Best Natural Oils for Hair: 5 Oils Your Hair Will Thank You For Using

Natural Oils for Hair

Oiling your hair provides so many benefits we could spend paragraphs explaining them all and which natural oils for hair are best.

For brevity purposes, depending on the oil you choose to use, your hair can experience some or
all of the following benefits:

  • Strengthening
  • Lubrication
  • Protection
  • Hydration
  • Frizz prevention
  • Moisturization
  • Softening
  • And more!

While our scalps are designed to keep itself and our hair adequately moisturized, we know the
impact weather and modern styling can play in disrupting this process.

Using natural oils for hair can help counteract those things and reintroduce oil into your scalp and hair to allow for it to be stronger, more hydrated, softer, and protected from various environmental ills.

But which natural oils do you use?

With so many options to choose from it can be challenging to determine the best natural oils for hair and when to use them.

Count on your friendly neighborhood stylist at Noir et Blanc and this post for some much needed
guidance.

Natural Oils for Hair

Almond Oil

As an emollient, almond oil can impact your hair at the cellular level making it one of the best natural oils for hair.

That means it gets deep in there to provide nourishment that results in a smoother, softer hair
texture.

You may even notice that, over time, your hair is easier to manage as the strands tangle less
easily.

Almond oil also provides strengthening properties for your hair making it more resilient and less
susceptible to breakage.

Product to try: Clean Beauty Anti-Frizz Leave-In Treatment by Paul Mitchell. Infused with almond oil, this leave-in treatment helps nourish and strengthen hair with omega-6
fatty acids, phospholipids and vitamin E. which adds silkiness and rich shine.

Olive Oil

We all appreciate olive oil in the kitchen, but did you know it can provide immense benefits to your hair as well?

Used in hair care for centuries, olive oil is said to add strength and resilience to hair. It also creates shinier softer locks. 

And let’s not forget the moisture factor. 

Using olive oil in your hair can help it hang on to some much needed hydration. 

Product to try: Clean Beauty Hydrate Conditioner by Paul Mitchell. Olive oil found in this conditioner helps hydrate and restore parched hair while adding manageability and rich shine.

Abyssinian Oil

Rich in fatty acids that provide countless benefits for your hair and skin, Abyssinian oil is a lesser known oil found in hair products. 

It can be used as a heat protectant and is also rich in antioxidants and vitamins such as Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, proteins and minerals that support growth and help to boost hydration. 

Many people also like that, unlike some other oils, Abyssinian oil tends to be lightweight so it won’t weigh your hair down or make it abnormally greasy. 

Product recommendation: MirrorSmooth Conditioner by Paul Mitchell. This color-safe conditioner instantly hydrates and detangles with it’s rich blend of natural Abyssinian oil, sustainably harvested awapuhi extract and keratin protein. Your hair will be smooth, sleek and easy to comb. 

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil’s benefits are more geared at your scalp than the hair itself.

It’s filled with antioxidants and is antibacterial, antimicrobial and antifungal which means it can help create a healthy scalp environment for better hair growth. 

Tea tree oil is known to help to reduce inflammation and itchiness while also helping to control dandruff and other conditions that create an unhealthy hair growth environment. 

Product recommendation: Tea Tree Special Conditioner by Paul Mitchell. One of their best selling products, this invigorating conditioner softens, smooths and tackles tangles for instant manageability.

Argan Oil

Commonly referred to as “liquid gold” argan oil has some pretty exquisite benefits making it one of the best natural oils for hair and scalp. 

Filled with fatty acids and antioxidants, argan oil works well as a moisturizer for both scalp and hair. 

It is also a protectant that helps prevent damage from styling and products that can be harsh on the hair. 

Argan oil has also been shown to provide strengthening to the hair to help prevent breakage and reduce loss 

Product recommendation: Clean Beauty Everyday Conditioner by Paul Mitchell. This argan infused conditioner softens, conditions and leaves hair smooth and manageable. It naturally helps increases the hair’s elasticity and builds shine. 

Learn more about how our products and process can help your hair and scalp be more healthy at your next Noir et Blanc salon appointment.

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