With coconut oils antibacterial properties it is known to remove smell and freshen up the odour of your body. For a more deodorising affect add lava see oil or lemon.
2. Shaving cream
This is best for dry skin, it helps smoothen out follicles for a smoother, longer lasting shave.
3. Makeup remover
Your makeup just melts away, even waterproof mascara! It also cleanses the skin and emphasises the skins natural flora.
4. Cellulite/stretch mark cream
Can tighten the skin and reduce or even remove cellulite and stretch marks.
Apply after the application of Apple cider vinegar and compress for a few weeks. Moles have been known to literally fall off.
6. Insect repellent
This makes your skin slippery for insects to land on.
7. Foot fungus infections
Apply to foot and wear socks over night to stop the oil from rubbing off and repeat for 2-3 nights.
8. Cold sores
Add to cold sores and because of the coconut oils properties(as you've probably read 100 times already) it blemishes them away! It also contains a lot of lauric acid which helps blemish anything like this like warts, herpies, genital warts etc.
9. Psoriasis and eczema
Coconut oil contains antibacterial and antifungal properties, therefore it works wonders for dry skin and any fungus infection. It also restores nourishment and takes away the dryness. Just massage it into your scalp for 5 minutes, then rinse thoroughly washing it with shampoo.
Rub on the inside of your nose to stop a cold.
11. Itch relief
Either add to specific area or if needed after a hot bath rub all over.
12. Makeup brush cleaner
It's antibacterial, non toxic, promotes firming of the skin, removes makeup and smells amazing. What else more could you want!
13. Muscle soother
Take 4 teaspoons Shea butter then 3 tablespoons coconut oil, 2 tablespoons jojoba oil, 6 drops peppermint essential oil, 6 drops eucalyptus essential oil, 4 drops of lavender essential oil and then 1 tablespoon of beeswax. Melt the Shea butter, coconut oil and jojoba oil, then add the essential oils and pour into an airtight container. Apply onto skin and it will soothe muscles instantly!
14. After sun
Massage over body to soothe parched skin. Will cool down the skin and take out the burn.
15. Dandruff treatment
Coconut oil contains antibacterial and antifungal properties, therefore coconut oil is excellent for scalp problems like dryness and dandruff. Simply massage it into your scalp for 5 minutes. Let it sit for as long as you can and then shampoo thoroughly.
16. Hair shiner and frizz tamer
Add a tiny blob of coconut oil to your palms and evenly spread through the hair. Too much can make it greasy so make sure it is only the size of a pea.
17. Whitening tooth paste
By adding soda this is perfect as a teeth whitener.
18. Lice remedy
It has been known to kill head lice with a rinse of apple cider confer, once this is dried apply coconut oil and leave over night. Then rinse thoroughly and comb and add conditioner.
19. Breath freshener
Coconut oil has antibacterial and anti fungal properties so gargling with oil for 20 minutes will leave your mouth cleaner with healthier gums and whiter teeth.
Coconut oil can be used as a cheekbone highlighter, just simply sweep onto cheeks after makeup application and there you have it, bright highlighted cheeks.
Grind curry leaves with a little water to make a paste. Add this paste to two cups of coconut oil and heat the mixture till all the moisture evaporates. After it has cooled, massage into hair 2-3 times a fortnight, leaving it overnight for more of an affect.
22. Eyelash growth
Brush onto eyelashes and eyebrows with a mascara wand for better lashes. They grow thicker and longer more quickly.
There you have it, your very own beauty kit in one tub! It isn't that expensive to buy as well! You can probably buy a big tub for £5, so it's definitely worth buying one! These are only a few things that coconut oil can do but personally I think there the best. There's the obvious body oil and cream, leave-in conditioner, cuticle oil, lip balm, hair strengthening and so many more!
Does anyone know any more wonderful things this product does? Please leave a comment and tell me what you think:) Thank you for reading!