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Coconut Oil Hair Mask


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Our hair goes through a lot every day. It can be due to the sun’s rays, shampoo, coloring, and more. It’s our crowning glory, and we need to take care of it.

Coconut oil’s benefits can solve just about any hair problem, so you won’t have to worry about a bad hair day. There have been studies that coconut oil has antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties. The lauric acid found in coconut oil can have many benefits for your hair.

It helps moisturize dry areas, encourages hair growth, and minimize protein loss due to coloring, bleaching, or overtime using heat equipment. The oil is rich in vitamins, apart from fatty acids, to help smooth, nourish, and eliminate excess oil in your hair.

Learn more about the benefits of coconut oil for hair here.

COCONUT OIL HAIR MASK

Coconut oil hair masks will help repair your hair and leaving it healthy and beautiful. Here are some easy ways on how to make a coconut oil hair mask at home.

Hair Mask #1

INGREDIENTS:

  • Coconut Oil (2 tablespoons)
  • Honey (2 tablespoons)
  • Apple Cider Vinegar (1 tablespoon)
  1. In a pot over medium heat, melt coconut oil and honey together until warm and well-combined.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and add in apple cider vinegar. Mix well.
  3. Start applying it to your hair using a brush. You can use a clip to section your hair so you can apply the mask evenly.
  4. After applying the mask, pull your hair into a loose bun. Leave it for 20 minutes.
  5. Wash it with your shampoo and warm water.
  6. Use at least once a week.

Hair Mask #2

INGREDIENTS:

  • Melted Coconut Oil (2 tablespoons)
  • Egg (1, whisked)
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the melted coconut oil and the whisked egg. Mix until well blended.
  2. Prepare your hair by wetting it using a spray bottle.
  3. Apply the coconut oil mixture evenly over your damp hair. Clip it in sections to make sure you apply a hair mask in all parts.
  4. Leave it on your hair for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Wash hair with lukewarm water. Shampoo and condition as usual.
  6. Use at least once a week.

Hair Mask #3

INGREDIENTS:

  • Olive Oil (½ cup)
  • Coconut Oil (1 cup)
  1. Combine olive oil and coconut oil. Whisk until well-blended.
  2. Massage it into your hair, working on the scalp and strands.
  3. Leave it on your hair for 30-45 minutes (or even overnight).
  4. Rinse your hair and continue with shampoo and conditioner.
  5. Use at least once a week.

If you want an organic cure for dry, brittle, damaged hair, coconut oil is the perfect go-to ingredient because of its capacity to moisturize and nourish hair and avoid protein loss.

A coconut oil hair mask is likely to improve the condition of your hair and scalp. Don’t be afraid to experiment with essential oils and other healthy stuff in your kitchen.


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