Filled with antioxidant benefits and vitamin E, coconut oil is not only a healthy cooking oil, it is an extraordinary moisturizer. Coconut oil has been a huge fad in recent years, and once you understand the benefits and multiple uses of this incredible natural oil, it’s not difficult to understand why so many people have embraced the oil as their staple moisturizer, cleanser, and even hair conditioner.
For the hair, coconut oil is extremely conditioning and illuminating. To test out this miraculous organic beauty secret on your own - and to get really beautiful hair - try the following routine:
Saturate your hair with coconut oil, keeping in mind that below 75 degrees Fahrenheit, the oil solidifies; you may have to rub the oil between your palms for a few seconds. The oil melts easily through the warmth of your skin. Run your oiled hands through your hair thoroughly and gently roll up your hair in a loose bun (loose to prevent breaking your hair). You may optionally cover your head with a shower cap, if you are worried you will rub your head against anything. Leave this treatment in your hair from 1 to 6 hours. Then, shower and shampoo / condition as usual, being extra careful to thoroughly shampoo your hair to wash out the excess oil. When your hair is dried, you should notice that your mane is extra fluffy, soft, luminous and possibly even more voluminous (results vary for everyone).
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