In this day and age, it is very difficult to get silky-smooth and stunning hair unless you are born with it. Due to pollution, dry air, excess exposure to sun, and stress the health of your scalp and roots gets affected. These factors make your hair dry and brittle. Your hair may get damaged due to a lot of styling such as excessive blow-drying and perms. To succumb to these problems, you need to moisturize your hair. Stores are stocked up with branded conditioners but nothing can be much better than a natural homemade formula to treat severely damaged, over processed and heat-styled hair as it is made up of natural components and no chemicals are used.
Coconut Oil – God’s Gift
To moisturize your hair, oils are the most easiest and easy on the pocket ways. You can easily prepare numerous types of oils at your very own place, according to your hair type and problems you are facing. Nature has gifted us with a natural deep moisturizer in the form of coconut oil. It is rich in fatty acids, has great hydrating qualities, it contains vitamin E, Lauric acid, and Capric acid that help restructure hair, increases hair strength by preventing protein loss and vastly improve shine. Regular use of coconut oil increases body, shine, and manageability with less breakage, static, tangles and split ends. After regular use of hair sheds less and feels thicker. It is perfect for all hair types. It can also be used for styling.
Things to keep in mind before Purchasing a Product
You should be very cautious before purchasing a coconut oil from a store. It must be 100 % pure. Chemicals can cause allergic reactions to your scalp and roots. The expiry date is valid for about 3 years without refrigerating it. You should never purchase any product without expiry date label.
Before sleeping, apply at least 4 teaspoons of coconut oil to your hair. Massage it thoroughly as so the whole scalp is covered with coconut oil. To avoid dirt, put on a plastic shower cap or a cloth. Make sure you cover your hair properly so that the oil doesn’t gets on your face as this may lead to production of pimples. To avoid stains, cover your shoulder with a towel. Leave the oil overnight for deep and intense conditioning. When you wake up, shampoo and condition your hair properly. If you aren’t applying overnight, you can do this on a regular basis by applying oil 2-3 hours before taking a bath. This practice is also useful for curing dandruff.
When to employ
It is highly suggested that you apply this natural conditioner overnight and then rinse it off in the morning. Do this at least once a week. This treatment can be altered by applying it twice a week and leave it for 30 minutes to work on your scalp before washing your hair.
For Paramount Outcome
To achieve best results, apply oil from root to tips. Massage the oil on your scalp in such a way as to improve the blood circulation. Make use of gloves to protect your hands from getting oily.
Ways to Stock up
If the oil becomes solid after expiry date, then don’t panic. You can bring it back to liquid state by putting it in hot water or keeping it at room temperature. If you take out a spoonful of solidified coconut oil in your palms, it will easily melt out.
You can have conditioned hair overnight by following the already explained instructions. It is one of the oldest and inexpensive techniques to get shiny, detangled, stronger, dandruff free and stylized hair.