If you knew what coconuts could do for your hair, you’d be cuckoo for them!
Coconuts, which grow on coconut palm trees, are not actually nuts, they’re fruits.
More accurately, they are fibrous one-seeded drupes, which are fruits with a hard covering enclosing the seed.
Coconuts are a much-loved staple in the tropics where they are used for food, oil, cosmetics, and fuel, among other things.
Crack one open and beneath the outer husk and shell, you’ll find coconut meat, coconut milk, and coconut water. This is a delicious treasure trove, and there’s more! Pressing the fresh meat will give you coconut oil, and that’s that substance your hair adores.
Hair & Scalp Eat It Up
Coconut oil is a rich source of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), a type of saturated fat. The fatty acids in coconut oil naturally nourish your scalp and help to remove sebum buildup from hair follicles, supporting healthy hair growth.
Coconut oil may be especially helpful for thinning hair because of the nutrients it provides.
And Lauric acid, one of the fatty acids in coconut oil, also has antimicrobial and antifungal properties. This may help keep your scalp healthy and strong.
Studies show that coconut oil can boost the moisture content of dry skin. It may also improve the function of the skin, helping to keep your skin’s outer barrier strong and preventing excessive water loss. A strong barrier will also protect you from external factors, like UV rays, pollution, germs, chemicals, and allergens.
This is why we included it in our Coconut Oil Deep Conditioner Hair Mask. The Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Oil deeply hydrates, nourishes, and protects your hair.
A little coconut oil on your scalp, like you’ll get when using our hair mask, will give your hair a strong place to call home.
That’s not all it does, though.
Using coconut oil as a hair mask treatment helps to moisturize and seal hair. This can help prevent a dry, flaky scalp, dandruff, and hair breakage.
Bonus: If your hair is properly moisturized and not breaking it will look shinier, stronger, and longer.
Processed hair loves coconut oil, too.
Hair that’s been chemically treated, colored, styled with heat tools, and exposed to pollution can dry out and become damaged. Coconut oil can help! It provides a barrier to protect your scalp and hair, and blocks irritants and bacteria from causing damage. It may also act as a sunscreen to keep UV rays at bay.
The coconut oil in our Argan Oil Styling Cream conditions and softens your hair while adding great shine for a light, bouncy style. Use a little of this when you’re using heat styling tools, or for a beachy wave without heat, and you’ll get an extra boost of protection.
Your hair will thank you!
Grow Strong Hair
Coconut oil helps reduce protein loss in all hair types. Protein loss makes hair more porous, more fragile, and more prone to breaking. Hair without enough protein can also look dull and lifeless,
And Lauric acid, one of the MCT fatty acids in coconut oil, protects the roots of your hair. It also helps prevent hair breakage and easily penetrates deep into the hair shaft making it a perfect conditioner for hair. It will leave your hair soft and help tame the frizzies.
That’s why you’ll find organic coconut oil in our Bond Integrity Protein Hair Treatment. It’s there to help build and restore your hair’s protein bonds, keep your hair strong, and fortify it to grow longer.
Now that you know how and why we use coconut oil, the $10,000 dollar question is…