10 oils for hair growth
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WE'RE no longer gatekeeping the products that work. Nowadays, when it comes to hair and skin, the information for fixing our flaws is more readily accessible than ever before. And so there's no excuse for having challenges with things like poor, slow, or sluggish hair growth anymore.

Hairstylist Sonya Cohen says when it comes to hair care, for example, several oils are known for their potential to promote hair growth and maintain healthy hair.

Here are 10 of the best oils she promotes for growth that she has actually seen work.

Castor oil: Castor oil is rich in ricinoleic acid, which has been shown to promote hair growth. It also has moisturising properties that can help prevent breakage.

Jojoba oil: Jojoba oil closely resembles the natural oils produced by the scalp. It can help balance oil production, nourish the hair follicles, and promote hair growth.

Coconut oil: Coconut oil penetrates the hair shaft, helping to prevent protein loss and reduce hair damage. It can also promote a healthy scalp environment.

Argan oil: Argan oil is rich in antioxidants and vitamin E, which can help improve the hair's elasticity and promote growth.

Rosemary oil: Rosemary oil has been linked to increased hair growth and thickness. It stimulates blood circulation to the scalp, which can support hair follicles.

Peppermint oil: Peppermint oil has a cooling and tingling effect that can stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth.

Lavender oil: Lavender oil has antimicrobial properties that can help maintain a healthy scalp. It may also promote hair growth by increasing the number of hair follicles in certain stages of growth.

Cedarwood oil: Cedarwood oil may help stimulate the hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp, potentially promoting hair growth.

Emu oil: Emu oil has anti-inflammatory properties and may help stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth.

Grapeseed oil: Grapeseed oil is lightweight and rich in antioxidants. It can help strengthen the hair and improve hair health.


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