September 16, 2013 12:00 AM | by Amira Azzouz
30 Benefits of Coconut Oil
There is a magical component that exists in the world, and the best thing about it, is that it's a natural one! Yes, coconut oil does wonders and it's certainly among my favorite things I use for my daily beauty routine. Note that there are two types of coconut oil, one you can use for beauty purposes and the other which you can use in food or your tea. Now let's get into the details and Benefits of coconut oil.
1. Benefits of coconut oil for skin: It works as a basic lotion for your skin and makes it very smooth.
2. Coconut oil can be used as an eye makeup remover.
3. It lightens age spots when applied and rubbed directly to the skin.
4. Benefits of coconut oil for pregnancy: coconut oil prevents stretch marks during pregnancy.
5. It increases sun tolerance, works as a great SPF sunscreen and avoids burning.
6. It can be used as a soothing massage oil.
7. Benefits of coconut oil for face: a great nighttime face moisturizer.
8. Chapped lips anyone? Heal them by applying some coconut oil on them regularly.
9. Coconut oil helps skin heal faster after an infection or injury.
10. Benefits of coconut oil for hair: It's a great hair conditioner! How it works? Rub the coconut oil into dry hair, put a shower cap on, and leave in for several hours then rinse off.
11. Allergies? Rub coconut oil on the inside of your nose and it'll do wonders for you. Coconut oil helps against allergies when consumed daily.
12. If you're a nursing mum, then you can take 3-4 spoons per day to increase your milk supply.
13. Coconut oil helps improve cholesterol ratios.
14. It works as a great replacement for vegetable oils in any recipe.
15. Benefits of coconut oil for health: coconut oil is a great energy booster when eaten.
16. It acts as a natural anti-bacterial cream for your face and body.
17. Benefits of coconut oil for skin: when coconut oil is applied regularly, it reduces cellulite.
18. It reduces itchiness from mosquito bites.
19. Benefits of coconut oil for hair: coconut oil can be rubbed daily on your hair scalp and it helps your hair grow much faster.
20. It works as a great tanning oil!
21. Coconut oil helps speed up weight loss when taken daily.
22. If you add a tablespoon of coconut oil in your tea, it helps overcome your flu and sore throat.
23. It works perfectly as a natural whitening toothpaste.
24. Coconut oil does wonders to improve digestion.
25. Benefits of coconut oil for hands: after you do the dishes, put some coconut oil to avoid getting dry hands.
26. Works perfectly as an anti-aging moisturizer.
27. Helps nails grow faster when applied on cuticles.
28. Benefits of coconut oil for beauty: Coconut oil works like magic if you'd like to have thicker and longer eyelashes. Just dip the earbud into the oil and apply it as if you're putting on mascara to your lashes.
29. It also helps boost hormone production when consumed daily.
30. Lastly, it boosts blood circulation!
Do you even need any additional reasons on why you should start using coconut oil right away?