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    Benefits Of Using Coconut Oil For Skin, How To Make It A Part Of Your Skincare Routine

    Coconut oil can work wonders for your skin and help you treat different problems like dryness, pigmentation, ageing signs among others. Here are its b...
    Updated at - 2020-06-10,11:28 IST
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    Coconut oil has some amazing benefits for the skin. It has moisturising properties which makes it an ideal addition to your skincare routine. I can vouch for this because I have been using coconut oil on my skin for a while now. From keeping skin dryness at bay to giving my face a natural glow, coconut oil does it all. If coconut oil hasn't yet found a spot in your beauty bag then read on to know some of its amazing benefits for your skin. 

    • Coconut oil has lauric acid which has antimicrobial properties. It kills bacterial on the skin and keeps any infection or inflammation at bay. 
    • Using coconut oil on the skin helps lock the moisture. 
    • It has anti-inflammatory properties that help in treating acne-prone skin. 
    • The anti-microbial properties of coconut oil kill fungi on the skin. 

    How To Use Coconut Oil For Skin?

    Face Cleanser

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    Most face washes available in the market are packed with chemicals that may harm your skin in the long run. To prevent this, it is best to rely on natural face cleansers like coconut oil. Coconut oil has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties that clean your skin well. Just apply some coconut oil all over your face and neck. Massage for a few minutes and then wash. 

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    Under Eye Cream

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    We all wish to get rid of fine lines and wrinkles permanently and coconut oil is an ideal solution. Ditch those chemical packed under eye creams and switch to coconut oil. Dab some coconut oil under your eyes and let it soak in. 

    Makeup Remover

    Using the wrong makeup remover can lead to stripping off the natural oils of your face that can leave your face dull and dry. Coconut oil is a great way to remove your makeup. It cleanses your skin and it has moisturising properties that keep your face soft and smooth. Just take some coconut oil on a cotton pad or just rub it on your face and wipe with some cotton. 

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    Face Moisturiser

    If you still haven't found the right moisturiser for your skin type, try coconut oil, it works well for every skin type. Just apply a thin layer of coconut oil on your face and neck. 

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    Sun Protection

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    Exposing your skin to the harmful UV rays can damage it. Coconut oil helps to protect your skin from these harmful rays of the sun. It is believed that using coconut oil is helpful in treating sunburns and skin cancer too. 

    Lip Balm

    Cracked and dry lips? Coconut oil can be used as a natural lip balm. It moisturises your lips and also gives them a beautiful shine. You can add a few drops of essential oil to it. 

    Coconut oil can also be added to your face packs or masks. It is a natural ingredient that can work wonders for your skin. Coconut oil also has some amazing benefits for your skin. The final takeaway? You should make coconut oil a part of your beauty closet and use it according to your skin type and skin problems. For more beauty related articles, stay tuned to HerZindagi.


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    Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at