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PRACTICAL USES OF THE COCONUT OIL

 Coconut oil can be used topically as well. Studies have shown it to be effective as a skin moisturizer and protecting against hair damage .it can also be used as a mouth wash.
In this posting, I am going to give you a recipe on how to use coconut oil to make a moisturizing/conditioning facial mask which if used consistently will serve to keep you face looking younger.
ITEMS NEEDED:

  • 1 Tbsp pure coconut oil
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 tbsp honey 
  • 1/2 squeezed lemon
  • Aloe Vera
Mash avocado in a mortar or medium sized porcelain or wooden bowl with a pestle or masher
Put in the coconut oil,lemon and honey.
Stir mixture until it becomes semi creamy.for a creamer consistency use a food processor or blender
Cut a portion of aloe Vera stem approx 4-6 inches  long split stem along the side and squeeze juice into the coconut oil mixture .
cover the entire face and leave on face for about 30-45 mins and rinse off with warm water and then cold water. then proceed with your normal makeup.excess mixture can be stored in refrigerator  and used daily.
Mixture can last for 5 to 7 days in refrigerator.
As you can see ,this is a completely natural home made beauty treatment for the ladies.but it can only work for you if you use it consistently and  daily.after a few weeks you will begin to see the beautiful transformation it gives to your face.Try this and see if it works for you.See you in my next posting.please don't hesitate to drop your comments or contributions on other practical uses of coconut oil. 

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