September 2011 Pamper Thyself
While your mind and body may have enjoyed a restful summer in the sun, harsh rays, chlorine and salt water may have left your hair feeling dull and dry. Polyphenols found in olive oil can be directly absorbed through the skin. These antioxidants increase the skin’s (and scalp’s) ability to absorb moisture, which means healthier, shinier and more radiant hair! Olive oil is also rich in fatty acids, which penetrate the hair cuticles and treat drying hair. Gorgeous locks here we come!
NLT: Whip up your own olive oil hair treatment. Heat ¼ cup olive oil in microwave for 15-20 seconds. Massage small amount into your scalp and hair, until completely covered. Place hair in shower cap and let stand for 30 minutes. Shampoo and rinse. No time to make your own? Pick up Kiehl’s Olive Fruit Oil Deeply Repairative Hair Pak. It has organic olive oil, avocado oil and lemon extracts that help condition dull or damaged hair.