We all are familiar with the therapeutic and beauty benefits of coconut oil, which is widely used for cooking, hair and skin care. But here are six unconventional but tried and tested uses of coconut oil which you must try today!
I replaced my regular shaving cream with coconut oil and got silky legs like never before! Coconut oil also helped to moisturise and soothe my skin.
Have brittle nails that break easily? Dab on some coconut oil into cotton and rub it into your nails and cuticles to strengthen them naturally. Trust me, it works.
Coconut oil has amazing antibacterial properties and acts as a natural deodorizer. Here's a DIY tip for making your natural deodorant at home. Mix equal parts of your favourite essential oil with coconut oil and freeze it. Now dab some of it on before setting out for the day and keep body odour at bay!
Did you know that you could also condition your tresses with coconut oil and honey? Mix the two together in equal parts and apply on your hair after shampooing. Leave it on for some time and then rinse to get gorgeous locks.
Coconut oil acts as a natural gloss. I simply dab some onto my cheeks after makeup for highlighting them beautifully or use it on my lips for that glossy pout. In fact, you can even make your own DIY lip and cheek stain with coconut oil by mixing it with your favourite powder blush!
Coconut oil can act as an amazing exfoliating ingredient. Just mix coconut oil with brown sugar to make an excellent body scrub. You will see how it can work wonders for your skin.
This is an amazing hack I practice everyday. Use coconut oil in place of your regular eye makeup remover unless you have oily skin. Dab some oil on to cotton and wipe your makeup easily. Even waterproof makeup comes out easily without much of a struggle.
I made my own toothpaste using coconut oil! Mix coconut oil with baking soda and brush to get whiter teeth. Try it today!