Grapefruit is not only good for eating but it can also be used for a number of beauty purposes.  They are full of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals! Using Grapefruit oil or juice can be very beneficial for your hair!

  • Promotes Hair Growth: For those of you who just chopped your hair off and wish you didn’t, using grapefruit oil on your scalp can promote healthy hair growth! According to, “Grapefruit juice is loaded with nutritional benefits. It helps to boost circulation to the scalp, which promotes hair growth. Massaging grapefruit essential oil onto the scalp is the simplest way to promote healthier hair regrowth.”
  • Removes Buildup: Using a lot of products on your hair can weigh it down and create buildup on your scalp. Grapefruit is known for being a very cleansing fruit. Beauty Guru Michelle Phan says, “When chemicals from our water or styling products begin to weigh you down and threatens long lasting hair-color, it’s time to strip your strands. Grapefruit on your hair will banish the parabens and waxes that are leaving your locks limp. “ All you need to do is rise your hair with 1 cup of grapefruit juice to remove any buildup on your scalp! Click here for a DIY grapefruit hair treatment!
  • Lighten hair naturally: Instead of going to the salon and spending a fortune on highlights, use grapefruit juice to lighten your hair. says, “Strain a cup or so of fresh grapefruit juice and pour it into a plastic spray bottle. Spray your hair wherever you want highlights and then relax outside until it has dried. You’ll notice subtle lightening that looks far more natural than from any method you’ll get at a salon.”
  • Detangles Hair: If your hair is really knotty and hard to brush out, you can use grapefruit oil as a detangler. says to, “Combine grapefruit oil with one teaspoon aloe Vera gel, two drops of glycerin, one-half teaspoon grape seed extract and one-half liter water. Put the mixture inside a spray bottle and spray on the hair before taking a bath.”
  • Treats Dandruff and Adds Shine: Is your scalp really itchy all the time because of unwanted dandruff? Using grapefruit oil on your scalp can get rid of that unwanted dandruff and add amazing shine! According to, “Adding a drop or two of Pink Grapefruit essential oil to the shampoo bottle will result in a lustrous shine in one's hair. Pink Grapefruit has also been shown to help eliminate oily scalps and other skin and hair conditions.”

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