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7 Full Body Uses Of Coconut Oil

Hydrating your skin from within, coconut oil is a must have in everyone’s home. Some of these 7 full body uses of coconut oil are self-discovered from experiences.

Body Uses of Coconut Oil


Firm & Glowing Skin

Did you know that the nourishing fatty acids and vitamins in coconut oil can fight any signs of aging and firm up your skin?

Simply massage a teaspoon of coconut oil all in your face for 5 minutes. It improves skin’s elasticity and collagen production and retains its moisture.

Makeup Remover

We all are in dire need of makeup before bed, but just simply a slide of coconut oil can get you clean skin in no time.

Just take  a few drops on a cotton pad and gently wipe your face to clean up even water proof makeup.

Lash Growth

Have you always wanted long lashes? Dip a cotton pad in coconut oil and apply the above eyes. The fatty acid in the coconut oil makes it easy to absorb and can prevent protein loss that ultimately promotes lashes growth.

Natural Baby Wipes

Babies need extra care for their skin and these natural baby wipes are safe to use.

In 2 cups of boiling water, add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil & baby wash and 15 drops of lavender essential oil. Now pour it in a glass jar on top of some small towels.

The antibacterial properties and anti fungal properties in coconut oil help make the skin smooth and clean. It also nourishes your baby’s skin.

Stretch Mark Remedy

Mix 1 cup small cup of sugar with half a cup of coconut oil and a juice of half a lemon to make a scrub. Use twice a week to reduce stretch marks pigmentation.

The antioxidant properties of coconut oil treat various skin ailments. It also restores the skin’s natural pH level making it glow.

Oil Pulling

Nobody likes going to the dentist. But what if I told you the secret of good oral health is right in your kitchen?

A single tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth and swish it around for 10-15 minutes.  Try doing this the first thing in the morning or before dinner. Follow up by washing your mouth with salt water and brushing your teeth.

The antimicrobial properties of coconut oil fights harmful bacteria and bad breath and also whiten your teeth.

Cold Remedy

Need an easy cold remedy? Add 1 spoon of coconut oil to a hot beverage and say goodbye to that cold. The antiviral, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of coconut oil can boost your immune system and fight viruses.

Other than these 7 full body uses of coconut oil, do you know more? Please share it in the comment section.

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