Oil is both a blessing and a curse when it comes to hair care. The natural oils found on the scalp can help to strengthen and condition strands of hair, which helps to maintain a healthy shine. However, a balance has to be maintained; if hair becomes too oily, then it can become particularly thick and unmanageable, weighed down by the oil, and deprived of its natural luster.
If you have experienced oily hair, then the chances are you will have tried a few different remedies over the years. Unfortunately, oily hair is subject to a massive amount of myth and misinformation, and some of the most common management advice can actually make the problem worse. As a result, we thought we’d put together a simple list of “do’s” and “don’ts”, which should help you to formulate a hair care regimen that works for you.