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    Default How often do you oil your hair?

    Hello to the group.
    I have a question about oiling. Do most of you oil on a regular basis (like once a week or daily)?
    Or do you oil only when the hair seems dry. I have tried grapeseed oil & coconut oil. The grapeseed seems to be a little harder to get out.

    I like the coconut oil for a leave in...it seems lighter. Any thoughts?
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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    I oil daily before I put it up in the morning. I use coconut oil, bought a jar which may last me the rest of my life! so have not tried anything different. I use a couple drops on the bottom 8-10 inches of my hair. Does that answer your question? By the way, the photo is from December, my hair is now BSL heading for waist!
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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    I oil most times I wash my hair, once I've gotten it damp but not dripping. Sometimes I also oil before I wash, if seems to need it. Other than that I only oil if it's really tangled and I need some help combing it out.

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    I oil my tassel every night before I sleep. I use a lot on the day before I wash, and keep it up. I have been using coconut oil, but tried grapeseed last night and my ends really loved it.

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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    I oil just about daily. Coconut in the summer, camellia and sesame oils in the winter when coconut oil is solid.

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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    After every wash, I lightly oil the ends. Like mira-chan, I use liquid oils in the cooler weather (the ones I've tried are Sweet Almond, Camellia, and Hemp, and I like them all). For warmer weather Coconut (my all time fave) and occasionally Shea Butter, mostly just because I have it and it wasn't overly cheap...I'm not sure that I notice anything great resulting from its use.

    I'm getting in the habit of oiling my tassle when I have a braid.
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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    I've been oiling everytime I wet my hair: 6 days a week. But, I'm considering going back to oiling only when I shampoo: 2 days a week. Pondering.


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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    I don't really have a system for oiling. Sometimes I will the night before I wash (wash once a week) and I often oil before putting in two braids.
    I used to use jojoba oil because Trader Joe's carries it. Then I bought some coconut oil and my hair adores it.
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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    I normally oil mine every 3-5 days about eight or so hours before washing.

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    Default Re: How often do you oil your hair?

    Now that i have oils again i tend to use them a lot. Sometimes i use a little after my shower and wait for it to dry. Then put it up in the morning. I think mostly I've been using a lot after my showers though. Sometimes putting it up while wet and very oiled or down until morning. I'm probably more used to my hair being heavily oiled then not. Sometimes when its down i may spritz and re-add if i didn't add much in the first place. I also usually wet my braid tassel if I'm wearing one and put something on the ends though.

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