Top 5 uses of coconut oil for hair
1) Hair growth treatment
The damaging scalp is the main reason behind your hair is not growing. Hair and scalp both need proper nutrients compulsory for hair growth and coconut oil will provide a diet to your scalp. People always think that their hair is not increasing, in actuality, this could be due to the fact of hair breakage and the reason behind hair breakage is a lack of necessary nutrients.
Let’s see how we can use coconut oil for hair.
Take a large bowl containing hot water. Now take 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a small bowl and place in the large bowl containing hot water. This procedure will warm the coconut oil. Now, mix 3-4 drops of rosemary essential in a bowl and apply the warmed oil to the scalp and give a gentle massage to your hairs for 5-10 minutes. You can keep the hair oil for 12 hours or you can wash it off after 1 hour with shampoo. Warm coconut oil opens the hair follicle and goes deep into the hairs roots. You can also use this remedy for a deep condition, hair fall during combing and hair lessening problem. Try this remedy for 2-3 times in a week.
2) Ideal for dandruff
Dandruff can be a serious problem if not taken critically. It can be due to dry scalp, dirty scalp and use of harsh chemical-filled hair products like hair colour or shampoos or the growth of fungus infection. But coconut oil can resolve your problem because it has the Laurie and caprice acid which can kill the bacteria causing dry and flaky skin and can wet the scalp successfully.
Mix 1 tablespoon of coconut oil with 3-4 drops of and add 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice and mix well. Use this oil on the scalp and give a calm massage of 10 minutes. Wear a shower cap and rinse it with mild anti-dandruff shampoo after 1 hour or you can keep it for overnight. Repeat it 2-3 times in a week for fast result.
3) Removes hair split ends
Improper care of hairs is also a big problem. In this, hair split ends are the splitting of the hair strand, mostly at the end excessive use of blow dryer, detangling hair very rigorously, brushing wet hair and much more. Too much split ends are found in dry and damaged hair. So, tackling dry hair and the split end is not difficult with coconut oil.
Take 2 eggs and mix 1-2 tablespoon coconut oil well. Now, add 1 tablespoon of honey to the combination and apply to the scalp and hair. Keep it for at least 30 minutes and wash it off with shampoo. You can repeat it for at least once a week. This egg and coconut oil hair mixture will provide the nutrients essential to improve dry and damaged hair with split ends. Honey will extremely moisturize your scalp and makes scalp healthy.
4) Cure hair loss
Hair loss can be awkward and annoying for many people. Everyone can face this kind of problem at any age of life. This can happen due to inappropriate diet, stress, hormonal changes, improper care, medical treatment and more reasons are there. We can treat this problem from the root but we should have to be tolerant. The natural remedy can surely target your problem and can give an excellent result.
Ginger is best for hair loss as it is very rich in potassium, magnesium and vitamin E. Get the juice from ginger root and mix with 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and put it on your scalp. After 20-30 minutes wash it with shampoo and do this 2 or 3 times a week.
5) Good for detangling hair
Whether we like it or not, our hair will intertwine and it can lead to hair fall. Dry, wet and broken hair is more likely to twist but coconut oil is our difficulty solver. When wet, virgin hair can be extended by 30% of their original length without damage; however, irreversible changes occur when hair is stretched between 30% and 70%. Stretching to 80% causes a fracture.
Take a hairspray container and add one cup distilled water and mix 2-3 tablespoons of coconut oil, 2 tablespoons of your beloved hair conditioner and 20 drops of lavender essential oil and shake it well before submission. Spray this solution on your twisted hair very well. Start from the tip of the hairs. Make several partitions of your hair and firstly comb your hair from a tip by combing it slowly with a wide-tooth comb and slowly move to the upper way of your hair and finish that section of your hair before going to the next part.
Coconut oil helps the hair strand smooth and soft which makes hair to detach itself from another hair strand. It will also condition your hair and make them convenient.