What are the benefits on using coconut oil on your hair?
Coconut oil has many benefits for your hair which is why many commercial products will use it as a base. It nourishes the scalp to encourage healthy growth at the follicle and repairs damages hair leaving you with luscious flowing locks packed with gorgeous shine!
Coconut oil is a totally natural product that promote hair growth, luminous shine and a clear, healthy scalp. Essential proteins naturally found in coconut oil can condition, combat frizz and repair damaged hair leaving it looking gorgeous! Coconut oil can be used as a hair serum to combat frizz leaving your curls with a gorgeous shine. Take a very small amount, melt it in your hands and apply to the ends and mid-lengths. As it cools it will set leaving your hair looking gorgeous.
Massaging coconut oil into the scalp not only increases blood circulation, but delivers vital nutrients such as iron and vitamins E and K, which in turn, repair damaged hair and dandruff. If you suffer from dandruff you will be sick and fed up with constant itching, flaking and feeling self-conscious. Enter coconut oil! Coconut oil is completely natural so will not cause any irritation and used regularly can clear up your dandruff for good.
Take some coconut oil, rub it in your hands to melt, then massage into the scalp. Wrap your hair in a towel and leave in overnight. The next day shampoo your hair then condition with a small amount of coconut oil. Repeated treatments should solve your dandruff problem and leave you with a healthy scalp.
Coconut oil is the only oil known to revive damaged proteins in the hair. When the proteins in the hair get damaged, the hair looks weak, limp and lifeless but the special attributes of coconut oil actually bind to the proteins in the hair to rejuvenate it, protect it against further damage and it is one of the best products for giving your hair a shine to die for!
This makes coconut oil a fantastic conditioner for your hair and also offers it protection against heat damage. Your hair is left healthy, glossy and smells divine! Supermodel Doutzen Kroes is a big fan of this.
Consuming other foods that contain fats such as salmon and walnuts deliver essential fatty acids that nourish from within to give you gorgeous hair. Other hair ‘superfoods’ include oysters, blueberries, spinach, eggs, carrots, beans and Greek yoghurt.