Janice Sakata-Schultze, a freelance content marketing strategist and writer from Denver, wrote this guest post for Kapuluan Coconut. She and her daughters tried coconut oil for their different beauty issues over one month.
coconut oil hair care
One of the major components of coconut oil, lauric acid, is a fatty acid that binds hair proteins thus helping protect roots and preventing hair breakage. A study conducted in 2003 revealed that coconut oil could reduce or prevent hair protein loss more effectively than mineral and sunflower oils, which are the most common oils used in hair care products.