Today I am talking about the most underrated but amazing product Coconut Oil. It is our intention that we always rush behind expensive products those may leave some side effects on our skin and burn our pockets too. Rather if we look back to our kitchen shelf, we can get a superpower that can do miracles to our skin and hair, better to say to our whole body. Here, I have brought to you the unexpected benefits of coconut oil on the skin. So, sit back and enjoy.
There are very few beauty products that can do wonders as the coconut oil can do. Coconut oil has multiple benefits ranging from health care to skincare, haircare and more. Here, I am concentrating on skincare only.
SKINCARE BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL:
1.Coconut Oil As Cleanser:
Coconut oil is a good cleanser.It can wipe out all impurities and pollutants from your skin. All skin types can use it. If you have dry skin, take 1/4 teaspoon of coconut oil on your palm and rub it with the other to liquify the oil. Apply on the face and neck, massage gently. Wait for 5-7 minutes for the oil to absorb into the skin and wipe away with a wet cotton ball. The oily skin, wash with warm water and dry with a soft cotton towel. Initially you may experience acne, but believe me, regular use will reduce sebum secretion. My acne prone skin has accepted after one week of regular use.
2.Coconut Oil As Makeup Remover:
Removing makeup, especially the eye makeup, is a hard task. Coconut oil will make this easy. Apply the oil on your face, including eye area. Massage softly in a circular motion. Now wipe off with a wet cotton ball, then wash off with mild soap. Your face is ready for beauty rituals.
3.Coconut Oil As Skin Softener:
No need to spend much for creams and lotions, pick up a bottle of coconut oil and get rid of dry, hard skin of your face and body. Use the oil on your face, all over your body and wherever you feel to be moisturized. It will be helpful for the cracked heel too. Don’t think it will remove the crack in a day, but it will soften the skin and heal slowly.
4.Coconut Oil As Night Cream And Eye Cream:
The Vitamin E in coconut oil repairs the skin promotes healthy skin growth, prevents premature aging if you leave it on your skin overnight. Apply the oil on your face and neck, massage it in the circular motion for minimum 5 minutes. Using ring finger slowly and softly massage around your eye area. It will reduce eye bags, fine lines and dark circles. The dry skin beauties leave it now on your face. But the oily skin can blot the excess oil with a tissue if you feel oily, but don’t rinse off.
5.Coconut Oil As Spot Correcter:
You can use coconut oil to lighten any dark spot, tan, blemishes. Just dab very little amount on the affected area as a spot treatment. Do you need any whitening cream now?
6.Coconut Oil As Cuticle Treatment Cream:
Are you worried of your peeling cuticles? I know many of you. Coconut oil is here to solve it. Rub some coconut oil on your cuticles and see the effect. You can apply coconut oil on your hand as a hand cream to get softer and hydrated hand.
7. Coconut Oil As Lip Moisturizer:
Coconut oil will save your lips from getting chapped. Apply a little amount on your lip and leave it. You can use it as a lip gloss, by mixing it with the lipstick of your choice.
8. Coconut Oil To Treat Skin Infections:
The anti-inflammatory properties of coconut oil heal eczema, psoriasis and even acne. Apply coconut oil on affected area. It calms and soothes the skin at once. It’s easily penetrated into the skin and kills the germ. Here the fatty acid in the coconut oil acts. As shown in a study that fatty acid has anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. So, my pretty don’t get scared to apply this wonder oil on your acne prone skin.
9. Coconut Oil As Sunburn Relief:
Did you expose to the Sun and experience redness, inflammations? Pick up your bottle of coconut oil and apply on the affected area. The coconut oil at once will calm and soothe your skin. It will soothe the inflamed skin, reduce redness and will rehydrate the skin.
10. Coconut Oil As Shaving Gel:
Hi, guys it is for you. Pick up coconut oil instead of shaving creams or foams. It will help in preventing ingrowth of hairs and razor burn, by hydrating your skin.
Coconut oil is getting popular day by day. It is safe for babies and the people with sensitive skin. I have combination and super sensitive skin. I use it daily. Ensure that the coconut oil you are using must be pure, virgin coconut oil. So, before buying those expensive creams, cleansers and all, think once about this humble but highly effective coconut oil.
Thanks for reading. If you have any suggestion about using coconut oil, please comment here. I am all ear to your tips.