Advantages of Coconut Oil

30 Apr

Stimulates hydration and cell regeneration:

Coconut oil is jam packed with valuable vitamins and nutrients for skin such as Vitamin C, a natural anti-oxidant that scavenges free radicals which inducing skin to age prematurely.

Vitamin C in coconut also supplies regenerative properties stimulating collagen production in the skin cells.

Another benefit of vitamin C in skin care care and coconut face masks is that it enhances circulation which assists recovery by increasing blood circulation around your skin leaving you with a healthy luminous complexion.

SPF defense:

Some reason coconuts and their petroleum been prized for centuries in warmer climates is to get their normal sun protection factor (roughly SPF 4 to 6) and is well known in contemporary tanning lotions and sunscreens because of its medicinal and antiseptic properties.

Face masks, washes and lotions generated in this oil are obviously antibacterial due to many active chemicals in the oil and flesh. This combined with its ability to soothe and heal inflammation and wounds makes it a ideal base ingredient for home made acne masks, serums, and cleansing agents. It's also amazing as a gentle foundation for children's diaper rash or cuts and also grazes.

Coconut oil face lotions or serums:

This superb oil is packed with fatty acids or "good oils" which shield skin from moisture reduction clearing it it helping deliver valuable nutrients from additional company ingredients deep into your skin giving it the best "bang for your buck" so to speak.

Essential fatty acids are also proven to enhance your skins ability to absorb moisture, vitamins and other nutrients, locking in hydration and moisture benefits deep in your skin.

Here are some very easy to make Coconut Oil Face Masks to create in your home:

1 tsp lime or lemon juice or aloe vera juice or apple cider vinegar (leave out in the Event That You have really dry skin)

2 tbsp extra virgin coconut oil

1 tbsp honey or yogurt (or half and half each)

For acneic complexions include a couple drops of tea tree oil, lavender oil with half a teaspoon of garlic powder.

Mix well and apply skin just like you would your typical cleanser before washing.

1 tbsp honey

1 tbsp coconut cream or coconut oil

4 drops of almond, apricot, olive or avocado oil

1/2 a carrot, sweet potato or some tiny carrot juice (if you would like to splash out a bit and actually boost this recipe, then add 5 drops of carrot seed oil for additional stimulation and a healthful glow).

Mix together thoroughly and apply to skin. Leave for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water.

Coffee Coconut Chocolate Antioxidant Mask:

1 little chocolate bar
1 tbsp coconut oil
1 tbsp powerful filtered coffee (espresso)
1 tsp molasses or honey


Melt these ingredients together and apply to your skin after chilled a bit. Leave for ten minutes and then wash away. This is full of antioxidants also stimulates cell regeneration and repair.

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