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Never Miss To Include Coconut Oil In Your Beauty Kit

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Coconut oil is an important beauty ingredient that can be used to solve almost all the beauty issues. It is easily available and affordable.

You must not only restrict coconut oil to the hair, but make use of it to make your skin glow, feel younger and beautiful.

The secrets of coconut oil for beauty will never be disclosed by the beauticians, as this will cause lesser visits to the saloon.

Nature has already blessed us with many beautifying oils and other natural ingredients, hence we must know how to use them for our beauty regimen.

Coconut oil is a rich oil that contains many essential fats and other ingredients, which benefit your skin from removing wrinkles to killing harmful bacteria that cause skin infections.

You must read this article to find out the best uses of coconut oil for beauty.


Sugar Scrub

Mix together 1 tablespoon of coconut oil with 1 teaspoon of sugar and then rub it gently on to your face for 10 minutes. This will remove all the dead skin cells, and you will get a smooth and glowing skin with regular use.


Salt Scrub

If you have pimples on the face with some inflammation then replace sugar with salt. Mixing salt with coconut oil makes it an effective anti-infective scrub for your skin. You can also rub this on your face to get rid of the skin infections.


Make A Soap Bar

For this you will need the following:

  • Half cup of coconut oil
  • 1/4th cup of beeswax
  • 1/4th cup of shea butter
  • few tablespoons of almond oil

How To Make The Soap Bar

Melt coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter on a low flame. Mix it with almond oil and some essence. Pour this mixture into a soap mould and leave it to set. You can even refrigerate it to set it quickly.


For Dry And Flaky Lips

Apply coconut oil on your lips before going to sleep. You will get soft and supple lips overnight. Doing this daily can make your lips pink, supple and plump.



Coconut oil can be used as one of the best natural toothpastes that is safe and chemical free. Rub some coconut oil and salt on to your teeth for minutes to get healthy, cavity free and sparkling teeth.



Mix some coconut oil with some lemon juice, baking soda and a few drops of rose oil. Apply it on your underarm area. You can also transfer the contents into a roll-on bottle and roll it over your underarms. This will keep you stink-free during the day.



Coconut oil also has sun-protection properties. Mix a few drops of pure coconut oil with your usual lotion and then apply it on to your face before going out in the sun.


Make Your Own Shaving Cream

Mix together coconut oil, baking soda, honey and castile soap and apply it on to your face, or the underarms or legs, or wherever you want to shave. It will prevent skin cuts and make shaving a smoother process.


Prevents Grey Hair

Mix coconut oil with lemon juice and apply it on to your hair and scalp. Regular use will prevent grey hair from appearing and will also make your hair black.

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Story first published: Monday, February 1, 2016, 13:00 [IST]
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