A nourishing hair oil will counteract the effects of the cold weather by conditioning and sealing moisture in the hair shaft to keep lengths shiny and healthy-looking, as well as silky to the touch. It doesn't hurt that slathering one on can be as luxurious as slipping into a cashmere sweater.
But before introducing a hair oil into rotation, it's essential to find the right one for your desired results. From new launches to cult favorites, here are the best hair oil formulas to address a wide mix of hair types and concerns.
Briogeo Don't Despair, Repair! Strengthening Treatment Hair Oil
Since launching in April, Briogeo's strengthening treatment, which is packed with replenishing ceramides, shine-enhancing macadamia nut, and vitamin-rich rose flower oil, has become an instant favorite among those looking to repair their hair in quarantine.
Gisou Honey Infused Hair Oil
Since Amsterdam-based influencer Negin Mirsalehi launched her haircare line Gisou, the brand's Hair Oil has emerged as one of its hero offerings with its fortifying oil blend-featuring honey from her family's bee gardens, as well as coconut and almond oils-and deliciously sweet scent.
Made with a natural nut oil harvested in the Amazon rainforest, and used for centuries by local women, Rahua’s beloved Hair Elixir does wonders to replenish dry strands. Not to mention, smells amazing with its beautiful palo santo scent.
DevaCurl High Shine Multi-Benefit Oil
Curly and coiled textures in need of a boost will soak up this fresh-scented fusion of babassu, coconut, and pequi oils, which imparts shine while smoothing frizz to enhance texture.
Olaplex No. 7 Bonding Oil
If it's dullness and fried ends from color damage that are ailing your strands, look to the next step in Olaplex's game-changing treatment: the No.7 Bonding Oil. Infused with the same patented bond repairing chemistry, as well as anti-aging grape seed and green teal oils, it repairs and strengthens, as well as extends color by renewing vibrancy and acting as a UV/heat protectant.
Fable & Mane
Inspired by ancient Indian hair-care rituals, Fable & Mane's debut HoliRoots oil is a prewash treatment laced with anti-inflammatory ashwagandha, healing dashmool, and circulation-boosting castor oil.
Prose Custom Hair Oil
Taking tailored treatments to the next level, Prose offers custom, hand-blend oils that cater to your hair's needs and goals based off of an online consultation with a quick quiz that factors in everything from your texture to your preferred fragrance.
Leonor Greyl Huile Secret de Beauté Hair & Skin Oil
Whether you're a hopeless Francophile or just want to streamline your routine, Leonor Greyl's Huile Secret de Beauté blend is the ultimate multi-purpose oil for giving both your body and strands a luminous sheen.
Bread Beauty Supply Hair Oil Everyday Gloss
According to founder Maeva Heim, Bread Beauty Supply's sweet-smelling elixir, which delivers shine and supple texture with Kakadu plum and safflower oil, is like a “lip gloss for your hair."
A backstage mainstay, this rich conditioning treatment, which hinges on a robust combination of antioxidant-rich argan and flax seed oils, repairs and strengthens hair with an addictive amber and musk scent.
Pattern Argran Hair Serum
Designed for textures across the curly, coily, and tightly-textured spectrum (from 3B to 4C hair types), Pattern's hair serum is miraculously lightweight, yet boasts a powerful cocktail of argan, sunflower, castor, sweet almond, and shea oils to keep hair silky and protected.
Shu Uemura Essence Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil
Catering to a wide breadth of hair types, this golden camellia oil-based elixir helps hair retain moisture, smooth the cuticle, and protect against UV damage for consistently healthy hair.