In the 70's and 80's we were told to avoid coconut oil because it caused cellulite. However, since then, a great deal of research has been done. Coconut oil has been proven to do wonders for the skin and hair. I fell in love with coconut oil during my trip to the Philippines. I found out that my great grandmother used it in her famously beautiful hair. When I created my face creams I made coconut oil a main ingredient. From Organic Facts:
Wondering what coconut oil is good for? Well, this wonder oil benefits in skin care, hair care, weight loss, treating yeast infections, improving digestion and increasing immunity against a host of infections and diseases. The oil is used not just in tropical countries, where coconut plantations are abundant, but also in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. People are discovering the wonders this oil can create and it is again gaining popularity throughout the world.Let us look at some of the known benefits of this oil.
Coconut oil has several health benefits, the most important ones being its usefulness in hair care and skin care.
Do you know the reason for long and shining hair of women in tropical coastal regions? Yes, it is coconut oil. Women in tropical coastal regions of the world use coconut oil for their hair almost daily. This thick butter-like oil helps in healthy growth of hair and makes your hair shiny. It is also highly effective in reducing protein loss, which if unchecked can lead to various unattractive or unhealthy qualities in your hair. This is the reason why it is used as hair care oil and is used in manufacturing various conditioners and dandruff relief creams. Now you must be thinking how to use coconut oil for your hair? Just apply it topically on your hair or use a coconut oil hair mask. (Read more.)