Home Remedies 7 simple beauty uses of coconut oil

For beauty purposes, the coconut oil is best warmed up or kept at room temperature to be used alone or with other products (in cases where you mix them with other natural ingredients or in your lotions and more).

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Coconut oil in its purest form have amazing health, beauty and more benefits that work for almost anything.

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For beauty, the coconut oil is best warmed up or kept at room temperature to be used alone or with other products (in cases where you mix them with other natural ingredients or in your lotions and more).

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Coconut oil can be used in different ways, check out these seven ways to include it in your beauty files:

1. As Makeup Remover

Coconut oil is great as a makeup remover. It works well to remove waterproof makeup products .

Apply it with cotton balls or directly on the face and watch how it removes makeup products with ease.

2. As Breath Fresher

Coconut oil works well to tackle bad breath and because in its purest form it contains anti bacterial and antifungal properties it's healthy when consumed.

Gargle (also known as oil pulling) with coconut oil for a few minutes to clean out the mouth as well as reveal a brighter smile, healthy gums and fresher breath.

 3. As Body Lotion

Coconut oil works perfectly as a moisturizer for smooth and baby soft lips.

You can apply pure coconut oil as body lotion or add to your non-comedogenic moisturizer; its also great because it is non-comedogenic (doesn't block pores) as well.

4. Makeup Brush Cleaner

Coconut oil is brilliant for cleaning makeup tools including brushes and more

To be used as a brush cleaner  mix antibacterial wash/shampoo with coconut oil to thoroughly rid your makeup tools of any left over product. The antibacterial properties the oil contains also helps make sure the brushes are properly cleaned and free from germs.

5. Toothpaste

Since coconut oil is great as teeth whitener and for fresher breath, it works as a toothpaste.

Mix coconut oil and baking powder to form a paste and brush with this, it gives you a brighter smile!

6. As Cuticle Oil/For Pedicure

Coconut help moisturize the cuticle, nails as well as great for manicure and pedicure.

Massage coconut oil gently on cuticles/nail beds as well as use them on cracked heels and brittle nails to strengthen them and make manicure and pedicure last longer

7. As Lip Balm

Coconut oil works for dry lips, chapped lips and for cold sores. Use the oil over the lips as you would a lip balm everyday.

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