Coconut as a whole plays a very important part in our lives. From leafs to the oil everything has become very useful to us. Coconut oil is widely used for your hair and many may have seen the results it has provided. With the growth in the market we have been exposed to n number of creams, which have proved to be worthless. In this stiff competition coconut oil has risen as a thorough winner.
The oil seems to do wonders for your skin. It softens the skin as well as cures it from any damages providing you with a radiant and young look. It helps the skin to avoid liver spots and blemishes caused due to aging and sunlight. By regular use of the oil a soft and supple skin is developed keeping it wrinkle free. The damage to the skin by sun rays is restricted with the use of coconut oil. It brings back the shine and lost charm of the skin.
The presence of antiseptic fatty acids prevents any fungal and bacterial infection. Some of the infections it keeps fighting on regular basis are the acne, ringworm, herpes, boils, athlete’s foot and warts. Coconut oil or coconut butter has been widely used as a moisturizer. It provides a shield on your skin to protect the natural moisture.
For Skin Care
Apply grinded betel leaf with coconut oil on black spots, to lighten it
Paste of mehendi [henna] with little oil should be applied on your face to lighten black spots
Apply the mixture of coconut water and thick pineapple juice for a glowing skin
For soft skin make a paste of red sandal powder with coconut milk. Apply it on your face. Rinse it later.
To remove pimples. Use thick curd add turmeric and drops of oil. Put it on your face.
Coconut oil mixed with crushed garlic when applied at night helps to cure plantar warts and athlete’s foot
Coconut butter can be used as lip balm
Massage your face with coconut oil before going to bed this would help in premature ageing.