Ouai Hair Oil is my go-to product for dry, frizzy hair

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Some days it seems like frizzy hair and flyaways are impossible to tame. Especially in the humidity, and above all if you have thick coarse hair like me. And if you’re anything like me, you’ve just learned to embrace, or at least accept, your unruly, uncontrollable locks. But watching your straight-haired friends have great hair day after day — in seaside locations, no less — can make you envious. This is why an anti-frizz oil in your hair care regimen is of utmost importance.

As a lifelong frizz sufferer, I’ve tried dozens of oils, creams, and serums in my quest for smooth, shiny hair. Nothing gave me the results I wanted – that is, until I tried Ouai Hair Oil. It was originally recommended to me by a friend, and although I was skeptical, I spent the $28 for a bottle because at that point, what did I have to lose? After my next wash, I brushed it into dry hair and quickly realized the oil was entirely different from products I’d used before.

In fact, it’s obvious that this stuff is unique from the moment you pump some into your hand. Instead of the thick, honeyed texture of the oils I had used before, Ouai’s Light Oil felt like water in my palm. This feeling was transferred to my hair immediately after that first use, leaving my hair smooth and shiny, rather than sticky and textured like other oils. It’s all thanks to often-overlooked ingredients like Ama Oil, Borage Oil, and Baobab Oil, which hydrate while fighting frizz, damage, and humidity.

While these are the results I noticed immediately after my first use, that’s not all the oil does. It also protects hair from heat and UV damage, and keeps color-treated locks healthy and vibrant. It’s formulated without harmful additives like sulfates, parabens, and phthalates, and it’s even cruelty-free. The bottle is small enough to travel with, and to top it off, the oil works on all hair types and textures. This must be why so many buyers are, like me, totally obsessed.

“This is the best oil for fine, fine hair, period!” one reviewer wrote. “It doesn’t weigh the hair down at all and eliminates frizz. It also made my blonde hair very shiny like spun gold, [and] the smell is amazing. It smells like light jasmine flowers and a clean, fresh shower mixed together.”

“[I’ve] I’ve tried every hair oil,” added another customer. “This is the only one worth it, at least for my extremely thick, wavy hair. [It] smoothes, straightens, detangles and even makes everything shine.”

If you and your locks are losing the battle against frizz, order a bottle of Ouai Hair Oil. You deserve the smooth, gorgeous hair you’ve been craving, and this stuff is key.

Melissa R. Brumfield