5 Steps to Deep Condition Your Hair with Coconut Oil
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Shey you know that I can't hide it anymore, coconut oil is my best when it comes to products. I use it as my normal hair cream sometimes. What I majorly use it for is for deep conditioning. There is actually one obvious reason I am sentimental about coconut oil- the smell. I love the smell of coconut oil, ehn. In fact, I go pick the bottle to bask in the smell on some occasions. Hihihihihihihihihihi....
Let me quickly tell you what deep conditioning does to your hair :
it helps your hair become softer over time. If you have a spongy texture, begin to look into deep conditioning.
it helps your hair retain more moisture.
it helps your hair shine more. You know how dull natural hair can be na.
it also adds more elasticity to your hair. This will help to avoid the frequent breakage due to brittleness.
Okay, so, how to deep condition with coconut oil:
Step 1- Massage coconut oil into your dry or moist hair. I prefer doing this on damp hair because it gets absorbed easily. So, start from the ends and work to your roots. If you have dry scalp, it might be an advantage to massage on your scalp too. Your natural hair oils are okay if you have oily hair.
Step 2- Wrap your hair in a shower cap. Use a towel to seal everything in place.
Step 3- Leave it like that for 30 minutes. I go longer when I use coconut oil sometimes, I however don't do that when I am using my deep conditioner. I used to use my 30 minutes to arrange my bag and organize what I would be wearing when I was in school. Now ehn, I just roam about the house. Chai.
Step 4- Rinse your hair and shampoo and condition normally.
Step 5- Towel or air dry. Do not squeeze your hair. You can just wrap your towel around your hair.
Have you tried deep conditioning with coconut oil before. Will you try this sometime?