Using hair oil can be slightly intimidating, since greasy hair is never the desired look. Oil is always good for your hair, but each type is applied in a different way and at various steps during your beauty regime. Not to worry, we’ve uncovered all the tricks on how to achieve ultimately shiny hair, without the unwanted greasy side effects.
Must Have Hair Oils
Rise And Shine
Leonor Greyl Huile, $52
Use this rose scented oil before you shampoo. Then wash out with your usual shampoo and conditioning routine - the effects will show up after your hair is dry (and shiny!).
Into The Mist
Alterna Bamboo Smooth Dry Oil Mist, $25
Spray on dry oil mist before using a flat iron or curlers to protect your hair from the heat and to add a finishing shine.
Diptyque Satin Oil, $58
Use a pea size drop of this jasmine oil after your hair is styled - apply to the mid-lengths and ends to add shine.
Oribe Gold Lust Nourishing Hair Oil, $48
Made with lychee and sandalwood, apply a drop to damp hair to help detangle and protect your hair before a blow-out.
Kiehl's Restorative Hair Oil Spray, $25
Is fighting humidity one of your part time jobs? Kiehl's Restorative Oil is clinically proven to reduce 65% of frizz even in 80% humidity.
Just A Drop
Moroccanoil Pure Argan Oil, $50
Argan oil is a rich mix of vitamin E, essential fatty acids and antioxidants - just one drop is all you need - massage on wet or dry hair to add hydration.
Heat It Up
Josie Maran Argan Self-Heating Hot Oil, $36
Hot oils may sound old-school, but Josie Maran's treatment has a new twist. They self heat in the shower! Apply in the shower, leave in for 1-3 minutes, rinse thoroughly.