How To Use Coconut Oil to Prevent Graying, Balding Hair, and More
In this article you will find out how to take care of your hair with a very simple ingredient that you have at home. You will find out how to prevent graying of your hair, remove dandruff and even prevent hair loss.
My hair is usually either braided or up. I try not to mess with it. I do this because it has been thinning for the past six years. Over-the-counter shampoos and ointments have not helped with my thinning at all.
Coconut oil is perfectly made to nourish one’s hair. “The capric and caprylic acids work as antioxidants and disinfectants, and the low molecular weight of the oil means it can easily penetrate the hair shaft.” Unlike conditioners and shampoos made up of silicones, coconut oil does not just sit on top of the hair, it goes deep to the root of the problem.
As coconut oil nourishes the scalp, it protects the follicles of the hair. Graying happens when the follicle that is in charge of coloring one’s hair loses its efficiency. Those who are prematurely greying may find that coconut oil helps with the problem.
We are now dealing with lice immune to lice shampoo. Coconut oil is an easy and more natural way of dealing with lice. Coconut oil coats the scalp and lice and suffocates the lice. It also makes it easier to remove nits and creates a hostile environment that lice cannot survive in.
One of the leading causes of dandruff is minor fungal infections. These infections thrive with most commercial shampoos but not so much with coconut oil. The antifungal properties found in coconut oil make it perfect for fighting dandruff and keeping it away.
Do you suffer from split ends and damaged hair? Coconut oil is your solution. It heals and provides more protein to the shaft for smoother hair. It also hydrates and gives the hair a natural shine. Just be sure not to use too much.