Have you all heard of coconut oil? Not only is this great to cook with but there are so many beauty benefits that come in this jar! It’s loaded with Vitamin E and fatty acids (such as lauric acid, myristic acid, capric acid and more) which are anti-fungal, anti-oxidizing and anti-bacterial, just the sort of stuff that our body happily responds to!
You can apply it directly like a lotion. Its found it to be effective in increasing hydration and reducing water loss in seriously dry skin.
Coat your legs with a light layer and shave away! It smells great and will really moisturize your legs.
Coconut oil helps to reduce acne and blemishes. Wash your face before going to bed, lightly apply coconut oil with your finger and allow it to absorb into your skin. Another way to use coconut oil on your face is by massaging it. Take a few drops and lightly massage until its absorbed. Let it sit for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it off using a face wash. You may experience few breakouts initially, this will happen until your skin is detoxified.
Apply a small amount to a cotton ball and and gently swipe it across your eyes. Yes it even removes waterproof mascara! It does a great job of breaking down heavy makeup. Wash face once done.
Dry Damaged Hair
If your locks are looking more like straw then silk, massage the coconut oil into damp hair and put your hair into a shower cap and wrap a warm towel around it. Leave for twenty minutes then shampoo as normal. This will help strengthen and shine!
Massage the coconut oil on your scalp - Leave it overnight - Wash it in the morning. Regular use will help clear dandruff. It promotes hair growth providing a beautiful shine.
Reduce Frizz and Shine
Add a little to your ends for frizz control and to add shine. If you have dark hair a small dab will do the trick - any more and your hair might appear greasy.
When buying - look for extra virgin, that has not been hydrogenated, bleached, refined or deodorized - this will work best! Click here to see how celebs like Miranda Kerr and Gwyneth Paltrow use coconut oil!