Can Evening Primrose Oil Stop Hair Loss?

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Has your hair fall rate risen to 100 strands per day? Is your hair dry, rough and heavily damaged? It's time to take a break from your usual hair care routine and try something potent! And when it comes to curbing hair loss, the only ingredient we can suggest is evening primrose oil!

This oil is fast becoming the most sought-after ingredient with hair care product manufacturers and there is a good reason why.

Evening primrose oil packs a powerful punch of gamma-linolenic acid, which is a form of omega-6 fatty acid that renews new skin cell regeneration and stimulates hair growth!

Anti-inflammatory properties present in the oil break down the yeast in the scalp, restore pH balance and prevent dandruff!

What's more, evening primrose oil contains a high ratio of antioxidants, which stimulate hair follicles, nourish scalp and add shine and smoothness to dull and damaged mane!

With so many benefits of primrose oil hair mask, it is no wonder it is one of the hot products in the market today.

Now that you know the properties of primrose oil and how it works on your hair. Let us explore how to use primrose oil on hair.

primrose oil for hair loss

Step 1:
Take 1 tablespoon of olive oil, 1 tablespoon of evening primrose oil and 10 drops grapeseed oil in a bowl.

primrose oil for hair loss

Step 2:
Heat it in a low flame, for about 30 seconds. Let it cool down in room temperature.

primrose oil for hair loss

Step 3:
Comb your hair to remove all the knots and tangles. Comb by holding your hair from the mid-length and run the comb through to reduce the amount of breakage!

primrose oil for hair loss

Step 4:
When the oil is tepid warm and comfortable on skin, divide your hair in small sections and apply the oil. Massage your scalp in a circular motion, using the soft bud of your fingers for about 10 minutes, to stimulate blood flow.

primrose oil for hair loss

Step 5:
Let the oil penetrate deep into the scalp and hair shaft and leave this for an hour or more. Shampoo with a mild shampoo and follow up with a suitable conditioner.

primrose oil for hair loss

Step 6:
Instead of going for herbal primrose oil hair mask, you can also take primrose capsules to improve hair growth. Consult with a doctor for a suitable amount to eliminate the possibility of side effects.

Do use primrose oil for hair fall and let us know your feedback at the comment section below!

Read more about: hair fall, hair growth, dandruff
Story first published: Monday, November 14, 2016, 8:00 [IST]
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