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Jojoba oil is one of those jack-of-all-trade types in the beauty industry. Pronounced “ho-ho-buh,” it comes from cold-pressing the seeds of the jojoba plant or Simmondsia chinensis. Interestingly, it’s not an oil, but a liquid wax. As is, it offers a wealth of promises, and when teamed with other skin and hair care remedies, it’s something of a holy grail ingredient.

Start checking if your favorite beauty products have jojoba oil because you wouldn’t want to miss out on its perks.

Benefits of Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil is an overachiever. It can soften and moisturize skin, remove makeup and cleanse your face, and soothe inflammation. These traits can also translate into your hair care. If you know how to use jojoba oil for your tresses, then you know that it can do the following:

1. It deep-cleans your scalp.

In 2021, the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute updated its study on jojoba oil and its pharmaceutical uses. According to its article, because jojoba oil is a liquid wax, it can penetrate the hair follicle, prompting the dissolution of sebum depots and removing the comedones. With the pores of your scalp unclogged, you have run a lower risk of suffering from scalp acne, folliculitis, and even .

2. It promotes hair growth.

Free hair follicles and a clean scalp also influence hair growth. Moreover, jojoba oil contains vitamins A, B, C, and E as well as zinc and copper – known substances for strengthening hair and . A 2018 study on plant oils in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences confirms that jojoba oil has long been used to help with hair thickness and density. Another study, “Retinoids in Hair Disorders,” notes that the combination of these vitamin A derivatives and jojoba oil can help manage alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia.

3. It moisturizes hair.

One of the rarer qualities of jojoba oil is that it helps maintain your scalp’s moisture levels. Unlike  that could trigger either an under or overproduction of sebum, jojoba oil keeps everything nice and balanced, so your hair is smooth and nourished but not limp and greasy.

Because jojoba oil is a wax ester, it helps seal in moisture and protects the hair against dryness and breakage. This quality makes jojoba oil efficient not only in  and , but also in reviving dry, damaged hair caused by heat-styling, coloring, or other treatments.

If you’re looking to restore your hair’s health, especially after bleaching, use TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Shampoo. It has a  with jojoba oil to preserve your blonde ’do twice as long as other TRESemmé systems while keeping it moisturized and shiny. For best results, follow it up with the TRESemmé Pro-Color Series Blonde Brilliance Conditioner, which features jojoba oil and Micro-Conditioning Technology to keep your blond color golden and not brassy.

4. It washes out well.

One of the worst things you can do for your hair is not washing out product properly. Because it’s a wax, jojoba oil is smooth enough that you can rinse out the excess easily after it does the job, thus preventing it from being counterproductive. This attribute also bodes well in the unlikely case that jojoba oil doesn’t agree with your hair or skin.

So, is jojoba oil in your beauty arsenal yet? Make sure to add it to your regimen to enjoy its many benefits.