What Are the Benefits of Jojoba Oil?


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Jojoba oil has numerous benefits and is often used to condition, cleanse, moisturize and regenerate hair growth. It can also used as part of a skin regimen to help eliminate and reduce acne.

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When used as a hair cleanser, jojoba oil helps to remove scalp residue and oil by cleansing away excess amounts of blocked sebum. Jojoba oil is anti-inflammatory and antibacterial, and its keratoplastic impact promotes and regulates high shine.

Jojoba oil promotes hair growth when used as a hot oil treatment by warming oil in a microwave for a few seconds or submerging the bottle into hot water for two to three minutes. The hot oil treatment calls for massaging the warmed oil well into the scalp for a few minutes two or three times weekly. Massaging it into the scalp helps to promote blood circulation, which influences hair follicles to grow quickly.

High amounts of minerals and proteins contribute to adding moisture to overly dry and brittle hair. Jojoba oil can be used as an organic deep conditioner to soften hair by applying oil throughout the whole head of hair, concentrating on the ends, wrapping the hair and leaving oil on for one to two hours or overnight. Another option is to add a few tablespoons into an everyday conditioner.

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