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5 Best Oils For Hair Growth

Oiling your hair regularly can help you strengthen hair follicles which further promotes hair growth.
Published -26 Jan 2022, 13:00 ISTUpdated -26 Jan 2022, 13:44 IST
best hair growth oils

Who doesn't wish for long and thick tresses? We all do. Right? While some are naturally blessed with healthy and voluminous hair, for others it seems like a dream.

Achieving long and healthy tresses might take good amount of time but it isn't something impossible. With the religious hair care and use of right hair products, one can get beautiful looking, healthy tresses.

One of the easiest ways of growing long and healthy hair is by using hair oil. Oiling has been a part of hair care regimes for the longest time now. While some do it relgiously, others just feel that oiling can't really do any wonders. 

Well, let's tell you that oiling is essential for long and healthy hair. They help moisturise your scalp and boost hair growth. 

So, we thought of bringing you a quick list of oils which can be helpful in growing your hair quickly. Read on. 

Coconut Oil

coconut oil hair growth

One of the most commonly used oils in the country, coconut oil is a beauty staple but did you know it can help increase hair growth? It has nourishing proeprties which make your scalp healthy and further strengthen hair follicles. 

Coconut oil can be used as is or with a mixture of natural ingredients like curry leaves, fenugreek seeds among others. 

Almond Oil

almond oil for hair growth

Almond oil is believed to be one of the best oils for both skin and hair because of the presence of fatty acids, antioxidants, proteins present in it. 

Almond oil helps in hair growth along with moisturising your dry and damaged hair. It can be applied directly on your hair and kept overnight. 

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Castor Oil

Packed with the goodness of vitamin E, minerals and proteins, castor oil can help thicken your hair and boost hair growth. Not just that, castor oil can also help treat a lot of your common hair issues like dandruff, dryness among others. 

Castor oil is quite thick in consistency. It can be used alone or along with another oil like almond or sesame oil. 

Olive Oil

Olive oil is rich in Vitamin E which nourish the scalp and boost hair growth. The antioxidant content present in olive oil works like a conditioner for our hair and leaves them soft and smooth. 

Olive oil can be a great pick for anyone who has damaged, frizzy and dull hair.

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Homemade Oil For Hair Growth

We talked to Nutritionist Ekta Sood and she shared that other than using just the regular oils, one can prepare a hair growht oil at home by adding some healthy ingredients. 

Nutritionist Ekta Sood shared a quick homemade recipe for hair growth oil. 

Ingredients Required

fenugreek oil homemade hair growth

  • Fenugreek Seeds
  • Curry Patta Or Leaves
  • Hibiscus Flower Or Dry Powder
  • Amla Powder
  • Coconut Oil


In a pan, add coconut oil and add in all the ingredients. 

Heat and cook till the oil changes its colour. 

Seive and transfer to a glass container. 

Homemade hair oil for growth is ready for use. This can be used once or twice a week for best results. 

The expert shared that if one doesn't wish to infuse the ingredients into the oil, they can also warm them in low heat so that some juice gets collected and its  can be strained and used as a oil for hair growth.

Though these hair oils are natural and will benefit your hair in some way or the other, remember that the results can vary from person to person. What works for you might not work for someone else. It is best to try and test and then pick a hair oil that works best for you. 

For more such hair related articles, stay tuned! 


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