Coconut oil for hair? The amazing oil of the humble coconut has served the human head's crowning glory for millennia.
Its unique chemical structure enables coconut oil to harmlessly clean, nourish, protect and beautify your hair.
Your head has about 100,000 hair follicles. Each follicle can grow about 20 individual hairs in your lifetime. True healthy hair begins in the hair follicle where blood carries nutrients through arteries connected to it.
Because it can nourish cells quickly, thanks to its bountiful Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) or Medium Chain Fatty Acids (MCFA), coconut oil is one of the best natural hair growth supplements around. It replaces the natural oils your hair looses on a regular basis.
Unlike other oils used in shampoo formulations, it helps minimize protein loss during washing to keep each hair strand strong. Try these coconut hair oil recipes and see what fits your fancy.
Coconut oil keeps protein loss at a minimum because of its close association with hair proteins. Smaller MCTs or MCFAs can pass freely through the cell membrane, enabling efficient penetration inside the hair shaft.
Going bald? I'm living proof that you can treat baldness with coconut oil. Reports of coconut oil counteracting hair loss and even promoting hair growth are not uncommon.
Healthy from Within
Using coconut oil for hair externally or topically is the best way to go. But don't forget that stress, illness, malnutrition and medication all have something to say about the health of your hair.
Sebaceous glands secrete a fatty substance called sebum, which protects and waterproofs your hair and scalp skin to keep them from drying and breaking. Like coconut oil, sebum contains MCTs.
Direct is Best
Religiously massage coconut oil directly on your hair and scalp and it's hard not to have beautiful hair.
It's such a fantastic conditioner and the rewards are virtually instantaneous.
The idea of coconut oil shampoo has probably crossed your mind. In my experience, this approach may or may not help.
Wondering how to use coconut oil in general? You'd be surprised how quick and easy it is to benefit from "The Healthiest Oil on Earth."
For thousands of years, whole generations have relied on coconut oil to give their precious crowning glory radiance. Now, it's our turn.
Coconut oil is very safe, cost-effective and really works. So, go natural. Use coconut oil for hair!
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