You may have noticed recently that there has been a massive surge in products that contain coconut oil, in the kitchen and in our beauty products. Why has this massive trend taken hold? We found out…
Nuts for Coconuts
Coconuts hold many properties that are beneficial in the world of beauty. It is able to moisturise, hydrate, soften, nourish and even cleanse the skin and hair.
Many skin issues can be caused nasties in your skin – toxins and bacteria. This can lead to all sorts of problems such as acne, psoriasis or dehydration, to name a few. Coconut Oil works to clean the skin and get rid of the build up of toxins and leaves behind it a layer of protection.
The same can be said for the inside of your body and it is said that just 1 teaspoon of coconut oil in its raw form, (it looks a bit like lard, hard and white, but smells delicious as you can imagine), will work from the inside out cleansing the body and again protecting it. You don’t have to scrape it from the jar though, you can cook with it.
Aside from cooking though, coconut oil can be applied topically in many different ways in its raw form, rubbing it into your skin and hair to nourish and protect. Of course lots of companies are utilising coconut oil in their products and here a couple of our top picks…
A wonderfully moisturising body wash will clean and nourish the skin as it is packed full of the goodness of coconut oil and shea butter. The coconut oil is rich in Vitamin E and antioxidant polyphenols, drenching the skin in nutrients leaving it soft, smooth and feeling beautiful.
It smells divine and comes in a fabulously big bottle, 887ml to be exact, that will last for ages. What is even better than te fact that is smells gorgeous, leaves you silky smooth and soft as a baby’s bum, is it only costs £9.99!
Available from Jason Natural Care.
Palmer’s Super Control Gel For Edges
Wispy, fly away hairs are generally the bane of every lovely ladies life when trying to create a slick, perfect hair style that will wow. It can make you feel like the time taken to style your hair was pointless as the straggly ends stick out everywhere, leaving your do in distress!
Palmer’s Super Control Gel is made with wonderful coconut oil, which hydrates and nourishes the strands, whilst at the same time taming them to give you an amazing finish, that wont leave any residue or greasiness on your hair. Just a gorgeous primped and preened do!