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5 best hair oils for men in summer

The dreaded summer is here. The harsh sun results in bad hair with excessive dirt and grime. Don’t give up on oiling thinking it’s the hot season. Instead, change your oil arsenal. Here are the top picks...

Avocado Oil

For: Flaky, brittle, damaged hair

Avocado oil is light, smooth and contains many nutrients such vitamins A, B, D, E, iron, amino acids and folic acid, all of which are beneficial for hair growth. It’s a great summer pick for its moisture adding and locking capacities. It acts as a natural SPF and conditions and strengthens the hair.

Coconut Oil

For: All hair types

Coconut oil has been widely used in India. So what works in its favour? It’s a multi-purpose oil, which suits all hair types. It boosts hair growth, helps you get rid of dandruff and dry scalp, provides nutrition and gives a shiny sheen to the hair. If you are looking to condition your hair till the tips, then this can be your best bet.

Jojoba Oil

For: Dry and damaged hair

Jojoba oil treats dry, damaged, dandruff-prone and tangled hair with finesse, mostly because it gets completely absorbed by the scalp leaving no residue. It is a non-sticky and non-greasy oil. It has the same molecular structure as that of sebum – the natural oil secreted by scalp. It is odourless, and has antibacterial properties.

Almond Oil

For: Thinning hair

If you are suffering hair loss, this is the oil for you. It’s been said that regular use of almond oil boosts hair growth, probably because it’s rich in Vitamin E which is important for hair growth and nourishment. Almond oil also acts a cleansing agent for the hair, getting rid of the dust particles and pollutants in one wash.

Olive Oil

For: Sensitive hair

It’s a great conditioner for hair. It will never cause any allergic reaction and hence is suitable for sensitive hair. It promotes scalp health because it’s anti-inflammatory and lightweight making it ideal for great moisturising. Read more
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