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Olive Oil For Hair Loss
Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more
What oils should I apply to the scalp to prevent hairloss, dandruff and hair thinning. Heared olive oil with lemon juice is the best remedy. Thanks?
Olive Oil: Olive oil can be used to condition hair but I don't know that it will improve hair growth. ...Read more
Does facial hair grow by the usage of olive oil on face? I heard olive oil is good rejuvenating agent. I am a girl. And what about sesame oil?
No: No oil will promote the face to grow hair. ...Read more
My mother says it's not good to put food in your hair and it's better to use products. Is Olive Oil okay? My hair is dry. I need something on it.
Olive Oil is better: taken internally than put on your hair. If your doc is ok w/this, you can take 3 tablespoons daily. This can help your skin as well as hair. Better yet, get a Micronutrient lab test from Spectracell lab in Tx so that your oleic acid (oil) can be measured along w/many other nutrients. Peace and good health. ...Read more
My daughter is 14 mnth now. She has thin hair. What can I do to make her her thicker?
Should I apply any castor or olive oil? Is it helpful?
Probably not. : I think there are health benifits to cooking with olive oil instead of other fats or oils. Some people have talked about using olive oil as a hair conditioner, but i doubt that its any better than conditioners you buy in the store. Either way, there should be no change on how fast your hair grows. ...Read more
I can't imagine...: ...That a significant amount is absorbed, but even if it is, so what? It's not like olive oil is toxic. So don't worry about it. ...Read more
Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?
Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
Am trying to grow my hair, can girls use rogaine (minoxidil) ? Is it ok ? If yes how would it grow? If no please let me knw, i also herd olive oil helps?True?
Yes: Rogaine (minoxidil) is safe for women and is available in a special strength for them. It only helps certain types of hair loss and needs to be used for a few months to see if it is going to be helpful. This is the only topical medication that has been proven clinically to help. Olive oil should be used on your salad and not on your hair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to deal with facial hair. I can't to use the pills by mixing them with olive oil and apply directly to the scalp. is that possible?
What are you asking?: Your question isn't clear. You seem upset and probably rightly so. Please clarify and ask us again. ...Read more
I used olive oil and combed rather hard to remove my 6 mo baby's cradle cap. Now at 3 yo, she has thin hair. Did I pull out hair that won't regrow?
All biologically: derived cooking oils (particularly "healthy" polyunsaturated or monounsaturated oils) have the potential to "go bad." This process is called rancidity. Because rancid oils have an unpleasant odor (and taste), I don't recommend their use for cooking or cosmetic purposes. By contrast, most "baby oils" are a combination of mineral oil & fragrance & don't go bad. Hope this is helpful info! ...Read more
Is it bad to apply olive oil from the food isle to your scalp and hair and leave it on for a week or so?
No: Chasity, It isn't bad per se, but I'm not sure why you'd want to. There really is no health benefit to doing this. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My hair is dry & brittle would soaking my hair in olive oil & leaving it over night would help? Please help
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