The Complete Hair & Oil Matchmaker Guide

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We all want what’s best for our hair because the end goal is beautiful, healthy, growing locks! The problem is that sometimes we don’t understand the significant different ways we all must treat our hair to get to this point. Every type of hair is different, and therefore needs different types of maintenance. This is especially important when thinking about oils and what you put on your hair.

Every hair type needs a different type of oil. So let’s play matchmaker! According to celebrity hair stylist Corey Powell, “Hair oils are a great way to nourish and hydrate your hair, not to mention the perfect way to give your hair the exact vitamins and minerals it needs.”

He suggests that once you’ve determined the best oil for your hair that you treat your hair weekly with it, massaging it on your scalp and covering your hair with it as well. Doing a hot oil treatment will make these oil masks more effective.

Fine Hair 

Pomegranate seed oil is a perfect selection for fine hair when mixed with a heavier oil such as olive oil. The punicic acid within this type of oil helps to loosen up the texture of the olive oil, making it not so heavy on fine hair.

Thin Hair 

People with thin hair are often concerned with hair loss. Rosemary oil is a perfect match for this type of hair. It stimulates growth within the hair follicles and is a high provider of iron, calcium and vitamin B, promoting a healthy shine and thickness.

Wavy Hair 

A nut oil such as almond is great for this hair type. It has a high concentration of vitamin A, B and E. It…