Vatika Oil: Enriched Coconut Oil for Natural Hair

If I had to pick one and only ONE oil to keep for the rest of my life, it would be Vatika oil.  This Indian coconut oil is enriched with some amazingly moisturizing and strengthening Ayurvedic herbs, making it one of the most popular oils for natural hair.  

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Directly from Dabur (manufacturer) website:

Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil provides natural nourishment to your hair, giving it body & radiance while taking care of the critical balance of nutrients. 

Unlike ordinary coconut oil, Vatika's coconut oil is enriched with the goodness of 8 time-tested herbs. They work magic on your hair, giving your hair & scalp complete nourishment for that problem free, healthy crowning glory.

The new improved formulation of Vatika Enriched Coconut Hair Oil is proven to be better than ordinary coconut oil in 4 ways:

It makes hair Stronger
Hair becomes Thicker
Makes hair Shinier
Better Dandruff Control

Apply regularly on scalp & hair
For best results, massage & leave it on overnight

Ingredients: Coconut oil, Mehndi, Amla, Harar, Bahera, Neem, Brahmi, Kapur Kachri, Dugdha, Lemon Oil, Rosemary Oil, Lecithin, Sugandhit Dravyasm, Nariyal Tail, Q.S

The ingredients in Vatika oil are great! Vatika oil consists of powerful antioxidants and astringents, multiple sources of vitamin E and protein, and natural hair conditioners. Vatika oil promotes a nourished scap, strengthened follicles, and a healthy hair shaft.

I use Vatika oil as an everyday sealant and as a hot oil treatment once a month. Whenever I use this oil, my hair is left extremely shiny and moisturized. In fact, it is so moisturizing that I sometimes use it as a leave in conditioner or for my wash and go's. Allot of people comment on the smell of Vatika oil, which you'll understand when you try some. It does not smell like the coconut oil we are all used to. It has a really odd and unique smell that I can't even describe, but I'm cool with it because this oil is so incredibly effective. Its consistency is solid which brings me to my next point. My one and only problem with Vatika oil (and all other coconut oils) is that it is a solid under 76 degrees. This is especially annoying in the cooler months because you have to melt it. What I've been doing for the past few years is pouring some Vatika oil in a small applicator bottle. That way i don't have to deal with melting the entire bottle each time I need to use a little bit. I just run some hot water into a small cup and put the small bottle in it to melt for a few minutes.

Vatika oil can be purchased at local Indian grocery stores (such as Patel Brothers in New York) and online. A 300 ml bottle of this magic, as pictured above, costs only $4.00! You get allot of bank for your buck.

Overall grade: A

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