10 Benefits and ways to use coconut oil for healthy hair and scalp

Coconut oil contains fatty acids and antioxidants that help to keep your hair healthy. It contains vitamin E which is an essential nutrient that nourishes and strengthens the hair. The anti-fungal properties of coconut oil fight dandruff and boost the health of the scalp. Here are amazing ways to use coconut oil in your hair care routine for healthy hair and scalp.

Benefits and ways to use coconut oil

Frizzy hair –  Rich in medium-chain saturated fatty acids that help hydrates the hair to smooth frizzy hair. Just smooth a small amount of coconut oil on your hair after hair wash to add shine and tame frizz.

Hair shine – Honey adds shine and softness to your hair and while mixed with coconut oil it deeply conditions your hair and leaves it super smooth and shiny. Mix 2 tbsp of warm coconut oil and 1 tbsp of raw honey. Apply it all over your hair and leave it on for 30 mins before you rinse it off.

Dry hair – To moisturize your hair add coconut oil to rose water and mist
it on your hair. Take 1/2 cup of rose water in a spray bottle and add in 1 tbsp of coconut oil

Hair fall – Coconut oil along with aloe vera works amazingly well to treat hair fall naturally. Get the recipe here.

Dandruff – To clear dandruff, dry or itchy scalp, use coconut oil along with equal amounts of lemon juice, or if you like using essential oil then add in 2+ drops of tea tree oil along with 1 tbsp of coconut oil and massage it on your scalp. Leave it on for 15 mins and wash it off using a mild shampoo.

Hair growth – Before going to bed warm a small amount of coconut oil, add in few drops of peppermint essential oil to it, and massage your scalp. Follow up with an inversion method for faster hair growth – INVERSION METHOD – GROW YOUR HAIR 1 INCH IN A WEEK

Healthy Scalp – Exfoliate your scalp 1-2 times a month to deep clean the scalp to remove dead skin cells and product build-up. Mix 1 tbsp of sugar along with 2 tbsp of coconut oil to make a scalp scrub. Take a tsp of the scrub and gently rub it on your scalp for a minute and rinse off.