The palms and coconuts remind us of the colour and the heat of summer. However, to combat the heat and humidity of this period, the fruit becomes our valuable ally, because its properties are perfectly suited to the needs of our body for nourishment and protection and enhancing our beauty.
Coconut includes coconut milk in its white pulp and serum, having numerous active ingredients like sugar and fat, making it a great energizer. In addition, it offers a pleasant taste and a healthy sense of freshness. It is a widely used in not only food but also cosmetics.
Coconut oil helps restore the natural balance of the skin and is absorbed very easily on the skin and keeps it soft, but not greasy, and can be used as an excellent moisturizer which helps to reduce dryness of the skin and promotes the removal of the outer layer of dead cells, making the skin smoother. Coconut oil allows for easy absorption through the skin, giving it a soft and smooth texture and helps strengthen and maintain healthy skin.
Coconut oil can be used as a basic ingredient for the preparation of massage oils, lotions for the hands or for the body and natural exfoliates can also be used as pure balm moisturizer to be massaged on the body before the shower. Coconut oil can easily substitute moisturizers for the body commonly used after a shower. Coconut oil can be massaged in small amount to damp skin, which will leave it soft and scented.
Coconut oil is also wonderful to use as a conditioner for your hair as it softens them and improves the condition and can help fight dandruff. Coconut oil is known for its ability to strengthen the structure of damaged hair and also softens the hair shaft. The best way to apply the coconut oil is gently massaging the scalp and leaving it up to an hour before shampooing.
Applied on the body in the form of creams and ointments, coconut oil performs its soothing and softening giving elasticity and tone to the dry skin and prevents the formation of wrinkles and is therefore used in cosmetology for the preparation of milk fats and soaps. It has in fact antibacterial properties that help the skin to heal more quickly.
Coconut oil is used in cosmetic preparations which require the presence of natural substances with antiseptic action and is the best way to avoid preservatives, surfactants and chemical allergens commonly found in industrial products. It is often used as massage oil with the aim of helping to relieve mental stress. Coconut oil has proven nourishing and softening properties, which make it suitable for the daily care of skin prone to crack and turn red easily, either due to sun exposure, or because of the cold temperatures of the winter months.
With coconut oil, you will no longer need to buy products for cleansing the face, which are often made from mineral oils derived from petroleum. Applied on a damp sponge reusable and washable, coconut oil will remove all traces of makeup. One or two drops of coconut oil applied to the ends of the hair and rubbing the tips after drying will give shine and fight the dryness of the area, often caused by the frequent use of hair dryer and plate.
Coconut oil is a perfect pre-shampoo lotion to give new vitality to the hair abused by dyes, chlorine and other chemical agents. Coconut oil can replace spray polishes curly hair when applied to dry hair in small quantities with the help of your fingers. If you want more resistant nails, while your tend to flake, then brush with coconut oil, wear gloves of cotton and left to act for the treatment all night. In the morning, rinse on warm water and soap.
Coconut becomes a good filter against the elements of the seasons and a refreshing product for our skin. There are many opportunities to try out coconut to get in shape, in the tranquility of our homes, or immersed in nature in a romantic weekend.