Usually, we all use personal hygiene products which are extremely high in chemicals, and many of them result in skin issues.
Yet, coconut oil has innumerate health benefits and after reading this, you will probably use it to replace all previously- used products for personal care.
Namely, this miraculous oil has over 150 different uses, and we are revealing 28 of them:
Coconut oil is a strong antioxidant with powerful anti-inflammatory action. It successfully enhances the absorption of nutrients and has potent antiviral, anti-fugal, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties.
This is what it can do for you:
Coconut oil is extremely useful in massages, as it has a wonderful smell, and provides relief of painful muscles, as a result of the strong anti-inflammatory properties.
In order to prepare your own homemade fluoride-free toothpaste, you should combine baking soda with some coconut.
This amazing oil is a great, natural and safe lubricant.
4. Varicose veins
It is one of the best natural methods to treat varicose veins. You should massage the affected areas with coconut oil 3-6 times daily.
5. Anti-stretch mark cream
Due to its remarkable nourishing properties, it is extremely beneficial in the case of damaged and stretched skin. Rub it in on the problematic areas 3-4 times daily.
6. Tattoo healing
In order to prevent fading of the colors, apply some coconut oil on your tattoos. This will accelerate the healing process and inhibit infections.
Coconut oil accelerates the healing process of burns. Therefore, you should apply it frequently until you get the desired effects, and it will also prevent permanent scars.
8. Healing bruises
This oil is the perfect one for treating bruises, as it accelerates the healing process and also heals the swelling and redness.
9. Eyelash conditioner
As your hair, your eyelashes too need some conditioning occasionally. Rub some coconut oil between the fingers and put it on your lashes at bedtime.
10. Nail strengthener
Rub some coconut oil on your nails in order to strengthen them. In this way, you will protect the keratin layers, which act as a protection of the fingernails from different external influences.
11. Makeup remover
This oil can help you remove makeup. Pour some coconut oil on a cotton pad, remove it, and then wash with a natural moisturizing soap.
12. Hair conditioner/ deep treatment
Coconut oil is rich in fatty acids that are beneficial for your scalp and hair follicles, so it will deeply condition your hair, and it will leave your hair shiny and smooth. Take 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and massage it into your hair. Leave it during the entire night, or, at least, an hour. Afterward, rinse it with shampoo, and eventually apply some apple cider vinegar. Your hair will become fabulous!
13. Wrinkle prevention
As previously mentioned, this remarkable oil tightens and strengthens the skin and connective tissues. In this way, it rejuvenates and refreshes the skin. If you apply it at bedtime, coconut oil will treat and prevent wrinkles.
14. Eye cream
Apply some coconut oil around the eyes in order to hydrate, and rejuvenate your skin and thus, and reduce dark circles.