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Hot Oil Treatment: The Best Oils for Natural Hair

Who remembers Moms bringing home the little tubes of oil and sitting them in a glass of hot water for a few minutes before squeezing it out all over her head before shampooing?

Hot oil treatments are like….the VIP prepoo experience, often done before you shampoo. HOWEVER, a hot oil treatment can also be done after the shampoo and condition, similar to an oil rinse.

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Moisturize, reduce frizz, add shine..hot oil treatments can do all of that for your hair. Keep reading to find out the best oils to pamper your natural hair for your next hot oil treatment:

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Coconut – one of the few oils that can actually penetrate the hair strands, in addition to nourishing the scalp and help to remove sebum build-up from hair follicles.

Jojoba – closest to the naturally-occurring oil produced on the scalp, known for antiseptic properties and treating dandruff and dry scalp

Argan – enhances hair elasticity, also known to penetrate the hair strands

Avocadosuper moisturizing, fights frizz and adds shine

Castor – affectionately referred to as a “mink coat” for your hair (by Mo), seals in moisture, softens the hair and is known to stimulate growth.

Grapeseed – inexpensive compared to more popular oils in used in the natural hair community, moisturizes dry scalp

If you’re concerned about oils weighing your hair down, both jojoba and grapeseed are light enough to to be used on fine or thin hair. Any of these oils can be missed together for your perfect hot oil treatment blend, now that you know the benefits you can make the best decision for your next hot oil treatment.

To Your Beauty,

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Why A Hair Steamer is A Good Idea {VIDEO}

“Should I use a steamer or do deep conditioning on my hair?”

This question gets asked a lot in the natural hair community..

A previous blog post, “Deep Conditioning vs. Steam Conditioning: What’s the Difference?” breaks down the differences and benefits of steaming and deep conditioning natural hair. Regardless of which option you choose, your hair DOES need to have those longer, deeper pampering sessions at least monthly if you want it to be in the healthiest state it can be.

It’s important to know that steam conditioning IS a form of deep conditioning, using your hair steamer is a good idea because gives you another method of boosting your deep treatment session, AND you can use it without any conditioner and still get great moisturizing results for your hair.

Are you curious about how a hair steamer works? Check out this video snippet of a Periscope broadcast where Mo steamed her hair live using the Huetiful hair steamer! Mo loves the Huetiful steamer because it has an ozone feature that neutralizes bacteria on the scalp, which fights against dandruff and itchy scalp.

If you’re planning to attend the 2nd Annual Southern AZ International Natural Hair Meetup Day event, you’ll have an opportunity to take advantage of our “Steam Station”, complete with two of Mo’s signature oil blends to lock in the moisture!!

To Your Beauty,

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