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3 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Coconut Oil As a Natural Moisturizer for Your Body

If someone asked me to name my favorite natural oil, it’d be a tough choice… but coconut oil would be definitely be up toward the top of the list!


Not only is it delicious and an integral part of plant-based desserts (this chocolate hazelnut tart will have you drooling), it’s just as excellent for your skin as it is for your health!


Coconut oil is derived from the fleshy fruit of the palm tree and absolutely brimming in skin lovin’ goodness. 


Keep reading to learn more about this gorgeous tropical oil that will transport your senses to the islands, while promoting a gorgeous, golden glow!

Fatty acids fight inflammation


If you’re skeptical to try anything new on your skin in fear of enduring another painful flare-up (due to your extremely sensitive skin), then you’ll be happy to know that you’re in the safe zone when you use coconut oil. Coconut oil is rich in powerful fatty acids that fight inflammation for skin that is calm and happy. You’ll kiss redness goodbye and welcome a feeling of pure soothing relief!


Provides unrivaled moisture


Dry skin? Where?


If your skin is dry then you need some coconut oil in your life right away. The type of hydration that coconut provides is what dreams are made of and you’ll never have to deal with pesky, flaky skin ever again! As long as you keep it in your life of course.


Antimicrobial properties make it a hit with all skin types


There’s this myth that “oil produces more oil” but when you’re using an oil like coconut oil that has such powerful anti-inflammatory properties, breaking out isn’t something you will have to worry about.


Coconut oil contains Capric acid, Caprylic acid and Lauric acid, compounds that provide antimicrobial properties, meaning they will help to fight off bacteria, especially on areas that are prone to breaking out, like the chest, upper arms and back. 


Vitamin E helps to fade stretch marks


Stretch marks are completely natural and you’d be hard pressed to find a woman out there who doesn’t have at least a few. So, first, breathe... you’re not alone.


Stretch marks tell a beautiful story about your body and are something you should be proud of, but we also understand that very vivid, red marks can leave you feeling self-conscious but this is where coconut oil can help you out. 


Coconut oil is jam-packed in Vitamin E to help repair the skin and fade stretch marks. Vitamin E also helps to neutralize free radicals, so you can enjoy youthful, healthy and happy skin.


Use this wonderful oil as an all over body moisturizer for skin that glows with radiant health. For your face, treat yourself to our beautiful Skin Superfood Serum, formulated with oils specifically designed for your facial skin.



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1 comment

  • Coconut oil is amazing, indeed! I have used it in cooking for years as well as they believe it helps fight of dementia and Alzheimers. The shea butter you recommended for my hard working hands has been incredibly helpful, thank you! 😘

    Pam

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