As we enjoy watching our Olympians compete for the gold medal, we may be wishing our hair care routine could get us a gold medal for hair strength, flexibility, manageability and shine!  How nice would that be?  Not many of us this time of year can say our hair could get a medal of any sort.  Heat, humidity, sun, chlorine, salt, and all the daily manipulation and styling products take a toll on our hair and so many of us end up with frizzy, damaged hair that needs repair as the dog days of summer march on.  That’s where the dream team of coconut oil and Shea Butter come in, to rescue our hair and restore its Olympic-style strength, flexibility and shine.  If you’d like to know more about this dream team, read on and we’ll tell you a little bit about what these gold medal ingredients, Shea Butter and coconut oil can do for your hair.

Benefits of Coconut Oil for Hair Care

Coconut oil has been around for a while, but has gained recent popularity in the skin care and hair care industries.  That’s because this fabulous, natural product benefits both skin and hair and has the added ability to penetrate your hair, locking in moisture and going deep down into the cortex to help improve your hairs strength and flexibility. Additionally, since coconut oil does penetrate rather than simply coat the cuticle, it’s benefits won’t easily wash away on shampoo day.  Coconut oil is not expensive and can be found in many hair care products like our brand new GroHealthy Shea & Coconut Moisturizing shampoo and moisture rich conditioner.  These nourishing products contain the dream team of Shea Butter and Coconut Oil to help repair and rebuild damaged hair, and are free from damaging ingredients like sulfates, parabens or mineral oil.

Benefits of Shea Butter for Hair Care

The easier subject may be to list what Shea Butter CANNOT do for for your hair!  Shea butter has a ton of benefits for your hair and should play a vital role in your hair care routine if you have damaged hair.  Shea Butter has protective qualities for your hair.  Shea Butter has anti-inflammatory properties and can protect your hair from free radicals and soothe your dry scalp.  It has SPF, so it can protect your hair from sun damage.  It can provide protection from heat styling as it coats the hair shaft providing a layer of protection.1  It is also a great moisturizer and because it contains essential vitamins, it can can also repair damaged hair, restoring strength, luster and shine to your locks.

So there you have it!  The dream team for Olympic-style hair care!  Look into adding these great ingredients to your hair care routine today, and check out our brand new line of GroHealthy Shea Butter and Coconut hair care products here.