Coconut oil, rich in carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy fatty acids, is used for centuries for its benefits both for internal use and for external use. Coconut oil is an ingredient downright miraculous. Whether your hair is dry or oily, you are dealing with problems such as hair loss or dandruff, coconut oil is always present in herbal treatments:
- Coconut for split ends
Excessive use of hair dryer or plate or simply ignoring the recommendation to shorten the tips of your hair regularly can lead to damage. Coconut oil contains vitamins that can replace those lost and will make your hair healthy and shiny as new. In addition, coconut oil has the ability to hold water, keeping thus the hair hydrated and preventing damage.
Application method: Preheat a small quantity of coconut oil (to enable rapid penetration into the skin), then apply it on the tips or the entire length of hair, if necessary. Leave it on for at least one hour (or overnight) and integrate this into your routine. You can apply this treatment once a week or even twice, if your hair is very damaged.
- Coconut oil for dandruff
Because of the ingredients in its composition with antifungal properties, coconut oil is a good remedy for dandruff.
Application method: Preheat a small quantity of coconut oil, then apply it all over the scalp and massage gently. Leave it on for at least 1 hour, then wash your hair with shampoo. Repeat it once a week.
- Coconut oil for hair growth
Coconut oil stimulates circulation to the scalp and thus determinate the faster absorption of nutrients, vitamins and minerals in its composition.
Application method: Preheat a small quantity of coconut oil, then apply it on the scalp and let it cure overnight. Wash your hair in the morning with your regular shampoo or one that stimulate hair growth.