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Essential hair oils

Natural hair oils are very significant in your natural hair regimen because they carry essential properties that benefit the healthy growth of your hair. For centuries now, natural hair oils have been utilized as the gold mine to help improve our crowns and it should not stop now! What are the main benefits you can achieve from these natural hair oils? Primarily, they contain effective properties that can help nourish, strengthen, moisturizer and boost the overall outlook of your hair. The best way to extract such benefits and tap into that goodness is to firstly, get acquainted with your hair that is, you need to understand what it needs! This will be a good guide to help you choose and incorporate different natural hair oils that can suit the hair requirements.

Note: always incorporate these natural oils in almost all your routines to get effective results and remember patience pays!

Often the accomplishment of natural hair oil relies desperately on application, patience, a proper hair regimen and measurement which can make the difference between flop and success. So continue reading on to indulge in tips from years of my experience with natural hair that will guarantee a perfect result, every time.

  • The number one golden rule for natural hair is to apply oil while the hair is wet. Why should we follow this rule?

Well, our hair is always mostly dry due to the friction and shampoos we use so applying natural hair oil to our wet hair guarantees the ultimate hydrating seal. This golden rule protects and nourishes the hair from frizz and contamination as it dries into a subtly glossy form of its natural texture. When finally the hair is dried out, apply a final drop or two of oil to the roots and end of your hair and make sure you massage your scalp as you do so to fully seal in that goodness and preserve the lasting fragrance. So here are some natural hair oils that can help with your hair struggles.

TYPES OF NATURAL HAIR OILS
  1. Avocado oil

Avocado is a fruit that is packaged with so many properties such as vitamin A, B, D and E, lipids, antioxidants, minerals and biotin that promote the repairing and protecting of hair from ultra violet (UV) damage. It contains up to 30% of oil that is easily absorbed in the hair. Avocado oil is a light carrier oil that helps tackle build-up, clogged pores and the weighing down of hair. So it is the best oil for different types of hair types.

Benefits of avocado oil:

  • Heals and seals cuticle cells which prevents the development of breakage.
  • Reduces dry scalp and flakiness that promotes dandruff.
  • It is good for detangling.
  • Protects the hair from the harshness of UV rays.
  1. Argan oil

Termed as the liquid gold by the Moroccan people, it is proven to contain several healthy benefits that assist the hair. It is extracted from fresh kernels of fruit plucked from the famous argan tree. Argan oils is rich in powerful antioxidants, fatty acids and vitamin E. it is the best oil to use when washing and styling your hair.

Benefits of Argan oil:
  • It prevents hair loss and hair breakage.
  • Prevents dryness and the harmful effects of UV rays.
  • Improves the healthiness of the hair scalp by utilizing its antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Protects the hair from damage when the hair is frequently manipulated.
  1. Coconut oil
Coconut oil is the most popularly used natural oil because of its versatile nature. It is known to include minerals, fatty acids, carbohydrates and vitamins. Coconuts oils is good for all hair types but specifically for brittle, dry, dull or damages hair. Benefits of coconut oil:
  • Protects the hair for heat damage.
  • Helps in the retention of moisture in the hair.
  • Good for brittle or broken hair.
  • It can be used to treat fizziness by smoothing down your ends.
  • Lastly, it leaves your hair smelling really good.
  1. Jojoba oil

Found in the harsh and desert climate of North America, jojoba oil is originally a nut of a jojoba plant. It is rich in antioxidants, minerals, fatty acids and vitamin B, C and E. It is also consider as a carrier oil so it can be infused. Jojoba oil is known for its strong penetrating power into the hair follicles leaving the hair fully moisture and healthier.

Benefits of jojoba oil:
  • Prevents a dry, flaky and itchy hair scalp.
  • Reduces the development of dry, brittle and dull hair strands.
  • Prevents hair breakage and strengthens the hair follicles.
  1. Olive oil
Olive oil is another versatile oil because it is consider to be quite resistant to high temperature giving it moisturizing properties that protect the hair. It contains monounsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E and K, antioxidants, glycerol and other minerals. Olive oil has penetrating and exfoliating potential that guarantee healthiness to both the hair and scalp. Benefit of olive oil:
  • Protects the hair form heat damage.
  • Lives the hair fully moisturized, and silky and shiny.
  • Reduces the appearance of fizziness and dullness.
  1. Fenugreek oil

Fenugreek is a native spice to India and is used to create amazing hair growth oils that are proven to demonstrate great results. It comes from a methi seed that is considered to many in India as a remedy for hair loss problems. Fenugreek rich in nicotinic acid, proteins, vitamin A, K and C, minerals and folic acid. It also contains large amounts of lecithin that hydrates the hair and strengthens the roots.

Benefits of fenugreek oil:
  • It penetrates the hair follicles and leave the hair moisture.
  • It strengthens the roots for strong hair growth.
  • Prevents early graying of the hair strands and reduces dandruff and a dry scalp.
  • Prevents the loss of hair and hair thinning.
  1. Carrot oil
This a vegetable and why is it considered an oil? Well, this orange root has been discovered to have hidden hair treatment properties other that it been used in a salad. It is noted that it prevents hair damage, softens the hair strands and best of all it accelerates hair growth.  Carrot oil is highly rich in vitamin A and E, and a pro-vitamin beta-carotene which is essential for the healthy growth of the hair.

Benefits of carrot oil:

  • Prevents split ends.
  • Softens the hair strands.
  • Prevents hair damage.
  • Protects the hair from the harshness of UV rays.
  • Boosts the blood circulation to the scalp
Risks: Some individuals might be allergic to the oil so it is best to test it out before use.

Overall all these oils are good for your hair if used correctly. They can also be infused with one another to increase the benefits.