When talking about the beauty benefits of coconut oil, the first thing you think about is using it as a hair mask. But there are unbelievable ways to use it in your daily routine such as for your skin, teeth, hand and feet.
Coconut oil is a powerful and miracle oil. It is rich in fatty acids and has natural antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant elements.
Benefits of coconut oil to the skin
1. It can be used as body scrub to remove dead skin cell. All you need is sugar, coconut oil and lemon zest, mixed together and used as a body scrub.
2. When used on the skin on a daily bases, it moisturizes the body and gives it a radiant look.
3. It can also be used as face mask as it is a great way to give your face the nutrients to repair it at the end of a hectic day.
4. It can be used to prevent stretch mark.
Dental benefit of coconut oil
1. Coconut oil can be used as breath freshener which involves gargling coconut oil mixed with water for 10 – 20 minutes. It also kills germs and whitens the teeth.
2. Coconut oil can be used as whitening toothpaste by mixing coconut oil and baking soda. It gives you whiter teeth and removes stains.
Benefit of coconut oil to the hand and feet.
1. It can be used as hand cream to give it a soft and smooth texture.
2. It can also be used as foot cream to moisturize the foot and help get rid of cracked feet.
BY; FIRDAUSI MUSA DANTSOHO