8 Hair Oils That Will Fix Your Hair Problems
Hello Beautiful People,
Hair oils are often overlooked, and little do we know that oils are one of the best-kept secrets for all hair or skin problems for generations. Frizzy strands? Apply a bit of oil. Dry mane? Rub on some oil. Strands lack luster? Oil to the rescue. Its Seriously a game-changer, whatever your hair needs may be.
Coconut oil, Argan oil, Almond oil…the list goes on! The truth is, whether it comes to skin care or hair care, oils are the best to solve whatever problems your having. Speaking of which, there are so many oil options for different hair types with different benefits for each, I am going to break them down in this hair oil guide. Read on to learn about my 8 favorite hair oils to fix your hair problems.
- For Dry/Damaged and Dull looking Hair
- Coconut Oil:
Coconut oil is one of the most powerful oils in the world, it is one of the most versatile oils in existence, and is also great for the skin. It contains large amounts of fatty acids, which allow it to penetrate into the hair deeply. Coconut oil is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals that are essential for good hair health. The result will be hair that is thicker, shiner, healthier and stronger. Coconut oil has many benefits, including protecting your hair against heat damage as well as repairing damaged and broken hair. Using it regularly also helps prevent hair loss and promote healthy hair growth and scalp. Coconut oil improves the look of hair by helping it retain moisture and adding a beautiful, healthy shine.
- Argan Oil:
Argan oil, also known as Moroccan oil, is derived from nuts produced from Argan trees. It contains lots of vitamin E, Omega 3 and 9 fatty acids, and antioxidants, all of which do amazing things for damaged, dry, coarse or otherwise unmanageable hair. Argan oil protects hair against damage from UV rays and heat. It also moisturizes and smoothens hair, making it soft and manageable.
- Extra-Virgin Olive Oil:
Olive oil is another extremely versatile oil. It has protective and moisturizing properties. Since it coats the hair shaft and shields keratin, olive oil has protective qualities. It also has exfoliating and dandruff-fighting properties when combined with lemon juice. Olive oil protects against heat damage, moisturizes and gives damaged hair a healthy appearance.
- Jojoba Oil:
Jojoba oil is a liquefied wax that is extracted from the jojoba plant. Jojoba oil is high in vitamins A, E and D. Jojoba oil helps repair damaged hair and promote new, healthy hair growth. Since it deeply penetrates the hair shaft and follicle, working from the inside out, jojoba oil is a great moisturizer.
- For Frizz or Color Treated Hair:
- Both Argan oiland Coconut oilhelp fight frizz and protect hair from hair-color damages (read above for more details)
- Lemongrass Oil:
Lemongrass oil contains many vitamins and minerals that are great for the hair, it also has healing qualities and works well for a variety of hair and scalp issues. Lemongrass oil is also proven to strengthen hair follicles and prevent as well as reduce hair loss. Lemongrass oil also is known for having antifungal and antiviral properties, and is effective in relieving dry scalp and dandruff, it also helps prevent hair loss and gives hair a healthy shine.
- Grape Seed Oil:
Grape Seed oil contains emollients, antioxidants and nutrients that are essential to the growth of healthy hair and skin cells. While it possesses the same moisturizing qualities as many other natural oils, Grape Seed oil is superior in its ability to treat brittle and weak hair and hair loss. Grape Seed oil moisturizes and conditions hair. It also makes hair strong and healthy and is effective in treating frizz and split ends.
- For Hair Fall or Thin Hair
- Sweet Almond Oil:
Sweet Almond oil contains Vitamin E, fatty acids, proteins and antioxidants, along with magnesium, which reduces hair breakage and helps it grow. Sweet almond oil moisturizes, seals and protects hair and also protects against hair loss and breakage. Using it regularly helps you grow longer and stronger hair.
- Rapeseed Oil:
Rapeseed oil contains emollients, antioxidants and nutrients that are essential to the growth of healthy hair and skin cells; Rapeseed oil has the ability to treat brittle and weak hair and hair loss. Rapeseed oil moisturizes and conditions hair. It also makes hair strong and healthy and is effective in treating frizz and split ends.
- For Dandruff and Itchy Scalp:
The best oils to combat dandruff and itchy scalp are Jojoba oil, Sweet Almond oil, Olive oil, Grape Seed oil and Lemongrass oil.
It’s important to have knowledge of your hair type when choosing what oils will work best for you. Most of us have a combination of hair and scalp issues; so experimenting with different oils and hair treatments is the key to find the one that works best for you.
I for one am a huge fan of hair oils, they have helped me with my hair problem, so comment down below letting me know if you use any hair oils? If so, then what is your favorite?