Coconut Water: How Does It Help Your Hair

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Medically Reviewed By Dr. Aarti Nehra

Coconut water tops the list of invigorating and healthy beverages. It offers a host of advantages for your health. Interestingly, today, coconut water is widely used in hair care. So, continue reading to learn more about the influence of this wonder beverage on your hair’s health and beauty.

Importance of Coconut Water

Coconut water is famous as an electrolyte-rich drink full of natural sugars. It is widely used in hair care and brings many benefits. Apart from its refreshing taste, coconut water has minerals, vitamins, phytohormones, and amino acids, which make it a great hydrating agent for hair.


Coconut Water Benefits for Hair

Coconut water benefits the hair in plenty of ways. These include:

  • Hydration and Volume: Coconut water does not make the hair weigh down like coconut oil. Being lightweight, it is able to go deep into the hair shaft and impart good hydration as well as volume.
  • Dandruff Prevention: Coconut water also hydrates parched scalps that tend to flake, preventing dandruff that may occur due to inflammation or bacteria. Its anti-inflammatory property is especially effective at treating flaky scalps.
  • Scalp Nourishment: Coconut water is rich in minerals, vitamins, and natural anti-inflammatory substances that nourish the scalp. It has a soothing effect on itchy scalps and improves the overall health of both hair and skin of the scalp.
  • Strengthening Hair Strands: Breakage and shedding becomes inevitable for dry and brittle hair. Coconut water moisturizes the hair and scalp, thereby contributing to strand elasticity to minimize breakage while promoting stronger, healthier hair.
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