This combination of yogurt and coconut will have your whole hair feeling extra special. Coconut and yogurt together has proven to be quite effective in hair care. Some persons even claim that a combination of these two will relax the curl pattern in your natural hair. I have tried it and I have seen no discernible relaxing of my natural curls. However, it does make your hair feel really good. You may be surprised.
4 tsp coconut oil
1/2 cup coconut cream
1/2 cup plain unflavored whole yogurt
1 tsp lime or lemon juice
Mix coconut oil, coconut cream, yogurt and lime or lemon juice together. Apply to wet shampooed hair. Leave in for fifteen to twenty minutes under a plastic cap. Wrap an old t-shirt or cotton material around the plastic cap to trap heat and allow mixture to sit on hair. Wash out thoroughly after you remove the plastic cap and style as usual.
Coconut Oil– Coconut oil keeps protein loss at a minimum because of its close association with hair proteins. The oil enables efficient penetration inside the hair shaft and it is anti-microbial which assists in giving your hair full body and radiance.
Coconut Cream– Coconut cream can be made by simmering 1 part shredded coconut with one part water or milk until frothy, after straining the mixture through a cloth the resultant mixture when allowed to cool and set will separate, the thick non-liquid part is coconut cream. This cream is beneficial to hair in several ways; it is an excellent conditioner and helps in the re-growth of damaged hair. It also provides the essential proteins required for nourishing damaged hair.
Yogurt-Yogurt promotes hair growth, and makes hair easier to comb, an added bonus is that it gets rid of knots. It can also prevent frizzy hair.