Coconut oil is one of the answers to your hair care needs. If you’re looking for healthy hair products that will give you the beautiful, moisturized and healthy hair you’re looking for, look no further than this important ingredient. Coconut oil has many health benefits, and some of those health benefits have to do with its positive effects it brings on your hair.
Coconut oil has important vitamins and nutrients that make it important for your health and your health. Here’s a breakdown of some of the important nutrients it has:
- Lauric Acid: One of the components in coconut oil that’s responsible in protection against hair loss. Where hair fall and hair loss is from a result of microbial action in the scalp, lauric acid acts as a antimicrobial agent
- Capric Acid: Another microbial component that has protection properties similar to that of lauric acid. Due to bacteria action that can breaks the glycerol bonds (causing hair loss), capric acid helps to prevent breakage of these bonds and keep hair from falling
- Vitamin E: This is an important vitamin for hair, as it helps to promote healthy hair and a healthy scalp. It also helps the hair to remain rejuvenated
- Vitamin K: This vitamin is good at redness reduction, and also is needed for normal blood clotting. As for its benefits on hair, it helps to condition and strengthen the hair, making hair look and feel healthier
If you suffer from dandruff, the fatty acids of coconut oil act as a anti dandruff agent to eliminate dandruff. Also, coconut oil helps with styling your hair as well, as you can apply some into your hair like a styling gel prior to styling your hair. The proteins in coconut oil help to promote hair growth, so hair can grow longer and thicker, while eliminating and preventing breakage.
For optimum results on using coconut oil for your hair, you can use it as a deep conditioner. Just apply a few teaspoons of coconut oil into your hair. Have the coconut oil in your hands and start applying it from the scalp to the ends of your hair. Make sure all hair strands are coated. While doing this make sure you’re massaging the oil into your scalp, which further helps to promote healthy scalp while getting the oil into the scalp. Apply the oil before going to sleep, and wear a shower cap when you applied it into your hair and scalp.