Oily hair is a condition of your hair that can lead to make you feel uncomfortable. You can feel yourself self-conscious and it can lead to an itchy feeling or a bit of shame. But that is not necessary, because Neofollics can help you feel comfortable about your hair again and stimulate a healthy hair condition.
There are a few ways in which you can treat your oily hair immediately from the scalp. The easiest and most common way to treat oily hair, is to use an shampoo that proves to be effective against this condition. Neofollics offers two types of shampoo that have proven to be effective against several scalp and hair conditions.
Disadvantage of oily hair
Oily hair can result from different factors, most of the time it is because of damage in the hair follicles, aging or genetics. Oily hair can lead to an uncomfortable feeling and possibly itching on your scalp. That is why we recommend you to treat it well with the right products and with the best treatment from home.
Treating oily hair at home remedy
There are different important factors that in combination with using the right products can treat your oily hair very well and make it feel smooth and healthy again. Below a couple factors are summoned that help with the overall hair and scalp condition and treat your condition at home without any pharmaceutical products. See more on: Treating oily hair
Wash oil out your hair
Washing your hair the right amount of times, is important to control the oil in your hair. If you suffer from oily hair that it can be important to wash your hair more often, at least one time a day. But if you are already doing that than your skin might by to dry. Frequently washing your hair can outbalance your scalp’s oil production, which makes the hair oily.
Use proper products against oily hair
It is important to shampoo your hair properly and gently work with a small amount of shampoo on your hair. Avoid aggressive scrubbing or using your nails, because it can irritate your scalp. And if your scalp irritates it produces more oil.
When using a conditioner you only have to condition the end of the hair, and make sure you thoroughly rinse your hair. After rinsing your hair you should not dry your hair with straightening irons or blow dryers, because this can make your hair look oilier. That is why you should dry your hair naturally to avoid heat damage and the appearance of oily hair.
Make sure to not only clean your hair and scalp carefully, but also clean your brush before using it. In your brush all kinds of oil from other hair products can get stuck. You can use a gentle soap to prevent this from happening.
What ingredients to look for in a shampoo against an oily scalp
Ingredients where you should look for in a shampoo, if you have an oily scalp are:
- Sodium lauryl
- Selenium sulfide
- Sodium sulfacetamide
- Benzoyl peroxide
- Piroctone olamine
These ingredients have proven to be effective, when testing it against oily hair. Search for a shampoo that combines these ingredients to give even better results and treat your hair condition the most efficient way. Neofollics combines several of this ingredients against oily hair in their products and also in the ‘New scalp therapy line’. Neofollics products also contains several ingredients that stimulate a healthy scalp and hair growth.
Effective products against oily hair
First we want to discuss our hair growth stimulating shampoo, lotion and conditioner. This products complement each other and are effective directly to your scalp and also in the hair follicles. Our products help to remove a lot of sebum build up and make sure that the glands are functioning normal again. When using the Neofollics hair growth stimulating shampoo regularly (one time a day), the scalp and hair improves significantly. But, make sure you don’t wash your hair too often, because this can be one of the factors that make your glands to overreact and produce more oil. This shampoo contains several effective ingredients against oily hair, such as aqua and sodium lauryl and piroctone olamine.
Causes of oily hair
Greasy and oily hair is brought up by a buildup of excess sebum. Sebum is naturally occuring oil produced within the sebaceous glands located near your hair follicles. In a normal situation your body can tell exactly, how much oil it needs to keep your scalp healthy and hydrated.
Unfortunately, the oil glands sometimes overdrive their production of sebum, resulting in excess oils that leave your hair and scalp feel greasy. This is caused by internal factors, such as hormonal inbalance or external factors like your everyday routine.
The best shampoo against oily hair
Another shampoo that functions even better against oily hair and is designed to combat against dandruff and Seborrheic dermatitis. Is the new exfoliating shampoo of Neofollics, which treats your scalp and hair carefully and effectively.
You can use a hair and scalp mask that removes extra oil, fights sebum build up, protects the scalp and protects strands. In Neofollics new scalp therapy line an nourishing mask is used. This nourishing mask is effective for your scalp and in combination with the exfoliating shampoo, it helps effectively to get rid of any scalp condition.
Use products with witch hazel extract in it, which is an ingredient that is effective against filthy hair. This product can relieve itching, close-oil producing pores and reduce inflammation caused by dandruff, PH imbalance and other scalp disorders. Our scalp therapy line products contain hazel extract and it is proven that 92% of the users experience an overall improvement of scalp health and 90% experiences less dandruff and flakes.
Another product that is effective against oily hair are The Hair Growth Supporting Tablets of Neofollics. This product contains selenium an effective ingredient against dandruff and oily hair according to Dr Turkowski an aesthetic medicine doctor (2021)
Things you should avoid
There are a few things you should avoid, when you start to combat against your oily hair. Firstly, the product is important but secondly the factors below can also help your scalp condition to get healthy again.
Avoid products that stimulate oily hair
For a good and healthy scalp and hair condition you should avoid products with silicones. Neofollics doesn’t use any kind of silicones in their products, while in other products it is used regularly. But, silicones are really bad for your hair condition. Through silicones beneficial moisture can’t get in to the hair shafts. Do yourself a favour and before using a product look up to the ingredients. And prevent yourself from buying any product with an ingredient, with ‘-cone’ on the end (Healthline, 2021).
Why should you switch your brush and towel
When you keep using the same brush and towel, there is a big chance the oily hair will continue. Because it could stay on the towel and brush. We advise the scalp massaging brush of Neofollics. That does not only massage your scalp and makes it feel nice. It can also help with several scalp conditions and stimulate hair growth.
You should not brush to often because, doing so can stimulate excess oil production and may even cause damaged hair and hair loss. As is the case with most things in life, it’s all about finding the right balance.
Don't unnecessary keep touching your hair
Touching your air might not look like a big deal, because most of the time is happens without even noticing. But when your fingers touch your hair to often, it can really affect the look and feel of the tresses.
When your fingertips touch your hair you could easily move sebum. Something that can worsen the situation. So our advise is; take your hands off your hair!
It is possible to treat oily hair with a shampoo, but you should also be aware how to avoid it in the future. Using the products of Neofollics, however will help you to combat the oily hair for now and in the future.