Different ways to use coconut oil to improve your beauty

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While there are a wide range of beauty products on the market, coconut oil is one of those natural remedies that women seem to ignore and it is so powerful. Seriously, once you use coconut oil, you will probably limit your spending on other beauty products. For one, coconut oil is organic and natural. You don’t have to worry about chemical side effects. Below, we will discuss different ways that you can use coconut oil to improve your overall beauty.

Skin

You can use it as a body lotion. It is especially great for those women who love to dabble into a little mixology. Work up a lather of body moisturizer for your skin.  Do you have stretch marks on your skin because you just had a baby? Coconut oil is great for warding off those dark spots cause by stretch marks. You can also use coconut oil as a body scrub, skin moisturizer and massage oil. Add a few drops of lavender for a soothing massage. As a deodorant, you can use this natural ingredient instead of store-bought deodorant by mixing it with cornstarch, baking soda, arrowroot powder and scented oil.

Hair

Did you know that coconut oil is a great remedy for getting rid of lice? Apply apple cider vinegar first to the hair and then douse with coconut oil, letting it stay on for up to 24 hours. Brush your hair and then shampoo. Lice issues will be gone.  You can also use coconut oil for dandruff treatment. Apply each night and your scalp will be diffused with moisture to stimulate hair growth. Want to tame your tresses? Coconut oil is a great treatment for smoothing flyaway hair and all you need is a little in your hands, rub and apply from mid-length to the hair ends. As a deep conditioner, coconut oil is effective in soothing dry scalp and hair prior to shampooing. If you leave it in for a couple hours, you will enjoy the moisturizing effect.

Lips

If you suffer from chapped lips, coconut oil will do wonders to add moisture to your lips. Use it every day – all day long. It is safe and effective.

Face

You can use coconut oil as a makeup remover. It will take off even hard-to-remove mascaras. All you have to do it so apply it to your face directly or with a cotton pad. The makeup will go away easily. You can also clean your makeup brush effectively with coconut oil and antibacterial soap, to get rid of all the bacteria. If you are looking for a great under-eye cream, try coconut oil. A little coconut oil under the eyes will work wonders over time. Be consistent with it. As a night cream, coconut oil can be applied each night to benefit from its moisture. It also contains antioxidants that are excellent for smoothing wrinkles and fine lines when you sleep.

Fingernails

If your cuticles are always cracked or you have peeling skin, coconut oil can be used as a base for your nails and your manicure may even last longer.

Conclusion

Now that you have learned about the power of coconut oil, why not head on over to your local health food store for a jar of coconut oil? Use it as detailed in this article. You will be surprised with the results. If you have had good results with coconut oil, let us hear your story – comment below.

 

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