3 Best Oils for Curly Hair

3 Best Oils for Curly HairDue to its structure, curly hair tends to get dry, frizzy, and brittle. For centuries, women with naturally curly or wavy hair have used carrier oils to moisturize and nourish their hair, protect it against damage, and prevent frizz and tangling. What are the best oils for curly hair? Here are our top picks.

Coconut Oil

Properties and benefits. Coconut oil is considered one of the best remedies for dry and curly hair due to its high content of saturated fats. It is a highly nourishing and moisturizing oil that deeply conditions the hair, helps restore its structure from the inside, and makes the tresses look shiny and silky.

Try this. Melt 3 tbsp extra virgin coconut oil, add 1 ½ tbsp organic honey and mix well. Whisk in 2 egg yolks and add a few drops of any essential oil you like. Mix again and apply the mixture to wet hair. Let the mask sit for 45 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.

Check this out: 5 DIY Coconut Oil Hair Masks and Treatments

Argan Oil

Properties and benefits. Native to Morocco, argan oil is sometimes referred to as “liquid gold” because of its plentiful skin and hair benefits. This amazing oil is perfect for treating dry and damaged hair. It helps define curls, makes them easier to manage, tames frizz, and protects the hair against damage.

Try this. Mix 2 tbsp argan oil, ½ tsp vegetable glycerine, 10 drops of sandalwood essential oil and 5 drops of lemon essential oil. Pour the mixture in a dark glass dropper bottle. Apply several drops of this DIY hair oil to damp curls to define them and prevent frizz.

Check this out: 4 Argan Oil Hair Masks for Strong and Healthy Hair

Chia Oil

Properties and benefits. Chia seed oil is one of the lesser known hair oils, which is such a shame, because it has so many hair benefits. This oil contain lysine, an amino acid that participates in the biosynthesis of proteins and therefore repairs damaged hair, as well as adds elasticity and bounce to curls.

Try this. Just comb a few drops of chia seed oil through your curls before styling. Or you can mix it with coconut oil and use the mixture as an overnight hair treatment for very dry, unruly curls.

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