Sunday, September 15, 2013

5 Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil can be rightly called the magical oil. It has many uses. If applied topically, coconut oil helps in treating dermatitis and psoriasis. It also moisturizes the skin as well as the hair and is effective in treating not only wrinkles but also dandruff. So, if you want to know the uses of coconut oil, continue reading to know about the beauty benefits of coconut oil.

Skin moisturizer – Coconut oil can be used as a normal body lotion and it is helpful in smoothing the skin of body. It hydrates the skin really well. Only a few drops will work wonder!

Deep hair conditioning – Coconut oil has conditioning qualities and thus it is very helpful for the hair. It penetrates to the shaft of the hair and provides deep moisturization to hair. Hair will be silky smooth and shiny if you use coconut oil regularly on your hair.

Body scrub – A mixture of sugar and coconut oil can give you radiant and glowing skin. This mixture actually exfoliates the dead skin cells and gives you a radiant skin.

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Makeup remover – Coconut oil is a great makeup remover, and I use coconut oil to remove my makeup everyday. It can be applied all over the face smoothly and removes the makeup in a breeze and on top of all that, it does not make the skin dry or irritated after the makeup is removed. So just take a cotton ball, put some coconut oil on it, now swipe the cotton all over your face, and your makeup will get removed in a whisker.

Softening your feet – Girls who love to wear sandals know how difficult it is to maintain soft and smooth feet. However if you have coconut oil handy, you need not worry about it at all! Just massage your feet for a few minutes with this magical oil and wrap your feet with a towel or wear socks. Keep it for 2 to 3 hours and then take off the socks. You will feel a great difference!
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