Coconut Oil & Benefits
Nourishing, moisturizing, protective and restorative,
Virgin Coconut Oil is a vegetable oil multiple properties.
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The benefits of Coconut Oil !
Vegetable oils are known and recognized in cosmetics since antiquity, for their beneficial properties for the skin and hair. They nourish, moisturize, protect and repair skin and hair. They are non-toxic, and have no chemical preservatives.
Each oil is unique and has very specific properties.
Focus today on the most famous tropical vegetable oils: Virgin Coconut Oil.
Small reminder on its manufacturing process :
The fresh coconuts are opened and removed from their shell and their skin, so keep only the white almonds and pure.
These are then meticulously washed and inspected before being finely grated. The mechanical pressure, without adjuvant, of the coconut makes it possible to extract from the flesh a light cream, which, after separation of the aqueous and oily phase then filtration, gives the virgin oil of coconut milk.
Finally, it is enriched with a natural antioxidant to optimize its conservation.
Health benefits :
Very rich in saturated fatty acids, it contains an unusual amount of medium chain fatty acids (+ 70%) including + 45% lauric acid, which makes it very special and particularly effective for treatments and care : Ingested, it significantly decreases the level of bad cholesterol in the blood It can facilitate digestion (by its antibacterial properties that are introduced into the control of parasites and fungi that cause indigestion) It can soothe ulcers: coconut oil is anti-inflammatory, it helps prevent or relieve inflammation in the digestive tract. She works on your immune system.
A vitamin treasure for your skin and your hair :
Unlike creams and / or milks, vegetable oils do not provide water to the skin (or hair), but form a lipid film that prevents the evaporation of water contained in the skin (The insensitive loss of water). They are emollient and anti-desiccant. They preserve the hydrolipidic film of the skin which constitutes a natural defensive barrier. Coconut oil, with its high concentration of lauric acid and rich in vitamin A, E and K, has a very strong affinity with the proteins of the skin and hair, which gives it a very good penetration. Ultra-nourishing, it has a strong softening power.
Ideal for all types of skin including the care of dry and damaged skin, chapped and cracked. It will soothe sensitive skin, calm sensations of warmth and redness, relieve skin disorders (psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema ...). Moreover, used daily, coconut oil helps fight skin aging skin through daily use. It is a powerful anti-aging remedy. It will help you fight against fine lines, dark circles, and bags under the eyes.
You can use it in night care, instead of your cream, for dry or dehydrated skin, eye makeup remover (even for waterproof makeup!), Because it is an excellent eye contour treatment. The make-up removal will be done in depth and will be less aggressive than a classic makeup remover. For supple, elastic and delicately scented skin. It is also a real treat for dry, frizzy hair. It will bring shine and softness and discipline the curly hair (sheathing action of the hair fiber).
It can be used in :
Mask / oil bath nourishing and restorative: you simply need to coat your hair with oil (wick) and leave this treatment for at least 30 minutes, or ideally all night. Make your usual shampoo afterwards. Result: Brightness and softness at the rendezvous. Capillary care without rinsing: by little touch (not to weigh down the hair) on the lengths and ends. Your hair will be nourished, protect from external aggressions and disciplined. Note also, the effectiveness of coconut oil as a mouthwash or toothpaste. It cleans the dental plaque responsible for the "yellow tooth effect" by its antibacterial properties, your teeth will be whiter and your gums healthier.