The same properties that make sea moss so good for our bodies can nourish our hair and scalp too. Sea moss has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for hair growth, hair conditioning, and scalp health, including inflammation that can cause dandruff and other ailments.
Sea moss is rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish the hair and scalp. It contains vitamins A, C, E, and K, which are essential for healthy hair growth. It also contains minerals like zinc, iron, and magnesium, which can strengthen the hair and prevent hair loss.
Here's how sea moss can help promote healthy hair and scalp:
Soothe the scalp:The antioxidants in sea moss help reduce irritation and inflammation to soothe the scalp. It can also help relieve dandruff and other scalp conditions.
Promote hair growth: Sea moss contains amino acids and other nutrients that can strengthen the hair and promote healthy growth.
Detangle and style hair: Sea moss can make your hair easier to manage and detangle. It contains a natural mucilage that can coat the hair and make it more manageable. This can be particularly beneficial for people with curly or kinky hair.
Improve hair texture and appearance: Rich in polysaccharides, sea moss can improve the texture and appearance of your hair. Polysaccharides bind to the hair, providing moisture and acting as a protective barrier to help condition the hair, making your hair soft, smooth, and shiny. It can also reduce frizz and make your hair more manageable.
How to use sea moss in your tresses
Nourish your hair and promote a healthy scalp by applying Planted Seeds sea moss gel to your tresses and massaging into your scalp.
Detangle your hair with a wide-toothed comb and divide into multiple sections, clipping each section.
Apply a generous amount of Planted Seeds sea moss gel to each of the hair sections and to your scalp, massaging it in to make sure you’re fully covered.
Leave on for 30 minutes to an hour.
Rinse and follow with your regular hair wash routine.
If you love the effect of Planted Seeds sea moss gel on your hair and scalp, here’s a recipe for a dedicated gel you can make at home with Planted Seeds dry moss.