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Coconut Oil for Hair, Aragan Oil for Hair, Castor Oil for Hair: What Natural Oil is Best for My Hair

Perhaps you have read about the toxic effects of chemical-based beauty, and personal care products can have on your body. You are searching for an all natural way to have gorgeous hair. So what is a health-conscious consumer looking for an entirely natural hair moisturizing treatment to do? All natural oils such as coconut, argan, castor oil, and sweet almond oil appear to be the answer.

You may not care about slathering chemicals on your body and hair, but you want luxuriously shiny, and long hair. You’ve heard that coconut, castor oil, or jojoba will give you the beautiful long bouncy hair you are after. Stop and read this before you lather handfuls of natural oils onto your hair. You could do more harm than good.

Have you heard about the benefits of all natural coconut oil for hair and want to try it? Watch out; you could end up with worse hair then you started with before the coconut oil treatment.

Some people experience frizz free, luxurious tresses after applying a warm coconut oil treatment. But you could end up with hair that is brittle, dry, or oily, which is what happened to me. Why would coconut oil do more harm than good to my hair? Why did I experience such dreadful results?

I was using coconut oil the wrong way.

It not only matters HOW you use the coconut oil but on the structure of your hair as well.

You can find articles and reviews of all natural oil treatments in which hundreds of people rave about how beautiful their hair looks and feels after using coconut oil, castor oil or argan oil.

Here is the secret: the texture of your hair will directly impact which all natural oil works wonders or horrors on your tresses.

First, use no more than one tablespoon of liquefied organic coconut oil for your hair treatment. More is not better when it comes to all natural oils.

Also be open to experimenting with other all natural oils for your deep hair moisturizing treatments.

Argan oil contains powerful antioxidants, vitamin E, and omega three and nine fatty acids that can improve the shine and health of your hair.

A little goes a long way with the liquid gold argan oil. Using more than a few drops of argan oil can leave your hair limp and greasy looking, especially if you have committed yourself to use an all natural shampoo.

Do not slather a bunch of argan oil on your head like you would a chemical conditioner from the store. A little goes a long way with natural oils. You only need to work a few drops of argan oil through your damp hair.

You will need to experiment with the exact amount you need to work through your hair to leave it frizz-free, bouncy, and shiny.

The first few times I tried coconut oil and argan oil I ended up braiding my hair. My hair was an oily mess even after repeated washes with my all natural shampoo.

It got worse. I started losing handfuls of my long beautiful hair.

In desperation, I bought and used a big label shampoo to get my hair back to normal. That was before I discovered apple cider vinegar’s ability to remove any oily buildup and residue naturally.

Get ready to increase the health, shine and silky feel of your hair with an all natural oil hair treatment.

Step 1: What is the best all natural oil for YOUR hair?

If you have curly or frizzy hair, you should purchase coconut, olive oil, or sweet almond oil for your deep conditioning treatment.

If you have dry, brittle, or thinning hair, you should use either Jojoba oil or Aragan oil + Castor oil mixed together.

If you have oily hair, then you should only use one drop of argan oil on the ends of your hair to protect your ends from splitting and heat styling.

Step 2: Reserve one to three hours to complete your in-depth hair conditioning treatment. You can read, work, or watch a movie during the thirty minutes to two hours in which you let the natural oil penetrate your hair follicles to increase the radiant sheen and health of your hair.


Curly or frizzy hair: Coconut, olive oil, or sweet almond oil

Instructions for use: Coconut oil treatment for hair

Take a tablespoon of coconut oil and place into a cup. Place the container into a bowl of hot water and wait a few minutes until the coconut oil warms and softens. Next, work the coconut oil primarily onto the ends of your hair and work a small amount upwards. Only put the tiniest amount on the top of your head and do not rub the coconut oil into your scalp.

My experience is that applying the coconut oil treatment to the scalp and top of your hair leads to oily hair that cannot be fixed even with shampoo alone. That being said, everyone’s hair is different, and you may want to experiment. Some people love the results of working the coconut oil into your scalp and roots. Just know that my hair ended up brittle, oily and gross. You are warned. I recommend focusing on treating your split ends and mid-length hair with the coconut oil only.

Twist your hair up into a bun and then wrap your hair up into an old, clean t-shirt around your head. Why use a t-shirt instead of a towel? The t-shirt will reduce breakage and is softer and kinder to your hair. Leave your hair coated with the coconut oil hair conditioning treatment for at least two hours, once a week. Afterward, add shampoo to your DRY hair with an all natural shampoo. Wash out. You may need to shampoo up two times to get all of the oil out of your hair. Next, condition your hair and rinse thoroughly. If your hair is still oily, you can cleanse it deeper. Just mix two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar with one cup of water. Work into hair and wash out any leftover residue for lustrous locks.