Editor’s picks: The best hair oil for dry hair

Amra | 08 June 2016

Looking to moisturise and replenish parched tresses? Then you’ll need of these…

When you have dry hair (be it naturally or due to damage), keeping it looking and feeling healthy often feels like an uphill battle. But it doesn’t have to be. There are plenty of ways to add back much-needed moisture to parched tresses and help prevent future dryness. In addition to cutting down use of heated styling tools and opting for moisturising shampoos and conditioners, there’s another essential you’ll need: a good hair oil. They’re brilliant multitasking products enriched with ingredients that can help smooth, soften and rehydrate thirsty tresses. Not sure where to find the best hair oil for dry hair? Look no further than our editor’s picks below. (You’re welcome!)

The best hair oil for dry hair: A round-up

tresemme oleo radiance The best hair oil for dry hair
TRESemmé Oleo Radiance Oil Elixir

For all hair types

TRESemmé Oleo Radiance Oil Elixir (£8.99*)

Infused with argan and almond oils, TRESemmé’s Oil Elixir is a rich yet lightweight formula that’s super fast-absorbing, leaving your hair smoother and shinier-looking in an instant. So whether your hair is naturally dry or you’re experiencing dryness due to damage, there’s no one this luxurious elixir wouldn’t benefit. And did we mention that it can help tame frizz, too?

How to use it: Apply evenly through the lengths and ends of damp hair before styling, or to clean, dry hair to help tame flyaways and boost shine.

The best hair oil for dry hair Dove Advanced Nourishing Treatment
Dove Advanced Hair Series Pure Care Dry Oil Nourishing Treatment

Dove Advanced Hair Series Pure Care Dry Oil Nourishing Treatment (£6.99*)

Looking for a daily hair oil to include in your haircare routine, but afraid it will leave you with limp and greasy-looking locks? Don’t worry, Dove Pure Care Dry Oil has got you covered! Although dry oil may sound like a misnomer, dry, in this case, simply refers to the product’s lightweight formula and its fast-absorbing properties. Enriched with African macadamia as well as sweet almond and coconut oils, this all-in-one product helps replenish your hair’s lipids, leaving you with the look and feel of hydrated, healthy tresses.

How to use it: Liberally apply 2-3 pumps of this oil to your locks as a pre-wash treatment, or on damp hair before and after styling for extra hydration and shine.

dove hair oil serum
Dove Regenerate Nourishment Serum-in-Oil.

For extremely damaged hair

Dove Advanced Hair Series Regenerate Nourishment Serum-in-Oil (£6.99*)

When your hair needs all the nourishment it can get, the combined power of a restorative serum and a nourishing oil is what you need to help save your locks. The first product of its kind from Dove, this advanced formula was specially designed to help restore extremely damaged hair, leaving you with softer, healthier-looking tresses. Bonus: it’s perfect for anyone who wants a smooth, salon-perfect blow-dry.

How to use it: After washing, rub 3-4 pumps (depending on your hair’s length and thickness) of the Dove Regenerate Nourishment Serum-in-Oil between your hands before running them through your hair, concentrating on the mid-length and ends.

The best hair oil for dry hair true lasting colour
TIGI S-Factor True Lasting Colour Hair Oil

For coloured hair

TIGI S-Factor True Lasting Colour Hair Oil (£20.95*)

If protecting your coloured locks is your top priority, try this multitasking TIGI S-Factor Oil on for size. This lightweight product will help maintain colour vibrancy, protect against heat damage and give your mane a beautiful, glamorous shine.

How to use it: Apply 1-2 pumps before and after styling, and whenever you need some extra TLC to boost that healthy-looking sheen and tame flyaways.

So now you know the best hair oil for dry hair, which one will you try?

*RRPs are Unilever suggested retail prices only, it is at the discretion of the individual retailers to set the actual price.

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