6 Oils for Hair Growth + The Studies to Support Them

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1. Peppermint oil – induces the growth stage of the hair cycle

  • It “facilitates hair growth by promoting the conservation of vascularization of hair dermal papilla, which may contribute to the induction of early anagen stage.”
  • It increases “the depth, size, and number of hair follicles.”

2. Pumpkin Seed Oil – treatment for mild to moderate androgenetic alopecia

  • When taken orally.
  • The results of the study showed that pumpkin seed oil (PSO) had a pronounced effect on hair growth compared to the the placebo.

3. Palm oil – prevents water-induced swelling of damaged hair

4. Coconut oilreduce damage by combing and hygral fatigue

  • Coconut oil has been shown to penetrate the hair and reduce keratin loss (J Cosmet Sci. 2003 Mar-Apr;54(2):175-92).
  • It can minimize damage by hygral fatigue – stress on the hair strand due to water uptake and eventual evaporation (J Cosmet Sci. 2001 May-Jun;52(3):169-84.).

5. Olive oilmoisturize (yes, moisturize) the hair strand

Olive oil can also penetrate into the cortex (J Cosmet Sci. 2005, p. 299)

6. Avocado oilmoisturize the hair strand

Avocado oil can also penetrate into the cortex

 

Source: 6 Oils for Hair Growth + The Studies to Support Them

 

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