How to use coconut oil for hair and skin

It is not surprise, that coconut oil is loaded with good fats, which provides us with energy. You can use it for cooking as well treating your hair and skin. There are several ways to use coconut oil and in this article we will speak about some of them. Let’s get started.

1. Body scrub

For this you’ll need:

  • 1/2 cup of melted coconut oil
  • 1 cup Epsom salts
  • 6-12 drops of essential oil

Mix all the ingredients together. It should have consistency of wet sand. This body scrub is super hydrating because the coconut oil has a lot of moisturizing benefits.

2. Body oil

Use coconut oil as a lotion on spots that tend to be dry. Rub coconut oil in hands to warm it up, and then try to focus it on areas, like elbows and knees, which usually get drier than other parts of body.

3. Cuticle oil

Use the coconut oil before your doing your manicure. Rubbing it into cuticles will make it easier to push them back or cut.

4. Dry hands

Dry hands coconut oil

Washing dishes can make your hands dryer. So, coconut oil is a great treatment for dry skin. Rub it on your hands and cover it with gloves to get more instant results.

5. Face wash

Face wash

With its antimicrobial properties and moisturizing abilities, coconut oil is a great cleanser for your skin. It will also help you to get rid of pimples.

6. Lip balm

You can add some lavender and mint to coconut oil to create your own homemade lip balm, which will help you to get rid of dry, cracked lips and toxins.

7. Stretch marks

Stretch marks occur when you gain or lose weight, that’s why your skin’s elasticity changes. Using coconut oil can help reduce that marks. It will keep your skin moisturized, which will help you to heal your skin quicker.

8. Makeup remover

Using coconut oil for skin around the eye area will allow you to gently remove makeup without irritating your eyes. In addition you will give extra hydration which will help to reduce your wrinkles.

9. Massage oil

You can combine coconut oil with few drops of essential oil and it will work perfectly! It’ll alleviate sore muscles as well as will help you to relax.

10. Night cream

You can use this magic oil as an extra hydrating cream. You can also combine it with your favorite essential oils. During the nighttime it will moisturize your skin and make it smooth and silky!

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