Hair oils act as a great remedy for our hair. A lot of hair oils are available in the market today but most of us don’t know the purpose of each and every oil.
Hair oils provide us with the most advantageous and effective ways to deal with a variety of problems. Today’s blog post is an in-depth guide to know about each oil.
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Whenever we think of hair oils, the first option comes to our mind is coconut oil. Coconut oil is very good in dealing with certain hair problems.
Coconut Oil is rich in Vitamin E, Vitamin K, antioxidants and lauric acid. It moisturises hair very well by penetrating through the hair shaft. It leaves hair shiny after every wash.
Coconut oil treats dryness, roughness, frizziness, dandruff, itchiness, psoriasis, eczema very effectively. Try to look for extra-virgin, cold-pressed or organic variants of coconut oil.
Coconut oil is not good for promoting the growth of hair on the scalp though it prevents hair loss to some extent. If it promotes hair growth then it would not be a suitable option for face and body.
I personally use it as a moisturiser on my face and body. Honestly speaking, I never noticed new hair follicles anywhere.
Olive oil is one of the most used herbal oil in haircare regime. Being rich in Vitamin E, antioxidants and various emollients. All of these emollients are specialized in making hair soft and shiny from within.
Olive oil is good to be used for dry, damaged hair. It promotes hair growth, strengthens hair and also treats dandruff, irritated scalp, dandruff, and itchiness efficaciously. It also acts as a split end softener.
The consistency of olive oil is thick. Don’t over-apply olive oil on thin hair because it will weigh them down, resulting in more hair loss. Use extra-virgin olive oil to experience maximum benefits.
Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet Almond oil is the most effective variant of almond oil. It contains Vitamin A, B, E and certain fatty acids like omega 9, omega 6 and omega 3.
Its topical application on hair leaves hair shiny, soft, moisturized and lustrous. Sweet almond oil prevents hair loss, stimulates hair growth and strengthens them if used on daily basis. It is also used for having long hair.
Sweet almond oil is good for treating psoriasis, eczema or any other scalp related problem. It strengthens and repairs split ends perfectly.
Castor oil is specially used for hair thickening, preventing hair loss, stimulating the growth of hair and also strengthening hair follicles.
It is rich in ricinoleic acid and omega 6 fatty acids. Ricinoleic acid is the essential component of this oil which helps to thicken hair, prevents hair loss and strengthens them.
The consistency of castor oil is very thick. So you can mix it with any other herbal oil before applying it on your hair. Black castor oil is the most effective variant of this oil.
Castor oil helps in treating dandruff, dry, damaged hair and various scalp infections. It is also good for moisturizing hair and reducing split ends.
Jojoba oil is effective in curing dry hair issues, dandruff, hair detangling and deep conditioning. It is extracted from jojoba shrubs.
Jojoba oil contains Vitamin E, B, and minerals like silicon, copper, and zinc. It promotes the growth of new hair and prevents hair loss.
Jojoba oil nourishes the scalp and improves its overall health. It adds volume to thin hair. Jojoba oil is good in preventing discolouration of hair and retaining its natural colour.
Hibiscus oil is extracted from hibiscus flower. It is effective in stimulating hair growth and strengthening hair follicles.
Hibiscus oil is also good for treating dry, frizzy hair and deep conditioning of the hair.