Using the right oil can dramatically change your hair care routine and give astounding results.
Marula, Argon, Baobab, Macadamia, Olive, Sesame, Avocado, Coconut, Sweet Almond, Ojon Nut, Caster, Jojoba, Apricot Kernel, Kukui…the list goes on. Dubbed ‘miracle oils’ they all leave your locks soft and shiny but which oils work from within to actually reconstruct hair fibres and lock in moisture and which best suite your hair type and your pocket?
“Hair oil treatments are a great way to nourish and hydrate your hair. They also a perfect way to give your hair the exact vitamins and minerals it needs. Oils are the perfect cure for itchy scalp. The high fat content in all these natural oils gets absorbed into your skin to instantly soothe irritation and rid dryness,” explain Clinton Valjeauxs, Director of Jeauval Hair Salons. “Oils are now essential ingredients in most hair products from shampoos, conditioners, masques, elixirs, serums and treatments and range in price from about R200 to R400. All hair types benefit from oil treatments if you use the correct oil treatment for the specific condition of your hair. For example if you hair is dry and course you will need a stronger thicker oil based treatment, one that contains avocado or olive oil. All our Switch products contain an essential oil, whether it be baobab oil (Omega 3, 6 and 9) for normal hair to vegetable oils namely olive oil, avocado oil and jojoba oil for dry hair and chemically treated hair.”
For the full article go to Celeb Styles magazine with Beyoncé on the cover pages 56 and 57.