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Hot Oil Treatment for Hair

Updated: Sep 5, 2023

Applying hot oils to hair
Apply oils to clean, wet hair

If your hair is dry, lack lustre, brittle or has split ends a hot oil treatment works wonders.

The oils massage and moisturise your scalp to leaving it healthy, increases blood circulation and may help hair growth as well as strengthening and protects the hair. Hot oil treatment can help with dandruff or flaky scalp.

Oils for Hair

All the oils are plant based so are suitable for vegans and vegetarians to use. Choose oils that are suitable for your type of hair. If you have eczema or psoriasis please check with your doctor if the oils are suitable for you to use. All oils contain wonderful properties like vitamins and minerals, some are absorbed into the hair very, very quickly and some are absorbed at a slower rate. Read through a few and see which ones will be suitable for your hair or your hair problem.

Camelilia Seed Oil

Macadamia Oil

Argan Oil

Olive Oil

Avocado Oil

Castor Oil

Jojoba Oil

Watermelon Seed Oil

Brazil Nut Oil

Fractionated Coconut Oil (Liquid)

Tomato Seed Oil

Sunflower Oil

Coconut Oil (solid) can be used by placing a small amount into your hand until it melts before stroking over your hair and combing through. Coconut oil melts at a very low temperature so will easily melt in your warm hands.

Hot Oil Recipes


25ml Avocado Oil

21ml Camellia Seed Oil

19ml Argan Oil

15ml Olive Oil

13ml Fractionated Coconut Oil (liquid)

4ml Castor Oil

2ml Vit E

1ml Essential Oils of your choice


25ml Sunflower Oil

20ml Fractionated Coconut Oil (liquid)

19ml Olive Oil

10ml Argan Oil

10ml Tomato Seed Oil

5ml Castor Oil

2ml Vit E

1ml Essential Oils

To Use

Wash hair first as the oils work better on clean hair.

Combine all oils together in a jug, either warm in a microwave or in a saucepan.

Apply the warm oils to your hair, paying particular attention to the ends.

Massage oils well into your scalp.

Comb through your hair to make sure each hair is coated.

Apply a shower cap and then wrap tin foil round the cap to keep the oils warm.

Leave for at least 30mins - longer depending on your hair.

Wash hair again and apply your conditioner.

Pour surplus oils into a clean bottle.

Hot Oil treatment can be used every week until you are happy with the results and then perhaps once a month or as necessary.

Happy hair

x Diane


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