Benefits of Using Coconut Oil

February 04, 2015


Coconut Oil is an excellent natural ingredient that can be used to multiple uses on your skin. Mr Bean uses coconut oil in several of his productions – body scrubs and hair products.

Coconut Oil for Face and Skin!

Coconut oil is so versatile in beauty care that you can use it in making homemade body lotions or use as makeup remover, excellent serum for strengthening nails, homemade eye creams, various beauty masks, and hair treatments. By using coconut oil on skin and face you can reduce exposure to harmful chemicals and get gorgeous, dewy and glowing facial skin. In this article, you will find uses for coconut oil on face and skin.

How to use Coconut Oil on Face and Skin.

  1. Day to Day Normal Face Cleansing Routine: Before you sleep at night, cleanse your face with virgin coconut oil. This do-it-all oil has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that can be beneficial for atopic dermatitis. For deep cleansing your skin, rub the oil into your face and neck using your fingers in circular motions. For having added moisturizing effect on your skin, leave it there overnight and wash off residual oil with your normal facial cleanser in the morning. This coconut oil natural remedy is very effective for postponing development of wrinkles on your face.
  2. To Exfoliate Your Facial Skin with Coconut Oil: Ditch the chemicals laden beauty products available on the market, and try this equally effective chemicals free homemade coconut facial scrub to exfoliate and get a super smooth skin. Warm up a few tablespoons of pure coconut oil at a low heat and mix with an equal amount of salt or crushed sugar. Add in a couple of drops of any essential oil of your choice to produce a sweet smelling 100 percent pure natural homemade coconut oil face mask.
  3. Coconut Oil Face Moisturizer for Dry Skin: Try coconut oil – a 100% chemicals free moisturizing cream – instead of your night cream for dry skin. It works overnight to hydrate your skin and cut down on water loss. This versatile oil contains vitamin E – an anti-aging element to protect your skin from premature aging and maintaining its youth. It is also loaded with fatty acids that work to fortify the skin’s fence to lock in moisture to keep your skin hydrated.
  4. Coconut Oil as Eye Cream: Try pure virgin coconut oil around the delicate eye area instead of your store-bought eye cream. The area around your eyes is prone to developing fine lines and wrinkles and thus need extra care. This super hydrating coconut oil can work the trick to avoid occurrence of premature fine lines and wrinkles around your eyes.
  5. Coconut Oil for Chapped Lips: Rub unrefined coconut oil on to your lips to soothe them. It will soften-up your lips, hydrate them and help lock in the moisture. As it’s completely edible, so it won’t do any harm even if you ingest a little. Rather eating coconut oil is good for your health. On the other hand the chemicals in a lip balm may harm you.
  6. Coconut Oil as Make-up Remover: Antibacterial coconut oil can gently and easily remove the most resistant waterproof eye mascara and make-up. Apply it directly to your face as an oil cleanser or wipe the make-up off with a coconut oil soaked cotton pad. You can sweep a coconut oil soaked cotton pad over eyes to help break down highly pigmented eye mascara, eyeliner and eye shadow, while adding much desired moisture to the eye area. When you use coconut oil as a make-up remover, no make-up stands a chance and any make-up is sure to melt away. Finish the process with rinsing your face off to remove any remaining dirt, debris and oil.