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What is your favorite oil to deal your hair with?

BeautyisMireeBeautyisMiree Posts: 202Registered Users Curl Neophyte
I like coconut oil for the summer, but I want more oils. I've heard olive oil it good, but it gives my hair a rustic/musky smell.

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  • KrullenbolKrullenbol Posts: 114Registered Users
    I use coconut oil as a deep conditioner and argan oil for the shine and softness
  • CurlsnswirlsCurlsnswirls Posts: 865Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Love sweet almond oil and Argan. Oh and EO's has a nice oil blend that my hair loves. They call it a serum..it's CG.
  • Firefox7275Firefox7275 Posts: 3,750Registered Users
    Coconut oil for me all year round, lauric acid penetrates the best of all the fatty acids AFAIK and helps reduce porosity and protein loss. Have used conditioner containing palm oil which really worked for me, just ordered one containing avocado oil.

    There are various articles by Tonya McKay on oils that you might find useful
    Castor Oil and Its Derivatives
    Avocado and Wheat Germ Oil
    Argan Oil and Ximenia Oil
    Mineral Oil Versus Coconut Oil: Which is better?
    Understanding Hair Oils and Butters
    2a-2c, medium texture, porous/ colour treated. Three years CG. Past bra strap length heading for waist.

    CO-wash: Inecto coconut/ Elvive Volume Collagen
    Treatments: Komaza Care Matani, coconut/ sweet almond/ fractionated coconut oils, Hairveda Sitrinillah
    Leave in: Fructis Sleek & Shine (old), Gliss Ultimate Volume, various Elvive
    Styler: Umberto Giannini jelly, Au Naturale styling gelee
    Flour sack towel, pixie diffuse or air dry.
    Experimenting with: benign neglect
  • anonymous_133347anonymous_133347 Posts: 1,426Registered Users
    Besides coconut my other favorite oil is avocado oil. It makes my hair very silky, penetrates the hair shaft better than olive oil, is easier to cowash out, and doesn't make ya smell like a salad. I also dig grapeseed oil/jojoba for sealing.
    3A - C, HP, ME, HD. (Coarse, High Porosity, Medium Elasticity, High Density.)

    CG since Nov. 2012

    Poos: SM Moisture Retention + Yucca Baobab, TJ's Tea Tree Tingle
    Condish: TJ 'sTea Tree Tingle*, SM Moisture Retention* + Curl & Shine + Yucca Baobab, Yes to Blueberries
    Stylers: KCKT*, SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie* + Curl & Style Milk*, KCCC*, FSG*, CJ Pattern Pusha, Curl Keeper
    Sealers: Jojoba* or Grapeseed* oil

    * = HG

  • CurlsnswirlsCurlsnswirls Posts: 865Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I also like mineral oil (J&J baby) for sealing along with either of the above mentioned oils. The other oils are great for sealing, pre-poo treatment, DT...you name it. :)
  • redcelticcurlsredcelticcurls Posts: 17,502Registered Users
    Castor oil. Love the stuff.

    Coconut and jojoba are very drying on me.
    Kiva! Microfinance works.

    Med/Coarse, porous curly.
  • RhastaRhasta Posts: 2Registered Users
    LOL,it's really have a smell.i dont like it either.

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