Coconut and Argan oil: the cosmetic uses of oils for shiny and naturally beautiful hair
Let's face it: hair is one of the aspects of our look that we pay more attention to. We can show off a dream outfit, an impeccable make-up, but without shiny hair and in good condition, we will hardly be able to feel like real queens. For this reason, hair care has now become a fundamental step in our beauty routine. But what many don't know is that you can take advantage of the nourishing and moisturizing properties of oils to show off a luminous and naturally beautiful hair. But not only that, there are in fact various cosmetic uses that can be made of these natural oils to take care of oneself in a completely green way. Here is how to make the most of the properties and benefits of aromatic oils.
Coconut and Argan oil: properties and benefits on the hair
Among the most effective oils there are undoubtedly the coconut oil and the Argan oil which, together, represent a real panacea for the health and beauty of the hair. The first is a fat of vegetable origin obtained from the dried pulp of the coconut, particularly suitable for nourishing the hair fiber thanks to the small chains of auric acid of which it is composed. This in fact allows it to penetrate deeply, moisturizing, protecting and guaranteeing softness and resistance to the hair.
Argan oil, on the other hand, is known above all for its long-lasting shine and silkiness. In fact, rich in omega 6 and 9, this natural oil protects the hair from oxidation and leaves the fiber light and shiny.
It is therefore evident how effective the combined mix of these two oils is to show off a hydrated, soft and luminous hair at the same time. And this is precisely the principle behind the new line designed by Kérastase, Aura Botanica, which consists of the combined action of Bain Micellaire and Soin Fondamental for an effective and long-lasting treatment that will guarantee strong, healthy and shiny hair.
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How to have healthy and shiny hair: the most effective cosmetic uses of coconut oil and Argan
Kérastase has decided to exploit the moisturizing, nourishing and regenerating properties of coconut oil and Argan for an effective treatment with an anti-frizz effect which basically consists of two fundamental steps and which allows you to show off a healthy and luminous hair:
1st step: Bain Micellaire from the Aura Botanica line by Kérastase
The first step to obtain healthy and shiny hair is the application of Bain Micellaire from the Aura Botanica line by Kérastase. It is a delicate aromatic shampoo based on natural ingredients - coconut oil and Argan, in fact - whose emollient and nutrients ensure effective cleansing, without any residue or oily effect. Accompanying the application of the product with a decisive and effective massage on the skin, it facilitates the removal of all impurities, preparing the fiber for the second step of the treatment, the Soin Fondamental .
2nd step: Soin Fondamental from the Aura Botanica line by Kérastase
It is a highly nutritious conditioner - also with coconut and Argan oil, with the addition of sunflower seeds - which provides perfect nutrition, acting especially on frizzy and brittle hair. Just apply it to washed and towel-dried hair and leave it on for at least 5 minutes before rinsing it off.
In addition to being ingredients of natural origin and completely free of silicones, sulphates and parabens, the active ingredients that make up the Aura Botanica range by Kérastase are also characterized by a high level of biodegradability, which allows to minimize the impact on the environment. . In fact, both products are made with sustainable packaging, which significantly reduces the use of plastic materials, an activity that fits perfectly with the idea behind the line, aimed at promoting a natural and eco-sustainable world as much as possible.
The other cosmetic uses of oils: from the skin to the nails up to the anti-stretch mark action
Rich in saturated fats and vitamins, coconut oil is known for its many other cosmetic uses, especially for the care of the face and body. In addition to being perfect as a natural moisturizer, it also has an effective anti -age, thanks to the presence of antioxidants, it is also indicated as a make-up remover and is an excellent remedy against stretch marks.
Argan oil can also play a fundamental role against skin aging and, in general, against external agents, including sun, smog and atmospheric agents. In fact, it gives elasticity to the skin and promotes oxygenation from oxidative stress, thanks to the consistent presence of antioxidants and vitamins E. Although it is very moisturizing, this oil generally has a dry touch, therefore it is suitable for any occasion, even when you are in Thanks to its emollient properties, it can also be used as a lip balm.