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Oily Hair Hacks | Secrets for Maintaining Fresh Hair:

If you have oily hair you literally need to get to the root of the issue. Dealing with oily hair can be a frustrating and sometimes embarassing battle. It's your scalp, where oil first comes to the surface and works it's way down. Here are a few solutions to rescue you from the clutches of greasy locks. Here's my best Oily Hair Hacks!

A healthy scalp is the foundation for healthy hair. Davines Volu Shampoo has a unique formula that targets excessive sebum production. This shampoo helps regulate sebum secretion, preventing your scalp from overproducing oil by utilizing a delicate blend of natural ingredients. If you want your hair to look and feel fresher for longer, without feeling weighed down, this is a great option.

A bottle of Davines Volu Shampoo in 250ml bottle behind foggy shower glass

Using this shampoo before applying other hair care products can also significantly enhance their effectiveness. By removing product buildup and excess oil, the Volu formula allows your hair to better absorb the nutrients and benefits of conditioners, masks, and styling products. This ensures that your hair receives maximum nourishment and styling results.

Apply a small amount to wet hair, gently massage into scalp, lengths, and ends of hair.

The Davines Volu Shampoo formula will gently cleanse your scalp and hair, removing excess oil and impurities, while still preserving the essential moisture it needs to stay nourished. Unlike harsh shampoos that strip away the natural oils, leaving your hair dry and prone to damage and further oiliness.

The amount of oil your scalp produces is largely determined by your genetics. Some individuals naturally have more active sebaceous glands, which produce oil (sebum), leading to oilier hair.

Yes, it's possible to have a combination hair type. Oily roots and dry ends are a common issue for those who shampoo too often with the wrong products for their hair type.

A bottle of Davines Volu Shampoo on clean white bedsheets

Using heavy hair products, not rinsing out conditioner properly, or not washing your hair frequently enough can contribute to oil buildup.

Environmental factors like humidity and heat can stimulate oil production in the scalp, making the hair appear greasier as well.

After rinsing out this shampoo I like to follow with a conditioner but I make sure not to apply it to the roots.

Oily hair types only need conditioner on the ends of each strand because it can work its way up the hair shaft, so don't apply it any higher than your midlengths. Applying conditioner to your roots could undo the work Volu Shampoo has just done to lift and give your hair natural bounce and body.

A beautiful brunette model with voluminous hair at Davines Haircare Fashion show

Davines Volu Shampoo provides noticeable results from the very first use, and with regular use, it helps maintain a balanced scalp and oil-free hair for longer periods.

Key ingredients in this formula are turnip extract, known for its sebum-regulating properties, and keratin, which strengthens and nourishes the hair, work together to create a harmonious balance for your oily hair.

Once your hair is dry and styled do your best not to touch it too often. Our hands (even clean ones) are notorious for transfering dirt and oils.

Instead brush your hair with a wide tooth comb! It will help distribute natural oils from the scalp to the ends, preventing oil buildup at the roots.

Another product I swear by is dry shampoo, a great option to absorb excess oil between washes. Apply it to your roots, let it sit for a few minutes, and then brush it out to remove the oil and refresh your hair. It's important to keep your hair clean, but over-washing can strip away natural oils, causing your scalp to produce more oil to compensate. Stick to a regular washing schedule and avoid excessive shampooing.

While oiliness can be managed, completely eliminating it may not be possible. Certain scalp conditions, such as seborrheic dermatitis or scalp psoriasis, can cause excessive oil production. These conditions may require specific treatments to manage oiliness.

Humidity and heat can also stimulate oil production in the scalp, making the hair appear greasier. Pollutants and dirt can contribute to oil buildup on the scalp. I see a huge difference in my hair when I'm in the city compared to when I'm in my small northern Ontario town (North Bay).

By understanding the factors that contribute to oiliness, you can adopt a hair care routine that helps control and manage it effectively.

Davines is committed to sustainability and ethical practices. Their products are cruelty-free, made with renewable energy, and packaged in eco-friendly materials, making them a responsible choice for conscious consumers. Davines is a brand trusted by hairstylists worldwide.


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