What’s & How’s of Hair Serums

We have all gown-up with our mothers telling to apply hair oil if you if you don’t want to go bald before 30.

Hair oil might work on hair follicle and scalp but what about reducing frizz or protecting it or styling, hair oil cannot do all these things. Also, no one wants to go to work with a ‘chumpie’.

Behold, Hair Serum. 

What is Hair Serum?

Hair Serum is a silicon-based styling product that is constructed to coat the surface of the hair, it is not meant to applied on the scalp. It enhances the curliness and smoothness of the hair, Also, it adds shine, reduces frizz and protect your hair.

What are the Benefits of Hair Serum?

The primary purpose of hair serum is styling, though it has grown to offer many benefits. Like mentioned above, it is basically like a superficial coating on the surface of your hair.

Ø Control Frizz & flyaway hairs  

Ø Giving the hair a lustrous & healthy shine

Ø Helps reduce tangles, making it easier to comb.

Ø Prevent moisture from escaping

Ø Create a protecting sheath to safeguard it from heat damage & environmental stress.    

How to use a Hair Serum?

Ø To get the maximum out of your hair serum, initially apply your hair serum to clean, damp hair.

Ø Depending on your length, add 1-3 drops of serum on your hand. Rub the serum on your hand so as to warm it for 5 seconds

Ø Then apply it to your hair, starting from the end to the middle of your strands. Try to spread the serum evenly & avoid applying it to your roots.

Ø Be gentle while applying hair serum. Avoid pulling your hair.

Ø After application, comb your hair gently with wide-tooth comb, so as to distribute the serum.

Ø Style your hair.

Hair Serum vs Hair Oil

You should know all about hair serum up till now. We mentioned hair oil in the starting of this article, so let see what is the difference between the both.

Hair oil is essentially used to nourish hair from within as well as condition it. Using hair oil regularly can help strengthen & grow your hair. It can also reverse hair damage.


Now that you know what is hair serum, whether you need it in for your hair depends on your hair type or whether you style them a lot and they need protection.

All in all hair serum isn’t a bad product to include in your hair can give hair that shine you are looking for.