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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?Are you a fan of hot oil treatments for your hair? Click To Tweet
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:
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
Avocado – super 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,