By using coconut oil as a mask you, you re-add moisture to dry and damaged hair. In addition to this, it helps with reducing the loss of protein in hair strands, which contributes to weak strands and can help provide other proteins to help with nourishing and healing damaged hair.
By regularly massaging your scalp with coconut oil, you can ensure that you will relieve yourself of dandruff and help prevent any other conditions resulting from a dried scalp.
LICE NO MORE
Coconut oil is also a great natural cure for lice and lice eggs.
Coconut oil is a great natural well to help promote the absorption of calcium into the body, which is crucial in developing strong teeth and preventing tooth decay. It also has been recently proven to be beneficial in reducing plaque formation and gingivitis.
Put 1-2 teaspoon of coconut oil into your mouth and swish it around for up to 20 minutes. Not only does this allow for you to easily take advantage of the above benefits in addition to coconut oils antibacterial qualities but also allows for a type of detoxification to occur in the mouth leading to less sensitive, whiter teeth.
Known widely for its moisturizing effects, but with its added antioxidant properties coconut oil is one of the best things to use on all skin types.
Like with the scalp, coconut oil is great for helping to prevent dry and flaky skin along with help treat various skin problems of a similar nature including psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema.
Due to its antioxidants, coconut oil improves the moisture and lipid content of the skin and can delay the appearance of wrinkles or sagging skin that comes with age.
In addition to helping with the general aspect of aging skin, coconut oil can also help block out up to 20 percent of the ultraviolet rays from the sun which has been widely known to contributing to early wrinkles.
OTHER COCONUT OIL USES:
A body balm
Carrier for a body scrub
Natural lip balm
A natural deodorant
Eye makeup remover
Help in avoiding chlorine exposure
Part of a healthy skin cleansing routine
Helps diminish age spots
If you would like me to do another post on the reasoning behind any of these or the ways to use coconut oil for these uses, let me know down below and also tell me how you use coconut.