Coconut oil is one of the healthiest ingredients on the planet, it boosts overall health, extremely helpful for skin, nails, hair. It is often added in body creams, beauty products and sunscreens.
Coconut milk and oil have been used by women in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Indonesia, Caribbean and Philippines, to keep their hair long and silky and naturally colored.
We`ll reveal some of the most important benefits of coconut oil as ultimate beauty product:
- Repairs Hair
Coconut oil is even better than mineral and sunflower oil, when it comes to prevention of hair damage. It reduces protein loss and boosts shaft. Just apply on the hair ends to repair them and trim them off every 6 weeks.
- Prevents Hair Loss
Hair loss often comes as a result of various inflammatory skin conditions or fungal infections also nutritional deficiencies. Coconut oil is rich in healthy fats, beneficial for scalp and shaft, and soothes inflammation, and also treats skin infections.
Just mix 2 tablespoons of sage oil with 3 tablespoons of coconut oil and cook them on low heat to mix, and leave them to cool down. Then, apply the mixture on the head just before bedtime and cover it with a shower cap, leaving it until next morning. At the end wash it off.
- Gray Hair
Pigment cells, located in the base of follicle of hairs, give the hair color. When they die over the time the hair loses its color. Massage with lemon and coconut oil for 15 minutes every day your scalp, to nourish it and protect the base of hair follicles, meaning prevent gray hair.
- Makes Hair Smooth
Frizzy hair is often a result of excessive dryness in cuticles and hair shaft. Coconut oil repels water as it is hydrophobic, and in the same time, retains the moisture within hair shaft.
Apply coconut oil before washing the hair around 10-15 minutes to make the hair smooth and silky. Brush through the hair easily and then apply some coconut oil on hair ends also.
- Fights Dandruff
Dandruff as common chronic scalp condition may be caused by dry skin, or fungus, or other factors. Its main symptom is flaking of scalp. Coconut oil is fighting fungal infections, hydrating skin, thus treating dandruff.
Mix this oil in equal amounts with castor oil and massage scalp with mixture. Then leave it on half an hour, and then wash it off. Repeat every time you wash hair in the case of severe dandruff.
- Kills Lice
Lice- most common in young children. Products for elimination are always rich in toxins and chemicals that burn scalp and damage the hair.
This oil hydrates the skin instead of irritating it. Also it kills even pesticide-resistant lice, coats lice and gradually suffocates them.
Moreover, coconut oil does not allow lice its eggs to hang on hair shafts. Apply it evenly on hair, leave to act several days, and then continue applying it as it is getting absorbed.To get better effects, mix the coconut oil with few drops of tea tree oil.
We strongly suggest using remarkable oil and note you should always use organic coconut oil.