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How to Use Ghee for your Hair and Skin

Nidhi Nangia
By Nidhi Nangia. Updated: January 16, 2017
How to Use Ghee for your Hair and Skin

Ghee is clarified butter that is one of the most commonly used ingredients in Indian kitchens. But in addition to being a cooking ingredient, it has wide application in skin and hair care too. The best thing is that it is easily found in any Indian kitchen, so that you don’t need to go to a supermarket every time you want to use it. Due to this, it can easily become a part of your everyday skin and hair care routine. Here at, you are going to find out how to use ghee for your hair and skin.

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Steps to follow:


Among other health benefits of Ghee, this product can naturally hydrate your skin, even if you have extremely dry skin. Ghee is rich in good fatty acids which work wonders to hydrate your skin cells. You can warm up some ghee in a small bowl, and apply all over the body. Massage for 3-5 minutes, leave for an hour, and then take a bath.

How to Use Ghee for your Hair and Skin - Step 1

Ghee can drastically improve your hair texture if you apply it regularly. You will get extra smooth, bouncy, shiny and beautiful hair with regular application of ghee. Mix it with water in equal amount, massage it on your scalp, leave for an hour and then rinse.


Ghee is also very effective in making your skin bright and glowing. It works by purifying your system and sealing in your skin’s natural moisture. Over time with regular application, even a dry and dull skin can become healthy and moisturized. Mix some besan and raw milk in equal amount of ghee and apply on face. Keep for 20 minutes and rinse out.

How to Use Ghee for your Hair and Skin - Step 3

If you have frizzy, rough and dry hair, you can naturally make them healthy by conditioning your hair with ghee. Mix ghee with equal amount of coconut oil or olive oil, massage for 15-20 minutes and then use herbal shampoo to rinse off. Your hair will become extremely smooth and soft after using this ghee conditioner.


Ghee works as a great moisturizer as well. Mix water and ghee in equal amounts, and apply on your face. Massage for 2 minutes and then leave for 15 minutes. After that, wash off with cold water. Use this moisturizer thrice a week and your skin will become incredibly smooth and supple.


Ghee is extremely effective in reversing the signs of aging. If you massage it on your skin everyday, it will offer lots of moisture and youthfulness to your skin. Take some warmed ghee in a bowl and rub on your skin. Due to rubbing, it will penetrate deeper into your skin layers and reach your skin tissues. With this, your skin cells will become younger and healthier, and you will naturally prevent premature aging. Some wrinkles and fine lines may also subside with regular application of ghee.

How to Use Ghee for your Hair and Skin - Step 6

Split ends are a common problem in dry and coarse hair, but it can be easily fought off with regular application of ghee. Warm up some ghee and apply it on the ends of your hair. Leave for an hour, and rinse with cold water and a mild shampoo.

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Great information. Thanks for the tips.
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