I really think that there is no doubt that coconut oil is extremely useful and beneficial for your skin and your hair. Believe it or not, coconut oil has the the most beneficial components concerning beauty and health issues.
Coconut oil has powerful antimicrobial properties and it is loaded with lauric acid and medium-chain fatty acids that will strengthen your hair and reverse its natural color. Coconut oil is really helpful in improving our nutrient absorption capability.
Also, we can say that coconut oil has powerful antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties. In today’s post, we share some of the best DIY health and beauty recipes made with coconut oil that will give you, even more, reasons to buy a jar for your home.
Excellent cellulite treatment
Cellulite is a problem that affects many women. This easy to make DIY helps get rid of those stubborn dimples. You will only need two ingredients: coconut oil and honey; mix them together and apply on the affected areas every night before going to bed. Practice this treatment for several weeks and the cellulite will disappear.
Nourishes the skin
By using coconut oil to your skin every night before going to bed you will provide perfect skin treatment for nourishing the skin. The deeply penetrating property of this oil will make your skin soft, elastic and nourished as well.
Chemical-free shaving cream
The shaving creams that we buy, contain high amounts of harmful chemicals. Many experts around the world highly recommend that you should avoid using these commercial shaving creams for your legs or underarms. Instead, use this natural ingredient. Coconut oil will soothe the skin, leave a great smell and keep the skin hydrated.
Coconut oil hand cream
According to experts, the best way to avoid and prevent rough and dry hands is to use coconut oil as a hand cream. Coconut oil will provide some much-needed nourishment to make your hands softer and smoother.
All you need to do is to apply coconut oil on your eyelashes before going to bed. This is especially useful if you wear eye makeup as it can cause hair loss and breaking over time.
You can also use coconut oil as a cuticle softener. All you need to do is to massage coconut oil in dry, hang nail prone cuticles.
Hand & body scrub
This hand and body scrub is perfect if you have a job or hobby which means your hands tend to get rather grubby! You will only need two ingredients: coconut oil and coffee; mix them together and apply on the affected area. The coffee works as a gentle exfoliant whilst the coconut oil nourishes dry and broken skin.
Coconut oil toothpaste
It is well known that coconut oil is great for your oral health, so it’s not surprising that many of you already make your own coconut oil toothpaste at home. With antibacterial qualities as well a being a natural teeth whitener, this toothpaste could rival any store bought version.
Just combine 6 tablespoons coconut oil and 3 tablespoons baking soda (aluminum free) and your homemade coconut oil toothpaste is ready to use.
Coconut oil for eczema
Eczema can be really painful at times and controlling it can be difficult. But to soothe the pain and calm the skin this remedy is perfect. Just combine 1/4 cup coconut oil, 15 drops lavender essential oil, and 5 drops tea tree oil and apply on the affected area.
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