Coconut oil shampoo for long and strong natural hair

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Coconut oil shampoo, well, it may sound new and interesting to you. For centuries, women in tropical countries have used coconut oil for hair conditioning and moisturizing. The healthy fats in coconut oil actually penetrate the hair shaft and reduce protein loss and prevent hair damage and roughness.

Coconut shampoo is easily available in many stores online or offline or else there are numbers of ways to make this shampoo at home. Are you aware, that this coconut oil shampoo gives you a healthier, longer and smooth hair as compared to other commercial shampoos. Regular use of this shampoo makes your hair thick and attractive. So, don’t think much and start using it as I have seen its result myself. Let’s start with the homemade ways first.

  • Homemade Coconut Oil Shampoo

This is the simplest home remedy to prepare as it does not require many ingredients and it’s easy to prepare.

Procedure to prepare:

  1. Take a small amount of warm water (7-8 teaspoonfuls) in a bowl.
  2. Mix 2 -3 teaspoonful of coconut oil in it.
  3. Add half cup castor soap (blended form)
  4. Add 2 teaspoonful of table salt to it and stir it well.
  5. You can add any fragrance oil if you want.
  6. If you want to store you can store it for further use also.

How to apply it:

You can keep the solution in the sprayer bottle or any squeezer which helps in easy application. Just spray the solution on hair and massage it like a normal shampoo and rinse with warm water. As coconut oil is present in solution, you may feel greasy hair if you use cold water.


  • Coconut Oil and Aloe Vera shampoo

As we know that aloe-vera is one of the best moisturizer for our skin and hair and it has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties in it. Aloe-vera gel has a pH level in the same range as our hair should be, it can help you maintain or restore pH balance to our hair. It can, therefore wards off any infection, dandruff, fungus or hair breakage from an off pH that could result in bald spots!

Procedure to prepare:

  1. Take half cup of coconut oil
  2. ¾ cup of aloe vera gel. You can also take fresh aloe vera from its leaf.
  3. Mix the oils and gel in a bowl with a wire whisk.
  4. Pour this into a container and keep it in refrigerate so that it became thick before its application.
  5. You can add any fragrance oil if you want.

How to apply it:

It is a thick paste. You can separate some paste from the container as per your hair length. Give massage to it, it will not generates lather. After massage rinse it with cold water and you can also apply lemon juice after it to give some softness to your hair.


  • Coconut oil and baking soda shampoo

Baking soda is alkaline in nature and its alkaline nature balances the pH level of the scalp to keep it clean and healthy. This shampoo does not foam. Baking soda is easily available in the kitchen. But avoid using this shampoo too often.

Procedure to prepare:

  1. Take 3 to 4 cups of warm water in a bowl.
  2. Add 3 tablespoons baking soda to water
  3. Stir the solution well so that baking soda dissolve properly
  4. Add ½ teaspoon coconut oil to the mixture and stir it again
  5. You can store it in a bottle for further use.

How to apply it:

Pour the shampoo into your hair and scalp and massage for 5 minutes and wash off using cold water.


  • Coconut oil and glycerin shampoo

Glycerin is a very amazing conditioner for hair thus reducing breakage and dryness of brittle and rough hair. Hair growth can be optimized with glycerin. Using glycerin on a regular basis will help in eliminating dandruff and will moisturize dry, flaky scalp. So, the coconut oil with glycerin is your natural anti-dandruff shampoo

Procedure to prepare:

  1. Take half a cup of coconut milk and add 3 to 4 teaspoonful of coconut oil in it and mix it well.
  2. Take half a cup of glycerin
  3. Take half cup of liquid soap
  4. Mix all these ingredients and stir it well and make a smooth paste.
  5. Store it in a bottle for further use.

How to apply it:

Take some shampoo in your hand and massage it all over the scalp and hair like a normal shampoo. It will produce lather. You can rinse it with lukewarm water and dry your hair.


  • Coconut oil and coconut milk shampoo

Coconut milk contains all the essential nutrients required for healthy hair. It boosts your hair follicles and promote your hair growth. You can apply coconut milk to your hair and massage for 3 to 5 minutes. Or you can prepare a coconut milk shampoo as below:

Procedure to prepare:

  1. Take half cup of coconut milk and add 1-2 teaspoonfuls of coconut oil to it.
  2. Take ¼ cup liquid caster soap.
  3. Mix all the ingredients well and store the solution in a bottle for further use.

How to apply it:

Take out some shampoo from the bottle and rub it on your scalp and hair. If you don’t have caster soap you can prepare this mixture with coconut milk and coconut oil. After 5 minutes, wash hair with warm water to remove the grease from hair.

So these are the best homemade coconut oil shampoo you can use. Now we will discuss the available commercial shampoos in the market.


Best coconut oil shampoo available on the market

  1. All Natural Coconut Oil Shampoo Bio Creamy coconut oil shampoo:

Bio is a brand famous for natural products. This shampoo limits hair loss and shedding. It nourishes the hair follicles from roots by mimicking Sebum, found in healthy scalps, to ensure a hydrated scalp that won’t shed.

This shampoo for hair treatment is made with natural ingredients to promote healthy hair growth. Coconut oil shampoo stops hair loss and helps the hair grow longer and stronger. It repairs hair damage by nourishing and replenishing natural nutrients. Discomfort is minimized and itch relieved by hydrating the scalp leaving you with a healthier head. Buy Here


2. Marc Anthony hydrating coconut oil and shea butter shampoo

Coconut oil and shea butter restore invigorate and revive shine.This shampoo and conditioner set contains shea butter, which will leave your hair soft and gentle fragrance. It is sulfur free and good for your dye or color hair. It helps to smooth frizz and seal in moisture and protecting your hair from external pollutants. View More

3. Okay deep moisturizing coconut shampoo

Okay brand is a popular brand for hair care products. This shampoo contains almond, avocado and coconut oil in it. It is a combination of cleanser and moisturizer. It deeply moisturizes your hair and avocado is a deep conditioner present in it. Almond oil provides strength to your hair. Product page

4. Palmer’s Coconut Oil Formula Conditioning Shampoo & Repairing Conditioner

It is one of the most popular brands. It is available in both shampoo as well as a conditioner. It is basically for the dry, damaged and color-treated hair. It deeply moisturizes your hair and repairs the damage done by heating your hair. It contains the keratin in it and helps to de-tangle your hair.

5. Garnier Whole Blends Shampoo with Coconut Oil & Cocoa Butter Extracts, 22 fl. oz

This is shampoo of the well-known brand all over the world. It is the combination of coconut oil and cocoa butter. This Smoothing shampoo tames and controls frizzy hair. It’s a formula with sustainability sourced south pacific coconut oil and West African cocoa butter extracts. It is enriched with a natural blend and you can use it everyday.

So this is all about the coconut oil shampoo and you can go with any of the natural as well as commercial. I will be back with some more information about your hair care in my next article. Till then do not forget to give your valuable comments and queries below in the comments section.


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