Oils 101

What’s the deal with oils? They’re the hot ingredient in so many beauty products, but what do they actually do? What’s the difference? How do you even pronounce them!? We’ve got the scoop for you!

 

Oils can be used on hair, skin, and nails, and can be mixed with a variety of hair and skin product to create a personalized cocktail with an extra boost of all-natural goodness.  Each oil contains its own unique balance of vitamins and nutrients, allowing you to customize your own blend that is suited for your specific needs.

 

OLIVE OIL – Not just for cooking, olive oil is rich in multi-tasking antioxidants, including Vitamins A & E, this oil hydrates and nourishes dry skin, hair and scalps.  Olive Oil is one of nature’s most hydrating oils, soothing and smoothing the driest skin or hair.

 

AVOCADO OIL – This is a nutrient-rich oil that contains a blend of concentrated fatty-acids and natural anti-oxidants that softens, soothes, and strengthens hair strands and provides intense moisture to thirsty skin.

 

ALMOND OIL – A multi-tasking oil containing Vitamins E & B, Sweet Almond Oil is known as an excellent sealant, and can penetrate the hair shaft, which helps strengthen weak or damaged hair, while minerals help soften, smooth, and control frizz.  Rapid absorption leaves skin moisturized without a sticky or oily feel, and won’t clog pores.

 

MACADAMIA OIL – Macadamia Oil is excellent for balancing out your skin’s natural oil production.  It is also known to seal the hair cuticle, which will eliminate frizz and promote a lustrous shine, leaving hair super-shiny and healthy-looking.

 

JOJOBA OIL – This is a versatile oil that provides essential moisture and softens and hydrates, leaving skin and hair smooth and lustrous.  Jojoba Oil is considered one of the best oils for balancing out your scalp’s natural oils, and can soothe and hydrate dry scalp and skin.  It adds softness and shine, while improving the hair’s elasticity.

 

ARGAN OIL – A favorite in the beauty world, Argan Oil is a rich, powerful oil that contains vitamins and essential fatty-acids.  Ideal for moisturizing, softening, and smoothing hair, Argan Oil naturally creates unparalleled shine and hydration.

 

MONOI OIL [Mah-noy]- Monoi oil is created by soaking Tahitian Gardenias in oil (usually coconut oil), which creates a wonderfully scented and powerful product. It’s perfect for strengthening hair from the inside out, as well as providing luminous shine.

 

COCONUT OIL – What does coconut oil NOT do? Its benefits are endless, making it very popular with natural devotees. It can be used on the skin to soften, smooth and nourish, and on hair to act as a natural barrier to protect against damage and keep hair healthy. Coconut oil also helps protect against damaging free radicals.