Marula oil is taking the natural hair community by storm.
Marula oil is derived from the Marula fruit tree that originates from South Africa. It is rich in amino acids, fatty acids and antioxidants. This oil is a great source of vitamin C, is lightweight, and has a subtle scent.
Treats itchy scalp:
Marula Oil contains anti-inflammatory properties that help to prevent and treat itchy scalp.
Gives hair a healthy look:
This oil nourishes your scalp and follicles while keeping your hair looking shiny and full.
Cleanses Hair and Scalp:
It can be used to create surfactants which cleanses hair and scalp, leaving it super clean.
Away with dry/brittle hair. Marula oil traps moisture in keeping your hair well moisturized. This occurs as a result of l-arginine and glutamic acid which are found in the oil.
Strengthens hair follicles:
Bye Bye breakage!! Marula oil coats your hair strands and penetrates the scalp to strengthen hair follicles from inside, making it more resistant to breakage.
Zoe putting Marula Oil in Zuri's hair.
How to use Marula Oil to benefit your hair
Marula oil can be rubbed onto your hair to treat dry, parched strands and prevent split ends. Additionally, you can massage it into the scalp (remember, it absorbs quickly and doesn’t clog pores) to reduce dandruff and promote healthy hair. ***** Dry, brittle, or damaged hair or struggling with a flaky and irritable scalp will benefit the most from marula oil. *****
There are many shampoos that contain marula oil. You can also add a few drops of pure, cold-pressed marula oil to your favorite shampoo, or use it as a pre-shampoo treatment.
Marula oil can be rubbed into the ends of hair to help eliminate split ends and dryness. You can also massage it into the scalp to reduce dandruff. Try massaging it through your entire head prior to heat styling, or use it as an anti-frizz treatment before venturing out into high humidity or rain.
Marula oil can be used to seal moisture in your curls. Combine this oil with your leave-in conditioner and butter (e.g. shea butter) to define your curls. This can give you the shine and definition that you have been seeking for your twist outs. In addition, this great marula cocktail can help your wash and go’s last longer. To refresh your hair in the morning, lightly spritz your hair with water, add a few drops of oil on your hand, and apply to your hair.