Coconut oil is a natural medicine to improve the beauty of skin and hair.
How to use coconut oil?
what is coconut oil good for?
For damaged hair, vitamin E – an antioxidant in coconut oil helps regain elasticity for the hair, while moisturizing properties of coconut oil help smooth hair, reduce fiber drying. Moreover, the Lauric Acid and Capric Acid (natural antibiotics) in coconut oil are the antibacterial, antifungal compounds, which will help the oily scalp to prevent the accumulation of dandruff on the scalp surface, giving you clean, healthy hair.
To maximize the benefits of coconut oil when taking care of your hair, you can do it in the following ways:
1, Use coconut oil to treat dandruff
Many people have the habit of using anti-dandruff shampoos to treat dandruff since these products are not too expensive and effective from the first wash. However, anti-dandruff shampoos are the products that contain a lot of strong chemicals, leaving a bad smell after washing and making hair dry and weak after each use.
Meanwhile, coconut oil, which has a pleasant aroma, is an absolutely safe natural material for hair. Not only to treat dandruff thoroughly, but coconut oil also works to recover damaged hair. If you want to experience this use of coconut oil, you can easily follow these steps:
- Rinse out the dirt from the hair, wipe hair until it is slightly damp.
- Apply coconut oil on the scalp and massage gently with your fingers, or you can use cotton pads, cotton swabs to rub coconut oil evenly.
- Allow about 30 minutes to 2 hours for coconut oil to penetrate deeply into the scalp.
- Rinse with your shampoo 1-2 times until the hair is completely clean of greasy.
Just do it 1 – 3 times a week, you will have shiny, beautiful hair that doesn’t have the appearance of dandruff.
2, Use coconut oil to care for damaged hair
Damaged hair is significantly improved after using coconut oil.
The habit of using chemicals to beautify the hair and the effects of the polluted environment makes many people suffer from damaged hair condition. While the cost of steaming hair at Spa or Hair Salon is too expensive. However, you can use coconut oil as a way to regain smooth beauty for your hair without spending a high cost. This measure should be done through the following steps:
- Wash your hair with shampoo to get rid of dirt, wipe dry hair.
- Apply a sufficient amount of coconut oil on the scalp. Massage thoroughly the entire scalp and hairline.
- Dip the clean comb into the coconut oil and brush it evenly over the hair from the roots to the tips.
- Wrap your hair and incubate it for about 1 or 2 hours.
- Rinse with shampoo 1-2 times until the hair is no longer greasy, making sure there is no excess coconut oil left in the hairline.
Small tip: To align the amount of coconut oil so that it’s just enough, you can take advantage of the old bottle of water with the squeeze tube or the old eye drop bottle to drip every drop of oil onto the scalp and comb, avoiding taking too much oil that may lead to greasy hair. While washing your hair after rubbing coconut oil, you should also scrub the shampoo with water before cleaning it, which will effectively remove the lubricant, so that you don’t need to wash your hair repeatedly.
You should persistently apply care with coconut oil as above 2-3 times/week. Dry hair will improve after 2 to 3 months of regular use of coconut oil.
3, Combine coconut oil with other natural ingredients
Coconut oil alone can effectively care for hair. However, if you want to increase the speed of recovery and prevent hair breakage, you can combine other natural ingredients to have a perfect hair care mixture.
How to use coconut oil? To have a smooth and healthy hair
– For treating dandruff hair
Instead of using coconut oil alone, you can add other antibacterial essential oils according to the following formula:
- 1-2 tablespoons coconut oil.
- 1 teaspoon of green tea essential oil.
- 3 drops of cedar tree essential oil.
- 2 drops of orchid essential oil.
Apply on the scalp and massage gently for 30 minutes. Then rinse with water and shampoo. Green tea and cedar essential oil have a high antibacterial effect, royal orchid essential oil with charming aroma when combined with coconut oil will create an effective dandruff treatment for clean, soft and fragrant hair.
– To restore damaged hair
Combining coconut oil with honey and lemon gives you the perfect blend to restore damaged hair.
To enhance the effectiveness of damaged hair recovery, you can combine ingredients with coconut oil according to the following formula:
- ½ tablespoon coconut oil.
- ½ teaspoon honey.
- ½ lemon.
Mix the mixture equally and apply it on the hairline and massage the scalp. Then incubate the hair for about 20 minutes and then rinse thoroughly with water and shampoo. Persistently repeat this way 2-3 times/week, after 2 weeks, the hair will begin to improve and reduce split ends and dry fibers.
Note: Coconut oil has a strong effect on cleaning chemicals including hair dyes. So you need to consider before using coconut oil to condition hair for dyed hair.
Above are the top 3 ways to take care of hair with coconut oil that are the most simple and effective. In general, hair care treatments with coconut oil all have the advantage of being safe, low cost, easy to implement. However, it takes a lot of time for the massage, hair-styling, shampoo-washing process, etc. and also needs to be steadfast to perform regularly to get the desired effect.
However, if you strictly adhere to and persistently implement these methods, MCSARA believes it will bring surprising effects to your hair. Wishing you quickly have beautiful hair as desired!