Top 10 Uses For Coconut Oil

  1. Moisturizer - Coconut oil makes a wonderful moisturizer for your legs, arms, and elbows. You can use it on your face as well — though this isn't recommended for those with very oily skin.
  2. Face Scrub - Coconut oil makes for a great base ingredient in a yummy face scrub. All you will need for your own DIY face scrub is melted coconut oil and sea salt. The sea salt is a great exfoliator, while the coconut oil rehydrates your skin.
  3. Hair Mask - You can make a simple coconut oil hair mask using just 2 tablespoons of melted coconut oil. Once it is melted, coat the hair and apply most of the oil to the driest parts of your hair which is typically the ends, place a shower cap over your head and let it sit for 1 - 2 hours.
  4. Oral Health - Coconut oil can be a powerful weapon against bacteria, the bacteria in your mouth that causes dental plaque, tooth decay, and gum disease.
  5. Cooking - Coconut oil has a very high saturated fat content. This feature makes it one of the best fats for high-heat cooking, including frying.
  6. Protect Your Skin From UV Rays - When applied to your skin, coconut oil may protect it from the sun's ultraviolet rays, which raise your risk of skin cancer and cause wrinkling and brown spots.
  7. Increase Your Metabolism - Coconut oil contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs). These are fatty acids that are quickly absorbed and can increase the number of calories you burn
  8. Energy Source - Coconut oil contains medium-chain triglyceride fatty acids which are fats that go directly from your gut to your liver where they can be used as a quick source of energy.
  9. Deodorant - Coconut oil's strong antibacterial properties make it a great natural deodorant that contains no chemicals.
  10. Makeup Remover - Simple, clean and effective way of remover eye makeup.

Enjoy :)


Cristina xx

Posted April 22, 2020