0 Posted by - November 18, 2016 - Oil Science

In today’s beauty world, tea tree oil, or melaleuca alternifolia, is becoming common place in many products.  Tea Tree oils has long been used as a therapeutic oil when it came to respiratory issues, now many people (and companies) have discovered amazing skin and hair benefits when using Tea Tree oil. Rather than risk using dangerous chemicals combined with synthetic tea tree oil in a commercial product, why not use your tried and true Tea Tree essential oil with these DIY recipes?

Tea Tree and Aloe Vera scalp treatment

Tea Tree and aloe vera is a powerful combination when it comes to moisturizing the scalp and hair. Try mixing 1 cup raw aloe vera, 5-10 drops Tea Tree oil, and 1/2 cup water.  Mix well and massage into scalp and hair.  Let the mixture stand for 20 minutes and wash gently with warm water. This will help dry scalp and leave your hair shining.

Post conditioner Lavender and Tea Tree oil treatment for dry hair

When it comes to dry, damaged hair, lavender and tea tree oil is a powerful combination to help restore luster and shine.  Wash and dry hair normally.  After hair has been towel dried and is still damp, combine 3-5 drops lavender essential oil with 3-5 drops tea tree essential oil and massage in hair.  This combination can help repair dry hair and combat split ends.

Coconut and tea tree oil power restore

Coconut oil is full of nutrients that can help repair damaged hair, especially hair that has been exposed to environmental toxins and repeated harsh treatments like extensive dying and coloring. Try mixing 1/2 cup of melted coconut oil with 5 drops tea tree oil.  Apply mixture generously to washed and dried hair. Massage and mix into hair vigorously and let sit for 10 minutes.  Carefully brush mixture out of your hair, starting with a wide toothed comb and finishing with a narrow toothed comb.  Repeat process 2-3 times.  After the last brushing let hair set for 10-20 minutes then wash carefully with warm water and a light conditioner.  Repeat this process 2-3 times a week and watch as your damaged hair regains its former luster.

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