Should you put Oil on your hair Every Day?

Topic of the day: can we put oil on our hair every day?

Vegetable oils are  the best  allies of our hair . You have surely made the right choice to have chosen them for your cosmetic care.

Indeed, the oils are very  effective , because they bring a  deep treatment  to your hair.

In other words, they transform the quality of your mane by their direct and instantaneous actions on the hair fiber, the scales will be easy to penetrate, because the scalp is hydrated.

Thus, the hair will also be easy to detangle and that’s not all yet. By applying the oils, your hair will be invigorated, beautiful and healthy.

However, any oil has its own  contributions , any oil has its own  characteristic .

Sweet almond vegetable oil, for example, soothes the scalp if it is irritated. Avocado oil , on the other hand, prevents hair from dryness and breakage.

Amla oil is perfect for strengthening naturally frizzy hair. The list of vegetable oils and their properties is still long.

You will have in this article all the answers concerning these  natural hair care products , but also and above all, the answers on the ultimate question: how often to apply them daily?

Make yourself comfortable, here are the answers!

How to use vegetable oils for hair?

The use of oils depends on the  quantity  and  quality  as well as the  result  you are looking for. So the frequency of their use depends on these criteria.

That said, you will have to opt for oil baths to ensure the good action of the active ingredients on the hair. As the scalp will be impregnated, the scales will be easy to penetrate.

Direct application of vegetable oils on the hair

All types of hair, ranging from the oiliest to the driest, raw and organic oils are to be used on the hair precisely to naturally modify their quality.

Depending on the nature of your hair, you can apply the appropriate oil.

As  the oils are natural  and contain  zero chemicals , they can be applied directly to the hair.

This is the case with coconut oil, like mustard oil , especially for very damaged hair.

Use of oil baths as hair care

Oil baths are   the treatments most valued by hairdressing experts and professionals.

You can mix several oils together (you can even alternate by adding essential oils or   hydrolats  : aromatic distilled water made from plants) in order to obtain a homogeneous mixture.

So you combine the best inputs for the best result.

Here is a recipe for light oil baths that promote hair growth

  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon vegetable oil organic castor oil.
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons mustard vegetable oil.
  • 1 C. tablespoons nigella vegetable oil.
  • 3 drops of ylang-ylang essential oils.

Here is a recipe for oil baths to deeply moisturize hair

  • 3 tbsp. tablespoon vegetable coconut oil.
  • 3 tbsp. tablespoons mustard vegetable oil.
  • 1 C. tablespoons nigella vegetable oil.

More information on the oil bath,  click here.

Use of vegetable oils for homemade hair product recipes

Apart from the oil bath, oils can be used for the manufacture of  hair products  such as masks, conditioners, hair milks, etc.

Homemade mask recipe based on organic olive oil:

  • 2 tbsp. tablespoon vegetable olive oil.
  • 1 ripe organic avocado.
  • 2 tbsp. honey.
  • 3 drops of lavender floral water (lavender hydrosol).
  • 1 egg yolk.


  • Mix all the ingredients until you obtain a homogeneous paste.
  • You can use the mask as soon as the desired consistency is obtained.
  • The pose is recommended to be done on damp hair
  • Don’t forget to cover your hair with a damp towel and/or cling film
  • You can leave it on for 45 minutes or even overnight to let the treatment work.

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How many times a week to apply hair oils?

As you must know, any  excess  leads to the  weakening  or  regression of quality . In terms of hair routine, be careful even if it is natural care at the risk of suffocating the hair.

The recommended frequency according to cosmetologists

Oil bath treatments should not exceed more than  three times a month .

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The recommended frequency according to the nature of your hair

If you have naturally drycurly  or  frizzy  hair  or if you have very damaged hair (weakened by dryness and breakage), you can use the oils  once a week .

While if you have a mane with oily roots, you can opt for oils  twice a month  and apply them only from the lengths of your hair. See also  oil bath exposure time .

 Vegetable oils are  therefore  highly recommended  to perfect your hair routine.

They will benefit you in time, in economy (since they are much more affordable than the products that can be seen in the trade) and above all, in contribution.

With hair oils you will have restored hair, in some cases no need to cut it. Also, you will have beautiful revitalized hair, nourished, hydrated ,  easy to detangle  and resplendent.

However, their use, like any product, is to be moderated because an excess can be harmful for the quality of your hair.

We have reserved this article especially for you because, surely, after reading this you know everything there is to know about vegetable oils, the homemade recipes of the moment and the frequency of application of oils on your beautiful hair.

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