White onion with a bowl of oil
Hair Affair

Onion Oil- From bald to bold!

All of us dream of having healthy, bouncy, wavy, shiny and glossy hair. Didn’t we? There is one thing for sure that everyone desires for hair that looks like it’s just been out of the salon like professional care. But trust me on this that you don’t need to spend thousands on those chemically treated professional products when you have something natural and healthier at your doorstep. So, to make all your dreams come true onion oil is right here.

Unhealthy eating habits, hectic lifestyle and dangerous environmental pollutants adversely affect our hair health. Not only the pollutants but also the chemicals that we use on our hair damages it from within. Today’s environmental condition and pollution are one of the most prominent causes of our hair problems. These external factors give rise to issues like roughness, dryness, dullness, split ends, greasy and oily scalp. We often have to deal with dandruff as well. The polluted water is yet another culprit. These days the tap water which we use to wash our hair is stuffed with harmful chlorine which takes a toll on our hair. This results in weak and lifeless strands that are more prone to breakage, and wash away the natural oil from our hair.


Today I am here to talk to you about the latest buzz in the world of hair care, which is  Onion Oil. I have personally used it and found a major difference in the quality of my hair. My hair is straight, virgin and never chemically treated, so it worked well for my hair type. If yours is the same, then it might work for you as well. Investment in hair care is of utmost importance. If we are talking about a good hair care routine then hygiene and chemical-free hair care products are the two contributors to it, which have the lion’s share in this routine. According to my personal experience, it’s quite hard to carve out time from our hectic schedule and that too for a long, long hair care routine.

Nowadays, almost each of us is trapped in a hectic schedule, either because of job or other work. This makes it even more challenging for us to take proper care of our hair and give them much needed pampering and nourishment. So, there is something that might help us without making much effort and investing a lot of time and that is very well-known Onion Oil. Onion oil is the easiest remedy and the best companion at our rescue. All it requires is just 5 to 10 minutes of a good oil massage to your scalp and believe me, it is really beneficial, as whatever I am sharing, is on the basis of my personal experience. For the past few months, I have been facing a lot of hair fall issues, which actually have left me with thin hair. One day, after washing my hair with my regular shampoo, I noticed that I have actually lost a lot of hair already. This was not a good sign for my hair, and my hair definitely needed some urgent help. 

There are many types of hair loss, and finding the cause can be challenging. But among all of them, the most common cause of hair loss is an undernourished scalp. I got some onion oil and gave it a try and to be honest guys, onion oil is an amazing option for all your hair problems. It is the natural and a magical solution which is pocket friendly and a straightforward remedy for all your hair problems. Just by using it twice thrice in a week before shampooing my hairs, for four weeks, you may notice a significant difference in your hair health. You can also add castor oil with it to make it healthier. Now let’s discuss something about the benefits of onion and onion oil on our hair.


  • Onions are loaded with enormous amounts of essential minerals iron, potassium, magnesium, Vitamin C, B6 and folate and has strong antioxidant properties.
  • Onion possesses the antiseptic and antibacterial properties that help to fend off dandruff. 
  • There are flavonoid quercetin and trace minerals chromium present in onions. They contain compounds of sulfur such as allyl propyl disulphide that contribute to its pungent odour.
  • Onions are a great and massive source of dietary flavonoids and consist of three diverse and highly valuable phytochemicals in perfect proportion. 

Without delaying further let’s dig in and look into some amazing facts about onion oil and how it eliminates problems like hair fall, dandruff, roughness, dryness, split ends, oily scalp and so on.


  • Onion Oil Prevents Hair Breakage

Onion oil is very rich in sulfur, due to which it possesses the quality of preventing hair problems like breakage, thinning, and split ends. It is also the best substitute for conditioning your hairs that could be used before shampooing. 

  • Nourishes Hair Follicles

Helps significantly in increasing blood supply to hair follicles, which in turn improves hair growth. Onion oil also prevents post-pregnancy hair fall very gently, and gives you the pleasure of enjoying motherhood to its fullest.

  • Control Graying of Hair

Onion extract present in it is an excellent source of antioxidants which help to reverse premature greying of hairs and delays the process of greying. It plays the major role in the stimulation of your scalp, as a result of which there are follicles that are well-nourished.

  • Presence Of Important Enzymes  

Onion oil ameliorates the growth of hair by increasing the level of the antioxidants enzyme catalase, which helps to decompose hydrogen peroxide, enhancing the hair growth cycle.

  • Onion oil Promotes Hair Regeneration 

It nourishes follicles, as it is rich in sulfur and sulfur is essential for the regeneration of follicles. It nourishes hair bed which makes them stronger, voluminous, shiny and bouncy. Onion oil is a mystical oil that can regrow your hair and treat other common hair problems.

Onions can treat a lot of hair problems and an easy way of using them is by applying onion oil. Here is how you can make it at home.


  •  Add a handful of roughly chopped onions, along with some curry leaves (which are very good for your hairs). 
  •  Mix these two ingredients with some coconut oil or olive oil.
  • Heat the mixture in a double boiler, until the curry leaves turn black in colour, once the colour of the leaves changes.
  • Strain the mixture and separate oil from the onion and curry leaves. Store it in a container and you can use this oil for six months.


Part your hair from the centre and start applying it to your scalp with your fingertips, massage gently. Let the scalp soak in the goodness of onion oil. Use it twice to thrice in a week for best results.

We hope you liked the suggestion. Hope you’ll try it. Comment down below your onion oil experience and also share your progress with us on our Instagram page @pearls_n_pansy..Till then, take care.


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Shefali Srivastava

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