8 Best Oils For Healthy Hair Growth And Volume
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, you do better.” - Maya Angelou.
Self care is a major commitment every woman should invest time and effort in but oftentimes, we neglect one important aspect of it; hair care. It’s no surprise that millions of hair products are synthetically derived and filled with substances that can harm your hair. So, if you are on a quest to avoid using chemicals on your hair and discover the best oils for a healthy hair growth and volume, coconut oil, argan oil, jojoba oil, grapeseed, rosemary, lavender are some oil options that you should consider.
Oil treatment is an effective and ancient method to improve hair strength and hair quality but, if you're really trying to embark on a healthy hair journey that is rewarding, you’ll need to complement applying hair oil with ingesting some vitamins like biotin. This is because healthy hair grows from the inside to the outside.
Benefits of Using These Oils For Hair Growth and Volume
Here are some of the many benefits of adding these oils to your hair care routine.
- They stimulate hair growth,
- Combats dry scalp and prevents dandruff,
- Help protect and acts as a remedy to heat and styling damage
- Adds shine, controls frizz and hair breakage
- Nourishes and moisturises hair
- Prevents oily hair
- Healthy for the environment
Our oil recommendations for hair growth and thickness.
Coconut oil is a long standing ingredient that has been passed down from generations to generations for skin and hair care. Containing vitamins and fatty acids, coconut oil helps to nourish your scalp and penetrate the hair cuticle. Amazing isn’t it?
Well to gain all the benefits of this age long oil, stick to unrefined, virgin coconut oil for optimum results because it ensures your hair will be getting all the wonderful nutrients present in the oil's natural form. They are extraordinarily good for your hair and your skin.
Argan oil is a spontaneous oil extracted from the kernels that grow on the argan trees native to Morocco. Rich in fatty acids, Vitamin E, and antioxidants, Argan oil works to smoothen split ends as well as protect your hair from heat and the sun’s harmful UV rays. To gain the benefits of this oil, work a few drops of pure argan oil on dry, styled hair to smooth down split ends.
This easily absorbed versatile oil is a product of the jojoba plant. It possesses a lot of characteristics like sebum, the natural secretion of the scalp and hence does not obstruct the scalp's natural balance. Jojoba oil deeply penetrates the hair shaft and follicle and works from the inside to the outside to moisturize your hair, prevent dandruff and dry scalp while making your hair soft and shiny. Formulated alongside other 7 carrier and essential oils like Up North Naturals 8-Oil Blend treatment, these oils will make your hair frizz free and lend it a rich lustre while boosting your hair growth, manageability and appearance.
Also formulated alongside jojoba oil in our 8-Oil Blend treatment is Grapeseed oil. This ultra-hydrating, lightweight oil contains emollients that provide moisture to the scalp, it works as a great heat protectant and repairs broken bonds in your hair. Grapeseed oil also contains high doses of antioxidants that fight free radicals awesome right? Get a hold of this 8-Oil Blend treatment and enjoy a rewarding hair growth journey.
Rosemary oil is your go to oil if you are looking to stimulate blood circulation on your scalp and achieve hair growth. Also contained in our 8-Oil Blend treatment and our Mongongo Oil Pomade-to-Oil Treatment, rosemary oil has anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties that promote a healthy scalp.
This essential oil made from lavender flowers promotes hair growth and leaves your hair looking fuller and thicker. As part of our 8-Oil Blend treatment, lavender oil while working with the other 7 oils will improve your hair growth right from the follicles, leaving your scalp moisturised and sebum production balanced in your scalp.
One of the best oils for hair growth is mint almond oil. Found in our 8-Oil Blend treatment and our Mongongo Oil Pomade-to-Oil Treatment, almond oil is ideal for dry and damaged hair, dandruff-prone hair and slow hair growth or hair loss issues. Containing vitamin E, fatty acids, proteins and antioxidants, along with magnesium, Almond oil aids in reducing hair breakage and hair growth.
Since a healthy scalp is necessary if you want to achieve healthy hair growth and thickness, this is where castor oil comes in. Thick and rich in vitamin E, proteins, minerals, and also ricinoleic, castor oil relieves scalp inflammations. Since the texture of this oil is incredibly thick and sticky, it is advised that you mix it with coconut oil to reduce the consistency and aid easy application. If you have coiled 4c hair, castor oil can also help soften your strands and lock in moisture while also promoting hair growth.