We all have heard about the numerous benefits of coconut oil from our grannies. Coconut oil can be found anywhere in the world. People use coconut oil in their food, bathe water and cosmetic use is not even discussed yet. Are you going crazy for coconut oil? Let us discuss the uses of coconut oil and break it down them one by one.
Always store coconut oil at room temperature. Never keep it in fridge.
Coconut oil can solve many hair problems. One of them is dry, frizzy and damaged hair. Since, coconut oil contains fatty acids, it softens our hair.
Just take small amount of it on your palm, rub your palms together and apply it on your hair. The longer you can leave it, the better it would be for your hair. If possible, then apply it before going to sleep and leave it for night and next shampoo you hair.
Those who have dry scalp, know how sensitive they are towards attracting dandruff. Coconut will ensure moisture at the roots. Apply it to your roots and massage.
Eye Makeup Remover
Yup, you heard it right. Coconut oil works even on waterproof mascara. Take a little cotton bowl and dip it in the coconut oil and then use it gently to remove you mascara.
Once you are done, rinse your skin as you do always. This method will not only remove your eye-liner, it will also hydrate your skin.
Coconut oil acts as a natural lip balm. Pack it in a mini jar and carry it in your bag, so that you can apply throughout the day. It is a great alternative of artificial lip balm.
Coconut oil is one of the best natural moisturizer. To cleanse your skin, you can mix coconut oil with your favorite moisturizer. This method will keep the wrinkles and other skin problems at bay
We all know about the anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties of the coconut oil. Gargling with coconut oil for about 15 minutes can solve many of your oral problems and infections. If you are victim of plaque, tooth decay then coconut might be your savior. Apart from this, it will also promote healthier gums and whiter teeth.
To get glowing look, simply mix a small amount of coconut oil after you are done with your makeup. You may also apply coconut oil directly on the skin to get fresh-faced look.
It is no doubt that coconut oil can do wonders for your skin. Coconut oil can be used to heal the wounded area. It is also beneficial when it comes to the burns. Other small yet effective benefits of this oil is that it reduces water loss in dehydrated skin.
Note: Any homemade remedies you use, make sure that it is raw, certified organic virgin coconut oil. Don’t use coconut oil which has been extracted with heat or refined using any method. Because refined, and extracted coconut oil lose all its healing properties & powerful antioxidants.