25 ways to use coconut oil in your beauty routine

25 ways to use coconut oil in your beauty routine


 

25 ways to use coconut oil in your
Beauty routine

Coconut oil is one of the best natural oils out there. It can be used in many ways. Here
are 25 ways coconut oil can be used in your beauty routine.

Hair

1.Shiny hair:    On dry hair apply a very little bit of coconut oil to your hair to add SHINE and get to rid of flyaways. Works wonders for dark hair.

*Warning, only apply a little bit because coconut oil can be a little greasy and may weigh your hair down.

2. Dandruff:     Coconut oil is known to have anti-fungal properties. By applying coconut oil to your scalp every night and morning, within a couple of days your scalp will be dandruff free.

3.Frizz:             When applying coconut oil it will put up a humidity barrier and will stop the hairs from swelling up. Leaving your hair frizz free.

4.Hair mask:    Coconut oil is very moisturizing oil for the hair. Mix it with a little
honey and apply it to the hair. Then place a plastic bag overhead and sit under
a dryer for about an hour. Lastly wash it out. This treatment will make your
hair more moisturized. You can also apply coconut oil to your and leave it on
all night and rinse in the morning.
5. Longer hair: Coconut oil contains fatty acids that help bind your hair to the protein
allowing it to stay strong and grow to your desired length. It also improves
your blood circulation by applying it to your scalp and massaging it for a
couple of minutes.
Face
6. Fade acne scars:    Applying coconut oil 2-3 times a day to the face can heal acne and fade the appearance of the scars
left behind.
7. Lip balm               Coconut oil is very hydrating oil. By putting it on your lips it will absorb right into your lips making them smooth and soft. You can also pour a little coconut oil in a slid tight container and carry it around with you for when your lips feel chapped.
8.Under-eye cream    By applying coconut oil under your eyes at night. It will reduce the risk of wrinkles, dark circles, and calm the eye swelling. This is a very cheap remedy, rather than buying the expensive eye cream.
9.Make-up remover   Because coconut oil is an oil, by crabbing a cotton pad, dipping it in the oil. You can then wipe your
face and your make will come straight off. Its also very gentle and moisturizing to your skin.
10. Wrinkle free       Because coconut oil is filled with antioxidants, by applying it to your face every night and morning it will reduce the risk of wrinkles.
Body

11.Body Oil:                Taking Coconut oil and adding a calming essential like lavender. This can be used as a massage oil to make you feel very relax. Also apply it right after you get out of the shower it will moisturize your skin.12. Skin Softener:       Lather your body in coconut oil before your shower or bath. Bathe as normal, It will leave your skin feeling softer than ever.

READ MORE: 12 Astonishing Do’s and Don’ts to Hydrating Dry Skin That Will Make You Explode 

13. Bubble Bath:         With the simples ingredients of coconut oil, Castile soap, and your favorite essential oil. This
will make the perfect relaxing and chemical free bubble bath. This lovely DIY will have your skin thanking you. Click here for a more detailed recipe.
14. Body Scrub:          Mix together coconut oil and sugar. While in the shower on wet skin massage the scrub onto skin. This scrub will get rid of all the dead skin leaving your skin silky smooth.
15. Shaving Cream:    Instead of going out and buying expensive shaving creams. Just take coconut oil pour it into a shower
safe squirt bottle. Take it into the shower and before shaving rub the coconut oil onto the skin. This will allow for the razor to glide smoothly. Your legs will be so smooth that they will thank you. Tip: Be very careful in the shower because the oil can be very slippery.
16. Stretch marks:      To stop stretch marks apply coconut oil to the area. Because the oil is very moisturizing it will prevent your skin from getting the scars.
17.Deodorant:            Coconut oil can be a natural deodorant. Just mix it with a little baking soda and your favorite essential oil. Place it in a sealed tight container and carry it around for a quick touch up.
18.Sunburns:             If you have spent the whole day in the sun and you notice you have a sunburn. Just apply coconut oil and it will soothe your skin.
19. Itch relief:             Whenever you feel a itch, simply applying coconut oil can provide immediately relief.
20. Eczema:                 Because coconut oil easily absorbs into the skin and is know to restore damaged skin. Applying coconut oil will help clear up your skin.
21. Moisturizer:          Coconut oil is a very light moisturizer. For people who need only a little bit of moisturizer or have oily skin. This oil is perfect for you leaving your skin with the perfect amount of moisturizer.
Teeth
22. Oil Pulling:             Because coconut oil has anti-fungal it helps get rid germs. So for 20   minutes swish your mouth. This will break down plaque and will freshen your breath. You will also have healthier gums.

23. Whitening Toothpaste: You can have perfectly white teeth by applying coconut oil and baking soda and brushing your teeth as normal.READ MORE: 6 Most Popular Ways For Teeth Whitening that You Will Love

Nails
24.Cuticle softener:     Applying coconut oil to your
cuticle will help hydrate both your nails and cuticle. Making them grow longer and stronger.
25. Fungal infections:  Coconut oils anti-fungal properties will stop bacterial from growing and will prevent
infections. So twice a day apply coconut oil to your feet and nails.

 

When using Coconut oil, its best to use organic unrefined coconut oil. It’s the most natural and not harmful in any
way. You can also intake for health benefits. Before using always test a small patch of skin or consult your doctor to avoided allergic reactions. Here are some great coconut oils to test out.Follow my blog with Bloglovin

  • Lisa

    Great credibility, too. Cannot wait to try it as a teeth whitener!
    -Ashley

  • Melanie

    I love coconut oil so this is just fab for me. I did not know that it could be used to face acne scarsx

  • Coconut oil helped me so much where my hair is concerned. Now I have to use it very wisely or it makes my scalp itch. I know many people use it to cook with but I’m afraid it’ll change the taste of everything in my food.

  • hal

    as a hairstylist I fully understand & suggest coconut oil to my clients to help with their hair all the time!

  • Mary Yowell

    I really need start using this stuff!!