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My coconut oil hairxperiment

Hi there,
   I hope you had a pleasant weekend. As you know I made coconut oil last week after doing loads of research about the benefits of coconut oil for my natural hair. As I waited for the oil to separate from the rest of the liquid I decided to do a little hairxperiment. Here's what I did:



  I scooped up a bit of the creamy milk on top

 
This is what it looked like
 
 
 I added a tablespoon of olive oil
                                     


 Then a tablespoon of honey
 
 I mixed them all together and got this runny liquid
 
 
 I applied it to my hair and covered it up with Clingfilm
                                                                

                       
 I put a shower cap over it and went to bed




      I woke up filled with so much hope. I eagerly removed the covering, gingerly touched my hair expecting to find the softest curls ever and I was shocked! My hair was like straw under all that goo. I was like what?!Straw after all my effort? I went back and re-read the research I had saved and I am still trying to figure out what went wrong. I'm thinking it could be because I applied it to dry hair (*covers face in shame) or left it on overnight (but how could that be?).Oh well!
     I'm still going to use the coconut oil to thin out my castor oil, as a prepoo (once in a very long while) and as a sunscreen until I can discover why it made my already dry and coarse hair drier and harder.
    In other news I did my first bantu knot/out and I'll share that with you next.


KimB

Comments

  1. maybe your hair doesn't like coconut oil.it happens

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    1. I guess so. Still trying to figure it out though

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  2. Oops! :-( I know the feeling of a failed hair experiment.

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