Hair damage: 5 worst overnight oiling negative effects for glossy locks


Oiling hair overnight for deep conditioning is a tried-and-true method, but it may not be right for everyone and may have adverse effects. If you oil your hair overnight, use the proper quantity,

Oiling hair overnight

Breakouts, acne:

Long hair may transfer oil from your hair to your face if you oil it overnight. Clogged pores may cause acne, especially on the forehead and sides of the face.

Scalp Problems:

Oil on the scalp for too long may cause dandruff and fungal diseases. Excess oil promotes yeast and fungus growth, producing itching and flakiness.

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Weak Hair:

Overnight oiling may make certain hair types oily and limp. Overnight oiling may weigh down fine or greasy hair, making it hard to maintain.

Stained Bed linens

The oil from your hair can transfer to your pillowcase and bedding, leading to stains and requiring more frequent washing.

Hair Weakening:

Oil on hair may cause breakage, particularly if you tie it up at night. Hair might break because of oil weight and pillowcase friction.