Does that long luscious mane of your friend make you jealous? The disappointing aspect – the answer that you get on asking her the secret is ‘coconut oil’! Oh! Even you use it on a regular basis – but yours is limp and dull. So, what gives her the shine? A simple answer: The correct way to use coconut oil!
If you think that using the oil in greater quantity can help bring the gloss to your hair, then you are wrong. Also, oiling the hair for a greater time cannot help bring glow back to your hair. So, the way out? Check out those specific ways by which coconut oil can enhance your hair growth – those long luscious locks are so gorgeous, you can’t help but envy it!
A deep conditioning oil – use it on your scalp and hold it
An ideal way to use coconut oil on your head and get the shine back is to condition it in the correct way. Warm a bowl of coconut oil and moisturise it slowly on your scalp. Wrap up your hair in a shower cap and leave it on for thirty minutes. After that rinse your hair with a shampoo.
While you are waiting – just oil the tip of your strands for adding that extra moisture.
Know it: Do you know that conditioning your hair with coconut oil on a regular basis in the correct way can help it protect from the harsh rays of the sun and retain its shine?
Use it daily to detangle those locks
Using coconut oil on your roots can help you detangle the locks in the correct manner. How, when? Well, take a comb and try to part your hair in a straight way – and use the oil at the roots and the scalp in an aligned manner.
Don’t use any shampoo to rinse off the oil – just leave it on and part your hair and see how the oil detangles your locks and brings back the shine to your hair.
Leave it as a mask – for an hour or hours
Coconut oil works wonders for your hair if you keep it on as a mask for two to twenty hours. This oil acts as a shiner if you keep it on for a certain period. How is it done? Well, the oil enhances the blood circulation of your scalp thereby increasing the hair growth.
The trick to your shiny hair?? It’s a mask!! After all – what can give more glow that a rare combo of – Vitamin K, Iron and Vitamin E!
How about putting a base before you colour your locks!
Are you looking to colour your hair this party season? But then, the hair fall, colour patches and such other problems can cause roughness to your hair. In such a case – ideal usage of coconut oil can bring back the gleam to your hair!
- Take a small bowl of coconut oil and put it in a big bowl of warm water, until the oil warms up
- Now mix this oil with the colouring herbs and apply it on your strands – lock by lock!
- Hold up your hair for some time and then wash it away with a mild shampoo
Let the oil and colour drain from your hair and you are bound to get silky mane!
Just remember: All those claims about how regular usage of coconut oil can result in high growth rate are fictitious. Also, for dandruff, you need to consult a dermatologist. The coconut oil dosage can help in improving quality of your hair, but for all these issues – it is best to opt for medical help.