Coconut oil is proven to have health benefits when incorporated in food. It also has medicinal properties when used as a medicine. Coconuts have long been a primary source of food throughout the tropics and there many industrial and cosmetic applications have made them a valuable community.
Philippines as a tropical country is abundant of coconut trees.
According to the Philippine Coconut Authority of the Department of Agriculture, 68 out of 79 Philippine provinces are coconut areas. As a matter of fact, we created food recipes and formulated natural health medicine from this superfood.
Coconut oil can work wonders and can give you an all natural and affordable body makeover. When we talk about beauty, we don’t settle just for beauty. We want skin deep and healthy beauty.
Coconut oil has natural properties that help in maintaining healthy skin and good hair. The use of coconut oil in beauty regimens and routines has increased since it was proven to be effective. Beauty experts claim that coconut oil is so versatile that it can be used in any skin care or hair care regimens.
Let’s know more about this amazing natural product and the different ways we can incorporate it into our daily beauty routines.
A fatty acid called lauric acid is found in coconut oil. This fatty acid is known for its antiviral and antibacterial qualities. Since it has natural cleansing properties and its consistency is oily, coconut oils work great as a pre-wash and deep conditioner.
Lauric acid is easily absorbed into hair proteins and will work to strengthen hair follicles. This prevents the loss of hair proteins which results in nourished, strong and more radiant hair. It conditions hair, prevents split ends, reduces frizz, and controls flaky scalp and dandruff. It is also a powerful eliminator of head lice.
However, coconut oil does not work for all hair types. Know what best work for you and always start with a small amount when you try it for the first time.
Facial skin is very sensitive. It is always exposed to sunlight and dirt. Changes in weather and temperature make it even more difficult to maintain, youthfulness, elasticity, and strength. Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants. Its na