Benefits:1. Coconut oil as a pre-wash treatment.
Coconut oil can start working for you b efore you even get your hair wet. Apply it as a prewash, i.e. “treat hair for 15 to 30 minutes with coconut oil before shampooing in order to protect hair from absorbing too much water,” ast cuts down on frizz and makes hair easier style post-shower.
2. Coconut oil as an overnight mask.
Coconut oil can also be used as a hair mask. Simply apply it before bed and wash it out in the morning for a more intense treatment. Doing this will give you the “maximum benefits” of coconut oil, and “should provide a sleeker look and softer feeling hair” after you shampoo.
3. Coconut oil as a frizz-tamer.
The coconut oil is also an excellent styling agent. Use it to tame frizz by adding a small amount to the ends of your hair. “This will leave a polished, shiny look.