Coconut Oil - Your Personal Beautician and Doctor


Long before the tenacious fingers of world cosmetic corporations grabbed the feminine beauty industry and fashioned synthetic products and artificial skin and hair care methods, only natural products reigned in this market: tinctures, extracts, extracts, oils.

Coconut oil has always been among the first and effective. The amazing properties of the product helped the skin to become soft and soft, and the hair - smooth, silky, elastic. Now it is very popular with connoisseurs of natural care. In the article I will tell you how it is useful and how to use it correctly at home.

The benefits and harms of coconut oil


  • It nourishes, moisturizes, tones, creates a protective film that attenuates the negative effects of ultraviolet radiation.
  • Promotes the regeneration of skin and hair.
  • It has a rejuvenating effect.
  • Used in massage.
  • Relieves inflammatory processes (including acne).
  • Strengthens nails, hair, does not allow them to exfoliate and break.
  • Eliminates dandruff.
  • Cleans, therefore, used as a makeup remover.

Like most natural products, it is safe to use. There are only two aspects that are considered when applying:

  1. Like any natural ingredient, it can cause allergies: the first application is better to make a trial, local - in a small area of ​​the skin to check the reaction.
  2. Inside use with caution.


Coconut oil is a real storehouse of useful elements. There are almost a dozen acids there! Of the vitamins - A, C, E. The most interesting thing is that being a vegetable, it contains a lot of saturated fats, which are usually found in animal products.

Where can I buy

Beauticians all over the world recommend buying it at cosmetic stores or ordering it from the Internet. The price is about 200 rubles per 100 milliliters.

Coconut Hair Masks

Girl with her hair

  • "Creamy lavender." Combine one tablespoon of oil, two tablespoons of sour cream, three drops of lavender oil. Stir and apply a dense layer on dirty hair, warm your head, and after two hours, rinse thoroughly with shampoo.
  • AromaMix. Take two tablespoons of coconut oil, one tablespoon of castor oil, add five drops of bay oil to the mixture. Warm the composition and rub it warmly into the scalp and hair, hold for an hour, covering your head with cling film and a towel.
  • "Banana-avocado." Ingredients: banana, half avocado, two teaspoons of lemon juice, two tablespoons of coconut. Grate or squash the banana and avocado, then mix with oil and juice. When applying, it is recommended to comb the strands, and it is better to rinse off after an hour.
  • "Honey-kefir." One tablespoon of honey is mixed with one tablespoon of oil, poured with 80 milliliters of kefir, lastly - three drops of ylang-ylang oil. The mask is best warmed up before application and held for sixty minutes.

Best face masks

Skin on the face

Coconut face masks are also popular. They have a beneficial effect on the skin, helping to maintain freshness and tightness, smooth wrinkles, eliminate inflammation, and have a general tonic effect.

  • "Citrus." Three tablespoons of coconut oil, two tablespoons of blue clay, five drops of orange oil. Mix, apply on face for 30 minutes.
  • "Protein". Shake well three tablespoons of coconut oil, one teaspoon of lemon juice, one protein, five drops of tea tree oil. Keep the resulting mixture on your face for 30 minutes.
  • "Dairy". Three tablespoons of butter, one tablespoon of honey and milk, one egg. It is better to prepare the mixture in a mixer. Apply homogeneous gruel on face for 40 minutes.
  • "Honey." Five tablespoons of coconut oil, three tablespoons of honey, one persimmon fruit, one egg. Grind with a mixer or blender, hold for 30 minutes.
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Useful body masks

There are masks for the body, which tone, moisturize the skin, eliminating possible defects. Typically, a body product is used in scrubs, creams, after-shower lotions.

  • Moisturizing. Mix coconut oil and cream (for children) in a 1: 1 ratio, use as a moisturizer for the whole body, arms, legs.
  • "Olive". Take coconut and olive oil in a ratio of 1: 2, for each tablespoon of coconut relies one tablespoon of beeswax. Melt the wax in a steam bath, then mix all the ingredients. Get a nourishing body balm.
  • Coconut Scrub. Mix oil, rock salt, brown sugar in a ratio of 1: 1: 1. Use as a scrub 1-2 times a week.
  • "Coffee Scrub". Oil and coffee cake in a 1: 1 ratio act in the same way, the main thing is to be careful not to rub the skin too hard to avoid inflammation and an allergic reaction.

Other uses for hair and face

Coconut oil

The oil can be used in its pure form: applied to hair, skin of the face and body, used instead of hand cream, like sunscreen lotion, against cellulite, for massage. The product relieves dandruff, dry skin, heals microcracks, eliminates various inflammations, and cleanses the upper layer of the epidermis.

It can be added to shampoo and shower gel, evening face cream, scrub, lotion. It can also be used as a shaving cream: the blade will glide very gently, and the skin will not be irritated, peel, blush. If you prefer hair removal in a beauty parlor - it will soothe the skin after waxing or sugar hair removal.

They can remove makeup using instead of milk, in the form of a lip balm - they do not crack, the skin will remain fresh and moisturized even in severe cold.

The tool is unique in characteristics. It is not surprising that it is actively used in cosmetology and traditional medicine. It can be found in almost any cosmetic product: cream, scrub, lotion, milk, mask, balm.

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How and why to use edible coconut oil

When used internally, it helps to lower blood sugar, eliminate cholesterol plaques, lose weight, boosts immunity, helps with stress, and has a general tonic effect. As an additional component, it is used to treat dermatological diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, cancer, diabetes, epilepsy.

In principle, it can replace sunflower oil in the kitchen. During heat treatment does not emit harmful substances, which compares favorably with vegetable. Possessing a pleasant, sweet taste, it is appropriate in sweet pastries, cereals, salads, sweet soups, stews.

The most common use of the food option is drinks. It is added to coffee, cocoa, tea. The taste is unusual and pleasant.

How to use in traditional medicine and cosmetology

Coconuts and Coconut Oil

It works like a method to remove warts! To do this, it is mixed with oils of lemon, tea tree, oregano and apply 3-4 times a day for half an hour.

The fungus on the skin and toenails can be eliminated by rubbing the affected areas with oil, putting on socks (first cotton, on top - wool or terry). The procedure is repeated every day. With the help of the product, you can get rid of the unpleasant odor of the legs. To do this, rub it in until completely absorbed by adding a few drops of lemon or lavender oil.

Cosmetology, traditional and official medicine, cooking - the range of applications is incredibly wide.What do doctors and cosmetologists think of a wonderful remedy?

Experts are unanimous in their opinion: coconut oil, which came to us from the hot southern countries, is firmly rooted in cosmetology.

Doctors also agree with this opinion, the only thing they warn about about possible allergic reactions.

Coconut Milk, Coconut Oil Elena Malysheva

Useful Tips

  1. Masks apply to unwashed hair, warm your head with a towel, scarf or hat, and rinse with shampoo.
  2. Lubricate hair, face and body skin with massaging movements without using gloves.
  3. Use the prepared mixture once - do not store in the refrigerator, bacteria can multiply there.
  4. Do not heat or supercool several times.
  5. Do not make masks before going out - even after using shampoo, your hair may remain oily for a while, which will ruin the look of your hairstyle.

Remember: natural remedies are much better than artificial ones. Use the gifts of nature and be young, beautiful, healthy!

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