Below is a DIY coconut oil hair mask for damaged hair that you can make at home using a few ingredients from around your kitchen.
Benefits of coconut oil
Coconut oil has a lot of benefits but since this article is about hair, here are some amazing ways your hair can benefit from using coconut oil.
By using coconut oil hair mask regularly your hair will start to have a richer shine, become fuller, stop splitting at the ends, remove dandruff, stop irritating scalp syndrome, promote hair growth and reduce hair loss.
Coconut oil can also be used as a rinse out conditioner to help detangle your hair. People with very long and frizzy hair tend to benefit from it greatly.
Not only is coconut oil great for your hair, but it has also been used for centuries to help cure and treat skin issues. It has a healing effect on scars, dry skin, skin irritation, and infections.
Although coconut oil has a lot of benefits and works like charm on most hair types, it might not be right for yours. If your hair has a coarse or brittle texture, coconut oil might not be your best option because it has been found to have a negative effect on those hair types.
Lastly, some people are allergic to the smell of coconut oil, if you find yourself sneezing, wheezing or coughing when using products that contain coconut oil, you should refrain from using this hair mask.
It is recommended that you avoid using large quantities of this hair mask if it is your first time. Apply a very small amount the first time and see if the results are what’s right for your hair type.
How to Make a Coconut Oil Hair Mask
There is no ONE recipe for coconut oil hair masks but in this post, we will be covering the best and most popular coconut oil hair mask recipe and a very simple coconut oil hair mask recipe.
Blend 1 banana pulse 2 tablespoons of organic coconut oil well until you have a very fine paste. Add in 5 to 10 drops of essential oil, 3 drops of cinnamon oil, 3 drops of argan oil and mix for another 2 minutes.
Apply the mask to your hair and scalp, massage your scalp until you feel the oil evenly distributed throughout the hair. Let it sit for 1 hour to 1 hour and a half.
The second recipe consists of 2 avocados, 2 drops of avocado oil, 5 drops of essential oils and 2 tablespoons of coconut oil. Mix well into a fine paste and apply it to your scalp, leave it in for 1-2 hours.
How to remove the coconut oil hair mask easily?
It is easier to apply coconut oil hair mask to your hair than it is to remove it but here is a simple technique to help you get it done quickly. Grab an egg and a cup of warm water, mix it together until even, apply it to your hair and leave it in for 10 minutes. Go ahead and wash your hair with warm water and a shampoo of your choice.
There you have it! The best DIY coconut oil hair mask for damaged hair worth trying. Use the exact measurements mentioned in this post and you will have a shinier and fuller hair in no time!