We can’t seem to get enough of coconut oil and with good reason! This do-it-all ingredient does wonders for your health, hair and skin! There’s almost nothing this substance can’t do. Here are some reasons to why you always should want to have coconut oil nearby.
Food and drinks
You can use coconut oil in various ways in the kitchen: As a replacement for olive oil, as butter on top of toast, mix a scoop into your smoothie for energy or blend it into your coffee for a creamier taste. The use of coconut oil in the kitchen is endless.
Do yourself a favor and start adding coconut oil to your hair routine. Coconut oil consists of a variety of fatty acids which softens and strengthens your hair. You can use it as a conditioner, massage it into your skull to defeat dandruff, overcome fizziness and even use it as a natural way to help your hair grow longer and thicker, faster.
Did you know you can use coconut oil to remove makeup? Just rub a little into your skin and leave it for a few minutes before wiping it all off with a warm cloth. This also includes waterproof eye makeup! Just apply some coconut oil to a cotton pad and gently wipe your eyes.
Control outbreaks and soften your skin
Swap out you regular moisturizer with some coconut oil. Not only will it leave your skin super soft, but it also helps minimize inflammation and combat redness and irritation.
In addition to the things we have just mentioned, the coconut oil can be used as body scrub, lip balm, homemade toothpaste, in massages, as a cleaning products around the house, sunscreen, speed healing and the list can go on forever! And did we mentioned the great health benefits?
By: Henriette Danielsen