All the scientific researches made on coconut oil have made their point: it has powerful health benefits that affect your entire body. If you are using it only for cooking, you are doing it wrong. It is the best beauty moisturizer that will reduce premature wrinkles, fight frizz and hydrate your skin. You can use it for everything, from moisturizing dry elbows to healing scars. Coconut oil can make you look 10 years younger overnight. It’s anti-fungal and antibacterial, and well, it smells like sweets.
Here is a list to help you get creative with coconut oil, so hurry up, head to your closest health food store and pick up a jar.
Instead of spending lots of money on chemical eye creams, use a dab of natural coconut oil on under-eye bags and fine lines. It’s light enough for the most delicate skin on your face, and you will notice the results immediately. With its healing and tissue repairing benefits, this eye cream will do miracles for your tired eyes.
Mix half a cup of coconut oil with a handful of Himalayan crystal salt or sugar to create an exfoliator, and apply it to your face every night. The moisturizing oil will last long after the grains have melted away.
Natural Shaving Cream
Stop using shaving creams from the stores that are full of chemicals. Use coconut oil as a silky chemical-free shaving cream that leaves legs smooth instead of dried out.
Put coconut oil on wet skin after the shower and then pat dry. Your skin will be silky smooth and sun protected, because coconuts have a natural SPF 4.
Apply coconut oil at night for maximum moisturizing benefits. It will penetrate deeply into the skin during the night, making it soft and nourished. The antioxidants are great for smoothing fine lines and wrinkles while you sleep.
You can remove even the most resistant waterproof mascara with coconut oil. It cleans the skin instantly, leaving it hydrated and moisturized. It will also make your lashes healthier, longer and stronger.
Put in a spray bottle and spray on to keep skin moisturized. It protects the skin from the harmful Uv rays with its natural SPF 4. You can also use it as an after sun cream, because keeping the skin moisturized is key in avoiding peeling. Coconut oil is rich in fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants that promote healthy healing of burns.
Are you having problems with cracked cuticles? Heal them quickly with a simple application of coconut balm right at the base of nails. It will also help your manicure to last longer.
Coconut oil is the ideal remedy for chapped lips, it will provide some much needed nourishment to make your lips softer and smoother. Pack a bit in a miniature jar and smooth over lips all day long.
This safe, healthy oil can be applied multiple times each day to help moisturize your stretching skin, especially if you are an expectant mom. Anyone can use it as a topical treatment for scars and against dark spots as well.
Anti cellulite cream
Coconut Oil improves microcirculation and helps eliminate waste from cells. It is a powerful antioxidant and is invigorating and up lifting. Apply it every morning and after showers.