5 Benefits of coconut oil for your hair and skin

One of the latest natural beauty ingredients to use is coconut oil. And, there’s a good reason why it’s trendy. That’s thanks to its benefits for your face and hair. Plus, it’s easy to add to your DIY remedies, such as a hair mask treatment.

What is coconut oil?

Coconut oil is a carrier oil made by pressing copra, which is the meat of the coconut, a native nut of southeast Asia.

1. It’s an antioxidant

Environmental damage comes from the sun and pollution because it generates free radicals that can lead to premature aging, such as hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and wrinkles.
So when you use coconut oil as an antioxidant can prevent these free radicals that generate damage to your skin and hair.
Plus, these antioxidants can protect your scalp from heat.

2. It soothes your skin

Coconut oil will help reduce the redness and irritation of your skin. That’s because it has anti-inflammatory properties and has lauric acid.

3. It helps grow your hair

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Coconut oil can prevent hair loss, and therefore your hair will be much easier to grow.
That happens because it contains fatty acids and antioxidants that strengthen your follicles, which are part of the root of your hair. Plus, it can nourish your hair.

4. It moisturize your hair and skin

Plus, coconut oil has lauric acid and fatty acid that can moisturize your skin and hair.

If you want to know other great skincare products that can help hydrate your skin, click here to go to my post about affordable serums, creams, and oils that moisturize your face.

5. It’ll prevent your hair from breakage

As I said to you before, coconut oil moisturizes your hair, so it’ll prevent breakage.


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Coconut oil is a great budget-friendly skincare product that will protect your hair and skin from environmental damage while it helps hydrate. Also, it’ll help grow your hair while preventing it from breakage.

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