These Hydrating Oils Will Save Your Hair From The Bombogenesis

Meteorologists might understand satellite images enough to tell you if a storm's comma-shaped center or atmospheric pressure hits the millibars required to qualify as a "bomb cyclone" — and even still, no forecast ever feels like a surefire guarantee. But what is 100% true when you're facing subzero temperatures and wind gusts between 50 to 80 mph is that your hair will get hit hard.
Like climate change, the damaging aftermath is real — but not completely out of your control. So while you could, in theory, download How's Your Hair app and hibernate if it reports anything other than "Beyoncé, standing in front of a medium power fan," you could also load up on hydrating oils to keep yours damn near weatherproof.
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Whether you're after moisture, repair, color protection, or a jumbo-sized electric heater that costs less than $350 (just making sure you're still with us here!) — there's an oil for that, ahead.
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There's a reason Forbes magazine included this elixir in its Top 100 Things That Are Worth Every Penny: This intensive treatment replicates the sebum your scalp produces and zaps damaged ends back to life with a blend of olive, walnut, almond, and jojoba oils.

Philip B Rejuvenating Oil, $34, available at Dermstore.
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It's not just the scent you'll love — though, if there were ever a time to be transported to the tropics, it's now — but the cocktail of sunflower, carrot and rosemary oils means it'll also smooth split ends, tame fizz, and leave hair shinier than ever. Use a pump on damp hair to protect from heat damage... because you know you won't be rushing to turn off the blowdryer today.

Ouai Haircare Hair Oil, $28, available at Sephora.
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Perfect for natural textures, this oil-to-cream formulation is packed with olive oil and defines the natural shape of your curls while also injecting 'em with a hit of hydration. Apply on damp hair, comb through, and either let your hair dry naturally or use the lowest heat setting on your dryer (a diffuser will help, if you have one!).

ORS Olive Oil Creme, $6.29, available at Sally Beauty.
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An oil so lightweight, you won't even know it's there — not that this will keep the mix of almond, macadamia nut, argan, and coconut oils from softening the hell out of your hair.

Bumble and Bumble Hairdressers Invisible Oil, $40, available at Sephora.
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With avocado and grapeseed oil as its star ingredients, L'Oréal's hair oil is nothing short of a hydrating hero. Mist it on from mid-length to ends when hair is damp, or use it as a touch-up for flyaways when the static from your scarves gets out of control.

L'Oréal Professionnel Mythic Oil Original Oil, $40, available at Ulta Beauty.
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Blame it on osmosis all you want, the dry winter weather makes your hair thirsty as hell for some moisture. You'll find that, and then some, in this hydrating oil loaded with camellia and karanja oils, plus vitamin E, and it'll save your ends for way less than a haircut.

Phyto Phytoelixir Subtle Intense Nutrition Oil, $40, available at Phyto.
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Coarse hair types will appreciate the boost of hydrating shea butter and jojoba oils, while the tea tree oil — which tingles on the scalp and soothes the skin — just feels really, really good.

Cantu Shea Butter Tea Tree & Jojoba Hair & Scalp Oil, $5.97, available at Walmart.
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Kérastase's elixirs have long lived in every beauty editor's bathroom, as it's the key to a bouncy blowout no matter your hair type. Even finer types can use it, thanks to its weightless finish and non-greasy feel.

Kérastase Elixir Ultime Hair Oil, $58, available at Kérastase USA.
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Meant to tackle the after effects of daily aggressors — like pollution, stress, and yes, the seismic storm that is "bombogenesis" — this oil will protect and revive dull, worn-out hair with a Ayurvedic blend of sesame, coconut, moringa, and argan oils.

Mauli Grow Strong Hair Oil, $44, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Behold: The OG product that brought argan oil treatments to the masses. Fans and first-timers called the elixir "Liquid Gold" — we just call it a necessity.

Moroccanoil Treatment Original, $15, available at Moroccanoil.
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