Friday, November 30, 2018

Coconut Water for Hair- Benefits and Tips To Keep Hair Moisturised

Everybody knows about the goodness of the fruit/nut called Coconut. Apart from coconut serving as fruit, everything pertaining to it is useful. And there are several Nutritional benefits we get from this fruit and at the same time, the benefits are extended to our health, skin and hair.

There are several write-ups about Coconut oil and Coconut Milk and how people have improved their general way of life by using the oil for cooking, for Cosmetics Products and for Hair.
So today we bring to you the goodness of Coconut Water for Hair. 


Coconut Water is the liquid present in the interior cavity of the young and mature coconut. Young Coconuts have higher sugar levels and phenolic contents than mature coconuts. But mature coconuts have higher protein levels, pH values and Potassium Levels than young ones.

Coconut Water is a relatively clear, colourless liquid. But the appearance is affected by the maturity of the coconut and exposure to the environment. The liquid is sweet and sterile and contains essential nutrients like Vitamins, Minerals, Sugars, Cytokine, Amino acids, Electrolytes, Phytohormones.


Coconut Water has been used in the Folk Medicine Practices of Jamaica for such uses as the treatment of Diarrhea. It is a natural fat-free drink. Providing 19 calories in 100 milliliters. Coconut Water is 95% water, 4% Carbohydrates, with Protein and total Fat less than 1%. It is low in Sugars and Calories. And cause of these goodness, the Hawaiians call Coconut Water Noelani which means Dew from the Heavens.

Having discussed the the Composition of Coconut Water, let us go straight to it's benefits to our hair.

Benefits of Coconut Water for Hair

  • Fights Dry Hair
  • Makes Hair Shine
  • Conditions the Hair
  • Natural Moisturiser


Other Benefits
  • Helps weight loss
  • Prevent Diabetes
  • Revitalize Cells
  • Boost metabolism
  • Aids Digestion
  • Improves Acne and Blemishes
  • Skin moisturizer
  • Support Heart Health

How to Use Coconut Water for Hair

Coconut Water as Prepoo

Hair loses moisture and shine due to open pores during wash. This can be avoided by using coconut water before your wash time. Coconut water helps repair the hair shafts and adds a boost of moisture to it.
Mix Coconut Water and Apple Cider Vinegar
Pour in your spray bottle and use to spritz your scalp all through, working your way to the ends. Till the whole of hair and scalp are covered.
Cover your hair with a plastic bag and leave for 30 minutes.
Proceed to wash as usual.


Coconut Water as Moisturiser

Coconut water penetrates deep into the hair shafts and works as a natural conditioner to nourish the hair follicles. This makes hair Healthy, Strong and more Manageable.
Simply mix Coconut Water and Aloe Vera juice and use it as your regular moisturiser.

For Hair Growth

Coconut Water is rich in Vitamin K and Iron. Vitamin K is essential to promote healthy hair growth and stop hair fall. Iron supplies the roots with Oxygen which makes for stronger hair and reduces breakage. The anti-oxidant and anti-fungal properties present in it help fight Dandruff and dry scalp. This allows for healthier hair.

The benefits of Coconut Water cannot be overemphasized cause i have tried using it and i can tell you how good it is hands down.

What is your experience with Coconut Water? Do well to your good experience in the comment section and let others learn from it. 

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