Coconut Oil For Healthy Hair

hair care for spring summer 2017


Coconut oil is one of the best hair growth oils. Coconut oil has gained its popularity over time, from hair care, beauty care, to cooking, coconut oil is very versatile. One of the best benefits you can find in coconut oil is that it is rich in fatty acids, it is also rich in antioxidants and has anti-aging properties.


Why Is Coconut Oil Good For Hair

Coconut oil can prevent hair loss. It contains Lauric Acid which is naturally found in breastmilk. Lauric Acid supports hormone and cellular health, which can help to prevent hair loss. Coconut oils structure allow the oil to penetrate the hair follicles easier than other oils. Coconut oil is great for nourishing the hair.



1. Hair Conditioning
Coconut oil is packed with antioxidants, which helps support hair growth and improve scalp health. It is also great at preventing the hair from split ends. It can be used as an overnight hair conditioning treatment.

For Overnight Conditioning
*Wash hair
*Warm coconut oil in your palm and apply one teaspoon for short hair, two teaspoons for medium hair, and one tablespoon for long hair.
*Massage oil into hair starting from the root to tips. Massage the scalp gently to help stimulate blood flow for longer hair.
*Cover with a shower cap, and leave overnight.
*Wash in the morning with shampoo and conditioner and style as usual.

2. Coconut Oil To Help Grow Your Hair
With an abundant of lauric acid, coconut oil is great for improving overall hair health from the inside out. Coconut oil penetrates the hair shaft quickly. Massage warm coconut oil into scalp to help improve blood circulation to aid in hair growth. To grow hair faster, massage scalp gently for ten minutes - 3 or 4 times a week.

3. Say No To Dandruff
Coconut oil has anti-dandruff properties. Its antiviral, antimicrobial, and antifungal properties help kill the viruses and bacteria that may be hiding in the scalp.

**To treat dandruff: Mix two teaspoons of coconut oil, and a couple of drops of tea tree oil and massage it into your scalp.

4. Use Coconut Oil To Lock In Moisture
Coconut oil moisturizes the hair follicles. To lock in moisture, apply a tiny amount of coconut oil to lock in the moisture in the hair.

5. Fight The Frizz
Use coconut oil to combat daily frizz and flyaways. Dab some oil on your fingers and apply to your hair.

What Kind Of Coconut Oil Should You Use For Hair

You might be asking should I use refined or unrefined coconut oil for my hair. Using unrefined coconut oil is the best for your hair needs. It is "raw," "virgin oil."
Unrefined oil means it is extracted from the first pressing only. Most unrefined coconut oil smell and taste like a coconut.

Do you use coconut oil for your hair?


2 comments

  1. I use to use coconut oil all the time in my hair. Now I'm currently using Almond oil.

    Great post!

    Kayla
    Sheer Beauty Blog

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    1. That's great! Almond Oil is another great oil for hair.

      xx/Yvonne

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