How to Choose the Right Oil for Your Hair Type

How to Choose the Right Oil for Your Hair TypeNatural oils have been used in hair care for thousands of years. Even today, when beauty brands offer numerous products with innovative formulations, many people still include carrier oils in their hair care routines because they are safe, natural and effective. However, your hair will benefit from oils only if they are right for your hair type. How to pick the right oil for your hair?

Normal Hair

People with normal hair are the envy of those with other hair types because normal hair is neither too oily nor too dry, and it doesn’t have any serious issues. Therefore, most carrier oils are suitable for this hair type. However, we recommend that you use light oils to prevent hair roots from getting greasy.

Best oils for normal hair: coconut oil, argan oil, baobab oil, castor oil, chia seed oil.

Check this out: 5 Amazing Benefits of Chia Seed Oil for Your Skin and Hair

Dry Hair

Dry hair benefits from using natural oils the most because it needs extra hydration, nourishment, and protection from the environment. It needs oils that will provide it with fatty acids and other essential nutrients, ensure antioxidant protection, and repair damaged hair structure to prevent breakage and split ends.

Best oils for dry hair: argan oil, macadamia oil, coconut oil, sweet almond oil, olive oil.

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

Oily Hair

Contrary to a popular misconception, you can use natural oils to take care of oily hair. You just need to pick light oils that won’t make your scalp oilier than it already is. Amazingly, some vegetable oils have antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, so they help balance the scalp and combat dandruff.

Best oils for oily hair: grapeseed oil, baobab oil, bhringraj oil, jojoba oil, aloe vera oil.

Check this out: 5 Amazing Benefits of Bhringraj Oil for Your Hair

Sensitive Scalp

If you have an easily irritated scalp that often gets itchy or flaky, you need oils that have moisturizing and soothing properties. Such oils provide the scalp with the moisture it needs, relieve itching and flaking, and keep your hair follicles nourished, reducing hair loss and promoting hair growth.

Best oils for a sensitive scalp: unrefined coconut oil, olive oil, argan oil, rapeseed (canola) oil, avocado oil.

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