OILS FOR HAIR & SCALP (Source: Unknown. It includes some of my additions. This has been in my files so long, I don't remember where it came from. Please let me know if you know the author.) In addition to Coconut Oil or Palm Kernel Oil for good cleansing and lather, balance your formula using 1, 2, or more fats from the following list. Keep in mind that jojoba (a liquid wax) and butters should be kept to 2% or less. Olive, Avocado, and shea butter are high in unsaponifiables, so don’t discount the NaOH/KOH to make sure they are fully saponified. HAIR & SCALP NOURISHING OILS: olive and/or rice bran, castor, jojoba, hemp seed and/or sunflower, wheat germ. ADD for a clean, nourished, and hydrated scalp: exotic butters, luxury oils, essential oils, botanicals for healthy hair. BETA CAROTENE (vitamin A) to help revitalize hair shafts. PROPERTIES OF OILS SPECIFIC TO HAIR CARE are listed below. AVOCADO OIL to moisturize, restore luster, and condition. BABASSU OIL Emollient, nourishing, moisturizes, and restores hair strength and elasticity, for shiny, healthy-looking hair. *CARROT ROOT OIL conditions the hair and helps balance the moisture. CASTOR OIL for brittle, damaged hair or hair loss. CAMELLIA OIL provides luster and shine, help with dandruff and hair loss. FLAX SEED OIL is a nourishing, rich source of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) and the Omega-3 series of essential fatty acids needed for the regulation of cellular activity. HEMP SEED (Unrefined Virgin) balance of essential nutrients for strong healthy hair. JOJOBA OIL penetrates the scalp; hair conditioner; ideal pH for the scalp. OLIVE OIL nourishes, conditions, and improves the strength and elasticity. RICE BRAN OIL, rich in anti-oxidants, ; adds sheen and manageability. SHEA BUTTER helps condition and smooth the hair shaft. SUNFLOWER, nutrient-rich, easily absorbed, the most moisturizing vegetable oil, strengthener. WALNUT OIL, an excellent hair care oil, helps condition hair. WHEAT GERM oil, rich in B Vitamins & Vitamin E, anti-oxidants, softens hair. *See ZANY'S MIY Carrot Tissue Oil. Great for hair, face, & skin!