In nature, there are all the resources necessary for our well-being. No matter what difficulties you face with your hair, know that there is a vegetable oil that will help you overcome them. Because we love to please you, here is a list of our 10 best vegetable oils for you.
1. coconut oil
If you have dry and/or brittle hair, coconut oil is perfect for you. Indeed, it has saturated fatty acids, which nourish your hair in depth, form a protective sheath against external aggressions, and keep your hair very supple. What’s more, coconut oil greatly strengthens your hair thanks to its richness in iron, vitamin E, and vitamin K.
Used as a mask before shampooing or in an oil bath, it is also an excellent anti-lice!
2. Shea butter
Very frizzy or even frizzy hair is particularly fragile. Due to their spiral structure, sebum is difficult to distribute along with the hair fiber. Thanks to shea butter, each curl of the hair will be nourished and hydrated. Rich in vitamins A, D, E, F and anti-inflammatory, healing and repairing fatty acids, it is also ideal for repairing damaged hair and soothing the scalp.
3. Castor oil / black castor oil
Castor oil is no longer present! Renowned for being one of the oils that stimulate hair growth, it comes from the fruit of the castor tree and contains more than 90% of omega 6 and 9 fatty acids. A true ally, it helps maintain the scalp in an optimal condition, which promotes the natural growth of healthy hair. With a healthy scalp, hair not only stays beautiful longer but also looks fuller and healthier. So this is the reason why castor oil is also called miracle oil.
There are two forms of castor oil; Cold-pressed castor oil, and Jamaican black castor oil. So, the cold-pressed version is often considered the purest because it is not heated. As for black castor oil, it contains ashes that are appreciated for having a cleansing effect on the scalp.
4. Avocado oil
Very popular oil, it nourishes and hydrates the hair in depth. It helps the hair fiber to restructure and regain all its vigor by promoting the production of collagen. Contributing to the balance and fortification of the scalp, it facilitates the growth of healthy hair.
To get the most of its benefits, you can use it purely in an oil bath, or add it to your masks or hair creams.
5. jojoba oil
Jojoba oil is highly recommended for the maintenance and repair of dry, brittle, dull, or tired hair, thanks to its extraordinary softening and regenerating properties. Rich in vitamins E and fatty acids, it helps tighten the scale and sheath the hair fiber.
Contrary to what one might think, it can be used even for oily hair, as it helps regulate the overproduction of sebum at the root when used as a massage oil for the scalp.
6. Hemp oil
Used alone or with your hair care, vegetable hemp oil works wonders for the hair. With a light texture rich in fatty acids, it is ideal for providing density and shines to fine, weakened, and dull hair. Your hair will come out nourished in-depth, without being weighed down.
To enjoy the benefits of hemp oil, use it in an oil bath, before shampooing, or in addition to your hair cream.
7. Mustard oil
The benefits of mustard oil have been known to women in Maghreb and India for centuries. Derived from the seeds of black mustard, it contains beta-carotene, zinc, omega 3, vitamins A and E as well as erucic acid, which makes it a fortifying treatment for the hair.
Mustard oil helps fight hair loss, stimulate hair growth and even eliminate dandruff, as it stimulates blood circulation to the scalp.
8. Argan oil
Argan oil or Moroccan oil deeply nourishes and regenerates the hair fiber. It gives strength, softness, volume, and shine to your hair. Ideal for protecting your hair from UV rays, limiting the appearance of split ends, reviving colorations, slowing down hair loss, stimulating the scalp’s blood micro-circulation, one thing is certain, argan oil is a complete oil.
9. Olive oil
Olive oil is ideal for hair care. It boosts the microcirculation of the scalp and stimulates the hair follicle. In addition, it is very rich in antioxidants, which help to keep the hair shiny and healthy. Olive oil is also the ideal ally for those who easily have tangled, dry and damaged hair because it has many moisturizing and restorative properties. If you want to use olive oil for your hair, prefer virgin or extra virgin oil to avoid products that are sometimes added in other types of olive oil.
10. Sweet almond oil
With its high content of omega 9 and omega 6, sweet almond oil is ideal for coating and protecting hair fiber. With the power to reduce sensations of irritation and flaking, it is particularly suitable for people suffering from dryness of the hair and scalp. The phospholipids, magnesium, and vitamin E in sweet almond oil help strengthen the hair, which becomes supple and soft again.
To benefit from all of these benefits, incorporate sweet almond oil into your care, or use it as is, as a pre-shampoo application. This oil bath will have the advantage of making your hair less sensitive to washing.