* Oils to help damaged hair
* Each option is chock full of vitamins
* Get smooth, shiny hair in days
We’re knee-deep in winter and the holiday season, which often means extremely dry skin and damaged hair in the beauty world. In order to combat this, we’ve listed some of the best products that contain the essential ingredients needed to keep your hair healthy and shiny. These ingredients are in the form of what is known as carrier oils that are the backbone for all these products. Each oil contains vitamins, omegas and fatty acids that will work to bring your hair back to its natural, healthy state.
1. Argan Oil
Argan Oil is known for its tenacity to survive in harsh conditions and this healthy oil will help hydrate and condition your hair. Moroccan Oil Treatment utilizes this as one of the main oils in its popular hair treatment which provides proteins to strengthen hair, fatty acids, omega-3 oils and vitamins for shine and protection. Your hair will be revitalized from a damaged state into shiny, smooth and more manageable hair.
2. Coconut Oil
Coconut Oil is known for its conditioning properties while sealing in moisture and smoothing the hair cuticle to create smooth, silky hair. Coconut Milk has a unique microstructure that penetrates the cuticle layer delivering vital moisture and nutrients to dry and damaged hair. Renpure’s Coconut Milk Nourishing Conditioner contains both of these star ingredients along with an abundant mixture of nutrients that will give you the beautiful hair you deserve.
3. Macadamia Oil
Macadamia Oil is a powerful oil containing Omegas 3, 5 and 7 to renew dry, damaged and color-treated hair no matter the texture. The Macadamia Natural Oil Nourishing Leave-In Cream utilizes this nourishing oil to tame and detangle unruly hair, leaving it silky soft, shiny and protected.
4. Jamaican Black Castor Oil
Castor Oil is a natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory oil which has been used for centuries to treat overall hair health among other ailments. Rich in Omega-6 fatty acids, this oil will give your hair a natural glow, improve circulation in the scalp and accelerate hair growth. The Leave-In Conditioner and Detangler by Tropic Isle Living contains Jamaican Black Castor Oil along with other essential oils to moisturize dry, brittle, colored and chemically treated hair. This conditioner will strengthen the follicles to promote healthy hair while providing sheen and luster so your hair is manageable and soft.
5. Kukui Nut Oil
Kukui Nut Oil is an ancient Hawaiin Oil that is humidity-resistant and leaves your hair looking glossy and smooth. In addition, this oil nourishes to help hydrate and keep your curls shiny and frizz-free by locking in moisture. The Kukui Anti-Frizz Hydrating Oil by OGX is a lightweight hair oil that will help define and smooth your curls with the help of Kukui Oil as it sinks deep into each strand of hair to help nourish.
6. Lavender Essential Oil
Lavender is an essential oil that is best known for its sleep and anxiety benefits but is also full of antioxidants and vitamins. As far as its beauty benefits, Lavender Oil is a multi-use oil that will do wonders for your skin and hair and using this oil on your hair and scalp may even help reduce hair loss and promote hair growth. It can also be mixed into your shampoo or conditioner to help promote less frizz while limiting hair loss.
It’s considered a critical safety practice to dilute an essential oil before applying to skin or hair. This can easily be done by pairing it with a carrier oil which is simply a base oil that you mix with the essential oil that will carry the essential oil onto the skin. A great option for a carrier oil for the Lavender Essential Oil (above) is the Now Solutions Organic Jojoba Oil. Comprised of omega-9 fatty acids, this oil is famous for being the carrier oil that is closest to mimicking the natural oil secretions of human skin.
Keratin Oil-infused hair products have the added benefits of nourishing and conditioning which leaves your hair shiny and smooth. It also helps to fight frizz, tame flyaways and protect against heat damage caused by styling tools. This deep conditioner comes with 10 benefits: its extra moisturizing formula offers superior penetration while it smoothes, detangles and restores elasticity and strength. It also helps prevent split ends, adds shine and protects from sun damage.