Pure extra virgin coconut oil makes a wonderful yet simple homemade hair treatment without any serious effort. This recipe has only one ingredient and that is extra virgin coconut oil, which has amazing and very efficient moisturizing properties that are easily absorbed by the hair. Extra virgin coconut oil makes a wonderful, cost effective and easy to use hair treatment for hair that is dry and damaged due to excessive styling and coloring; it is also great to treat hair that is taking strain within hot and dry climates. This treatment will leave your hair feeling hydrated and soft and it is recommended that you use this particular treatment on your hair at least once a month, especially in the case of excessive styling and coloring.
To Use this Treatment:
1 Wash your hair as per your normal shampooing method, but leave out the conditioning step
2 Once you have dried off from your shower, comb out your hair
3 Take a generous amount of coconut oil, preferably in its more solid state, and warm it in between the palms of your hands
4 Work the coconut oil through your hair from root to tip
5 Comb your hair out once again.
6 If you have long hair it will make life easier to braid it and pin it up with hair grips
7 Leave the coconut oil in your hair for twenty-four hours before rinsing out and following with your usual shampooing and conditioning routine. You might have to shampoo twice in order to make sure that all the coconut oil has been sufficiently washed out of your hair.