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DIY Beauty | Organic Coconut + Mint Deep Conditioner

DIY Beauty | Organic Coconut + Mint Deep Conditioner

Ever tried a Coconut Oil Hair Mask? Gurrrl, what are you waiting for?!?

I’d first heard about using coconut oil in my hair back in my early teens, when I’d met a group of girls from Dubai at a skating competition. These girls had ah-mazingly shiny + gorgeous hair, + totally swore by it! So, if you’re looking for something calm, cool + collected for your dry, frizzy hair, this is a must try, DIY! The Organic Coconut Oil will hook you up with soft, silky locks, while Organic Peppermint Essential Oil helps soothe your scalp.

 What You’ll Need

 Tips

  • The amount of either oil will really depend on the length of your hair.
  • You may have to shampoo really well a few times to get all the oil out.
  • You may not have to condition your hair at all!
  • Your shower can get slippery, so be careful!
  • Always use the highest quality of fresh, organic ingredients when possible.

 Instructions

  1. Start by scooping about ¼ of a cup of coconut oil into the mixing bowl (adding more or less, depending on the length of your hair).
  2. Add Peppermint Essential Oil + Mix.
  3. Massage the mixture into your scalp + work it through the ends of your hair.
  4. If your hair is long enough, tie it up + cover with Shower Cap for at least an hour, leaving on as long as possible.
  5. Shampoo your hair really well, repeating if necessary until the oil feels like it’s gone.
  6. Condition as usual, but you may not have to.
 Have you ever tried this, or any Coconut Oil Hair Mask? 

 

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12 Comments

  • Reply
    Tehmina
    June 21, 2014 at 6:33 pm

    I love to use oils in hair, and i agree coconut oil is fantastic. x

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    arielle
    June 22, 2014 at 4:37 pm

    I will definitely give this a try!

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    Jade
    June 23, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    Mmmhh.. how wonderful! I’ve been experimenting with leaving coconut oil in my hair overnight and have been loving it. It would be fantastic and uplifting to add a few drops of peppermint.

  • Reply
    Nicole
    June 27, 2014 at 7:38 pm

    This sounds amazing, I’ve trying to look for ways to use coconut oil as hair treatment and will try this as soon as possible.

    • Reply
      Danielle
      July 1, 2014 at 10:20 pm

      Yay Nicole! Keep us posted! XO <3

  • Reply
    Joan Natural
    July 4, 2014 at 7:45 am

    Looks amazing! Thanks for the DIY advise, definitely try this one at home!

    • Reply
      Danielle
      July 4, 2014 at 11:41 pm

      Thanks! It’s one of my fave DIY’s! Xo <3

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    Caryn
    July 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    I need a sisterly kick in the %^R*^&^&% because I still miss the keratin hair treatment I did a few years ago. Do you suggest this mask weekly or is there a product like a keratin hair treatment? I don’t like my curls (they are only soft). I prefer straight hair on me.

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      Danielle
      July 14, 2014 at 7:52 pm

      It really depends on the feel of your hair + the condition of your scalp. You can do it as frequently as you’d like though. I do it about once or twice a month. A keratin treatment is like a perm that straightens your hair + they’re pretty much all toxic… so I’m not sure of anything that would would work like that without being harmful. Once I switched to more natural hair products, I didn’t have to wash my hair as frequently – so straightening my hair wasn’t as bad, since it lasted longer. A good heat treatment is Acure’s Leave-in Conditioner though! XO <3

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    Suzanne BufFie
    July 17, 2014 at 10:00 pm

    This is a great idea! Thanks for sharing :-)

    • Reply
      Danielle
      July 18, 2014 at 8:28 am

      Thanks for checking it out Suzanne! XO <3

  • Reply
    Maria
    September 23, 2014 at 1:03 am

    I really like this one, I will have to try it ! Thanks !

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