Argan oil is rich in essential fatty acids, which aids hair in retaining moisture and guarding against split ends among other things.
Read Hydrate and Smoothen Your Hair with Argan Oil for more on the nutrition profile of argan oil.
Due to its high concentration, it’s recommended to use argan oil in small quantities – a few drops is all you need at a time.
5 Ways to Use Argan Oil on Your Hair
1. Deep Conditioning
Apply argan oil from the roots to the tip of your hair and massage it into the scalp thoroughly then cover it with a disposable cap.
Wrap a hot towel around your head for 30 – 45 mins or overnight if desired. A hair steamer can also be used. Afterward, wash your hair and style as usual – moisture.
2. For Shiny Hair
Sprinkle a few drops of argan oil on your hairbrush before detangling gently. This will promote instant shine and luster.
3. Styling Oil
Apply 3 to 4 drops of argan oil to wet hair before styling. Helps protect hair from split ends and keeps frizz in check.
4. Deep Conditioning Mix
5. Treating Coloured Hair
If you color your hair, this is a fantastic oil to get the moisture back into your hair. Method 1 above is especially good for colored hair.
Which Argan Oil to Buy?
There are many brands of argan oil on the market and it’s easy to end up with the wrong brand – read 6 Ways to Spot Fake Argan Oil. Some great brands based on my research and experience are:-
- Elm & Sana 100% Pure Moroccan Argan Oil
- Pura D’or Moroccan Argan Oil
- Eve Hansen 100% Pure Argan Oil
- Poppy Austin Pure Argan Oil
Fast Facts About Argan Oil
- Argan oil is best for medium to thick hair.
- Argan oil can also be used on the face as an anti-aging treatment.
Argan Oil Products You May Like
- Josie Maran Whipped Argan Oil Body Butter
- Crabtree Evelyn Pomegranate Argan Oil Body Lotion
- CHI Argan Oil Plus Moringa Oil Conditioner
- CHI Argan Oil Plus Moringa Oil Shampoo
Have you tried argan oil on your hair yet? Share your experience in the comments section.
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