5 wonders that coconut oil can do for you!

coconut oil benefits

In this era of cosmetology, everything is full of chemicals, giving immediate results, vanishing those ugly looking scars, those pregnancy laurels named as the stretch-marks, literally from anything to everything is possible with the cosmetics nowadays, but you never know, whether the effects are temporary or permanent, and chemicals are not skin-friendly always!

Let’s not beat around the bush anymore. The one natural miraculous ingredient which is the solution to almost every skin problem is ‘Coconut Oil’!

It is allergy-free, all natural, chemical-free, and also cost-effective. Though you will see a huge variety in the coconut oil price, as every brand has to maintain its ‘status’ by keeping the price higher than the others.

For Indians, a trusted brand of coconut oil is very much affordable, you don’t need to spend a huge sum of money on that.

So here is a list of wonders that our very own coconut oil can do:

1. Amazing Moisturizer

It’s the best moisturizer for your body, it provides the proper hydration needed, also it doesn’t stick to the skin like a typical ‘oil’. In summers, you can use it by mixing it up with the Baby Oil. The proportion depends upon your skin type, but 1:1 is the safe bet, that is half part baby oil and half part coconut oil.

In winters, as your skin tends to become dry and lose more moisture, the coconut oil alone will do.

2. Best for Marks/Blemishes/Uneven Skin Tone

Each one of us has some marks, blemishes, and uneven skin tone on our bodies. If you don’t have such skin issues, then you must thank your stars and mom for it.

For the rest of us, coconut oil is to the rescue. Use it every day in the problem area and leave it like that. You can also make the ‘wonder body scrub’ at home for more faster and effective results.

3. For Lustrous Shiny Black Hair

Have you seen the south Indian girls, they are famous for their long, black, shiny locks. The reason behind that is again ‘Coconut Oil’. They use coconut a lot in their everyday life, in their chutneys, and sweets, to cook the meals, to stir-fry, and apply to the body and hair as well. So the result is in front of us, not to forget that it’s effective in treating dandruff as well, so it’s a win-win.

Read – How to turn grey hair black again

4. Best After Shave Lotion

Most females use shaving as a method of hair removal for their body hair. We would advise you to use coconut oil afterward. It has many benefits :

  • Makes your skin supple
  • Prevents acne or razor bumps
  • Prevents ingrown hair
  • Treats itchiness and irritation

 

5. A Secret Skin Whitener & anti-aging potion

Yes, coconut oil has been proved to have skin whitening properties. That’s why the expecting mothers are advised to have coconut water and fruit, this tends to make the baby fairer! Also, it’s being used as a night cream nowadays, to get up with a baby soft skin. Do you think a baby soft skin can have wrinkles? Anyone?

Read – Anti-aging tips for women in 30s

So these were just a few uses of coconut oil among a lot of others. We would love to know your secret about coconut oil…

Till then “ Beware of Falling Coconuts!

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coconut oil benefits

Note: The remedies or exercises provided in this article are not a replacement for medical advice. Please consult a healthcare professional before following the solutions.

Pratishtha is a Physical therapist (orthopedics) by education. She loves Nature, Skincare, Organized Spaces, Researching, and Holistic Healthcare. Whenever She is not working, she is Definitely watching Netflix and procrastinating on reading a book! Find her on Linkedin.

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