Natural Oils You Need To Try

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When it comes to caring for natural hair, there are a multitude of products out there. Natural oils, passed down from generation to generation, play an essential role in nourishing, protecting, and enhancing healthy hair growth. In this blog post, we'll explore the top oils that have proven to be incredibly beneficial for natural hair care.

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil  has rightfully earned its reputation as a hair care superstar. Its unique molecular structure allows it to penetrate the hair shaft, providing deep hydration and strengthening from within. Coconut oil is particularly effective in preventing protein loss, making it an excellent choice for those with dry, damaged, or over-processed hair. It also has antifungal properties that can help combat dandruff and scalp issues.

Avocado Oil

Avocado oil is rich in vitamins A, E, B1, B2 and D as well as amino acids and essential fatty acids that are excellent for your hair and skin. It can be used to treat dandruff, prevent breakage, detangle hair and protect hair from damage. If you like swimming, apply a thin layer of avocado oil before jumping into the pool. 

Olive Oil

A staple in many kitchens, olive oil offers more than just culinary delights. Packed with essential fatty acids and antioxidants, it nourishes and moisturizes hair, making it a great remedy for dryness and split ends. Olive oil's emollient properties can also help smooth down the hair cuticle, resulting in a sleek and shiny appearance.

Peppermint Oil

The cooling sensation of Peppermint Oil makes it ideal for soothing and reducing itchy, dandruff-prone scalp as well as dry skin. Its anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antifungal properties helps promote scalp health. Peppermint oil is heavily concentrated. It is advisable to mix it with a base oil or mix it with your hair products. Please do not use it (in its concentrated form) directly on your hair or skin.  

Vitamin E Oil

Within the beauty industry, you cannot deny the benefits of Vitamin E Oil for the the skin. It's time to explore how beneficial it is for the hair. When used on the hair, Vitamin E helps stimulate capillary growth on your scalp thus promoting hair growth. It also helps prevent breakage and split ends as well as promote the elasticity of hair whilst providing shine. Vitamin E oil is very thick so just a little bit of it goes a long way. 

Sweet Almond Oil

Sweet almond oil is rich in vitamins E and D, as well as essential fatty acids, making it a nourishing option for natural hair care. It helps seal in moisture, providing protection against environmental damage and reducing breakage. Its light texture ensures that it doesn't leave hair feeling greasy, making it suitable for both hair and scalp application.

Castor Oil

If you're on a journey to grow your natural hair, castor oil might become your new best friend. Known for its ability to stimulate hair follicles, this thick oil is rich in ricinoleic acid, which supports circulation to the scalp and encourages hair growth. Castor oil can also be used on eyebrows and eyelashes to enhance their fullness.


Harnessing the power of plant-based oils in natural hair care can be a transformative journey. Whether you're seeking to promote hair growth, add shine, or maintain a healthy scalp, nature's elixirs have got you covered. Experiment with these oils, listen to your hair's needs, and embrace the beauty of nourishing your hair the natural way. For further hair consultation, please contact +233 204 600 464 or @eyanaturals on Facebook and Instagram


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