What causes oily hair?
It’s very simple: The more exercise/activity you have, the more oil your scalp will produce. “Like our skin, our scalp naturally produces oil to varying degrees depending on the person. Diet and lifestyle can play an important role. People exercising or having a higher core body temperature tends to produce more oil on the scalp,” Tom Smith, Evo’s creative director, told ELLE.com. “As the scalp secretes oil, it travels down the hair shaft creating a noticeable greasiness to the hair. The less porous the hair, the more noticeable the oil is when it sits on top of the hair. Once the chemical has passed, the hair has passed. treated or naturally more porous, oils tend to absorb a bit meaning hair is less greasy.”
What shampoo should you look for if you have oily hair?
Because hair accumulates a lot of oil, you should choose shampoos that can properly clean oily hair while also being gentle enough to maintain hair health. “I recommend using a gentle but deep cleansing shampoo. If you have oily hair, washing it properly is also essential. Wash twice and make sure it lathers evenly on the scalp. Wash for about 30 seconds long. than you think you need to wash off all the product.
What should you stay away from?
“Cheaper drug store shampoos tend to use low-grade silicones and waxes to make your hair feel really soft, but what these ingredients really do is accumulate,” Smith adds. accumulates in the hair and clogs the cuticle, causing the hair to become thinner over time.
How often should you wash your hair?
The number of times you wash your hair depends on your habits and hair type. “Some people’s scalps produce more oil than others, so it can take a lot of trial and error to find the best schedule for you. You can wash your hair daily if needed, as long as you are using Smith said.