Amla oil for hair
One of the most affordable hair care products is oils. There is absolutely no need to spend a lot of money in order to look good. It is enough to buy a few jars of oil extracts - for example, with amla oil.
Features and Benefits
Amla oil is Ayurvedic, and its homeland is India. It is obtained from the Indian gooseberry (Emblica officinalis), in other words - avalkadi, aoules or amalaki, and is especially popular with Indian women - it is not just that they have such gorgeous thick hair. In addition to cosmetology, amla oil is used in folk medicine as an Ayurvedic drug against anemia, diabetes, hemorrhoids, gastritis, colic and eye diseases. The use of masks with amla for hair is very popular - their firming, nourishing and moisturizing properties are truly magnificent. It is used in a mixture with other oils, as well as solo.
Amla is an excellent antioxidant and regenerative, immunostimulating agent. In order to get 1 ml of oil of this tree, you need to get at least 10 tons of fruits. That is why most often cosmetic oil is obtained on the basis of coconut or palm oil - it is more profitable.
About myths and truth about amla oil in the next video.
How to use
Amla is very popular when it comes to improving hair health. Prevents the appearance of premature gray hair and hair loss, promotes their growth. The product is usually applied directly to the scalp or to the length of the hair. It eliminates the problems of dandruff, irritation on the scalp, dryness, section of the tips.
When it comes to Indian beauties, the first thing that comes to mind is their luxurious, long and thick hair. Of course, genetics plays a huge role here - but it could not do without folk remedies. If our grandmothers are used to using burdock and castor oils in cosmetology, then Indian ones are just amla oil.
Regular use of this oil as masks will help restore lost shine, density, density to the hair due to the tone of the hair follicles. It truly nourishes and moisturizes hair. And when applied to the roots, it also accelerates their growth. It is universal - suitable for all types of hair, dry hair nourishes and moisturizes, with prolonged use helps to cope with excessive function of the sebaceous glands.
Due to the presence of a number of essential fatty acids, amla oil strengthens hair follicles and improves hair condition. In addition to all this, it contains vitamin C, flavonoids, polyphenols, as well as water, proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
Many people notice that even its short-term use bears positive results.
Amla squeeze is often used after shampooing and is used instead of conditioner or serum for tips. When used in this way, it is usually applied up to the middle of the hair length or only on the ends to seal the hairs, prevent and treat the cross section, and remove the antistatic effect.
If you are lovers of aroma combing, then write down the recipe. You will need a natural comb made of wood or bristles and directly amla oil. Put two or three drops on the cloves and comb dry, clean hair for five to ten minutes in a well-ventilated area. This will give the strands shine and silkiness, make it more pliable for further styling. However, this is only suitable for those to whom the smell of amla is pleasant. Otherwise, we propose to dilute it with esters of lavender, orange, rosemary.
In addition, amla oil is added to the finished mask - five to seven drops per serving. Such masks are applied to wet, clean or dirty hair, and always on the roots. You need to wrap your head in a plastic bag, and put a hat on top or wrap yourself in a towel. You should walk for at least an hour or two, and if you can, then go to bed with her altogether.
If you wish, you can simply mix a teaspoon of various oils (amla, coconut, vitamin E - in a word, any suitable ones), heat up to 45 degrees in a water bath and cover the strands with this composition for an hour and a half. When applied to the roots, a massage is mandatory for five to seven minutes.
Oil-based masks can be difficult to wash off with hair, so use a deep cleansing shampoo and rinse your head two to three times. After it is recommended to apply balm or rinse hair with herbal infusion.
Also remember that these masks help wash off the color pigment - so ladies with dyed hair should seriously consider using them.
If we are talking about oil masks, then remember that oils get dirty all around - so if you decide to go to bed with such a mask, be sure to cover your head or change the pillowcase to the one that you will not mind stain. If desired, the mask can be heated with a hairdryer.
Also, this tool can be added to balm or shampoo.
Remember that amlu cannot be used if you are allergic. And since this product is very, very exotic and it is unlikely that you have tried it, for a start just drop a couple of drops on the wrist or the inside of the elbow and walk like that for half an hour or an hour. If there is no redness, calmly use it for cosmetic purposes.
Rating of the best
Despite the fact that amla oil can be squeezed out of dried fruit or powder on its own, this method is less popular than buying ready-made oil. You can buy this product in an online store, pharmacy, cosmetic store or in a special Indian store. You can buy separately Amla powder, it costs about 200 rubles per 100 grams.
Butter Baraka It is made on the basis of sesame seeds and contains a number of natural additives - fenugreek, coconut, henna, black cumin. It is specifically aimed at restoring and nourishing the hair follicles. You can buy it in almost any online store of Arabic cosmetics, the average price for 110 ml is 400 rubles. It is made in Sri Lanka.
Unlike all-natural Barak oil, Amla dabur diluted with silicones and mineral oils, which significantly reduces its healing properties. It is also sold in online stores at a price of 200 rubles per 200 ml. Also, this company has a greenish tint oil (this is explained by henna in the composition) - it is better for blondes to bypass it to avoid staining curls.
Another excellent student is oil Amla plus hashmi. It stands out from the rest because of its price - 400 rubles already for 200 ml of amazing effect. The hair after it lies in a single thick cloth. It stimulates hair growth perfectly, colorless henna, rose petals and sesame oil act as additional components. It smells of roses.
It is recommended to rub in small doses into the scalp and distribute along the length, and then put on a shower cap and go for an hour and a half. If desired, you can add a couple of drops to the shampoo. Homeland - Pakistan.
Amla oil extract from Spivak - One of the few high-quality representatives of amla oil in Russia. Spivak Soap Company is engaged in the manufacture of oils, hydrolytes and soaps from natural ingredients.
Amiva oil from Spivak is made on the basis of sunflower oil.
It has a democratic price - 200 ml, but only 50 ml.
If you do not want to suffer from applying oil, then we offer you an elixir for hair Faberlic with amla butter. For 50 ml you will give no more than 300 rubles. But also amla extract is indicated in the composition - and not oil, which several times reduces its usefulness. However, as an indelible means, Faberlic is quite suitable. It does not make the hair heavier, gives it smoothness and shine. It is applied easily - two strokes of the dispenser are enough, then the product is distributed between the palms of the hands and applied to the length of the hair from the middle to the ends.
Means Matrix oil wonders indian amla from the famous company producing hair dyes, another stunning wash remover for shine and smoothness of hair. Prevents cross-section of hair, without exaggeration treats them. Naturally, for such an amazing effect, you will need to pay good money - for 125 ml from 800 to 1000 rubles. However, the product is spent sparingly - less than half on average-length hair from the middle to the ends takes less than half a year.
Mark Veda vedica in many ways similar to his brothers. In composition, it is completely natural, without silicones and mineral oils, it also includes extracts of roses, lotus, vetiver, aloe, licorice, ginger and coconut oil. It costs about 500 rubles per 100 ml, and most importantly, it is made in India, in its homeland.
Ladies who advocate oil care separately Baraka. His rating is 4.8 out of 5. But here Dabur they do not enjoy such popularity - it is difficult to wash off, does not match its price, eats up the shine of hair, and, accordingly, has a rating of only 3.3 out of 5. Hair after it is quickly dirty, and also it is poorly absorbed.
We should also talk about Amla Plus Hashmi. This is a real panacea for hair. With regular use, twice a week can help grow to three cm per month. Hair glistens and shimmers in the light, elastic and silky. Oil is enough for three months of regular use. Has a rating of as much as 4.5 out of 5.
Amla oil extract from Spivak differs in its consistency - a little more liquid than other brothers, which allows it to be used also for the face. Its average rating is 4.1 out of 5. For beginners, the very thing is because of the price-size ratio.
And here is the brand Veda vedica, although it has a rating of 3.8 out of 5, it is worthy of attention if the hair is not badly damaged. After using a mask with this oil, the curls are moisturized, nourished, shiny and easily stacked.
In general, amla is appreciated by beauties for its amazing effect on hair. After use, customers note accelerated growth and an increase in density, density of curls.
Video - oil review Amla plus hashmi in the video below.