Thursday, March 20, 2014

Beauty Tips With Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is used in many natural beauty products, and for good reason: It's naturally antibacterial and antifungal, it's an excellent moisturizer, it can penetrate hair better than other oils.

Coconut oil has rehydrating, emollient, and elasticizing properties which counters the formation of wrinkles and strengthens hair. This can be exemplified by the Polynesian women; even though they are exposed to the damaging effects of strong sun and winds, they are famous for their beautiful hair and skin which is partly due to their frequent use of coconut oil.

Gently dab a bit around your eyes, after you have done your nighttime routine.

DIY Coconut Cures:
1. To soothe dry hands
2. As a cheekbone highlighter
3. Add sugar or salt, use as a body scrub
4. To remove eye makeup
5. Great for dry lips
6. It fights off bacteria, viruses, and yeast
7. Makes a great eye cream
8. It works as a whitening toothpaste - swish it around in your mouth for 10 mins, don't swallow it. Spit it out either in a plastic baggy or garbage can.

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