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As a teen, what can I do about my oily hair?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
An oily scalp needs consistent care. When you shampoo, massage into the roots and all along the length of the hair. Another habit that may increase the appearance of oily hair is frequent grooming. Combing, brushing, and running your fingers through your hair aid in the movement of sebum from the scalp down the hair shaft, so try to handle your hair as little as possible.
YOU: The Owner's Manual for Teens: A Guide to a Healthy Body and Happy Life

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