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There are many natural ways to reap the benefits of nature’s finest ingredients. From green tea extracts to coconut oil, nature has provided us with various healing properties that can be used for your hair. If you are familiar with essential oils, you know they offer several forms of healing benefits for hair and skin. When it comes to using essential oils for your children, a question that comes up a lot would be is hemp oil safe for my children’s hair? You don’t have to worry any longer, below you’ll find out the benefits of hemp oil and few ways to cocktail it at home for you and your little ones.

Is it safe?

You will be relieved to know that hemp oil is indeed safe for your child’s hair. In fact, hemp oil can be used on babies without any recorded side effects or negative consequences. Hemp oil is great for use on curly hair because it is rich in fatty acids such as Omega 6 and Omega 3. These nutrients are known to help make hair stronger and healthier. Hemp oil is perfectly safe for your little ones! Maria Angeles Fernández-Arche, PhD and professor at University of Seville and colleagues found in a study that some components in hemp oil, including  sterols, aliphatic alcohols, and linolenic acids, contain an abundance of fatty acids that offer many types of advantages for you and your body. The high amounts of linolenic acid (17%”> may have favorable nutritional implications and beneficial physiological effects on the prevention of coronary heart disease and cancer.” Hemp is a crop full of oils with potential health benefits! Below we introduce how you can incorporate it into your hair care routine.

How to Use

There are some dosage guidelines to follow when administering hemp oil as part of a diet, but when it comes to using it on the hair, there are no restrictions. You can use it on your baby, toddler, teen, and every age in between without worry. An allergic reaction is a rare and isolated event with hemp oil. There are many products which already include this essential oil for children. In fact, since most formulas with hemp oil in them tend to be all-natural. You can use products not intended for children in most cases.

You can also cocktail hemp oil in your hair treatments using essential oils. You can purchase organic hemp seed oil and simply add 1 tablespoon to your child’s leave-in conditioner a few times a week for an added measure. Another way to get the results you want from hemp oil is to apply it directly to the hair. The amount you use will depend on the length and porosity of the hair. When using this oil, you don’t need to rinse it out. Your child’s hair will see more benefits if the oil is left on overnight.

When it comes to hair care for your little ones, it may seem concerning trying to figure out the best options. With a little hemp oil, you can give them the TLC they deserve and watch their curls transform!

Have you used hemp oil for your littles one’s hair? We’d love to know what you thought.

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