The most effective hair masks lining beauty aisles tend to be expensive, but one thing manufacturers don’t want you to know is that they’re easy to whip up at home. Save cash while keeping chemicals out of your hair by turning to your kitchen the next time your hair needs some TLC. One of your best DIY bets? A coconut oil hair mask.
What are the benefits of coconut oil hair masks?
Coconut oil hair masks have risen in popularity given their ability to penetrate the hair shaft (thanks to lauric acid) to moisturize and repair from within. They’ll also leave your strands shiny while repairing damage from all those aggressors like salt and chlorine. Plus, coconut oil is really good for your tresses due to antioxidants and its antibacterial/antifungal nature.
And you can actually do more than just mask with the versatile oil. Use it as a pre-shampoo treatment (leave on for 15 to 30…