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12 Unbelievable Uses For Coconut Oil

For some time now coconut oil has been seen as a miracle substance. Due to this fact, more and more cosmetic companies have started using it as the basic ingredients for their products.

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For some time now coconut oil has been seen as a miracle substance. Due to this fact, more and more cosmetic companies have started using it as the basic ingredients for their products. Nowadays, you can buy soaps, shower gels, shampoos, creams and other products with this oil.

But, what’s with all the hype? It turns out that coconut oil has numerous beneficial properties. It nurtures your skin restoring valuable substances. Next time you sit in front of your vanity mirror to hydrate your lips or remove make-up; you just might be using this product.

Here are 12 things coconut oil can help you with.

1.Oral hygiene

Coconut oil cannot substitute the regular toothpaste. But, it can definitely strengthen your gums. Due to its impact on soft tissue, it is recommended that you gurgle coconut oil for 10 to 15 minutes every day, before brushing your teeth. It can help whiten your teeth and detoxify your body.

2.Makes your cuticles softer

As you can presume, like other creams and oils, this substance can make your tissue softer and more elastic for a period of time. This is why you can use it as a way to soften your cuticles. If you start using it for your hands, you will soon notice the difference in quality of your skin under as you put it under the bulb lighting.

3.Helps with dry ends

Dry ends are a common issue for many women. In most of the cases, this is the result of unhealthy lifestyle or excessive use of volatile cosmetic products. Luckily for you, there is a solution. Although coconut oil cannot help you restore natural substances, it can hydrate it.


Peeling is another good use for this amazing oil. Coconut is a great basis for any peeling product. All you have to do is add a substance to give it texture (such as sugar) and you will have an excellent scrub for home use.

5.Helps with cold

This sounds quite amazing but it is true. Substance can help you with mucous membrane. If you have a runny nose, all you have to do is place a little bit of coconut oil in your nostrils and it will quickly elevate inflammation.

6.Lip hydration

Similar to your hair, this oil can be used for lip hydration. Put it on your lips overnight and they will be much softer when you wake up.

7.Removes make-up

Make-up can be a real pain especially when you come home late at night after partying. Women who have trouble with removing make-up can use coconut oil. Just make sure to protect your eyes.

8.Protects from shaving irritation

Besides your nose, coconut oil can be used as a way to prevent shaving irritation. Make sure to rub it in before shaving. The difference will be noticeable next time you look in your Hollywood mirror!

9.Prevents wrinkles around your eyes

Area around your eyes is really thin. In fact, this is where wrinkles usually appear for the first time. Make sure to use coconut oil to prevent creation of wrinkles and bags.

10.Treats acne

Apply coconut oil on your face and leave it be for 15 minutes. After that, wash your face with warm water and let your skin dry for a bit (do not use any other products). This substance has some amazing antibacterial components that will help you deal with acne.

11.Helps with hair growth

Oil can also help with hair growth. Just apply it on problematic areas and it will stimulate follicle growth.

12.Reduces sunburns

Like any other inflammation or redskin, oil can help you out with sunburns. It simply draws out heat from your tissue making it heal much faster.

Although coconut oil is quite amazing, it is not omnipotent. It still has its limits. If you wish to use it for medical purposes, make sure to consult your doctor beforehand. Nevertheless, it is definitely a great supplement for your skin and hair!

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