Jojoba oil is extracted from the jojoba plant. It is native to the southwestern United States. Jojoba is pronounced as “hohoba”. It is found in almost every hair care product. In your life, you have tried at least one such product that contains jojoba oil.
Jojoba oil mimics the natural oil produced by sebaceous glands. This property makes it unique among other oils.
Jojoba oil is a great moisturizer for hair
Jojoba oil is a great moisturizer. It retains the moisture in hairs. Due to its similarity with serum, it absorbs easily in the hairs and works wonder. It has a nutrient-rich structure which makes it best for hair care. Jojoba oil penetrates hair and conditions them from the outer circle.
Controls excess production of sebum
Jojoba oil, being similar to sebum forces scalp to control the amount of oil it has to produce. Having jojoba oil in the scalp, glands consider it enough for moisture and reduces the production of oil. Hence it relieves us from greasy hairs, maintaining the natural balance.
Relieves us from dryness and Dandruff
As dandruff is caused due to dryness and lack of moisture, jojoba oil being a moisturizer helps us in fighting with dandruff. A study was done on 18 participants. They were asked to apply jojoba oil twice a day for two weeks. And in mild to moderate cases of dandruff affected people, a 50% reduction of flaking was found.
Antioxidant, healer, anti-bacterial
Jojoba oil has unbelievable healing powers. Massaging with jojoba oil helps in the reduction of stress. It has anti-bacterial properties, which are responsible for being helpful in taking good care of the scalp.
Dust and serum coagulate the hair follicles, damaging the roots of the hair. This leads to hair falling, tangling and frizzy hair. Jojoba oil dissolves dust, cleaning the hair follicles and keeping the hygiene of the scalp. Along with these properties it contains minerals like zinc which stimulates and enhances hair growth.