Ugh, waiting. Who has time for that? Okay, it's not like we always have a choice. Most things in life require patience, and growing out your hair can be one of them. But if your hair isn't growing as fast as you'd like, or if it doesn't feel healthy, I'm here for you. Topical products, like hair oils full of essential vitamins and nutrients, can jumpstart your strands and make everything better. Length? Check. Thickness? Check. Shine? Check. Honestly, you can't go wrong with implementing a good hair oil in your routine.
But if you're really trying to make your hair grow super-fast, you can't only use hair oil. In a perfect world, that'd be amazing, but the truth is, healthy hair growth is an inside-out process. You have to supplement these oils with good habits like filling your body with lots of lean, plant-based protein, being gentle with your hair, using the right tools, shampooing less, brushing consistently, and rinsing your locks with cold water weekly. Once you do that, while regularly using one of these eight oils (which have the most rave reviews!), you'll see length in no time. Mermaid locks, here you come.
The Mane Choice Multi-Vitamin Scalp Nourishing Hair Growth Oil, $9
I can attest that this oil works, and it works fast. I'm impatient, which makes my job as a beauty editor complicated because I crave quick results. No lie: This made my healthy hair wishes come true in less than a month. I use the pointed nozzle to target my scalp. The oil trickles down from root-t0-tip, caressing each cuticle with essential multivitamins that promote stronger, longer strands.
Tropic Isle Living Jamaican Black Caster Oil, $13
Jamaican black caster oil might as well be magic, because this stuff works wonders. Why? Well, because its 100 percent pure blend uses traditional Jamaican methods to roast and boil organic castor beans. These beans are then blended to create a silky lather, which has been proven to promote length, luster, and strong hair follicles. Oh, and you can use it to make your nails and lashes grow, too.
Leonor Greyl Regenerescence Naturelle Hair Oil, $60
I know, I know—$60 is a lot for hair oil. But you deserve to splurge on your strands, especially if you're dealing with damage or thinning. Thanks to the power of botanical ingredients like olive, borage, jojoba and lavender oils, this oil breathes life back into brittle strands. The end result? Thicker, healthier hair.
OGX Thick & Full Weightless Healing Oil Treatment, $8
We put our hair through a lot. It's crucial to give your mane a necessary re-up of nutrients to keep it safe from environmental stressors. This $8 drugstore score is a sophisticated formula full of vitamin B7 biotin, collagen, and wheat protein to speed up your hair growth process. And if you have fine hair, you'll enjoy the weightless texture.
Curls, Blueberry Bliss Hair Growth Oil $12
It's time to manifest the bouncy, thick, full curls of your dreams in 2019. This is 100 percent safe to use on natural hair because it's made without parabens, sulfates, and mineral oil, which has harmful effects on textured hair. "Blueberry bliss" alone sounds enticing, but blueberry extracts actually do improve the circulation of your hair follicles. You know what happens next—your hair becomes thicker, longer, and stronger.
Kérastase Initialiste Scalp & Hair Serum, $51
When you're on a mission to grow out your hair, you have to show some love to your scalp, too. This treads the line between a serum and an oil, and will cover your hair's bases from root-to-tip. As soon as you apply it, your scalp will feel stimulated and soothed. This restorative oil works to keep your hair fibers intact, which in turn will provide you with a noticeable improvement in texture and length.
Mielle Rosemary Mint Scalp & Hair Strengthening Oil, $10
Dry hair is the enemy. Also, it just doesn't look cute. To avoid stale strands, employ this invigorating combo of rosemary mint and biotin to give you great shine. This also takes care of split ends, and will bless you with a fuller and longer head of hair.
Dr. Hauschka Revitalizing Hair and Scalp Tonic, $30
Designate one day of the week for wash day. Then, give yourself an at-home salon treatment with this oil that works best when you leave it in for a while to marinate. You'll feel the the soothing benefits of rosemary, borage and horse chestnut, which work together to increase hair follicle circulation and restore weak strands.
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