Coconut Oil: The magic ingredient for healthy skin and hair
Every article you read on improving skin and hair health definitely mentions this all-rounder. From managing frizzy, damaged hair to providing the skin with nourishment and moisture, this oil works wonders in any way you use it.
Coconut oil has become a popular addition to the natural and ayurvedic range of skincare and haircare products. Used even in lip balms, it is an excellent way to provide hydration to your body. Read on to find out the numerous benefits of coconut oil.
- Reduces acne
- Moisturizes skin
- Exfoliates the skin
Inflammation is a major trigger for skin conditions like acne. The rich antioxidant content of this oil reduces inflammation effectively and helps eliminate the root cause of acne. It even possesses anti-bacterial properties which can help prevent further breakouts.
In addition to its anti-acne properties, it is great source of hydration for the skin. It has been known to have penetrative properties which ensure that the oil reaches the deeper layers of your skin and boost hydration. The oil has been known to treat diseases like eczema and psoriasis as well.
Naturally exfoliating, coconut oil can be used as a foot scrub, a lip scrub and is a major component of most cleansing products. An added benefit is that it does not let your skin dry out while exfoliating.
- Stimulates hair growth
- Reduces dandruff and lice
- Prevents breakage
- Provides a natural shine
Hair is essentially made up of a number of proteins. Most of this is lost due to environmental factors such as pollution and sun damage. Coconut oil penetrates deep into the hair shaft and nourishes the follicles thereby strengthening them. This helps reduce hair loss and promotes hair growth.
Lice and dandruff are one of the top external factors for hair loss. The moisturizing properties of coconut oil help reduce the chances of dandruff. Combining it with anise spray has been known to effectively eliminate lice as well.
This miracle hair oil not only provides hydration to the scalp, it helps retain it as well. This property makes it an excellent conditioner. Applying coconut oil on your split ends and on the scalp can help prevent thinning of hair and avoiding breakage.
Shampoos are essentially cleansers. They strip the scalp of natural oils and reduce its shine and smoothness. Using coconut oil as a pre-shampoo treatment can help lock in these essential components and keep your hair looking healthy and shiny throughout the day.
The many properties of coconut oil are well maintained in our unrefined and cold-pressed formulation. This higly versatile oil can be used in many ways to nourish your hair and skin. Head over to our store to experience the magic of coconut.