Coconut oil has more and more followers and sympathizers. Among the benefits of coconut oil is that it is antibacterial and antifungal, as well as an excellent moisturizer for both skin and hair and all with a delicious smell.
Virgin coconut oil can be found in herbalists, natural cosmetics shops and even in supermarkets.
Most of the big cosmetic firms know about the benefits of coconut oil and apply it in the bases of their formulas and then sell us the much more expensive product.
In this article we propose 4 new uses for coconut oil that you probably never thought of and that will save you a lot of money compared to the cosmetic alternatives of the big brands.
4 USES OF COCONUT OIL
COCONUT OIL FOR MARKING CHEEKS
Yes yes, as you hear it. In the specialized makeup stores you have products specially designed to give light to certain parts of our face such as our cheeks.
With coconut oil you won’t have to pay that fortune and you will have the same effect. In fact, many brands of makeup use it as a base to achieve that effect.
Apply it on the most prominent part of the bone and you will have a natural and cheap illuminator.
VIRGIN COCONUT OIL AS AN ULTRA-NUTRITIVE CONDITIONER
Most industrial conditioners contain virgin coconut oil and it is no coincidence: the repairing power of this oil is noticeable from the first application.
We recommend that you apply it before going to bed, wash it off in the morning and voilà: shiny, very silky hair.
COCONUT OIL AS AN EYE MAKE-UP REMOVER
Coconut oil works even on water-resistant masks. Just put a little coconut oil on a cotton ball and apply it gently to your eyelashes and eyelids.
In addition to removing any makeup, the benefits of coconut oil include moisturizing this sensitive area.
VIRGIN COCONUT OIL AS A BODY SCRUB
You can make a natural scrub without spending a fortune, just with the ingredients you have in your kitchen and a little bit of effort.
Just heat virgin coconut oil over low heat, pour in some brown sugar or salt and stir well. When it acquires an earthy texture it is ready for our goal: to sweep away the dead cells from our skin.
Just let it cool and remember that coconut oil has properties such as: moisturizes, revitalizes, gives shine, is fungicidal and antibacterial.