Coconut oil has been used in cooking for years, it’s one of the few things which has the prestigious title of being called a ‘super-food’. There are so many benefits of consuming more coconut oil - from weight loss, to the amount of nutrients it provides, and not forgetting, it’s delicious taste. But the benefits aren’t just limited to diet, coconut oil is also one of the best things for your skin and for your hair.
So why is coconut oil one of the best moisturisers for your skin? Well - because It’s not greasy like other oils and, due to the high levels of Lauric acid, it’s able to penetrate skin more effectively. This means it’s a perfect moisturizer that leaves skin feeling nourished. It also has natural antioxidant properties which makes it one of the best things for preventing wrinkles and reducing skin irritations such as eczema.
The wonders of coconut oil benefits also extend to hair care. Studies have shown that coconut oil reduces hair breakage, improves scalp health and encourages hair growth. And that’s not it - its antibacterial properties also help fight off any potential fungal infections and conditions such as folliculitis. You can create your very own natural hair mask by applying the oil directly to damp of dry hair. Once you’ve washed it off you’ll have silky locks that Rapunzel herself would envy!
For those of you how are seeking a natural way of removing makeup, coconut oil is going to become your new best friend. Who needs harsh chemicals when you’ve got a pot of CM La Vie beauty balm? Simply apply a small amount of coconut oil onto your skin and wipe clean. You’ll never need to by a face wipe again - better for your bank balance and for the environment.
And that’s not all, this balm is also amazingly versatile - it’s great to use as a shaving balm, lip balm, natural deodorant or even for oil pulling to keep teeth and gums healthy. One small pot really does have endless possibilities …