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Best Macadamia Oil Hair Product

Anyone know of a good Macadamia oil product from a specific brand that's good for absorbing into hair efficiently without causing oily hair? Or is there any other great hair product/oil good at absorbing into hair, and promoting moisturized hair. Thanks!


  • Firefox7275Firefox7275 Posts: 3,750Registered Users
    Oils do not moisturise hair, they are anti humectants/ occlusives/ sealants. The lauric acid in coconut can penetrate dry hair, and the only oil proven to reduce protein loss related to damage.
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    Macadamia is rich in oleic acid which is likely also to penetrate dry hair, but isn't fundamentally any different/ better than olive, avocado or sweet almond oils.
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    AFAIK no specific brand will penetrate better than any other, a fatty acid is a fatty acid. Shampoo may aid penetration as can time and heat.
    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
  • wavydazewavydaze Posts: 2,061Registered Users
    2bc/ f / ii. low porosity roots + normal-high porosity shaft where bleached. normal elasticity.

    Currently using:
    Poo: Earthbath Oatmeal & Aloe
    RO: V05 Kiwi Lime
    LI: CJ Smoothing Lotion
    Styler: UFD CM, CJ PP
    PT: CJ Repair Me

    :thumright: hydrolized protein, jelly stylers
    :angry8: guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, sulfates, jojoba oil
    Neutral on cones.

    iherb discount code: CFN646

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