For one thing, this oil is a powerful antioxidant with potent anti-inflammatory properties. It also improves your body’s nutrient absorption. All in all, it’s a strong antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral and anti-fungal agent.
On the plus side, coconut oil is easily available in drug stores or even healthy food stores.
Uses of Coconut Oil for Personal Hygiene
Anti-dandruffOwing to its amazing moisturizing properties, coconut oil is extremely beneficial for reducing scalp flaking and itching. It also effectively controls the secretion of oil from your scalp, which is the major cause of dandruff.
What you do is simply rub some coconut oil into your scalp before bedtime. Wash it off in the morning using a raw vegan hair care product in order to any chemical irritants that could again lead to dandruff.
Pore minimizerCoconut oil minimizes pores by tightening them. It also prevents from entering the pores, thus preventing acne appearance. All in all, treating your skin with coconut oil will make it smoother and softer to the touch.
Cuticle creamApply some coconut oil on your cuticles to soften them and push them back more easily.
Anti-stretch mark creamCoconut oil is extremely nourishing so it’s the perfect treatment of stretched and damaged skin. Simply rub it in on the affected areas 3-4 times a day.
Hair gelInstead of hair gel, use coconut oil to style your hair easily.
After shaveCoconut oil soothes razor-burned skin. Simply apply some on the affected area right after shaving. Apart from healing irritated skin, it will also nourish hair follicles.
Hair conditioner & deep treatment
Use coconut oil for deep conditioning your hair. Your hair will become silky smooth and glossy after the treatment. Coconut oil is abundant in fatty acids which nourish the hair follicles and scalp.
Simply massage 2 teaspoons of the oil into your hair. Leave for an hour or overnight. Wash it off with an all-natural shampoo in the morning. In the end, condition your hair with apple cider vinegar. This will make your hair shiny and gorgeous.