Beauty Uses of Coconut Oil

Mahvish Khan Jan 19 2016

Everyone is aware of the advantages of olive oil, it does wonders to one’s body in every sense. Here, I’ll discuss the miracles of coconut oil and I’m sure majority of us has no idea about its advantages.

We have been using coconut oil on our hair in summers, particularly, but drinking coconut oil isn’t that much practiced in our society as in the past it was believed that coconut oil contains fat. Reality is really shocking; studies have found out that those who use coconut oil on daily basis are considered to be the healthiest people in the world. The fat in coconut is saturated fat which doesn’t make one to gain weight instead helps get rid of constipation. Studies have also suggested that people who use coconut oil are protected from the infections because of its chemical formula. It is known as a ‘super food’ as it helps improve brain function.

Coconut oil also helps to improve blood cholesterol and save one from heart disease. Saturated fats in the coconut oil are actually very important for our body. Advantages of coconut doesn’t end here, other advantages of coconut oil are as follows:

Coconut Oil For Weight Loss

Coconut oil helps through your weight loss journey. In one of the researches it was found that people who used coconut oil shed more weight as compare to the people who used olive oil. Consuming coconut oil also helps kill hunger, make you feel full for longer, that eventually prevents you from overeating.

Radiant Skin with Coconut Oil

Intake of 1 tablespoon of coconut oil in a day brings eye catching shining to the skin. By directly applying it on skin, it helps soften it, and can also be used as a sunscreen.

Coconut Oil Helps Fight Acne Marks

This is indeed one of the best advantages of coconut oil. Take a tissue paper or napkin, dip it in coconut oil and freeze it. Now use this tissue paper as a mask on your skin. Repetition of this process twice in a week may help you get rid of those pesky acne marks.

Bye Bye Dark Circles

Oh yes! You just read it right. Coconut has that magic to lighten those dark irritating bags around your eyes. Take a tissue or napkin, cut in a wide circle, dip it in coconut oil and freeze it. Place them onto your eyes. Practice this daily and say goodbye to your dark circles.

Coconut Oil Cleanser

Coconut oil can be used as a cleanser. In order to remove make-up use coconut oil. It will not only protect your skin from the damage but also gives your skin a glossy shine.

Coconut oil is known for its antifungal and antibacterial properties. It beneficial for maintaining an optimum health inside out. It is a magical potion that helps one get into shape along with its myriad health and beauty benefits. Try out these ways you can incorporate coconut oil into your beauty routine and shine all the way.

Mahvish Khan

Mahvish Khan:

She is a teacher and an English grad from the University of Karachi. She likes the finer things in life.