To have a healthy beautiful skin we really need internal and external coconut oil skin care. To optimize skin health use coconut oil in food and regular topical application. Eat coconut oil raw or cook with it , spread it on the bread in breakfast , fry your eggs with it, in your hot green tea or as salad dressing and you can make your own mayonnaise with it. Coconut oil and other coconut products are delicious food and it add to your favourite dish a new flavour.
To moisturize dry skin
Apply warm coconut oil to the dry skin and massage it thoroughly, for a few minutes to facilitate complete skin absorption. Then wipe the excessive oil by a wet warm face cloth. Repeat it three times a day or more if the skin needs.
D.Enig advice for dry skin is to add coconut oil to your bath with few drops of essential oils if you like .After bath apply more coconut oil directly to your skin to make it soft and beautiful .
For Dermatitis Dr. Bruce Fife pointes “Massage warm coconut oil deep into affected area .Repeat 4 to 8 times a day until condition improves “
Coconut oil acne treatment
Studies proved the potential effect of Lauric acid (which forms 53% of MCT in coconut oil) in killing the responsible bacteria for follicular acnes (Propionibacterium acnes) and in treating acne vulgaris.
Apply small amount of coconut oil on clean face in the morning to have all benefits and protections of coconut oil in addition to its antibacterial effect.
I have acnes and I use coconut oil on my face twice a day but in case there is new pimples I use it more often .It works magic for me ,by the end of the day I start to feel the difference in the pain and redness .
Some people experience flare up of acne after using coconut oil for the first time. This happens as part of body detoxification and it settled after a week or sometimes after two weeks. Then after that the skin clears up with a big smile on the beautiful happy face.
Keep your skin YOUNG
Put small amount of warm coconut oil in your palm and massage it all over the face and neck for few minutes nightly. Wipe the unabsorbed greasy layer.
The natural sunscreen and suntan oil
Apply coconut oil on all exposed skin before and after sunbathing. Using coconut oil in your cooking is very important as the protection of coconut oil from getting sunburn depends on your dietary fat .if your food is rich in polyunsaturated oil (like canola, safflower, and soybean oil) your skin will be more liable for sunburn. Polyunsaturated oil is highly vulnerable to peroxidation and damage by heat.
Dr. Bruce Fife advice; I suggest you limit your exposure to 15 to 20 minutes at first if your skin becomes red, cut back on the time you spend in the sun .apply coconut oil on all exposed skin .use coconut oil liberally in the diet .avoid all polyunsaturated oils .gradually increase the amount of time you spend under the sun by 5 or 10 minutes after a week or so.
I have researched all the information on my site, and is all backed up by researches and studies in different scientific department related to human body health. A big stream……