How to Use Coconut Oil
As we know, coconut oil has so many benefits and uses in our everyday life. Coconut oil can be used for many purposes like, for face, skin, hair, cooking, etc. Also there are many beauty uses for coconut oil. We can even use coconut oil for knee pain also. So let us see how to use coconut oil in our everyday life in many ways.
Many studies and researches show us the coconut oil benefits. One of them is the journal literature published at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM). Every study shows us that, if we wanted to utilize all the benefits of coconut oil, it has to be pure coconut oil or extra virgin coconut oil.
There are many ways we can make coconut oil from fresh coconut. But we (Coconut Oil Love) still use the traditional cold pressed method to make the coconut oil. By only using the traditional method, we can produce exclusive pure coconut oil. Only pure or extra virgin coconut oil has the real qualities of coconut oil. Our coconut oil making process is very minimal and 95% by hand. In that way, we never allow our cold pressed coconut oil to get hot. So the real qualities of the coconut oil remains within the oil. There are many coconut oil brands on the market claiming extra virgin coconut oil. But if we look at their coconut oil making process, we will know the difference between the coconut oil made by Coconut Oil Love and other brands oils. Coconut Oil Love is a family-owned since the 1960s. So we use the traditional coconut oil manufacturing method taught by our ancestors.
So let's look at how to use coconut oil in many ways in our life. Also some clever uses of coconut oil.
How to Use Coconut Oil on Face
Virgin coconut oil is extracted from dried fresh coconut. So it has many natural antifungal, antibacterial qualities. Also pure coconut oil is the best natural skin moisturizer you will ever get. Coconut oil contains natural nourishing fatty acids, like linoleic acid, lauric acid, etc. These can hydrate and protect your skin. It is highly recommended for people with dry skin to hydrate and soften their skin.
To use the coconut oil as a skin or face moisturizer, apply the right amount of extra virgin coconut oil on your face or skin before sleep. Wash it off in the morning with good face wash. Use this for at least one week and see the difference.
How to Use Coconut Oil for Hair
Hair protein is the main component protecting your hair from damaging. But modern styling chemical processes like dying and highlighting can damage your hair protein. And that leads to your hair damage. But coconut oil contains natural fatty acids, like lauric acid which can protect your hair proteins from damaging.
Studies show that coconut oil has a unique ability to penetrate the hair shaft and protect your hair from absorbing more water into your hair shaft.
Now let's look at how to apply and use coconut oil on your hair. If you are using coconut oil for the first time, then it is recommended to start by using one or two tablespoons of coconut oil first. later you can increase the amount. Because using more coconut oil than recommended can make your hair look greasy.
Many ways you can use coconut oil for hair.
- One method is as a pre-wash. Using coconut oil on your hair as a pre-wash can stop your hair from soaking too much on water. If you are using coconut oil as a pre-wash, try to apply before 30 minutes from washing.
- The other method is as a conditioner. You can use coconut oil as your hair conditioner just like any other standard hair conditioner. Either you can use coconut oil alone, or you can mix it up with your standard conditioner and use it.
The other methods of using coconut oil for hair are, as a styling aid and as a hair mask.
How to Use Coconut Oil for Weight Loss
Coconut oil has many other benefits other than for skin and hair. One of them is, we can use coconut oil for weight loss. Coconut oil can prevent fat from accumulating on our bodies. Also, coconut oil can stimulate metabolism and reduce hunger. Let us look at how to use coconut oil for weight loss.
- One way is that, eat one spoon coconut oil a day. It should not be more than 2 two spoons. Because coconut oil contains saturated fat, so it will be more harmful than good for your body if you consume more than the recommended portion.
- The other way how to use coconut oil for weight loss is that, you can add coconut oil to hot water or tea. Try adding a spoonful to your herbal tea or other hot drinks. Also, you can use coconut oil for cooking, this is an easy way to consume coconut oil
These ways you can have coconut oil for weight loss.
So these are some ways if you ask how to use coconut oil.
Letting my hair marinate in coconut oil while watching Grey's anatomy👍😂 pic.twitter.com/QejuwDFCEC— Zendaya (@Zendaya) August 26, 2015