6 ways coconut oil can change your life
BY LUSETA BEAUTY
On the quest for great beauty products, coconut oil is an important ingredient to look for in high-quality beauty products. Coconut oil has so many benefits that it can change your life! Seriously, coconut oil is known for its many qualities and the ways that it can be used to enhance your life and your beauty routine.
One of the best benefits of coconut oil is that it can be used in your hair to give it a natural shine. Has your hair been lacking in luster? Just use a small drop of coconut oil in your hair. Take a dime-sized amount of coconut oil, rub it between your hands, and smooth it onto your hair. You can gently comb or brush it through to experience an instant, natural shine.
For an itchy scalp, coconut oil has lots of beauty benefits. Coconut oil can be used for a scalp massage on an itchy scalp. Just rub coconut oil on your fingertips, and gently use the pads of your fingers to massage it onto your scalp. Coconut oil has been known to be soothing for irritated scalps, and it is used as in ingredient in many scalp oils. It can be used as a carrier oil, so you can add drops of essential oils like lavender and eucalyptus to it for an enhanced effect.
If your hair strands are dry or dull, coconut oil can be used for its conditioning effects. Coconut oil is a common ingredient in hair conditioners because it helps to soften hair and make it more manageable. It also helps to smooth hair, making it less prone to tangles.
Coconut oil isn’t only for use in your hair. It can also be used on your skin as an effective makeup remover. To use coconut oil to remove makeup, simply rub some coconut oil in the palms of your hands. Gently apply it to dry skin on your face, rubbing it into areas where you are wearing makeup. Be sure to close your eyes when rubbing away makeup on and near your eye area. Rinse, then follow with your favorite skin cleanser. By using the coconut oil first, you help to loosen and remove waterproof and oil-based makeup.
Seals in Moisture
Coconut oil can help to seal in moisture on your hair and on your skin. You can add coconut oil to your hair before you blow dry it for a natural heat protectant, and to seal in moisture. You can also apply coconut oil on damp skin when you get out the shower to seal in moisture on your skin.
Hair and Body Oil
Last, but certainly not least, coconut oil doubles as both a hair and a body oil. As a hair oil, it can be used to seal in moisture, add shine, detangle hair, or add a very light coconut fragrance. As a body oil, it can replace your body lotion, or it can be used a massage oil to soothe tired, dry skin.
No matter how you use it, coconut oil has great benefits. It can truly enhance your beauty routine and change your life!
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