How To Choose The Right Oil For Your Hair Type

Even in a world full of dry shampoos and curl creams, oils are still the unsung heroes of any hair routine. Sure, they're necessary for shine and targeted hydration (nothing feels better than a few drops of peppermint oil on a flaky scalp), but sometimes, it's hard to figure out just what to do with them. Plus, not all oils are created equal. For example, coconut oil might be perceived to be a hair healer, but it can harden your curls (SZA's words, not ours), and while olive oil boasts many benefits, it can add way too much residue to strands. To navigate this slippery terrain, some of our favorite pros are revealing the best oils for your exact needs, ahead.

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