Hair oil generally confers numerous health benefits to your hair and scalp.
No. Oiling hair is not essential and definitely not recommended for everyone.
Here are a few instances in which you can avoid oiling
Oiling hair can block hair follicles, thereby increasing hair fall.
The yeast that causes dandruff feeds on the oil, leading to more dandruff.
Oiling an already oily scalp can lead to seborrheic dermatitis.
People with recurrent scalp infection should avoid using oil as it can aggravate the condition.
Excess oil from the scalp can seep down onto your face and aggravate acne.