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Coconut Oil For Hair Care

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Coconut Oil For Hair Care

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Coconut Oil For Hair Care

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Most medical experts believe that coconut oil for hair can be beneficial. They argue that coconut oil is an effective moisturizer and helps maintain the scalp’s moisture barrier, preventing hair loss. It also has anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties and can protect hair from fungal, viral, and bacterial infections such as dandruff. It also

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Katie Wells and Dr. Madiha Saeed, MD explain how the medium-chain fatty

Coconut Oil for Hair: When to Use & When You Shouldn't

Views against

Ross Charles, the owner of Ross Charles Hairdressing, claims that

Myth bust: turns out coconut oil really isn't very good for your hair. Sorry.

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- AS, R., & RB, M. (2003). Effect of mineral oil, sunflower oil, and coconut oil on prevention of hair damage. Journal of Cosmetic Science, 54(2), 175-192.

- Keis, K., Persaud, D., Kamath, Y. K., & Rele, A. S. (2006). Investigation of penetration abilities of various oils into human hair fibers. International Journal of Cosmetic Science, 28(1), 78-78. doi:10.1111/j.1467-2494.2006.00304_4.x

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