You had seen us mention the wonderful benefits of coconut oil in a tidbit a few weeks ago, but now, we’re here to expand on this amazing commodity. Coconut oil is excellent when used for cooking, and it is loaded with all the good fats. Besides reaping the benefits internally, this astounding oil works well with our skin. It’s an all-natural product that serves as an alternative to toxic skin care products that are commonly found in drugstores.

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Ways to Use Coconut Oil to Reap its Benefits

Detoxification Bath

Add a few drops of essential oils to start an aromatherapy session along with ½ cup of Epsom salts. Combine a ½ cup of coconut oil into a warm bath to starts the detoxification process. Allow your mind and body to unwind from this excellent bath as the oil and salt work its way to removing the toxins out.

A Wash for the Face

Create a homemade face wash with an incorporation of coconut oil. This ingredient works well with the skin that it cleans and moisturizes thanks to its microbial properties. Simply dab your face wash onto the skin to reap its benefits.

Soft Lips Start With Lip Balms

Say goodbye to cracked lips by applying a lip balm that is sure to moisturize! However, while the simplest products may seem to have the least chemical ingredients, lip balms are notorious for being packed with harmful chemicals. Instead, create an all-natural product with an incorporation of coconut oil!

Goodbye Stretch Marks

When the elasticity of the skin changes, undesired stretch marks occur. This often happens after weight loss/gain or even pregnancy. Reduce the effect of stretch marks by applying coconut oil to the affected area. This skin care routine will help fade the marks by moisturizing it and swiftly healing it.

Body Oil

When you’re suffering from dry skin, using coconut oil in place of lotion will tremendously help. Slather this on the skin and focus on the driest parts such as knees and elbows.

Shaving Gel

Instead of using shaving creams, use coconut oil to get close to the skin. This prevents it from developing ingrown hair and undergoing razor burns! Just use coconut oil instead of shaving gels with no additional products! Simply apply it on the skin, shave and pat it dry.