3 May 2013

The Oil: Coconut Oil


Coconut oil has some very unique properties which make it ideal for use in the hair. It's is great at reconstructing protein an sealing in moisture. Coconut oil repels water from the air but is light weight  Coconut Oil also binds with your hairs natural protein structure, retaining it's moisture content and making your hair fibres stronger, it also prevents protein loss and reduces hair porosity which makes it a wonderful oil for us colour treated naturals

"(coconut oil) has the ability to strengthen the structure of damaged, devitalized hair by lubricating and softening the hair shaft by re-mineralising the hair with magnesium, potassium, calcium, and iron" source

You can use coconut oil as a pre poo and leave over night, it's also great for skin and I found it a dab hand at removing make up! I picked up Tiana Organic Coconut Butter with added Hempseed Oil (known to enhance development of keratin)  from Holland & Barrett  and I plan to whip it with added essential oils

R E C I P E

1/2 cup coconut oil
1 tablespoon Castor Oil 
2 tablespoons Aloe Vera Gel
15-30 drops of Vanilla Essential Oil
Whip oil at room temperature with a hand held whisk



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