine
- Self-Care Sunday: Have a Spa Day at Home with Bio-Oil
- A New Way to Treat Dry Skin: Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel
- I Used Bio-Oil Dry Skin Gel for 14 Days and This Is What Happened
Big thanks to Bio-Oil Canada for sponsoring this post!