The coconut oil , we hear a lot about. It is known for its use in cooking , especially for cooking and its particularity not to oxidize even at high temperature. However, this oil, which is composed of saturated fatty acids, should be used sparingly.
By cons, it is a MUST-HAVE beauty , 100% natural ! It is also known for its nourishing, softening and protective virtues and its multiple benefits on the face, the body or the hair . We do not hesitate to integrate it in its beauty routine !
1. MOISTURIZING FOR THE SKIN
The coconut oil has virtues antioxidant and toning that can nourish the skin in depth . Its levels of vitamins E and K strengthen its anti-aging properties , fight against aging skin and even limit the appearance of wrinkles .
Apply a tablespoon in the palm of your hand and massage the areas to be moisturized . You can also add a few drops to your daily moisturizer . It is also an excellent remedy againstdry, chapped lips .
2. REMEMBER IN SOFTNESS
The coconut oil is also a perfect natural cleanser that will make your skin soft and will nourish the sensitive areas of the face .
Simply massage your face and eyes with a cotton swab moistened with oil before rinsing with lukewarm water . Effective on all types of makeup, even waterproof!
3. AN ALLIED FOR YOUR HAIR
The coconut oil can be a perfect remedy to hair dry and brittle . To maintain your hair and protect it, apply your oil on your hair before your shampoo, or once your hair is dried. You will find hair shining and nourished deeply. It is however advisable to apply it only on the lengths and the points , avoiding the roots not to grease the hair.
Use with apple cider vinegar , it is also a perfect natural shampoo .
4. FRESH BREATH
For white teeth, a fresh breath and even limit the appearance of caries , make a mouthwash by keeping coconut oil for about ten minutes in the mouth.
5. A POWERFUL EXFOLIANT
A simple trick to make your own body scrub 100% natural for the body and hands!
- ½ cup of coconut oil
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- ¼ cup of sea salt
- ¼ cup of sugar
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- A few drops of ‘ essential oils of your choice