Benefits of Coconut Milk for Healthy Hair

I recently tried coconut milk in my henna treatment and I love how my hair felt afterwards. Here are few benefits of coconut milk.

coconut milk benefits infographic

Strengthens

Rich in protein, coconut milk can be used to strengthen hair. To make your own strengthening mask, combine 1/2 can of coconut milk, 1 avocado, and 1 tablespoon of honey. The

Detangles

Coconut milk can be used as a natural detangling pre-shampoo treatment. On dry hair, apply a mix of 1/2 cup coconut milk + 2 tablespoons of oil (grapeseed oil and avocado oil are two great choices).

Helps treat dandruff and itchy scalp

Coconut milk’s anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties help treat itchy scalp and dandruff.

Moisturizes and nourishes

Coconut milk is rich in fatty acids that moisturize and nourish hair and is a great addition to henna and cassia mixes.

4 Comments

  1. I am yet to try Coconut Milk, I’ve seen it in many DIY recipes but something in me prevents me from choosing those to try. I use it a LOT in cooking, so it may be that I can’t imagine it on my hair (its the same with avocado and bananas, I let them work from the inside out – haha).

  2. Yes! Good stuff right here. I love coconut milk for deep conditioning my hair. I haven’t tried it in henna yet, but I will def get it a try. Thanks for sharing!

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