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Coconut Oil

Jun 28, 2016 0 Comments
Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil (Cocos nucifera)

Here at TreeActiv, we are on a mission to create products that make you feel your best while looking your best. To us, feeling your best is a balance of both physical and mental wellness. So that means buying something you love and feeling great about it the whole way through. Our products speak for themselves, so we want to share some awesome information on our ingredients so you understand why we choose only natural ingredients.

So, What’s Up With Coconut Oil?

  • Coconut Oil comes directly from its namesake, the widely-known, Coconut Tree! More specifically, Coconut Oil is extracted from the “meat” of a coconut after the shell is removed.
  • The coconut tree is very common in tropical climates around the world. Combining its high tolerance for salinity with its preference sandy soils, abundant sunlight, and regular rainfall, coconut trees are ideal for coastal shorelines and tropical weather.
  • Coconut Oil is highly regarded as an effective moisturizing agent for both skin and hair due to its blend of antioxidants and saturated fats that are ideal for rejuvenating dry or damaged skin or hair.
  • Coconut Oil is 100% edible and has been become a hot commodity for its unique flavor and health benefits.

Why Do We Use Coconut Oil In TreeActiv Products?

    Packed with essential fatty acids and antioxidants, Coconut Oil is proven to not only stimulate hair growth, but also to moisturize the scalp which prevents dandruff caused by dry skin. Due to Coconut Oil’s ability to act as an anti-aging moisturizer for skin, it delays the appearance of wrinkles and flaking skin on the scalp. Coconut Oil has a naturally high saturated fatty acid content, which is ideal for penetrating the hair cuticles rough surface to reduce protein loss in both damaged and undamaged hair. Since hair is made of protein, this is noticeably a huge benefit. Since Coconut oil acts as a conditioner for the hair strands, it helps to retain a high water content in the cuticles for attractive, healthy hair.  

    This ingredient profile makes Coconut Oil ideal for both hair and skin. Pure Coconut Oil seals in moisture and protects from protein loss and damage that can occur to your hair, like breakage and split ends. The high antioxidant content plays a crucial role in anti-aging by helping to maintain skin’s elasticity and ultimately in reducing hair loss. Some may be hesitant to the idea of oil on your skin and hair, but Coconut Oil helps control natural oil production and won’t clog pores.

    TreeActiv Products That Contain Coconut Oil:

    Some Fun Facts About Coconut Oil:
    • Coconut Oil can be found in many produced foods, which benefit from the coconut’s high saturated fat content making it naturally resistant to spoilage.

    • In 2015, over 5.4 million tonnes of Coconut Oil were produced in the United States, showing a steady trend in increased production every year.

    • Additionally, you will find added benefits by using Coconut Oil as a “Pre-Poo”, meaning that it should be applied before you wash your hair to keep strong chemical in shampoo from removing proteins and drying your scalp.

    TreeActiv Coconut Oil Health Benefits