For me coconut oil is a fabulous and indispensable product with a delicious scent that will evoke you the beach and warm sand…
Because I use it everyday in my beauty routine, I’ve decided to propose you the best one!!!
Kapuluan Coconut is 100% organic, cold and hand pressed to offer a pure coconut oil of the finest quality made from only the freshest coconuts in the Philippines.
But what truly makes Kapuluan Coconut unique is that it’s a hero with a mission: it serves as a fundraising tool for initiatives that work to improve the livelihood of impoverished farming communities in the Philippines.
For every unit sold, a coconut palm tree is planted in the Philippines.
HOW TO USE IT
Suncare and tanning oil
Coconut oil has been used as an effective non-toxic sunscreen for thousands of years by indigenous, pacific islanders.
Unlike sunscreen, raw coconut oil doesn’t completely block the UVB rays that are necessary for healthy vitamin D.
Coconut oil protects the skin and underlying tissues from damage excessive exposure can cause.
Instead of burning or turning red, it produces a light tan, depending on the length of time you spend in the sun.
Fatty acids help your skin lock in moisture and provide a hydrating, protective barrier.
Healthy glowing skin
Coconut oil makes skin everything you want it to be: glowing, healthy, hydrated, and smooth.
The medium-chain triglycerides and fatty acids present in coconut oil help keep skin hydrated, deeply penetrating the skin for great moisturizing without leaving you feeling greasy and slimy.
Coconut oil leaves a protective barrier against environmental and free radial damage on your skin and Lauric, Capric and Caprylic acids, Coconut oil’s anti-oxidant, antibacterial and antimicrobial richness make it a wonderful remedy for the bacteria that cause acne, itchiness, pain, flakiness, and dryness of eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.
It also contains plenty of vitamin E which is loaded with antioxidants to aid in recovery of skin damage, keeping skin ageless and protecting against cracking or wrinkling.
Eye rescuer and makeup remover
Coconut Oil has been shown to remove eye makeup more quickly and with less rubbing, while creating a much healthier option for skin than synthetic and chemical concoctions.
Its also uber-hydrating, a bonus for what’s often the first place on the face to show lines and wrinkles.
Coconut oil hydrates and protects lips from the elements with a natural SPF.
The same fatty acids in coconut oil that help your skin lock in moisture also provide that barrier for your lips.
It also tastes great, and doesn’t create the need for more, like some lip balms.
As with the skin, the fatty acids create a barrier which locks inn moisture and protects your lips.
Coconut oil conditions, strengthens, softens, and repairs hair.
Overnight treatments do wonders for soft and silky hair, while a small amount can be rubbed in for an on-the-go frizz tamer.
Natural oils repel water, preventing moisture from entering the hair shaft to create frizz.
Coconut oil also acts as a great natural styling aid.
Free of alcohols, silicones, and other chemicals that can aggravate your scalp and strip hair of its essential nutrients, coconut oil has the ability to deeply penetrate hair, repairing, protecting and restoring from the inside out.
Lauric acid, capric acid, vitamins E and K improve hair strength and scalp health by preventing protein loss.
The antibacterial nature of coconut oil helps the scalp against itchiness and a variety of infections, keeping hair healthy and dandruff free.
Coconut oil is very gentle, and safe enough to use on babies and children.
Plus, you can actually be happy if they get a little into their mouths and get some amazing nutrients.
Coconut oil has been shown to be great for brain health, as well as aiding in digestion and boosting metabolism.
Due to it’s skin-benefiting properties, coconut oil also makes a great substitute for many other products.
The perfect shave
Of all the things you can use Coconut Oil for, this one may surprise you the most.
Razors glide easily over coconut oil while your skin is moisturized and skin is left very smooth.
It smells beautiful and there is no need for an aftershave or moisturizer; your skin will be incredibly soft the rest of the day.
Coconut Oil has significant cleansing, detoxifying and healing effects for your teeth, as a powerful destroyer of all kinds of viruses and bacteria, and has been used to care for teeth in a process called oil pulling for thousands of years.
Oil pulling is an ancient Indian remedy found in books written approximately 1500 years ago and has been shown to whiten teeth, reduce bad breath, prevent mouth and gum disease, and improve skin.
The process is very simple. You simply swish a tablespoon of coconut oil in your mouth for 5-20 minutes, spit it out and then brush your teeth.
We need to understand how oil pulling works in order to appreciate how it helps take care of our teeth.
Dentists recommend using raw, alkaline coconut oil. The purer the coconut oil, the more effective it is in pulling bacteria and disease-causing germs from the mouth.
Coconut oil may be hard to squeeze out when very cold.
If so, place the tube in luke-warm water until desire texture.
Store at room temperature.