5 Easy Hair Packs With Coconut Milk
Over the years, Coconut Milk has proven to be one popular ingredient in hair treatment masks. Coconut milk is a rich source for magnesium and consists of natural elements that provide the much needed nourishment to reduce hair fall & also promote hair growth. It can also be used as a conditioner to make way for healthy tresses. In fact, it can even be used as a leave-in conditioner & acts as a natural detangler. Coconut milk contains minerals that calm the nerves and help maintain normal blood pressure. It is also used in the form of hair masks to cater to the protein requirements of hair.
Coconut milk is different from coconut water or coconut cream. Today I shall share some hair packs that can be prepared with coconut milk but before that let us take a look at how can Coconut Milk be prepared at home. This will make things more convenient for you!
How to Make Coconut Milk at Home?
Preparing coconut milk at home is not a difficult task and can be done in few simple steps. Things that you will need are:
2.5 ounces of fresh grated coconut and 1 ½ cups of hot simmered water.
- Place the grated coconut in a heat proof bowl and add in hot water. Stir the mixture and allow it to cool to room temperature.
- Place a sieve over a large bowl and line it with a double layer of cheesecloth. Now pour the liquid from the soaked coconut into the strainer.
- Lift the cheesecloth and hold all the corners of the cloth together so as to squeeze out the coconut milk. You will need to exert some pressure for squeezing out all the coconut milk.
- Refrigerate it.
Coconut Milk, Yogurt and Camphor Hair Pack
If hair re-growth is your concern, then this hair pack will definitely help! All you need to do is to simply take some coconut milk in a mixing bowl and add yogurt in double proportion as that of coconut milk. Then add a little camphor solution to this mixture and blend well. Apply this pack onto scalp and massage gently with fingertips. Let the pack stay for 1-2 hours & then rinse off with lukewarm water. This will help strengthen the roots of the hair. encourage blood circulation & promote hair growth.
Coconut Milk Conditioner
Coconut milk also works wonderfully for conditioning the hair with its organic deep hair conditioning properties. It is also rich in proteins which strengthen the hair.
Start by taking some Coconut Milk depending on the density and length of your hair. Apply the milk on the scalp and massage with your finger tips. Next,apply to the hair lengths as well. Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash off. Use this 3 times a week and you will notice the hair texture improving!
Coconut Milk and Amla Oil Blend
A hair pack prepared using Coconut Milk works well to tame hair fall. Simply take some Coconut Milk in a bowl and add a few drops of Amla oil. Heat up the mixture and bring to a lukewarm temperature. Now massage the scalp using this this warm oil blend. Make sure you apply it from the roots to the tip of the hair. Let it stay put for a minimum of half an hour & then rinse off. Follow up with a mild shampoo.
Amla or Indian Gooseberry penetrates the scalp & strengthens the roots.This in turn helps to make the hair healthy & prevent hair fall and hair breakage.
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Coconut Milk, Aloe Gel and Basil Hair Pack
To cure excessive hair fall, prepare a hair mask using coconut milk, freshly squeezed Aloe Vera gel and a fresh paste of Basil (Tulsi) leaves. Blend all the ingredients together to form a thick paste. Apply this on the scalp and massage well. Next, apply the mask to hair lengths as well. Let it stay on for 30 minutes. Then rinse off with lukewarm water. Follow this recipe regularly for visible improvement.
Fresh Aloe Vera gel is loaded with antioxidants which stimulate the hair follicles & promote hair growth. In addition, Basil leaves rejuvenate the scalp & provide a soothing effect.
If you are not able to get hold of fresh Aloe Vera gel, you can also use packed Aloe gel. However, make sure that the packed gel is all natural.
Coconut Milk, Yogurt and Lemon Juice Hair Pack
Lemon juice is known for cleansing the scalp, reducing infections, eliminating dandruff and making the hair stronger. Coconut milk provides the much needed nourishment to hair while yogurt acts as a natural conditioner. And a blend of these three can work wonders to achieve those gorgeous looking tresses. Blend the three ingredients together and apply this pack all over your hair and scalp. Use the pack twice a week to notice visible results.
So, these were some amazing hair packs which can be prepared using the nourishing Coconut Milk.
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