It's hardly a secret that coconut oil has amazing benefits. Not only is great for cooking, it's also a wonderful hair and body treatment. Curly girls everywhere are picking up jars of coconut oil to add to their curl care routine. These are the best sues for coconut oil in curls. If you've given any of these techniques a try, or find one works for you, give us a shout out! We love to hear from you. Until then, enjoy these tips.
The Best Uses For Coconut Oil In Curls
To encourage healthy curl growth, you can create your own mask using coconut oil. Take 1/2 cup of virgin coconut oil, melt, and combine with 1 teaspoon rosemary oil. Allow to cool and allow throughout damp strands. Focus on massaging the mask into your scalp. Allow to sit for 30 minutes before washing out.
To defeat dandruff:
Itchy scalps are seriously irritating. Fortunately, dandruff can help you defeat it. Mix 1/2 cup coconut oil together with 1 tablespoon freshly squeeze lemon juice, and 1 tea spoon of tea tree oil. This refreshing and tingling mask will help remove dandruff while killing any fungus that may cause the issues.
The unfortunate truth is that there's nothing that can actually heal split ends. Once curls are split, the only long term fix is to get a trim. However, you can help manage splits and prevent by properly caring for curls. This mask can help. Combine 1/2 cup coconut oil, 1 beaten egg, and 2 tablespoons of honey. Apply the mixture to damp curls, focusing on the ends, particularly where the splits are.
It won't be long before school starts up again, and kids will be bringing home those itchy, crawly bugs. Fortunately, there's a natural treatment you can to kill those pests. Melt together 1 cup of coconut oil, and 1 tablespoon of anise oil. You can also substitute tea tree oil if you don't have anise on hand. Apply throughout the hair, focusing on the scalp. Cover your curls with a plastic cap and allow to sit for 4-6 hours. This will suffocate the lice. Shampoo out with tea tree shampoo and follow up with tea tree conditioner. Leave the conditioner, and use a fine toothed comb to remove dead lice and nits.