Coconut Oil is also known for being a great all-purpose oil that proves to be wonderful for your skin. These days the dermatologists are more inclined towards the natural ways of treating various skin problems. Coconut oil is best suited for all types of skin and it is a rich source of saturated fatty acids giving the best results to your skin. It is a great combination of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids as well as Vitamin K, Vitamin E, and antioxidants.
Coconut Oil is easily available in every Indian household as it is very healthy and can be used for various purposes like cooking, hair oiling, body massages, etc. Below are some uses we have personally picked a few uses that actually work.
- The Magical Detox - Oil Pulling
Improve your oral health and have healthy white teeth by a super technique of Oil Pulling. Swish 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth for a good 15 to 20 minutes every morning and spit it off. Not only this process whitens your teeth but it also helps fight many oral issues like cavities, bad breath, and bleeding gums. It not only helps oral issues but also helps to release stress, promote sleep, purifies facial skin, relieves asthma, acne and other skin disorders in general. Furthermore, it even unblocks sinuses, clear mucus plugs in the airways and pulmonary congestion. Last but not the least, it relieves headaches and migraines.
We highly recommend you to add Oil Pulling to your daily routine.
Moisturize Your Skin
Coconut Oil is an important ingredient in the natural moisturizers. It can be applied directly to your face and body for a soft and smooth effect. Fatty acids present in the oil makes it one of the most hydrating and moisturizing oil for your skin. It makes your skin soft and radiant. Coconut oil can be effectively used as a primer before applying make up for a glowy and a dewy look. In case, if you are applying it for the first time, it’s recommended to do a patch test in order to know if it suits your skin.
- Clean Your Pores
Coconut Oil makes a great makeup remover as the fatty acids present in it dissolve all the makeup and dust particles, which come off with the oil once you wash your face. The oil based removers pull off all the makeup and dirt from the pores easily including your clingy mascara.
- Soothe Your Itches
Coconut Oil proves to be an effective treatment for your itches and rashes. Its anti-inflammatory properties solves all your skin related problems such as redness, eczema, and even helps heal scars.
- Fall in Love With Your Feet
Coconut Oil can easily fend off all your expensive foot creams. It works wonders on your cracked heels making your feet feel soft and smooth.
- Kiss Goodbye to Chapped Lips
Every woman wants to flaunt smooth and soft pink lips. Use Coconut Oil as a lip balm during the day as well as applying it to your lips overnight helps to keep your lips healthy and hydrated.
Bonus Point: It Goes With Everything!
Coconut Oil is very versatile. It can be mixed with various ingredients to tackle different kinds of issues we face with beauty and health. For instance, mixing a spoonful of this oil with yogurt, aloe vera pulp and a few drops of lemon makes an excellent face mask for an everyday use.
The above-mentioned uses are just a few tried by our team which actually seemed to work. Coconut Oil is not only useful for beauty but it also helps tremendously internally. This oil is also used by many for cooking. One of the most important tips to be kept in mind is to use cold pressed natural coconut or any other oil as it keeps all essential minerals and nutrients intact benefiting you.
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