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Benefits of Using Coconut Oil To Restore Hair:

Updated on February 3, 2013

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Using Coconut Oil For Healthy Hair

Using Coconut Oil For Healthy Hair:

Coconut oil has many beneficial properties that can help people who wish to grow healthy hair. Healthy hair is strong and luminescent and possess body and highlights. If you are looking for a beautiful head of hair that glistens in the sun then I recommend using a coconut oil product on your hair.

Benefits:

Benefits:

Coconut oil is absorbed by the hair shafts and acts as a hydrating agent. The hair shaft then swells to its normal size and in doing so becomes stronger. The oil helps the hair to shine from the inside out, making a head full of beautiful highlights.

Coconut oil also has natural properties that make it an antibacterial and antifungal treatment for the scalp. Having a healthy scalp is part of having healthy hair. Massaging coconut oil into your scalp will help to increase circulation and blood flow to the follicles. Blood flow to the follicles helps to grow hair at a normal rate.

Understanding The Hair Growth Rate:

There is a common misunderstanding about products being able to speed up the hair growing process. There have been no such discoveries that have been proven by science to date. When I discuss growing hair at a normal rate, I specifically mean growing hair as efficiently as possible.

Products that Contain Coconut Oil for Hair:

A Closer Look At The Benefits:

If we have a cluttered or dirty scalp then the likelihood is that our hair production will drop off. Cleaning the scalp and getting it back into a healthy condition will improve hair growth. Human hair grows between ΒΌ -1/2 inch per month. As such, this means that we are capable of growing about six inches of hair per year. An unhealthy scalp may only grow 3, 4, or 5 inches of hair instead of the standard 6 inches. The goal of any product would to keep hair growing at peak efficiency.

Increasing the blood flow to the hair follicles helps to deliver more oxygen and nutrients to the follicles. The red blood cells also carry away cellular debris which helps the follicle to function more efficiently.

Coconut oils does three things. It cleans your scalp and helps to maintain a healthy population of bacteria and fungus. It is absorbed by the hair shaft which adds fullness and strength to the shaft. It helps to increase blood flow to the follicles by being massaged into the scalp.

Using Coconut Oil as a restorative can help to return hair production to its peak efficiency. This is a product that I endorse for the very reasons that I have stated in this hub.

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      Ally Call 3 years ago

      I actually love coconut oil and it does have many benefits for hair and skin. My only issue is I'm not fond of the smell (crazy, but it is what it is).

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      Septembersmoon 6 years ago from Northern California:

      Thank you HSB for the complements... and the contest news.

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      Cindy Murdoch 6 years ago from Texas

      PhoenixV is right, Septembersmoon. There is a contest going on right now. You have time til the end of November to get something together.

      Great hub. And a big welcome to hubpages! :)

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      Septembersmoon 6 years ago from Northern California:

      Thank you PhoenixV for reading this hub. And thank you for the information about the contest.

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      PhoenixV 6 years ago from USA

      Excellent Hub well done and welcome to Hubpages! Hubpages is currently having writing contests for creative writing, poems and photo galleries. I thought I would mention it since you are new:) The contest link is at the top or here-

      http://hubpages.com/static/hubpatron_of_the_arts.p...