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The main benefits of using coconut oil as part of your relaxed hair regimen are:
- Protein restoration: By penetrating deep into each hair and helping to bind the natural protein structure of the hair it helps with retaining moisture and reinforcement of the hair fiber
- Dandruff prevention: Coconut oil has antibacterial properties that help to protect the scalp against infections that can result in dandruff and itching
- Stimulated hair growth: It can be used in scalp massages which can help stimulate hair follicles for hair growth
- Moisture sealing: Coconut oil is hydrophobic so it repels water reducing the amount of water that enters the hair strand. This makes it a good for sealing
Do you use coconut oil in your hair regimen?