Coconut oil has been my best friend for a while now. I absolutely love it’s taste and all the benefits that come with it. Coconut oil is one of the richest source of medium chain fatty acids which are special type of acids that contain antibacterial and antimicrobial properties. These properties are very nourishing for your body and hair.
Why use coconut oil for your hair?
Coconut Oil is high in Lauric Acid. What is Lauric Acid? It is particular type of fatty acid that is naturally occurring in breast milk and is supportive of hormonal and cellular health. This helps with prevention of protein loss of hair. Coconut oil has the ability to penetrate hair much more efficiently than any other oils; hence the reason why many people experience great results in a short period of time.
Coconut Oil when use don hair, it improves scalp health, supports hair growth, fights any infections or fungus and makes your hair looking shiny and beautiful.
5 ways to use coconut oil for your hair
1. Hair growth treatment
If you apply coconut oil on your scalp and massage it gently, it will improve blood circulation, which then improves hair growth.
You only need 1 to 2 tablespoons of organic coconut oil, depending on the length of your hair. Massage it gently 3 to 4 times per week and be patient with yourself. Great results come with persistence!
2. Hair conditioner
Coconut Oil is excellent for thinning hair. It can actually help grow your hair thicker. For thin hair, you only need ½ or less of a teaspoon of coconut oil. Best way to use is by applying it in the evening, cover your hair with a shower hat and leave it over night. In the morning you can wash your hair with a shampoo and style it.
3. Sun protection
Coconut oil acts like a sunscreen. It has natural SPF 8, so you can apply a little bit as a conditioner if you are going to be exposed on the sun all day.
4. Coconut oil treats dandruff
For a good dandruff treatment, you can apply coconut oil after washing your hair. Mix 1 to two tablespoons of coconut oil with a combination of some organic essential oil. I like lavender or thyme. Massage your scalp and hair, put on a cap and leave it on for 30 minutes. You can wash your hair after gently with shampoo.
5. Coconut oil for hair styling
When applied in its pure organic state, this nature’s miracle oil is free from any toxic and dangerous chemicals that are quite often applied in hair care products. Coconut oil protects you from flat irons, hot rollers, and hair dryers that are making your hair to be dry and brittle.
You only need ½ to 1 teaspoon of it, warm it in your hands and apply on hair, particularly the root and tips. Gently separate the entangled hair and nourish split ends.
Coconut oil is rapidly growing in popularity for a variety of benefits. From cooking to moisturizing skin and treating your hair, this miracle oil is high on the list of natural alternatives to improve your health. So use coconut oil, you wont regret it.