Benefits of Coconut Milk for Hair
There are many uses of coconut in beauty, culinary and industries. We know, coconut water is very useful for our health and beauty. Likewise, there are many benefits of using coconut milk for hair care. This thick creamy liquid is loaded with protein and other valuable nutrients so either you can consume it or apply it topically to promote a healthy hair growth. It can also be used to cure problems like dandruff, dry scalp, premature hair grating and hair loss. It you want to see soft, manageable voluminous, moisturized and strong locks on you head then try using this creamy extract in your weekly beauty care regimen.
Advantages of Coconut Milk for Hair
- It helps protect the locks from harsh U.V. rays.
- It is good in promoting hair growth.
- You can use it to control your hair fall and graying problem effectively.
- Its healing and curative properties help relieves various scalp issues.
- It is a safe and natural ingredient, so you can freely use it to prepare various treatments for you locks, without any fear of harsh effects.
How to Use Coconut Milk for Hair
You can easily find this ingredient in supermarkets or you can also make and use your own homemade product for best results. The best way to use it is to simply massage a small amount of milk on your scalp and wait for an hour or two before washing your head with lukewarm water.
You may also mix a small amount of it with a gentle herbal shampoo and use this resultant mixture for shampooing once or twice every week. This milk and shampoo combination is effective in reducing hair fall, dandruff and white hair.
Gram Flour (Besan) Hair Mask
This mask is good in encouraging health and sheen of your tresses. Measure a cup of coco milk and mix it with 2 spoons of gram flour to form a smooth mask. Apply it on your head and wash it off after one hour.
Easy Mask for Hair Loss
Milk of coconut can be mixed with a little quantity of lime juice to create one good mask to counter hair loss problem naturally. You can also mix aloe vera in this mixture. A combination of amla juice and coconut milk can also be used to get the same results.
Conditioning Mask for Dry and Damaged Hair
Mix one ripe avocado, ½ cup of coconut milk and 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil. Apply this mask on your head and wash it after half an hour. This mask is great for dry damaged hair.
Mask for Dry, Brittle and Heat Treated Locks
If you have dry, brittle, heat treated tresses with split ends then its time to replenish their sheen and boost vitality. For this, you’ll need half a cup of coconut milk and mix it with two peeled bananas and a spoon full of organic honey. Apply it on your hair and after 20 minutes, wash off.
Natural Hair Straightening
I remember the days when I wanted to get straight hair and one of my friend asked me to use a mixture of cocoa milk and lemon juice- The results were really amazing! If you want to get the same results then mix both ingredients together and keep them into your fridge for a couple of hours. Now, apply this cool mix on your hair and rinse them after one hour. Use this treatment twice every week to get straight lustrous tresses.
These were some advantages of including coconut milk in hair care. Do not forget to cleanse your locks of build up before using any of the above mentioned remedy. You can use clarifying shampoo or simply a mixture of baking soda and warm water.