Skin and Hair Care
Women in the current days tend to use coconut oil rather than other cosmetic products for the several natural benefits it holds as a food product and a moisturizer.
Coconut oil is more affordable and can be used on a daily basis; it can be used for hair masks and skin care.
It holds nourishing and healing properties that are mentioned below.
Unrefined oil of coconut is the best type of oil for hair growth because it contains all natural components.
Scientists confirm that using coconut oil before washing one’s hair will reduce loss of hair protein which is often lost in the washing process, leaving the hair weak and fragile.
Coconut oil spreads evenly on one’s scalp along the length of hair and forms a protective layer which prevents swelling and damage of hair.
The oil is best used to revive dry, damaged, thinning, dull, and splitting hair and turns it to a brighter, softer, smoother and silkier hair.
It is also said the coconut oil treats dandruff conditions.
How to use coconut oil for hair growth?
-Applying coconut oil on hair for 30-40 minutes before washing hair with shampoo.
While applying the oil, massage it through the scalp.
-Wrap your head with a plastic foil and put a warm towel on top of it after applying the oil upon it to increase its influence; 40 minutes later wash your hair with shampoo.
-You can use the oil instead of your conditioner after washing your hair with shampoo. Put it on your hair for 10 minutes and then rinse off.
-Use coconut oil as hair masks twice a week and you’ll see results within one month. -Use coconut oil to lubricate the dry parts of your hair before you go to bed and wash it off with warm water in the morning.
To guarantee a greater effect of coconut oil you can add lemon juice for more hair shine or almond oil to repair dry and weak hair. Despite the many benefits of coconut oil, it is always best to run an allergy test before using it for home remedies.