There is no doubt that coconut oil is one of the most used ingredients when it comes to homemade beauty treatments. Recently, it’s been discover that it also beneficial for the hair.
Coconut oil and coconut milk are used for many years by women in Indonesia, Malaysia, and India to keep their hair thick and shiny.
In this article we present you the benefits of coconut oil on your skin and how to use it.
- Prevent Hair Loss
Usually, hair loss is caused by a fungal infection, nutritional deficiency or some skin conditions. The coconut oil is rich in healthy fats that will nourish your scalp and hair shaft, and will help you to reduce inflammation and get rid of skin infections.
All you need to do is mix 3 tablespoons of coconut oil with 2 tablespoons of sage oil, and warm them up so they can combine. Apply it warm on your scalp before going to bed and cover it with shower cap. Wash your hair as you usually do in the morning.
- Repair Damaged Hair
Coconut oil is the best natural oil for repairing damaged hair or preventing hair damage. Use some oil on your split ends to repair them, although still the best way to repair your hair is to trim them every 6 weeks.
- Smooth Hair
Coconut oil is great moisturizer. It will help moisturize your dry hair shaft and smooth out your hair.
Just apply some coconut oil 10-15 minutes before washing your hair and you will get a smooth and silky hair.
- Eliminate Dandruff
Dandruff is cause by dry scalp skin or fungus. Using coconut oil you can eliminate fungus infection and moisturize the skin and thus eliminate dandruff.
Mix same amounts of coconut and castor oil and massage the mixture deep into your scalp. Leave it for half an hour then rinse.
- Gray Hair
When it comes to hair color, the pigment cells that are located at the base of the hair follicles are responsible for it. As we get older these cells die and our hair turns gray.
Coconut oil can help you nourish your scalp and protect the hair follicles. Keeping them healthy will your hair from turning gray.
Use coconut oil and some lemon to massage your hair everyday for 15 minutes to keep you natural hair color.
If you haven’t used coconut oil on your hair start doing it right now. It’s the ultimate beauty product and you can use it to keep your skin and hair healthy.