Coconut oil for skin and hair care
Table of Contents:
- Coconut oil for hair care
- Coconut oil for dry skin
- Coconut oil for lip care
- Coconut oil cuticle care
- Coconut oil for the scalp
- Coconut oil for skin massage
- Coconut oil for make-up removal of the skin
- Coconut oil for the skin and hair: You must pay attention to this before use
- Use high quality coconut oil for the skin and hair
>Virgin Coconut Oil< by Ölmühle Solling is a true all-rounder. It can not only be used in the kitchen, but thanks to its valuable ingredients and its pleasant fragrance, the coconut oil is also suitable for the care of your skin and hair. The cosmetics industry has recognized this long time ago: Coconut oil is used in the manufacture of many products, such as creams and shampoos. So why not use the coconut oil by Ölmühle Solling, a 100% natural product which does not require additives such as preservatives or fragrances, for your skin and hair?
Dry hair benefits from coconut oil. Depending on your hair length, melt one or two teaspoons of coconut oil in your hand and rub it into your hair. Spread the oil in the hair and leave it in for at least 30 minutes. Afterwards wash the oil off with a mild shampoo that's suitable for your hair type.
You can also massage the coconut oil into your wet hair under the warm shower. Then gently dry the hair with a towel and leave the coconut oil under the towel for about 30 minutes. When washing out, only use a small amount of shampoo. In case of very dry hair ends it helps to massage half a teaspoon of coconut oil into the ends and leave it in overnight. You can cover your pillow with a towel to protect it from oil stains. Wash your hair the next morning. The hair will be easier to comb. Depending on your hair type, you can also treat dry hair ends with coconut oil during the day. Just massage in a small amount of coconut oil, comb through, done!
Dry skin needs a richer care than normal or oily skin. Simply treat dry and brittle skin with coconut oil, especially very dry skin at the elbows or knees. Thanks to the body temperature of about 36 degrees, the coconut oil liquefies on the skin and can easily be distributed. Here’s a small tip: After applying the coconut oil, wait for the skin to absorb the oil before putting on clothes. Of course, coconut oil can also be used as facial care, however, it can leave a shiny film on the skin. By the way, it is best if you apply the coconut oil after showering or bathing on the slightly moist skin. By doing this, the oil and water can form a moisturizing emulsion.
Dry lips are a common problem, especially in winter. Again, coconut oil can help: rub a small amount of coconut oil on the lips just before going to bed. The oil can seep in overnight and offers protection and care.
Coconut oil can also be used as lip care for in between. Whenever your lips feel dry, use your forefinger to spread a tiny amount of coconut oil on the lips. The coconut oil leaves a shiny finish and can also be applied over the lipstick
Both, skin on the edge of the nails and cuticle are often stressed, as the hands come in contact with water and other substances that dry out the skin. Coconut oil, applied overnight to fingernails and cuticles, keeps the skin soft and prevents dehydration.
Dry scalp is often noticeable by itching and dandruff. To help against dry scalp, massage one or two teaspoons of coconut oil into the scalp before going to bed and leave in overnight. You can cover your pillow with a towel to protect it from oil stains. The next morning, wash your hair with a mild shampoo to remove the oil.
Coconut oil can be perfectly used as a massage oil. Use one to two teaspoons of coconut oil and melt in in your hands. It can also be warmed up in a water bath before the massage. Spread the melted coconut oil on the skin and start the massage.
Coconut oil is also suitable for make-up removal. Apply a small amount of coconut oil to a cotton pad to remove lipstick, eye and face makeup. Even waterproof make-up can be removed quickly and easily with the help of coconut oil.
Although coconut oil is usually well tolerated, you should first apply it only to a small area of your skin and check if irritations occur. If this is the case, you should skip the skin and hair care with coconut oil. The same applies if you know that you are allergic to coconut oil. People with acne should forego skin and hair care with oil in general.
If you want to use coconut oil for your skin and hair you should choose a high-quality, unrefined, non-hydrogenated organic oil such as the coconut oil from Ölmühle Solling. With our coconut oil, you can be sure that it is controlled on residues and therefore contains no additional substances that can irritate your skin.