8 New Hair Oils for 2014 -- And Why You Need One
Using a hair oil will completely change your hair care routine forever -- no exaggeration. Here's everything you need to know about the best hair oils out there
What then, is the deal with hair oils, those products that are intended to be deliberately applied to your hair? Who on earth would encourage such a slippery, slimy practice?
The experts, that's who. Pros say that it's high time we ditched our ill-conceived notions about hair oils, because there's a new generation of lighter, multi-faceted oils that do anything but render your hair into an oil slick. "Hair oils have come a long way," says Kattia Solano, owner of Butterfly Studio Salon in New York City.
The best hair oils are multitasking miracle products that can do the job of your leave-in conditioner, styling cream, frizz serum, and shine spray in one. "They're styling products more than they are treatment products," she says.
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When you're using a hair oil to style your hair, Solano suggests applying it from ends to mid-length to avoid the oily scalp pitfall. She also stresses the importance of starting with a small amount until you know exactly how much your hair needs -- you can always apply more. Once you get the hang of it -- and toss the seven other hair care products that are taking up valuable bathroom real estate -- you'll wonder how you ever lived without hair oil in the first place.
While new hair oil products are hitting shelves every day, these are the eight (L'Oreal, Kerastase, Ojon and Josie Maran, to name a few) that caught our eye.
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