There are also many health and beauty benefits to dry skin brushing, you’ll want to research, but you will want to avoid directly brushing acne inflamed areas.
Coconut oil possesses many health benefits. It not only can be used on the skin surface of the human body but can be ingested as well. It may be used in cooking, and thought to promote beauty and good health. Coconut oil is usually organic, giving another good reason it does well for a human’s health if used moderately. Coconut oil is widely used is making soap, cosmetics, margarine and other snack foods.
At room temperature, coconut oil is usually in solid form and looks similar to shortening, but it liqufies easily by placing the container in a warm bowl of water for a few minutes.
You may wonder why coconut oil might be effective for fighting acne skin. It does seem strange and counter productive to apply an oil, to acne troubled skin. In a nutshell, coconut oil consists of lauric acid. This is thought to be an effective anti-bacterial, as well as having anti-viral and anti-fungal properties. The traits found in lauric acid may help prevent infections caused by bacteria and may aid in fighting acne. Acne is caused by a bacteria called propionibacterium acnes.
Coconut oil is also wonderful cooling ability, which is another reason why it is good for acne. It may reduce redness, irritation, and inflammation in skin plagued with acne. Coconut oil very light and easily absorbed by skin.
Some people claim after a day of using coconut oil, it seemed like their acne condition became worse. Try not to be alarmed by this. This is part of the process where in the cocnut oil draws out toxins from under your skin and other impurities that may be clogging your pores. This breakout shouldn’t last for long, and should yield be worth the temporary problem, to give clearer skin shortly. Try to plan your first applications when you’ll be closer to home, so you are more comfortable, and not prior to a big, important event.
Cleanse your face thoroughly and gently, rinse well with pure cool water and blot your face dry with a towel. Put a small amount of coconut oil on your fingers, rub your hands together and apply to your face. Do this two or three times a day. You will see the oil absorbed quickly.
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