Do you have curly hair? Do want to know which oil to choose? Then make sure you read this article: we’ll tell you everything there is to know about oils for curly hair.

More specifically, we’ll explain:

What argan oil for curly hair is and why you should use it

 What I Love Riccio curl elisir sun oil is

What jojoba oil for curly hair is and why you should use it

First of all, why is it so important to use oils on curly hair? This type of hair is very particular because, contrary to what you might think, it tends to have a more fragile structure than straight hair.

The structure of curly hair is less uniform and therefore more vulnerable to external agents.

Furthermore, the characteristic spiral shape of curls prevents the sebum on the scalp from hydrating all parts of the hair.

Curly hair tends to become dehydrated and brittle and lose its softness quite easily; sometimes it can have too much volume, often more than you would like.

Put simply, as those of you who follow us will already know, it is very important to look after curly hair and oils are a crucial part of our daily haircare routine.

Oils for curly hair have the delicate task of making it strong and beautiful, as well as protecting it against the aggression of external agents or the heat of hair dryers.

Now let’s take a detailed look at the benefits of argan oil, I love Riccio curl elisir sun oil and jojoba oil for curly hair.

Jojoba Oil

Strengthening, antibacterial and sebum-balancing oil for oily skin and hair, with softening and nourishing action.

Argan Oil

Fortifying, antioxidant and brightening oil for very dry curls.

I Love Riccio Protective Curl Elisir Sun Oil

A blend of fine oils to protect your curls from sun, chlorine and salt spray.

Argan oil for curly hair

Argan oil is one of the most precious natural oils there is and is extracted from the seeds of the Argania Spinosa plant which grows wild in the semi-desert zones of Morocco.

Perhaps you didn’t know that it is also called the “gold of the desert”: this is due to its clear yellow colour but also because of its elevated economic value.

Argan oil has a very rich chemical composition because it contains linoleic acid, vitamin A, vitamin E and polyphenols. It is an excellent oil for nourishing curls.

It has a strong softening and nourishing effect, without being greasy, and also adds shine to curly hair.

Argan oil for curly hair also helps to hydrate the scalp and is absorbed very quickly.

I Love Riccio argan oil is suitable for medium-thick curly hair and can be used in different ways:

–  As a pre-shampoo treatment: you can apply argan oil to your hair and massage in, making sure to leave it in for about 20-30 minutes. Afterwards you can apply your regular shampoo and mask

 As a hydrating treatment: you can add a few drops of argan oil to your mask or styling product

 After styling curly hair: you can apply a few drops to dry hair, also the day after washing it. This will revive and nourish curly hair, helping to prevent it from breaking.

If you want to learn more about our argan oil for curly hair you can click here.

I love Rccio curl elisir sun oil

Now we’re going to tell you all about one of the products in our I Love Riccio line: our Curl elisir sun oil. First of all it is a protective and hydrating oil that is fantastic for protecting your curls from the sun.

In the summer, the sun’s rays damage the keratin in our hair, weakening it; curly hair is even more delicate because by nature it is frizzier and drier than straight hair.

It is therefore imperative to protect our curly hair from the sun.

One excellent way of doing this is to apply a protective and hydrating oil to curly locks to prevent the dryness and dehydration that typically occurs in the summer season.

I Love Riccio Curl elisir sun oil is a blend of oils, including macadamia, argan and jojoba, and other nourishing and protective substances. It carries out a preventive action because it reduces the damaged caused to curly hair by the sun and helps to eliminate chlorine and salt residues from the hair.

Thanks to this oil, your curly hair will be protected from the sun and its colour will last longer.

Being suitably hydrated, your locks will also remain bouncy, preventing the formation of split ends and breakage.

You can also use this product during the year if you like swimming and going to the pool as it also protects curly hair from chlorine.

You can spray it over your hair several times a day as an oil for defining your curls; if you want to take a closer look at Curl elisir sun oil you can click here.

OJojoba oil for curly hair

Jojoba oil is another useful oil for taking care of your curly hair.

This natural oil is extracted from the seeds of the jojoba plant, which grows wild in dry areas of Mexico, Arizona and California.

Jojoba oil has one totally unique characteristic compared with other vegetable oils: its molecular structure is very similar to that of the sebum present on our scalps.

It may seem strange but despite being an oil it performs a rebalancing action on the production of sebum.

It is therefore very suitable for those whose curly hair and scalp has a tendency to become oily because it normalises the activity of the sebaceous glands.

That’s not all: jojoba oil also helps to combat dandruff in curly hair thanks to its natural antibacterial properties.

Another of its characteristics is the fact it is made up of 98% monounsaturated fats, which enable the hair follicles to absorb all the nutrients of the jojoba oil.

This action helps to strengthen curly hair from the root without suffocating the hair bulb.

You can add a few drops of I Love Riccio jojoba oil to your regular hair mask. As well as a strengthening and elasticising action, it will also have a sebum-balancing effect.

If you want to explore our website and take a look at our jojoba oil you can click here.

Did you find this rundown on the various oils available for curly hair and how to choose them useful? We very much hope so! Don’t forget to follow our blog to keep up to date on the world of curly hair but also to get lots of useful fashion and beauty tips.

Valentina Lombardi

I am multipotentialite with a sensitive soul. As a child I used to love putting on my mother’s make up and clothes, passions which I managed to make into a career.
Nowadays I am an image consultant and make up artist, I love teaching and provide training for companies and associations. I help men and women to enhance their outward appearance thanks to the expert use of colours, shapes and style. I write my own blog,, and contribute to the blog of Le Rosa, the benefit project by Giulia Bezzi, offering tips for women that want to learn how to maximise their appearance, from A to Z, with simple and wholesome techniques. Empathy and the ability to listen are key values of mine.


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