30 Ways To Use Coconut Oil For Personal Hygiene
If you want to maintain your personal health you can use natural product and not those that contain a lot of dangerous chemicals.
You should replace all these products with coconut oil. Coconut oil has amazing uses and it is great to be used for personal hygiene as well.
Coconut oil possesses powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It can help you to improve the capability for nutrient absorption. It has antimicrobial, antibacterial, anti-fungal and antiviral properties. It is easy to find it in the stores and you can buy your personal favorite.
We present you the amazing uses for it:
Coconut oil is great for itching scalp and reducing flaking. The reason is because it has great moisturizing properties. It is great for controlling the oil secretion from the scalp, which is the main reason for dandruff production.
Take coconut oil and massage it on the scalp before you go to bed. In the morning wash your hair with a raw vegan hair care product and you won’t be using products that contain harmful chemical which can worsen dandruff.
2. Minimizing Pores
You can use coconut oil to reduce the pores. It can tighten the pores and it will give you a soft and smooth touch to the skin. It can help you to eliminate bacteria and this way the pores will not be filled with them and this can prevent acne outbreak.
3. Cuticle Cream
Use coconut oil to push back the cuticles. Just take a little bit of it and massage your cuticles so you can soften them.
4. Cream for Stretch Marks
In case you have damaged and stretched skin, you have to use the nourishing and healing properties of coconut oil. Take it 3 – 4 times in a day and you will reduce all stretch marks.
5. Hair Gel
It can be used for hair styling. Instead of a hair gel you can use coconut oil. It will be very easy to use.
6. Use it After Shaving
It might help you to reduce the sensation that appears from razor burns. Use coconut oil right after you’ve shaved. It will nourish the hair follicles and it will help you to heal all irritated skin bits.
7. Deep Treatment and Hair Conditioner
Use coconut oil for deep conditioning. After using it your hair will be glossy and silky smooth. Coconut oil has many fatty acids and they can help you to nourish the scalp and hair follicles.
Take 2 teaspoons of coconut oil and massage it in your hair. It should be left on your hair for 60 minutes or overnight. Afterwards use natural shampoo to wash your hair. Use apple cider vinegar to condition your hair and you will have a conditioned and shiny hair.
8. Tattoo Healing
You can use coconut oil to prevent the fading of the tattoo. If you recently got a tattoo, just use the oil to speed the time of healing. Also it will help you to prevent any infections.
9. Eyelash Conditioner
The eyelashes need conditioning as well, just like our hair. Take coconut oil and apply it on your lashes before you go to bed. Apply the oil only on the tips.
Use coconut oil instead of deodorant. Coconut oil has natural antifungal and antibacterial properties. It can destroy yeast, fungi and bacteria. Rub the coconut oil on your armpits and you will feel better.
11. Massage Oil
Use coconut oil for massages. It has a great smell and it will help you to reduce the tension in the aching muscles that happened as a result of inflammation.
Take coconut oil and massage it on your skin. Afterwards, use a scrubby washcloth or a hand mitten to brush the dead skin cells off. This way you will remove all dirt and also hydrate the skin. Coconut oil has amazing antibacterial and antimicrobial benefits. It is full of lauric acid which can help you to remove the dirt from the skin.
13. Hand Cleaner
Coconut oil has antibacterial properties and it can be used as a hand cleaner. Take coconut oil and massage it on the hands for 30 seconds. Wipe it off with a dry washcloth. The rest of the oil is going to be absorbed in your hands and it will make them soft again.
14. Preventing Wrinkles
You can use coconut oil to tighten and strengthen the connective tissues and skin as well. You will look refreshed and younger. You can use it as a nighttime facial moisturizer and it can prevent and minimize the wrinkles as well.
Coconut oil can moisturize and hydrate the skin. Coconut oil has a natural SPF, and it can protect your lips from the sun.
16. Varicose Veins
Coconut oil can be used as an efficient natural treatment. Massage a little bit of coconut oil on the area with varicose veins 3 to 6 times in a week.
Use coconut oil for healing burns. Apply it on a regular basis until your burn is healed completely. It is going to speed the healing and it will eliminate the risk of permanent scarring.
18. Nail Strengthener
If you rub the nails with coconut oil, you can protect and strengthen the laminated keratin layers. All these layers can protect the fingernails from the outer environment.
19. Body Scrub
Mixture of sugar or sea salt with coconut oil to create a natural body scrub which can be used for face and body. The recipe asks for 2 tablespoons of sugar and salt with 3 tbsp of coconut oil.
20. Eye Cream
Take a little bit of coconut oil and dab it on the skin. This will hydrate the skin and you will look amazing.
Combine coconut oil and baking soda together and you will make a natural toothpaste.
22. Removing Makeup
Use coconut oil to remove makeup. Take coconut oil and apply it on a cotton ball. Use it to clean your makeup and after wash our face.
23. Insect Repellent
Use coconut oil and make a homemade insect repellant. Coconut oil will help you to increase the shelf life of your repellant. Do not buy replants that contain DEET, because they can damage your body and environment as well.
As already mentioned, coconut oil has natural SPF. The oil protects the skin from getting burnt. Take coconut oil and apply it on your skin 20 minutes before you go on the sun.
Coconut oil is great to be used as a lubricant. It is amazing and you will be surprised.
26. Healing Bruises
You can use coconut oil to speed up the healing process if you apply it on your bruises. This will help you to reduce the swelling and the redness.
27. Weight loss
Coconut oil contains medium and short-chain fatty acids that can help you to lose weight. It can reduce the abdominal fat among obese women and it is easily digested as well. Consume it in your smoothies or use it for cooking like your primary oil.
28. Improves digestion
Coconut oil can do wonders for your digestive system and by consuming it you can prevent different digestion and stomach related problems. Coconut oil contains saturated fats which can help you to deal with different fungi, bacteria or parasites that are the reason for indigestion.
29. Bones strengthening
Coconut oil can help your body to absorb nutrients such as magnesium and calcium that are crucial for bone development.
30. Reduce stress
Coconut oil is extremely soothing because it can reduce stress. Rub it on your fingers and use them to massage yourself. You will be able to eliminate the mental fatigue.