Coconuts to me always in a way represented a tropical oasis. They just seemed so exotic! Growing up walking down the haircare aisle almost every single product that was marketed to be good of your hair or skin contained coconut oil. For years I thought coconut oil was the holy grain for skin and hair. I was a teen in the early 200's so a big part of my life was Seventeen magazine, Sophisticate's Black Hair, and Hype Hair. The magazines always included some kind of miracle diy skin care or hair tip that included using coconut oil. Coconut oil was suppose to make your dry damaged hair and turn it into healthy hydrated silky strands. Here's the real deal on coconut oil.