Coconut Oil For Skin Care
Coconut Oil For Skin Care : Overview
The most important factor in beauty is related with skin and hair.
Since the time of our ancestors, coconut oil has been used as an ingredient of beauty, particularly for treating skin and hair. Proven that coconut oil plays an important role in the treatment of skin and hair. In today’s many beauty products that use ingredients from coconut oil.
Coconut oil for skin care, can serve as hand and body lotion, moisturizer, sunscreen (sun screen) and healing various skin diseases. Thus the benefits of virgin coconut oil for skin health include:
• Preventing infections when applied topically to the skin.
• Reduces symptoms of psoriasis, eczema and dermatitis.
• Supports the natural chemical balance of the skin.
• Softens the skin and tightens the skin and flaking.
• Prevents wrinkles, saggy skin and aging spots.
• Prevent damage from ultraviolet radiation on the skin.
• Overcoming acne by mouth and applied.
• Addressing the prickly heat, itching of the skin by topically.
• Overcoming fatigue with a massage, as well as skin care to keep skin supple and smooth
• For treatment of the skin by bathing spa.
Hand and body lotion serves to soften the skin and make it look fresh. However, most lotions on the market will only add to the dryness of skin, because in general lotions contain lots of water. Humidity will be very quickly absorbed by the skin and expands the tissue surface so that the skin feels soft, but after a while the water evaporated and carried by the flow of blood back wrinkles and dry skin. Meanwhile, another element in the lotion is vegetable oil processed with antioxidants so complex that has been damaged or diminished.
Ideal lotion is a lotion that not only softens the skin, but also protect it against damage, promotes healing and gives the appearance of a fresh and healthy. Virgin coconut oil meets these traits, as obtained without involving chemicals or through the heating process. He can help the skin from the development of patches, and other damage caused by aging and exposure to excessive sunlight. He helps keep connective tissues strong and to keep it loose so that the skin is not sagging and wrinkles. Coconut oil helps and removes dead cells on the surface of the skin, making skin smoother, healthier, and younger.
In some cases the skin is able to repair damaged or diseased. MCFA quickly provide a source of energy in cells, which help increase metabolism and healing abilities. Antiseptic fatty acids in coconut oil help to prevent fungal and bacterial infections of the skin.
One of the traditional users of coconut oil as a lotion or medicine is the Polynesians. With a bit of cloth that they use, for several generations exposed to the burning sun did not make the fading beauty of their skin and skin cancer was never found in the area.
When first applied which may seem like you spread the oil on your skin, but he is very quickly absorbed by the skin so it does not leave a thin layer of fat as that provided by many commercial lotions and oils. One disadvantage of coconut oil as a lotion is a less pleasant smell. But it can be solved by adding (mixing) with the natural oils to scent like orange flavor, lavender, jasmine, roses or the others. The important thing is the oil from natural ingredients without any chemical mixture.