Ever been in a situation where you want to get a hair oil but you don’t really know which one is best for your hair? Well, I know I’ve been there. If you need answers to which hair oils are best for low porosity hair, then you have definitely come to the right place.
Simply put, low porosity hair is hair that has difficulty absorbing water, oils, and other hair products. It is important to know your hair porosity. Click here to find out how to know your hair porosity and all about it here.
If you have low porosity hair, it’s best to look out for lighter hair oils because they penetrate your tight hair cuticles more easily, rather than sitting on your hair or weighing your hair down. Now let’s dive in. Here are some of the best hair oils suited for your low porosity hair.
Argan oil, commonly known as the Moroccan gold oil, is gotten from Argan nuts. Argan oil has moisturizing properties that allow your hair to lock in moisture. It contains mineral properties such as Vitamin E (which is needed for hair growth), ferulic acid as wells as antioxidants, which help nourish hair, protect hair from damages and strengthen your hair and make your hair healthier.
It enables hair to grow thicker and helps reduce inflammations, itchiness, dandruff, and promotes healthy scalp.
It is also a natural moisturizer and helps in moisturizing hair and preventing hair from breakage
Jojoba oil is amongst the most popular hair oils promoted by hair brands. They extract this oil from jojoba seeds. Jojoba oil is similar in structure to the natural oil called sebum, which is produced by the sebaceous glands. It also has antibacterial properties which are effective in treating scalp conditions such as dandruff, psoriasis, which contributes to dryness and/or flaking. It contains vitamin E, which is essential for hair growth.
Sweet Almond oil
Sweet almond is extracted from Almond tree known as the king of nuts. It is great for softening and strengthening hair. Almond oil contains biotin (vitamin B7) which is great for growing healthy hair. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties, so it is good for treating scalp conditions such as dandruff. It is also good for hydrating the scalp.
Sunflower seed oil
This oil is extracted from the sunflower plant. It is great for use as a moisturizer and deep conditioner and using it for either of these will help improve hair growth. It helps to reduce breakage and increase length retention. Also, it has anti-inflammatory properties which help relieve itchy scalp. It reduces frizz and increases hair vibrancy and luster.
This oil helps to reduce breakage by increasing hair elasticity. It also helps in the fighting dandruff and adding luster to your hair. Baobab oil also has antibacterial properties which is good in treating scalp conditions such as dandruff and psoriasis.
They make avocado oil from avocado. It contains vitamin E, which is essential for hair growth and vitamin B, both of which help to strengthen hair. It can also serve as a good conditioner and moisturizer.
In my opinion, having low porosity hair is not at all a problem. What is most important is loving your hair, learning about your hair type and taking care of it accordingly. So dear fellow low porosity naturalista, I hope you now know what hair oils to look out for when next you’re shopping for your hair products.
Have you tried any of these hair oils before? Let me know in the comment section.
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