How to Use a Hair Oil

There are many ways you can use an oil as part of your hair care and styling routine. Whether you apply it before the shower and using shampoo or to help tame frizzy hair. Hair oil is very versatile, just this one product can do so many different things!

1. As a Pre-Shampoo Treatment

You put your hair through a lot daily—and everything from water to colouring to styling can leave your strands feeling dry. Try using a hair oil as a pre-shampoo treatment to help moisturize your hair before washing which helps your hair retain its natural oils.

2. For Lightweight Shine

Overusing styling products can weigh hair down and even make it look overly oily. Try using a lightweight hair oil that can help add shine and turn dry hair into silky strands without any weigh down. To use hair oil for a lightweight shine, apply a small of oil amount onto dry strands and stay away from your roots, focusing on applying the hair oil to the ends of your hair instead.

3. To Help Detangle Your Hair

Once you’re done shampooing and conditioning, apply a few drops of oil onto wet hair, and use a comb to detangle. Start at the bottom of your hair and gently work your way up avoiding the roots.

4. To Tame Frizz and Flyaways

If your hair poofs up or you have flyaways as soon as you step outside, you need to use an oil to tame that frizz! Apply one to two pumps of hair oil to dry hair to help smooth frizz and flyways, focusing on your lengths and ends.

5. To Protect Against Split Ends

The Elvive Dream Lengths No Haircut Cream is a conditioning cream that’s enriched with a cocktail of Keratin, Vitamins and Castor Oil to reduce the appearance of split ends. It seals split ends, adds shine, makes hair easier to style. You can use it on wet or dry hair, before or after styling

6. Before Using Ironing or Styling

Using hair oil is a great way to get your strands ready for styling. Apply a small amount of product onto dry hair, focusing on the lengths and ends. Then continue with use your flat iron as usual.

7. As a Finishing Touch

Just as you can use a hair oil before blow-drying your hair, you can also use one after you’re done styling. Whether you blow-dried your hair or curled or straightened it, pump a small amount of hair oil into your hands, rub your hands together, then gently work the hair oil through your hair from mid-lengths to ends.

Try L’Oreal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil

The L’Oréal Paris Elvive Extraordinary Oil Treatment is a lightweight hair oil that instantly transforms dry hair strand by strand into nourished, silky, shiny hair. You can use it before shampooing for luxurious nourishment, to polish strands before styling for no frizz and flyaways, and as a lightweight finishing touch for silky softness and luxurious shine.