Benefits of Using Coconut Oil
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There are a lot of beauty products that will do anything to sell us something that we don't really need in the first place. Unknown to many, some can even be harmful for our health and well-being. So why risk yourself using something that will eventually be fatal in the end? Enter the wonders of coconut -- from its milk, water and down to its oil -- everything about it is naturally beneficial. But we’re especially focused on the current popularity of coconut oil. Research has proven that the use of coconut oil on the skin may highly improve surface lipids and hydration. This only means one thing: nature’s gift to us, beauty junkies. Don’t take our word for it? We’ve enlisted the top five benefits of using coconut oil below, and we’re sure you’ll never look at coconuts the same way ever again. Read on:
It can be used as a make-up remover.
Now isn’t this a good thing? You don’t have to reach for expensive brands when taking care of your skin before you go to sleep at night. Coconut oil can remove your make-up, even against a waterproof mascara. You can use a cotton pad to apply it on your skin, or you can use it directly as an oil cleanser. Trust that it will rid your face of make-up, no matter what brand it is.
It’s a body lotion alternative.
Sick and tired of your body lotion always making your skin flakey and dry? Then do a little DIY and use it as a base to your very own body moisturizer. Homemade coconut oil lotions no longer use liquid so it totally nourishes the skin and does not expire as well.
It’s an alternative massage oil.
Looking for a soothing and nourishing massage oil that no longer needs a trip to the nearest spa? Try warming the coconut oil inside the microwave for a good 3-5 minutes, then add a hint of essential oil such as lavender or peppermint for that relaxing effect at home. Not only is it a healthy way to feed your skin, but it’s super inexpensive, too.
It’s used to treat dandruff.
Is your head constantly itching due to dry scalp? A quick coconut oil fix will do wonders for your problem. To treat annoying dandruff, just apply coconut oil lightly unto your roots and leave it overnight. You’ll wake up the next day feeling fulfilled than ever knowing you don’t have to worry about icky dandruff anymore.
It’s a remedy for chapped lips.
Are you a lipstick lover but have to endure chapped lips at the end of the day? Fret not, ladies. The only solution to your beauty problem is a quick swipe of coconut oil on your lips. It’s the perfect moisturizer that wont flake or dry your smoochy lips.
Is there anything coconut oil cannot do?
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