Of all of the common hair concerns out there, dealing with oily hair may be one of the most frustrating. Hear us out now. Trust us—the results are never good. Hide under a baseball hat? Dry shampoo your hair into oblivion? Think again.
If you hear the word "grease" and think of your skin before you think of the movie, I get it. Luckily, there are some must-have products for oily skin that'll make your life so much easier. The first step in reducing sebum production is to figure out what's causing the oil overflow in the first place. While oily skin is mostly genetic , it can certainly be increased by a few other factors — humid weather, heavy foundation, your menstrual cycle, and even stress can contribute. Luckily, there are some ingredients that can help control it. Using clay masks can naturally absorb oil, glycolic acid can balance out your skin, hyaluronic acid is hydrating without being too oily.
Why TikTok’s ‘Greasy Hair Girl’ didn’t shampoo for 8 years
There is one thing that stands in between you and the epically gorgeous hair you were destined to have: grease. You shower in the morning and blow dry glorious volume into your hair, but by the time lunch roles around, your hair is limp with grease. Your scalp must have something against you.
There's so much happening on the internet these days, it's hard to make an impression, let alone go viral — especially if we're talking about TikTok , where multiple dance routines, makeup trends , and song-based memes are disseminated weekly. It's hard to break through the digital ether, but for year-old Paige Gozon, all it took was a few short videos of her hair, because, until this month, she hadn't washed it in exactly eight years. If you've taken a leisurely scroll down TikTok's never-ending feed of popular clips, called the "For You" page, it's likely you've already seen the North Carolina-based teen with Rapunzel-long hair and more than 3. The post of Gozon's that has gained the most traction by far — you probably won't be shocked to learn — is the first in which she admitted she hadn't washed her hair since the post has earned more than , likes since it was posted it in December.