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Homemade Hot Oil Treatment

Relaxing hot oil treatment!
Prep Time3 mins
Total Time3 mins


  • 3-6 tablespoons carrier oil e.g. olive, coconut, jojoba
  • 2-4 drops rosemary essential oil


  • Wash hair thoroughly with shampoo, then comb through hair to remove tangles.
  • Combine ingredients in a small, microweave-safe bowl. For short hair, use 3 tablespoons oil. Use more oil for longer hair. Stir well.
  • Place bowl in microwave and heat on high for 10 seconds.
  • Test oil on wrist before applying to hair to make sure it isn't too hot.
  • Leaning over a sink, slowly pour a small amount of oil onto your hair. Massage the oil into your scalp and then pour more of the oil onto your hair, massaging it into your scalp and working it through your hair each time you add more.
  • Once you have applied all of the oil, massage your scalp and hair for one to two minutes to make sure the oil is thoroughly applied.
  • Wrap your hair in a towel or cover with a shower cap.
  • Leave the oil on for 30 minutes.
  • Remove the towel or shower cap and rinse hair with warm water.
  • Apply conditioner.
  • Rinse hair with warm water to remove the conditioner.
  • Comb hair with a wide-tooth comb to remove tangles and let hair air dry.