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The best new hair oils for your big summer blowout

It’s already hard enough keeping up with changing fashion trends, let alone the latest beauty looks. Unlike tops, dresses, and accessories that you can easily purchase off the shelves, hairstyles are easy to see but extremely hard to follow. Yes, we may have the convenience of simply visiting the salon to get our hair done, but constant hair styling will damage the hair.

The heat from styling tools and chemicals from hair dyes and even excessive pulling and tugging can cause damage to the hair. Excessive use of hair styling products like heat protectors, wax, and gels weigh down the strands which could lead to breakage.

That’s why hair conditioning is important. The conditioner immensely nourishes your hair and further protects it once it’s dried. To top it off, hair oil is highly recommended to be included in your hair regimen to further hydrate your strands. As the ends are likely to get damaged because it’s the oldest, hair oils are great for reviving them, making it soft to the touch and also to reduce its frizziness.

With these new hair oils, your hair will look shinier and healthier than ever. But that also doesn’t mean that you can go all out with the styling tools. Remember that less is more.

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Botanist's Botanical Hair Oil

Rice germ oil and shea butter are among the 20 plant oils used in this formula. Focusing on damaged and discoloured hair, the plant-based oil helps to restore lost moisture and improve overall health.

Botanist Botanical Hair Oil, RM94

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Verb's Ghost Oil

Sticking true to its name, the Ghost Oil is a transparent (which means completely weightless), restorative hair oil that strengthens the hair, retain moisture, and delivers radiance to all hair colours — revitalising hair from roots to ends.

Verb Ghost Oil, RM76

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Schwarzkopf Professional's Oil Ultime Barbary Fig Finishing Oil

This hair oil holds three unique properties: it is made out of 100 per cent natural and purified oils, is self-evaporating and self-solubilising, and contains naturally-derived essentials oil to provide aromatherapy. It is weightless as the oil goes through many levels of purification to ensure that only the purest nutrients are left and the excess oil instantly evaporates once it fills in the porous areas in the hair structure.

Schwarzkopf Professional Oil Ultime Barbary Fig Finishing Oil, RM105

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Percy & Reed's Smoothed, Sealed & Sensational No Oil Oil

Tame your dry, damaged, coarse, rebellious or frizzy hair in no time with this hair oil. Formulated with pomegranate seed oil, it fights against frizz while nourishing and repairs your strands from within. It will turn hard-to-manage hair to a smooth, silky one in no time which is perfect for pre-styling.

Percy & Reed’s Smoothed, Sealed & Sensational No Oil Oil, RM85

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Ouai's Hair Oil

Rich in African galanga root extract and nutrient-rich ama, borage, and baobab oils, Ouai’s hair oil multitasks by smoothing out frizz and seals split ends for a high-gloss, silky finish. These ingredients also helps colour from fading and protects from sun damage. Use it as a finishing product or apply a thicker amount for an overnight hair mask.

Ouai Hair Oil, RM124

Jolin Lee
Unlike most modern-day millennials, Jolin does not need caffeine or alcohol to power through the day (and night). Her eye for beauty is as sharp as her eyeliner flick, and she can spot your unblended eye makeup from a mile away.
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