Friday, 29 March 2013

Coconut Oil- Skin, Hair and Beauty

Coconut oil has numerous benefits for both hair and skin. It's nutrition for all hair types, helping hair to shine, softening hair, remedying damaged hair by assisting to preserve the hair's natural proteins and may even providing relief from dandruff.For that skin, coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer for all skin types, and especially for dry and older skin.

Coconut oil is really good at smoothing out the appearance of wrinkles and helping with skin conditions like psoriasis and dermatitis it's often added to commercial skin care products. And there is more--the lauric acid in coconut oil has both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

Because the time of our ancestors, coconut oil has been utilized as an ingredient of beauty, designed for treating skin and hair. Proven that coconut oil plays an important role within the treatment of skin and hair. In today’s many beauty products which use ingredients from coconut oil.


Rub a little coconut oil throughout instead of your store bought lotion. Put a great deal on at night or a little each morning to leave you smelling coco-nutty fresh with silky smooth skin. Remember, just a little will go a long way!

Sunburn Relief

Coconut oil is ideal for sunburns, plus any other burn you receive on your skin.It will relieve the burning and prevent infection from occurring because of its antibacterial properties. Use it often in your sunburn to help prevent peeling.

Makeup Remover 

Simply dip a q-tip or tissue in coconut oil and sweep over eyes. Your makeup can come right off. It won’t dry out your skin like other makeup removers. Added bonus: You won’t need to use additional moisturizer after taking off your makeup!

Skin rashes 

It'll heal any type of skin rash! Use it on butt(check out our recipe for homemade organic baby wipes), eczema, or simply dry, flaky skin.

Stretch Marks

Use on your belly during pregnancy to prevent stretchmarks from showing up.

Foot care

Rub in your feet at night, put on socks and voila! You'll have super soft feet each morning. Plus, due to it’s anti-fungal properties it's great for athlete’s foot, toenail fungus, or other type of foot imperfection.

Body Scrubs 

Help make your own homemade body scrub and also have a spa day at home! Try our recipe for candy cane sugar scrub or swap the peppermint oil for the favorite essential oil.


Take your spa day a step further by giving yourself a manicure. Rub coconut oil over cuticles to melt them.

Chapped Lips

Spread just a little coconut oil over chapped lips for instant relief of sore and cracked lips. Add just a little Vitamin E for extra relief. Use everyday instead of your regular chap-stick.

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