Whether it’s daily heat styling, overprocessing with dyes or dehydration – coconut oil is the solution. A natural alternative for hair and skin ailments, coconut oil is a versatile treatment for all hair types and textures. If you’re new to this magical marvel, don’t sweat it. We’ve got the 411 on all things coco!
The benefits of using coconut oil on hair are amazing, especially for those with curly coils. Not only is coconut oil ultra-moisturizing and soothing to the scalp, but it eliminates frizz and fly aways. Adding coconut oil to your hair care routine can literally transform your hair. This is because coconut oil acts as a sealant locking in moisture from products and protecting it from split-ends.
If your hair is on the thinner side, coconut oil can help prevent hair loss and breakage. When applied to the scalp, it moisturizes and removes build-up around the hair follicles to kickstart growth. Due to its deep-conditioning properties, coconut oil can also be used to treat dandruff.
Any easy addition to your hair routine, coconut oil can add lustre and shine to dull hair. When using as a styling product, it can make even the most difficult hair manageable. Plus, it contains a ton of antibacterial properties and nutrients that are essential to hair growth.
How To Add Coconut Oil To Your Routine
The easiest way to add natural coconut oil to your hair care regimen is to use it as an oil. If you’re using cold-pressed virgin coconut oil, it’s best to warm it up. Not only does it make it easier to use but it opens the hair cuticles, penetrating the hair for maximum hydration. Apply by rubbing the oil into your hands and coating the ends of your hair. Comb through and style as usual.
When using it as a hair mask, the process is similar. Simply warm the coconut oil and apply by combing the product through your hair. Avoid applying on scalp if you have thin hair. Leave it on your hair for 20-30 minutes and follow with shampoo and conditioner. Not in the mood to rinse out your hair? No problem. Leave it on overnight and wash it out the next day. You’ll wake up with shiny, hydrated hair.
Pro Tip: Increase the effectiveness by covering your hair with a shower cap or wrapping it up in a hot towel.
Coconut Oil Products
Cleanse and rehydrate hair with SheaMoisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Shampoo. This sulfate free shampoo is designed for all hair types and is formulated with 100% Virgin Coconut oil, Shea butter and Coconut Milk and Acacia Senegal, and leaves hair wrapped in a light coastal coconut breeze. Complete your hair routine with SheaMoisture 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Conditioner. This conditioner made with a nourishing blend of 100% Virgin Coconut oil, Shea butter and Coconut Milk and Acacia Senegal, helps rehydrate and enhance natural softness while reducing frizz. Apply conditioner on clean, wet hair from root to tip. Leave for 3 minutes and rinse.
Take your hair routine up a notch with SheaMoisture Daily Hydration 100% Virgin Coconut Oil Leave-In Natural Hair Treatment. Soften your hair and improve manageability with this milky treatment. This sulfate-free formula softens and hydrates all hair types. Made with 100% Virgin Coconut oil, organic shea butter, Coconut Milk, Acacia Senegal and. Spray on clean, damp hair focusing on mid-lengths. Dry or style as usual.
For exotic head-to-toe care, check out SheaMoisture’s Coconut Hibiscus collection. This versatile range of coconut-based treatments for hair and skin will change your self-care routine. These ultra fab treatments are formulated using naturally derived ingredients like Coconut Oil, Neem Oil and Silk Protein and designed to nourish all skin and hair types.
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