Self Care Series #6
Why Coconut Oil is the King of Oils
Coconut oil is truly the King of oils from diet, hair to skin.
Native to the tropics, it's now available virtually everywhere,
thanks to its growing popularity.
Here are 16 Beauty hacks using our own special blend.
Gingerchi's Hydrating Coconut Oil is crafted with coconut pulp, vitamin E, Sweet orange and Fresh Ginger root oil.
The fat content in Coconut Pulp helps nourish and hydrate skin keeping it supple. While Vitamin E protects against free radicals preventing oxidative damage to skin cells.
Together with Sweet Orange and Fresh Ginger Essential Oil, soothes dryness and enhance healthier hair growth by stimulating and improving circulation to the scalp.
This blend also helps nourishes skin, evens skin tone, slows the aging process by promoting healthy skin. Coconut Oil absorbs quickly into the skin and hair, combating dryness leaving it non-greasy, hydrated and enriched with moisture.
1. Dewy Makeup Primer
Simply dab some on your face, let it soak in and
put on your makeup for a dewy look
2. Lip Balm or Gloss
Glides on smoothly, leaves your lips moist for hours, and even provides some protection from the sun. You can also mix it with your lipstick to create a lip gloss.
3. Makeup Remover
A gentle and effective eye makeup remover. Just spray and massage gently until all traces of makeup are gone.
4. Brush Cleaner
Its anti-fungal properties make it perfect for removing grime from brushes. Combine two parts soap and one part coconut oil in a shallow bowl and swirl the bristles into the mixture.
Mix it in with your liquid foundation to give your skin
a glowy boost. Or, dab a small amount directly onto your cheekbones for illumination.
6. Shaving Oil
An excellent alternative to the over-the-counter shaving cream mixtures. This highly moisturizing oil is a natural way to soothe skin and provide a slippery surface for shaving.
7. UV Rays Protection
Coconut oil may protect it from the sun’s UV rays. One study found that coconut oil blocks about 20% of the sun’s UV rays. Keep in mind that it doesn’t provide the same protection as conventional sunscreen.
8. Relieve Skin Irritation and Eczema
Coconut oil improves dermatitis and other skin disorders. In a study in children with eczema, 47% of those treated with coconut oil noticed major improvements.
9. Body Oil
Makes a wonderful moisturizer for your legs, arms, and elbows. It evens skin tone and slows the aging process by promoting healthy skin.
10. Beard Oil
From preventing beardruff to softer beard. This oil's hydrating and protective properties also soothes irritated skin and improve hair's appearance
11. Repairs cracked heels
Spray a thin coat to your heels at bedtime, put on socks, and continue on a nightly basis until your heels are smooth.
12. Heal Ragged Cuticles
Simply apply a small amount of coconut oil to your cuticles and massage for a few moments. Do this several times a week for best results.
13. Hair Protectant
Coat your hair before jumping into the ocean or pool. It helps provide a barrier to chemicals and salt. It also leaves your strands silky smooth.
14. Frizz Tamer
A pea size amount will smooth hair into place and helps to control split ends.
15. Hair Masque
Using it as a hair masque brings in the most amazing moisture and shine back into limp locks
16. Leave in conditioner
Soak your strands in and wrap it into a high bun before going to sleep to reveal soft, shiny strands in the morning
We hope you enjoyed this article!