It is probably no secret to any of you that coconut oil can be used in a lot of ways to boost one’s natural beauty. It is mostly used for hair and skin to improve their condition and to make them healthier and stronger. There are a lot of people who also continue cooking using coconut oil even though there are some better alternatives, like olive oil.
Today, however, we are not going to talk about the cooking side of the coconut oil use, but about the beauty-boosting one, and more specifically – hair beauty. We are going to show you how to use coconut oil to deal with some of the common hair beauty problems just overnight. Check them out!
One of the most common beauty problems both women and men have to deal with is dandruff. This is a hair condition, or rather a scalp one, connected to the dryness of one’s scalp. If you want to beat it, you need to nourish the skin of your head a little, and you can do it with coconut oil.
You need to warm a couple of tablespoons of coconut oil first. Then, once it has melted, you need to add a few drops of tea tree oil. Mix the two oils well together and apply the mixture on your scalp by rubbing it into it for about 5-10 minutes.
Then put on a shower cap and stay like that for at least half an hour. If it is possible, try to keep the oil mixture longer. After this time passes, remove the cap and wash your hair as usual. You can repeat the same procedure every time you notice dandruff – it will work as a charm.
#2 Hair fall
The next common problem a lot of women complain about is hair fall. Some women are obsessed with their hair. They want thick and long hair since it looks gorgeous and surely attracts male attention. Unfortunately, a lot of women have to deal with the problem of hair fall.
Luckily, there are ways one can beat it, including using coconut oil. Coconut oil cannot only deal with dry scalp, but it can also make one’s hair stronger by strengthening hair follicles. This way hair fall will be noticeably reduced.
What you need to do if you want to use coconut oil in order to reduce hair fall is to get a cup of coconut oil and some fenugreek. First you need to put some fenugreek seeds in water overnight. The next morning boil the water and a then strain the seeds leaving only the fenugreek water.
Then you need to warm the coconut oil and then to add the fenugreek water. Mix the two ingredients well. And after that you need to apply the mixture gently on your scalp by rubbing lightly. Make sure you focus on your scalp and not just your hair.
Once you have finished applying the mixture, put on a shower cap on your head and sleep like this for the night. If you are uncomfortable, then you can wear the cap during the day for at least 5 hours. This way the concoction will get absorbed into your follicles. Lastly, you need to wash your hair as usual. This treatment will noticeably reduce hair fall, but you can apply it again in a week or so.
#3 Dry hair
The next very common problem women have when it comes to their hair is dryness. This would not have been such a problem if it did not led to split ends and the need to cut one’s hair. Luckily, this hair problem also can be fixed with the help of some coconut oil.
What you need to do is simply to warm some coconut oil. Once it has started melting you can stop heating it. Start applying it on your hair by focusing on this parts of it which are the driest, like your split ends. And if in general your hair is too, too dry, you can also apply coconut oil on your scalp to increase the natural production of oil.
After you have applied the whole of the coconut oil on your hair, you need to put on some shower cap and to stay like this for a couple of hours. If you do not mind sleeping with the shower cap on, it would be perfect. In the next morning wash your hair as usual using shampoo. Do this treatment once a week until you are satisfied with the results.