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8 Beauty Benefits of Coconut Oil ...

If you haven’t already discovered the beauty benefits of coconut oil, now is the time to unleash the amazing advantages! Coconut oil is all natural, inexpensive and is truly a multi-purpose product that you can use all over! Read on for some great beauty benefits of this natural beauty booster and put those expensive and chemical-laden products aside!

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1. Makeup Remover

One of the popular beauty uses of coconut oil is to use is to remove makeup-yes, even eye makeup! Warm some coconut oil in your hands, rub it all over your face, paying attention not to get any in your eyes, and wash it off with a wash cloth and warm water. Coconut oil is an easy, effective and natural way to cleanse your face!

2. Lighten Dark Elbows and Knees

A little known beauty benefit of coconut oil is that it can help lighten dark elbows and knees. All you need is a teaspoon of lemon juice and half a teaspoon of coconut oil. Mix it together and apply it to your skin for 10-15 minutes before wiping off any excess. Aside from being a great moisturizer, coconut oil is a natural skin lightener!

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3. Scalp Treatment

The beauty benefits of coconut oil aren’t limited to our skin! If you have dry, itchy scalp or if you just want to get rid of product build-up, a coconut oil scalp treatment is just what you need! After you wash your hair with a mild shampoo, gently massage your scalp with coconut oil and leave it on for 10-15 minutes, then rinse.

4. Shaving Balm

Another great use for coconut oil in the shower is to use it as a shaving balm. The next time you run out of shaving cream or just want an alternative, apply some coconut oil to your legs and shave! It can give you a nice close shave and it’ll leave your legs soft and smooth!

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5. Moisturizer

And now for probably the most common beauty uses of coconut oil is to use it as a moisturizer. Coconut oil is lightweight, absorbs quickly and smells amazing! It’s as easy as scooping out some coconut oil and applying it on your hands, feet-pretty much anywhere you want!

6. Deep Conditioner

One of my personal favorite beauty uses of coconut oil is to use it as a deep hair conditioner or hair detangler. My hair was getting kinda crispy at one point but I kept using coconut oil to condition my hair and it made it so much softer! You can also combine coconut oil with honey or olive oil to make your deep conditioner even deeper.

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7. Cuticle Softener

Do you do your own manis and pedis at home? Well, even if you don’t, you can take advantage of one of the beauty benefits of coconut oil and use it to soften your cuticles! All you have to do is rub some on your cuticle area and it makes manis and pedis easy breezy. You can also slather some coconut oil on your feet before bed to soften cracked heels!

8. Acne Treatment

A contentious beauty benefit of coconut oil is to use it as a treatment for acne. Coconut oil contains microbial agents that will kill bacteria without irritating your skin.You can simply dab some of the oil directly on your skin or some suggest mixing it with food or drinks to prevent acne from the inside.

The health and beauty benefits of coconut oil are plentiful! Coconut oil can be used pretty much all over to soften and beautify ourselves. So the next time you’re out of lotion or conditioner, pick up a jar of this all-natural health and beauty remedy and try it out for yourself! What’s your favorite way to use coconut oil?

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