Moneycontrol news October 8, 2023
According to experts, hair oil serves a range of purposes beyond simply making the hair softer and smoother. Its benefits extend to strengthening the roots, preventing hair fall, delaying the appearance of grey hair, and maintaining a healthy scalp.
Nobody enjoys dealing with tangled and unruly hair. Applying hair oil can help you eliminate this problem. “Hair oil acts as a lubricant, making it easier to detangle your hair and providing a polished appearance by smoothing the outer layer of each strand,” says hair expert Jawed Habib.
Whether you expose your hair to harsh chemicals, pollution, sun, or heat styling tools, hair oils come to the rescue, guarding against potential damage. “Hair oils, especially herbal oils, act as a protective barrier against factors that harm the hair,” says Namita Pandharipande, R&D- Personal Care, Netsurf Communications.
A good oil adds a natural sheen to your hair but, Habib advises against leaving hair oil overnight. “I always suggest applying oil a few minutes before shampooing your hair. Additionally, I recommend ensuring that your hair is not dry when you apply the oil. To achieve this, wet your hair lightly before applying the hair oil,” he says.
Experts agree that when you apply hair oil and leave it for a while it revitalises your locks, making them healthier and stronger.
Regular oiling is an effective way to maintain its natural moisture balance. “Applying hair oil plays an important role in preserving the moisture content of the hair, effectively combating issues such as dryness, frizz, and breakage,” says Habib. The oil forms a protective barrier that seals in the moisture.
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