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Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

by Oba Samuel
Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

– Beauty tips using coconut oil

 

Coconut Oil Tip

Coconut oil is a well-known and widely used natural oil that doesn’t disappoint on all the hype. Rich in vitamins and other nutrients like iron, it’s a super fruit that comes with many health benefits like boosting metabolism and reducing the effects of diseases like diabetes. Lauric acid in coconut oils also makes it an anti-bacterial.

These are some of the best known benefits of coconut oils; many do not pay attention to the fact that coconut can also be used in beauty routines.Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

Here are 6 ways coconut oil can be used for beauty and skin health: Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

Lip Balm

Because of its ability to nourish and moisturize, coconut oil is very good to be used as a lip balm. It will keep the lips soft  and healthy; it can also soothe chapped lips. Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

You can use a mixture of coconut oil and sugar to exfoliate your lips and remove dry, flaky skin.

Teeth-Whitener

Coconut oil can be used to whiten teeth and keep your breath fresh. Because of its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, coconut oil is also useful for removing plaque and treating bacterial infections in the mouth. It can also be used to keep the gum healthy and prevent tooth decay

Make-Up Remover

Coconut can be used to remove makeup because it makes water-resistant substances present in makeup products to be soluble. It leaves the skin moisturized after clearing off makeup.

You can simply dip a cotton ball in coconut oil and use it to wipe off makeup. Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

 

Body Lotion

Coconut oil can be added to body lotion or used as a body lotion on its own especially for those who are treating acne or eczema. It also contains antioxidants that fight off free radicals and slow down the aging process.Hidden Benefits of Coconut Oil To Skin&Hair

You can also put some drops of coconut oil in your bath water to keep your skin moisturized.

Body Scrub

Coconut oil is great for exfoliating dead skin cells; it can be used as a body scrub to keep the skin fresh and moisturized.

Simply mix with some sugar, salt or a mixture of both and use as exfoliator. You may add lemon and/or honey or any other natural oils for nourishment of the skin. It will keep the skin glowing afterwards.

Hair Care

Coconut oil is quite popular as a hair conditioner and with good reason too. It also helps in hair growth, fighting dandruff, moisturizing hair and maintaining a healthy scalp.

To condition hair, warm coconut oil may be applied to the hair and covered with a shower cap for up to 8 hours. Regular application of coconut oils from the roots to the ends of the hair also help to treat dry and frizzy hair.

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