Coconut oil is a popular ingredient in the field of aesthetics, since it is used by the cosmetics industry in the design of many feminine beauty products. Thus, we present you the uses that you can make of this oil to take care of your hair.
In India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Burma, the Philippines and the Caribbean, women have been using milk and coconut oil for hundreds of years to maintain their hair, make it more silky, longer and more brilliant.
Very rich in lauric acid, coconut oil penetrates the most and the maximum of the hair fiber. Therefore, it helps prevent breakage, protect all types of hair by providing a great flexibility and restoring protein balance.
A pot of coconut oil is a multifunctional moisturizer perfect for all hair. It conditions the scalp, promotes hair regrowth and strengthens. Plus, it also helps reduce protein loss, helping to prevent and reverse gray hair.
Here’s how to use coconut oil for beautiful and beautiful hair:
1- Prevents hair loss:
Hair loss can be caused by inflammatory skin problems, fungal infection or nutritional deficiency. Coconut oil is full of healthy fats, which nourishes the scalp, fights skin infections and reduces inflammation.
For this, mix 2 tablespoons of sage oil and 3 tablespoons of coconut oil. Cook the mixture over low heat until everything is combined. Let it cool down and try on the skin of your hand. It should be hot but not very hot. Apply this mixture on your hair, cover them with a shower cap and let it work all night long. Wash them in the morning and dry as you usually do.
2- Make your hair smooth:
Curly hair is often caused by excessive dryness of the cuticles. Coconut oil is hydrophobic, which means it repels water, but it also retains moisture inside the hair. Apply coconut oil to your hair for 10 to 15 minutes before washing, making your hair silky and smooth.
3- Fights dandruff:
Dandruff is a chronic condition of the scalp, marked by scaling of the skin on your scalp. Coconut oil can also treat dandruff by fighting against fungal infection and moisturizing dry skin.
Mix coconut oil and castor oil evenly, use this mixture to massage your scalp, leave on for 30 minutes before washing.
4- Kill the lice:
Lice are a very common problem in young children. Most lice treatments are very toxic, burn the scalp and damage the hair.
Coconut oil is often used to treat lice in small children because it moisturizes the skin instead of irritating it. It works even against lice resistant to pesticides.