Some believe that the coconut fruit is limited to the work of candy and give foods a delicious flavor, but what you do not know that it contains many aesthetic benefits for hair and skin and we will mention to you the following eight wonderful benefits.
• Make-up remover:
Coconut oil can be used as a natural makeup remover for face and eye instead of industrial removers for use. Inside the eye, wipe the face with a towel and wash with warm water. You will notice for yourself how the effects of makeup completely removed.
• Moisturizer for the skin:
One of the most famous uses of coconut oil is that it also acts as a natural moisturizer for the skin and works in the treatment of dehydration, which is caused by cold or lack of moisturizing the body. Coconut oil is light and quick to absorb and smells good. The best way to moisturize the body with oil in winter is to apply the skin immediately after bathing.
• Dark skin lightening:
Besides being a natural moisturizer for the skin coconut contains natural properties that help lighten the dark areas of the body such as the elbow, knee, and underarm. So you can use it to make a natural home recipe that you use from time to time. Mix one teaspoon of lemon juice with half a teaspoon of coconut oil, then apply the mixture on your dark skin with a gentle massage and leave it on your skin for 15 minutes. After the time is up, wash your skin thoroughly.
• Scalp treatment:
Coconut benefits are not just about skincare. If you have dry, itchy scalp, or want to get rid of the effects of precipitated hair products and hair strands, coconut is the perfect solution for you. After shampooing, rub the scalp nicely with coconut oil and leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then wash your hair. This way your scalp will become more breathable.
• Hair cream bath:
Coconut oil can also be used for a deep cream bath for hair as it helps to nourish the scalp with moisturizing elements and give the tufts softness and natural shine. To use: Mix a little coconut oil with a similar amount of olive oil and rub your hair with the fingers for a few minutes and leave these oils on your hair for a period ranging from half an hour to an hour and then wash your hair. For a better result, warm the oil a little in the Microwave before using it on the hair.
• Shaving Cream:
If you are using mousse to remove hair in the body, you can use coconut oil as a shaving conditioner prevents inflammation and maintains the smoothness of your skin after hair removal.
• Natural treatment for blisters:
Another aesthetic benefit of coconut oil is that it helps in the treatment and soothe pimples that appear on the skin. Coconut oil contains natural elements that kill bacteria causing blisters without causing skin inflammation. You can simply apply a little oil directly to the blistered areas or add oil to the foods or drinks you eat to help kill the bacteria and germs inside the body and thus prevent the blisters from appearing inside.
• Softening of the hardened skin:
Sometimes the skin in the foot or surrounding the nails becomes very hard and thick as a result of the accumulation of dead cells and neglects the daily moisturizing. To treat these problems you can rely on coconut oil to moisturize and soften the hardened skin before removing the dead skin during the process of the pedicure. To keep your feet soft, always do it every night before going to bed with oil and then wear a cotton sock. You will be surprised in the morning, how the skin of your feet become soft and silky.