Coconut oil has many beneficial properties due to the high content of vitamins. But especially it has a positive effect on the hair.
Coconut oil is obtained from the pulp of coconut. First, it is dried, and then this valuable product is obtained by spinning. Natural coconut oil has no contraindications and does not cause allergic reactions. It can be stored at room temperature for several years. Coconut oil can be refined and unrefined. In this case, only the first option is used in cosmetology.
Coconut oil should not be used in its pure form. For the care of the skin of the face and body, it is added to other cosmetic means. But for hair care you can use a clean product.
Coconut oil perfectly softens and moisturizes the hair, and also removes the scalp from dandruff and various irritations. It feeds the roots and bulbs of the hair, resuming their growth. In this case, coconut oil protects them from various damages that are received during the ears and waving. It returns to hair shine and natural strength and relieves of split ends. Therefore, the use of this oil can solve many of the problems associated with hair.
How to correctly apply coconut oil for hair
The easiest way to use coconut oil are ordinary hair masks. And it is used as an independent tool, and adding to various shampoos, essential oils, conditioners, balms. With a separate application, coconut oil is slightly heated in the palms and applied to the hair, retreating from the roots to 2-3, see. The hair will not become too greasy, and the oil itself will be easier to wash off. This mask is kept on the hair for 2-3 hours.
In addition to self-application, coconut oil perfectly mixes with olive and burdock oils, kefir, honey, jajoba oil and so on. You can prepare the following hair mask. Mix in 1 tsp. coconut and burdock oil. Then add 2-3 drops of various essential oils, for example, ylang-ylang and rosemary. This mixture is applied to the hair for 30 minutes before washing the head. Also, a few drops of coconut oil can be added directly to the shampoo itself.
It is important to follow all the basic rules for using coconut oil in hair care and remember that strong heating of this product is not required.