Highly appreciated for its nourishing and protective properties, coconut oil is a beauty must-have, which is more natural.
It’s been used in beauty rituals for a long time. Even the stars succumbed: Angelina Jolie would start every day with a teaspoon of coconut oil, Miranda Kerr puts some in her coffee, Blake Lively on her skin, and according to Jessica Alba, applying coconut oil to her body during pregnancy would prevent stretch marks. Trying not to?
Nourishing your skin with coconut oil
Very rich, coconut oil nourishes the skin and soothes irritations. Antioxidant, it fights against the aging of the skin, tones it and restores its radiance. It can even be used as a make-up remover, gently massaging the whole face with oil. Then wipe with a soft washcloth. And not to spoil anything, it leaves on our epidermis a pleasant smell of summer.
However, it should not be applied to the face if you have oily skin or problem skin.
Moisturize and fortify your hair with coconut oil
Rich in vitamin E, vitamin K, and iron, coconut oil nourishes our hair, making it denser and brighter. A plus for dry and damaged hair. Untangling it on the finger, with a few drops of coconut oil, could also make it smoother and silky. But in order not to grease our scalp, it is better not to touch our roots, and to concentrate on lengths and tips.
To make the most of the benefits of coconut oil, we make a hair mask once a week. Oil is applied to dry hair and wrapped in a hot towel. Leave to pose between 30 and 1h or all night, according to preferences. Rinse by gently shampooing and then hydrating with a keratin treatment, to strengthen the hair.
Coconut oil for whiter teeth
To whiten teeth without having to make an appointment with the dentist, coconut oil is again a valuable ally. We wash our mouths with coconut oil for about ten minutes and brush our teeth, to guarantee a beautiful smile, a fresh breath and prevent cavities.
Moreover, it is very moisturizing and perfect for chapped lips. To be applied as a lip balm whenever you feel the need.
Where to get coconut oil?
In grocery stores, on the internet on specialist websites or in organic stores: coconut oil is now part of everyday consumer products. We choose it 100% natural, unrefined and organic, from brands recognized for the quality of their products.