If you want to take good care of your body start by using coconut as a body scrub. Just get some sea salt and mix it with some coconut oil and then apply the mixture as a body scrub. It works like magic and you can instantly feel your skin getting smoother.
A moisturizing coconut bath
This can go a long way since it’s another whole-body use of coconut oil and when you finish your bath, you’ll have a nice, soft skin like you’ve never had before. Just add a mixture of coconut oil and a few drops of any essential oil to your bath and relax in it for about 20 minutes.
The benefits are amazing. Using coconut is a great way to hydrate your body on a daily basis. It also cleans your face thoroughly so if you’re looking for a coconut-based face mask or cream, you can use an equal mixture of coconut and castor oil to treat your face right.
Did we mentioned cuticle treatment? If you need to soften your cuticles, then apply coconut oil or coconut-based cream daily to get the best results.
Coconut oil is good as well for battling foot infections
Foot infections can be a nasty business and coconut oil with its antifungal properties is a great way to get rid of those unwanted things between your toes.
While on the topic of using coconut oil to battle various things you can add battling hair frizz on the list – just apply a very slight touch of coconut oil to your hair in the morning.
It nourishes your hair
Not only does it battle frizz, but coconut oil is also an incredible hair conditioner which when used can give incredible results. Take a tablespoon of coconut oil, it’s enough and apply it to your roots. Leave it like that for about half an hour and then thoroughly wash your hair. The results will be instant! You can also leave the oil overnight for even better results.
It protects your lips
Since it nourishes your whole body, it is only natural that it will also be used as a natural lip balm to protect your lips and keep them soft.
Using coconut-based products and coconut oil can help you remove makeup more easily and thoroughly.
Just mix some coconut oil with a few drops of any essential oil and use the mixture as an alternative to commercial and harmful antiperspirants and deodorants.
Prevents razor burns
We all know how razor cuts can hurt and sting and burn – you can prevent that annoying pain by using coconut oil as a shaving cream.
Since coconut oil is a great way to prevent razor burns, it is also great when used to relieve almost any kind of inflammations on your skin.
Swish a tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth for 15-20 minutes to destroy any bacteria in it and improve your overall health.
A natural toothpaste
Mix a teaspoon of coconut oil with half a teaspoon of baking soda and few drops of peppermint oil to create an effective natural toothpaste that can greatly improve your oral health.