Olive oil has been used as hair treatment since Egyptian times due to its many properties such as
- penetrating and conditioning properties it functions as moisturizers because it aids the hair in maintaining or retaining moisture from water leaving the hair softer, healthier and shinier.
- antimicrobial and skin soothing properties which promotes scalp health and fights dandruff keeping your hair healthier.
When mixed with honey which is a humectant, emollient and has antibacterial properties you get a healthy scalp and a head full of strengthened, soft and shiny tresses.
1/4 cup of honey
1/4 cup of Olive oil
Mix the honey and olive oil in a bowl together.
Apply the mixture to detangled braided or twisted hair.
Cover and let it sit.
Apply heat for 30-60 minutes.
Rinse and style.
However, you can either warm the mixture in a water bath or microwave before applying or you can apply the mixture immediately after mixing it then apply heat after.
You don’t also have to be strict on measurement and time.