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    Here's Why You Should Use Coconut Oil Regularly

    Available in every household, coconut oil is a great product for not just your skin, and hair, but also the body. 
    Published -14 Sep 2018, 09:37 ISTUpdated -10 May 2022, 18:11 IST
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    There is hardly any household that does not have a jar of multipurpose coconut oil. The ingredient is highly beneficial for your body, skin, and hair. Since it is prepared by saturating healthy fats, it is considered great to be used for cooking too. The oil is loaded with several benefits too, starting from helping you lose weight to making your hair stronger, coconut oil does all of that. Here, we list some great benefits of using coconut oil:

    Great For Your Hair 

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    Coconut oil is great for your hair. The oil is used all over India, for it acts as a great conditioner for your hair and it makes them long, strong, and smooth. Coconut oil is the go-to product for our favourite celebrities too. Actress Deepika Padukone loves the goodness of coconut oil and goes for a coconut oil massage at least once a week. Dry hair is a common reason behind hair fall, dandruff, and many other hair problems.

    Coconut oil is the perfect solution for all these hair problems! Coconut oil is a great conditioner and it gives the much-required conditioning to your hair. Not many know but coconut oil is also used for preparing many conditioners that are available on the market. Coconut oil is also a great remedy for your frizzy hair. It helps in reducing the frizz. All you need to do is take some warm coconut oil and apply it to your hair before going to bed. Keep it overnight and wash it off the next morning. 

    Helps You Lose Weight 

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    Yes, coconut oil can also help you in losing weight. Cold-pressed coconut oil can be used for cooking. As compared to other cooking oils, coconut oil is easy to digest and healthier for your digestive system. A lot of reports suggest that consuming coconut oil is great for reducing obesity, especially among women.

    The oil helps in increasing the metabolic rate of your body and that further helps you burn more calories and cut down weight. A lot of people cook their daily meals using coconut oil and as compared to those who don't, they are fitter and healthier. 

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    Makes Your Skin Beautiful 

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    Coconut oil has great benefits for your skin. It has anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, and moisturizing properties which make your skin beautiful. It acts as a natural moisturizer for your skin and prevents it from drying and getting dull. Using virgin coconut oil on your skin keeps it hydrated all day long and also prevents water loss from the skin. A gentle massage on your face with coconut oil for a few minutes is all you need to do. Wash it off with water and you have beautiful and glowing skin. 

    Coconut oil also acts as a great make-up remover. You can rely on coconut oil for removing all your makeup than investing in expensive makeup removers available on the market. Coconut oil breaks up your makeup in a swipe and leaves your skin hydrated. Your cost-efficient and natural makeup remover! 

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