10 Surprising Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

  

Coconut oil has been used for centuries both for cooking and medicinal purposes.  It is packed with health-boosting fatty acids, and its natural antifungal and antibacterial properties promote healing when used topically.

The following list gives ten ways that you can incorporate coconut oil into your everyday routine and ditch the toxic, chemical laden products once and for all.

1. Moisturizer

Coconut oil can be used directly on the skin as an effective deep moisturizing treatment. It is especially useful on problem areas such as the feet, elbows and knees. After a bath or shower, rub coconut oil all over your skin whilst it is still wet to lock in moisture.

Apply a generous amount to your face before bed as a powerful and inexpensive night cream.

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