Is oil the best hair treatment

Hair breakage is a fairly common phenomenon that most of us will experience at some point in our lives. Do we like this? No. Fortunately, there are ways to combat it when – and even before – it happens. But before you do that, it’s important to identify what a breakage looks like and what could be causing it so you can come up with the right plan of attack.

Oiling the hair is more of a traditional hair care skill, like a family heirloom or a recipe passed down from one generation to the next. This knowledge of oiling varies according to cultural habits from one country to another or even according to a regime ranging from a daily ritual to a weekly ritual.

– Avishek Chaudhuri, DGM—Marketing, Vatika

“Besides general health and dietary habits, individual lifestyle, weather conditions and hair styling routine can play a vital role in hair loss,” says Avishek Chaudhuri, DGM – Marketing, Vatika. “Frequent use of styling irons, crimps, hair dryers, chemical-laden hair products, and hair accessories can severely damage hair, leading to hair loss, damage, and breakage. Among others common causes, frequent washing with hard water stands out as a major contributor to hair problems.

A head full of grease isn’t glamorous, but oils are beauty’s latest favorite — and for good reason. Whether you read it on the internet or heard it from your grandmother, the benefits of oiling hair are prescribed as an all-encompassing solution for everything from lifeless hair to damaged ends to relief from stress. “Oiling hair is more of traditional hair care knowledge, like a family heirloom or a recipe that has been passed down from one generation to the next,” says Chaudhuri. “This knowledge of oiling varies according to cultural habits from country to country or even as a regimen ranging from a daily ritual to a weekly ritual.” However, the common factor across cultures and countries is the belief in the ability of oils to nourish and condition your hair. Our entire hair care philosophy is based on this very idea that natural oils are essential when it comes to nourishing the hair. “The oils strengthen the roots by seeping into the scalp and nourishing the hair all the way to the tips to make it shinier and healthier,” says Chaudhuri. “Regular oil massages into the scalp and hair helps reduce common hair issues such as hair breakage, frizzy hair and hair loss.”

When it comes to hair oils, we all know that not all hair oils are created equal. So what are the best hair oils? “The natural abundance of a particular ingredient usually determines its popularity in any region,” says Chaudhuri. “While the olive has been a staple oil in Arabia, the quality of other exotic ingredients cannot be ignored. Argan, Almond, Black Seed, Castor, Garlic, Coconut and hibiscus are some of the trusted oils known to improve hair health.

When it comes to hair care, personalization is essential because no two people will have the same needs. With natural oil options such as Coconut, Argan, Almond, Black Seed, Garlic and Castor, Vatika Blending Rituals will create a unique blend of oils to address your hair concerns.

In an age where everything is accessible from vending machines, why should specialty hair care be kept away? Vatika’s next generation hair care solution, the Oil Teller machine is your ticket to healthy, strong and nourished hair in just 20 minutes thanks to the formula enriched with vitamins A, E and F. The Vatika Oil Teller machines located at Dubai Expo – India Pavilion outlet helps you choose from the menu up to four natural ingredients to create a unique blend tailored to your hair needs.

Melissa R. Brumfield