Top 5 Oils for Natural Hair

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When I first went natural, I was inundated with information about natural oils; but with so many types it is difficult to tell them apart. To save you from the confusion, here is your cheat sheet of the top 5 commonly used oil for Natural Hair:

Olive Oil

Olive oil is one of the only two oils that have been proven to penetrate the cortex of the hair strands; which means it hydrates beyond just a surface coating. It has a heavier consistency and is rich with fatty acids that coat the hair shaft, thus making it a great sealant and moisturizer. Olive oil is also loaded in antioxidants which is good news for our hair strands and scalp. It is most often used to help with dandruff, frizz, shine, and sealing hair.

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