Sunday, March 6, 2011


I have been using Organic Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil from Tropical Traditions in my moisturizer spritz. I have also added this ingredient into my client's moisturizer spritz. I didn't want to buy just any coconut oil because there is alot of coconut oils out on the market and many of them are massed produced by machine. I choose Tropical Traditions because their Gold Label Virgin Coconut oil is made by hand. Fresh coconuts are used to produce this oil. Since I been using coconut oil I have noticed less dryness with my locs and my locs are more thicker.

When the Coconut oil arrives it will be in a solid state. Coconut oil is liquid above 75 degrees F. (25 C.), and below that it will be a solid fat. You can liquify coconut oil by just placing jar in warm water. You do not have to store in a refrigerator and shelf life is 2 years!

Coconut oil is one of the best natural nutrition for hair. It helps in healthy growth of hair providing them a shiny complexion. Regular massage of the head with coconut oil ensures that your scalp is free of dandruff, lice, and lice eggs, even if your scalp is dry. Coconut oil is extensively used in the Indian sub-continent for hair care. It is an excellent conditioner and helps in the re-growth of damaged hair. It also provides the essential proteins required for nourishing damaged hair. It is therefore used as hair care oil and used in manufacturing various conditioners, and dandruff relief creams. Coconut oil is normally applied topically for hair care.

Characteristics of Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil
This Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is a truly unrefined coconut oil. This coconut oil is made on Mt. Banahaw and surrounding areas from organic coconuts. Coconuts are used fresh (within 24-48 hours of harvest) from small family farms on Mt. Banahaw and other rural places in Quezon Province, the coconut capital of the Philippines. Only the highest quality coconuts are hand-picked from each harvest. The volcanic soil of Mt. Banahaw makes these organic coconuts some of the most nutritionally rich coconuts in the world! Testing done in independent laboratories reveals higher levels of phenolic antioxidants than other coconut oils. The fresh coconut meat is shredded (wet milled), and then cold-pressed using the water from inside the coconuts to make coconut milk. The milk is then allowed to sit for about half a day, while the oil naturally separates from the heavier water. The oil is then filtered from the curds (coconut solids). No chemical or high-heat treatment is used, and this oil contains no trans fatty acids. We do NOT mass produce this oil. It is made by families who are coconut farmers using old-fashioned traditional methods that have been used in the Philippines for hundreds of years. Our coconut trees and family producers are certified organic according to strict USDA standards. The families who produce the oil are also trained according to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) standards and re-certified each year. This high-grade Virgin Coconut Oil has a long shelf life due to the high antioxidant properties. The Gold Label standard is our highest standard for Virgin Coconut Oil.

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  1. Thank you so much for sharing this information with us all!!

  2. Your welcome Felicia! I felt it was useful info :-)

  3. Coconut oil is very good for itchty scalp as well. The wonderful and many uses of coconut oil. Loving this post!

  4. I agree coconut oil is great for preventing itchy scalp. Thanks for the post kreyola!