Your cart is empty
Coconut Oil Benefits For Your Body, Skin And Hair
You probably know — or at least have heard about — all the many, many wonders and uses for coconut oil. It’s more than just a basic fatty oil: You can cook with it! You can clean your house with it!
Coconut oil is packed with vitamins D, E and K, the miracle worker can transform your skin, face and hair in minutes.HAIR: DEEP CONDITIONER
A thick coat of coconut oil, left on for several hours under a shower cap, will transform dry, damaged hair. Many people implement a daily routine by warming the oil up, glossing it over dry hair (this is important — the oil penetrates better when your hair is dry), covering overnight and shampooing in the morning.HAIR: SCALP CONDITIONER
Using coconut oil on your scalp is a great conditioning treatment. Rub directly onto the roots of your hair to calm itching and help stimulate hair growth.
BODY: MOISTURIZER Dr. Shereene Idriss, a New York-based dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology, told TODAY Style. “Its occlusive and waxy nature combined with it being rich in vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids allow to form a barrier on skin while delivering deep moisture for dry skin in areas not prone to breakouts.”
BODY: MOSQUITO BITE AND SUNBURN REMEDY
Dr. Debra Wattenberg, a board-certified dermatologist, suggested mixing coconut oil with a bit of oatmeal for a quick way to soothe itchy bug bites and sore sunburns. “It even has some antibacterial effects,” she added.FACE: MAKEUP REMOVER
The waxiness of coconut oil could potentially cause breakouts for acne-prone skin.TEETH WHITENER
Swirling coconut oil in your mouth for about 15 minutes can also remove bacteria in your mouth and help improve conditions like gingivitis. You can also concoct a natural toothpaste by mixing coconut oil with baking soda