They can be helpful at times, but most often beauty myths simply prevent us from trying out products, treatments, or adding something new and potentially beneficial to our regimen.

We are big fans of oils. Whether they be for skin or hair, these natural beauty elixirs work wonders and shouldn't be avoided! Not only are these age-old tools of the healthy skin and hair trade, but the innovations for oils continue on! Shu Uemura Art of Hair recently debuted a new innovation in oil technology, creating a Cleansing Oil Shampoo for Dry Scalp & Hair.

So just why do women still steer clear of these skin and hair care essentials when cruising down the beauty aisle? When it comes to hair care, there are many a myth. Here are five of the so-called hair oil truths that keep women from treating their tresses to essential oils: