A Natural Way to Give Fine Hair More Volume

November 5, 2018
On top of giving fine hair more volume, coconut oil nourishes and repairs hair, leaving it really shiny.

Fine hair is the result of a gradual weakening of the hair follicle due to stress, environmental toxins, and harsh chemicals. While it can sometimes be genetic, it’s most often the direct result of neglect, hormonal imbalances, and other factors that directly alter the scalp and strands.

This not only makes the hair have less volume, it also leads to excessive hair loss and dryness and scalp sensitivity. For this reason, it’s really important to nourish your hair and scalp with revitalizing products to restore shine and strength.

Below we’ll show you a 100% natural ingredient to give your hair more volume without any undesirable side effects. Give it a try today!

A natural volumizer for fine hair

Coconut oil for fine hair.

To restore hair’s natural strength and volume, we recommend an ingredient that’s used in many alternative cosmetic treatments: organic coconut oil.

This natural product obtained from coconut pulp contains medium chain fatty acids and powerful antioxidants that do a better job than other artificial products on the market.

It doesn’t contain any silicones and is alcohol-free. Its active compounds easily penetrate damaged strands to stimulate growth and repair.

Many use it as an alternative to conventional conditioners because its texture makes it easy to apply and it leaves a soft feel without altering your hair’s natural oils.

It possesses excellent moisturizing properties that reduce the appearance of dead cells, split ends, and other problems associated with dry hair.

Its essential nutrients strengthen the roots, preventing hair loss and promoting healthy, natural growth.

It also contains antibacterial and antifungal substances that inhibit the growth of fungi and other microorganisms that live on the scalp.

It can be used to combat lice and nits and also prevent premature greying and dull, weak hair.

Also see: Home Remedies to Treat and Prevent Split Ends

How do you make coconut oil?

Coconut oil.

Coconut oil comes in many different forms, but it’s best to use unrefined, organic coconut oil. There are cheaper brands out there, but most don’t have the properties that come from using the natural, unrefined product.

Read on: 10 Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil

The recipe we share below is really easy to make and is excellent for both volumizing hair and many other skin and health matters.


  • 2 coconuts
  • 1 grater
  • 1 cloth strainer


  • Put two openings into each coconut and extract the water.
  • Open the coconuts and extract the pulp and grate to obtain a fine paste.
  • Put the pulp through a cloth strainer and squeeze all the milk out.
  • Now add the coconut pulp to the water and allow it to absorb before squeezing again.
  • Put the resulting milk into a saucepan over low heat and slowly stir with a wooden spoon.
  • The heat will make the oil and milk separate (you can also use a colander to separate them).
  • Store the oil in a glass container.

How do you use coconut oil to volumize fine hair?

A woman shampooing her hair.

To volumize fine hair with this natural product, you must apply it at least three times a week.


  • Take two tablespoons of coconut oil and heat in the microwave until melted.
  • When it reaches a comfortable temperature, massage from the middle of the strands to the tips.
  • Work a small amount toward the scalp and massage with your fingertips until it’s fully absorbed.
  • Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave on for at least 40 minutes.
  • Rinse with plenty of cool water.
  • Then, comb your hair and let it air dry.

After following this simple treatment for several weeks, you’ll be able to repair your hair and increase its volume and strength. Your hair will immediately feel silkier and shinier. You’ll enjoy your new tangle-free mane.

Try it out today!

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