Coconut oil has long been a natural ingredient which is popular for many beauty benefits. It is a liquid extracted from fresh coconut white meat. Coconut oil consists mostly of medium chain fatty acids (such as lauric acid, capric acid, caprylic acid and caproic acid) which help to kill bacteria and strengthen your resistance. Besides, coconut oil is loaded with vitamin E, vitamin K and minerals which help you achieve healthy skin and hair.
Hair care with coconut oil has been widely applied by many women today because of numerous benefits that coconut oil brings to hair. In this post, we will discover together all of these benefits.
Make your hair softener, smoother and shiner
Fatty acids in coconut oil moisturize your scalp and hair from the roots to the ends. Vitamin E also moisturizes and smoothes your hair. Damaged hair will be deeply restored when being moisturized. Using coconut oil regularly, you will not have to worry about dry and lifeless hair anymore.
Coconut oil is loaded with up to 50% lauric acid which an effective antifungal and antibacterial agent, while bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites can be considered as one of the most frequent causes of dandruff.
Besides, many kinds of natural antibiotics like monolaurin and monocaprin are found in coconut oil. As a result, many anti-dandruff shampoos contain ingredients extracted from coconut oil.
Stimulate hair growth
Scientists have proven that vitamins, fatty acids and antioxidants in coconut oil play a very important role in the process of hair growth and restoration. Your hair will certainly thicker and longer only after a short time.
Prevent hair loss
Protein is the most important component of hair because it has great influence on hair growth. Without protein, your Vietnamese hair will become weaker and easy to be damaged by chemicals, bacteria, dirt, UV rays and other environmental damages.
Pure coconut oil is rich in fatty acids which bind to the protein in hair to protect the roots of your hair and prevent hair breakage or hair loss.
In short, not only is using coconut oil safe and cheap but it is also effective. Let’s try applying coconut oil throughout your hair to see the miracles.