7 Reasons Why You Should Use Coconut Oil For Your Skin

Coconut oil is rich in vitamins and minerals and that is why most people have termed it a miracle oil. It has always been in use for skin beauty and health benefits. It acts as a perfect skin moisturizer and ideal for dry hair. Here are a few skin uses of coconut oil:

1. Eczema:

If you are experiencing dry, cracked, itchy or flaky skin then use coconut oil remedy as it’s moisturizing and anti-inflammatory properties. Just apply extra virgin coconut oil on the affected area and spread it. Let it absorb into your skin like body lotion and leave it over night.

2. Treat Dandruff:

Coconut oil also helps in treating dandruff when used religiously. Massage your scalp with warm coconut oil and allow it stay overnight. In the morning use natural shampoo to wash off the oil. Repeat this every alternate days to see effective results within a month.

3. Chapped Lips:

Use pure coconut oil every night on your lips. It will nourish your lips and will make your lips smooth and soft. With daily usage you will also see reduction in lip pigmentation.

4. Treats Diaper Rash:

To prevent diaper rash, apply a layer of organic coconut oil on your baby’s bottom. This coconut oil will act as a shield and will prevent your child’s skin from diaper rashes.

5. Healing Ointment:

You can also use organic coconut oil to heal cuts and minor injuries as it is very effective. Just rub coconut oil on affected area and let it stay untouched.

6. Nail fungus:

Apply coconut oil to your fingernails to reduce the risk of fungal infections and to make it easier to push back cuticles so your nails can naturally grow quickly.

7. Insect bite:

Mix a tablespoon of pure coconut oil with a couple of drops of peppermint and tea tree oil to repel flies, mosquitoes, gnats, and bees. This is a safe, natural alternative and can be applied safely on all areas of the body.

You can try out this remedies and leave a comment below of your experience with the miracle oil. Have fun!!

 

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