Many people have attested to Argan oil‘s great benefits to hair. The oil is packed with nutrients that condition and moisturize hair resulting to silky and smooth hair. It also contains numerous antioxidants that protect hair and repair hair damage avoiding brittle hair and breakage. With its Vitamin E and essential fatty acids, hair and scalp is nourished helping to promote hair growth.
Uses of Argan Oil for Hair
Argan oil can be used as:
- a hair styling product
- a heat protector (both from styling tools and the sun) for your locks and scalp.
- a deep leave-in treatment
- a hair growth treatment
- a treatment for scalp issues
The amount of Argan oil needed will depend on factors such as hair length, hair condition and hair type. Ideally, you can start with 2 drops and increase the amount of oil you use gradually as you see fit. After a few tries, you’ll soon figure out just how much Argan oil is enough for your hair.
As a styling product, Argan oil will give your mane shine and eliminate frizz. The oil will help straighten your hair out or give enhancement to your natural lovely curls. By using the oil in styling your locks, your hairstyle can last all day long and stay put. The oil gives a natural, flexible yet long lasting hold without giving your hair that stiff and sticky feeling.
If you have a naturally curly hair, apply the oil before using a curling iron to enhance your curls and get a volume boost. If you want a natural yet polished look, air dry your locks and manually style it using the oil.
How to Style Your Hair Using Argan Oil
It is very easy to use Argan oil in styling your hair. The truth is it’s as easy as 1-2-3!
- Step One: Use a clean, damp towel to wet your dry locks.
- Step Two: Spray the needed amount of the oil on your palms and rub your palms gently into your locks. Make sure that you cover from ends to roots. You should also remember to go soft on your hair roots.
- Step Three: Go ahead and style your hair as you please!
Argan oil can also be applied on dry hair. It is however recommended that you apply the oil first if you’re using heat styling tools so that your locks are protected from damage due to thermal styling.
Additional Argan Oil Hair Styling Tips
If you have extra fine hair, make sure that you use just a tiny amount of the oil. Doing so will avoid weighing down your fine hair and therefore add volume. To make sure that you only use a bit of the oil, spray less than a drop on your palms and rub the oil first on your face and body then use the leftovers to your hair. Gently touch your hair from the ends to the roots.
For thick and curly hair, use a generous amount of the oil if you want your lovely curls enhanced. Use a clean towel to remove hair wetness until it’s only damp. Take one section of your hair and then rub Argan oil starting from the ends. It is best to do only small sections for a better curl. Once done applying the oil to all of your hair sections, style your hair as you please.
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