Complete guide to using Honey and Coconut Oil for Hair and Face
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Coconut oil and Honey are marketed as superfoods because of their amazing health-promoting benefits. Ever wondered what magic will they do when blended? Yes, a myriad of homemade remedies.
Coconut Oil and Honey are powerhouses on their own, but benefits of coconut oil like moisturising the skin by fatty lipids present in it, hydrating, penetrating the hair shaft, or reducing the protein loss in hairs due to low molecular weight, when mixed with the benefits of honey - growth of the epithelial cell, rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants or being an anti-microbial and antiseptic, then this blend does wonders.
Honey and coconut oil for Face
Here are some simple and handy ways of combining the two best-known superfoods, honey with coconut oil for hair and honey with coconut oil for the face, for your benefits:
DIY honey and coconut oil face mask
- One teaspoon of Raw Honey
- One teaspoon of Coconut Oil
- 1-2 drops of essential oil (Optional)
Mix one teaspoon of Raw Honey with one teaspoon of Coconut Oil thoroughly with a spoon and blend them up in a mixing bowl, till the sticky mixture is obtained. You may see small spots of honey after the combination hardens, but that’s just fine. In case, you are struggling to blend the mixture you can heat it. You may also add 1-2 drops of essential oil to get the benefits of aromatherapy, but it’s completely optional. After cleansing your skin, apply the mask evenly on your face by gently massaging the mixture in circular strokes while paying special attention to acne-prone regions. Leave the mask for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and pat dry with a clean towel.
Honey and coconut oil for Hair
DIY honey and coconut oil hair masks
- One tablespoon of Coconut Oil
- One tablespoon of Honey
- 1-2 drops of essential oil
Mix coconut oil and honey in a mixing bowl and as an extra step to help your hair follicles open up, slightly heat the mixture on a stove until it’s melted but it’s completely optional. But remember to add essential oil after allowing the mixture to be cool to touch. Adding essential oil provides aromatherapy benefits. Apply the mask all over your hair, focusing on dry hairs, split ends, and frizzy hairs. Massage with your fingers and leave it for at least 20 minutes by making a high bun or wearing a bathing cap before washing it off. Recommended using it before the shower for ease as it can get messy.
DIY Honey and Coconut Oil lip scrub
1) one teaspoon of coconut oil
2) one teaspoon of honey
3) one teaspoon of sugar (granulated)
Add sugar and coconut oil to a bowl. Measure out a scant teaspoon of honey and add that to the bowl of oil and sugar. Mix it with a spatula. Let it set for a minute or two. Rub the mixture on your lips in circular strokes for 2-3 minutes and clean it off with face wipes or lukewarm water.
What are the benefits of honey and coconut oil on hair?
Honey is a natural humectant and coconut oil has a low molecular weight that penetrates the hair shaft making hairs nourished and healthy. The moisturizing features of both ingredients make the hair frizz-free by making it soft and silky. This combination is good for smoothing and conditioning the hair follicles and growth of epithelial.
What are the benefits of honey and coconut oil on face?
This mask does wonders to acne-prone skin due to its antibacterial and antiseptic properties. It is hydrating and healing due to honey being hygroscopic and coconut oil being a moisturising agent. The Honey cleans off the dead skin and the Coconut Oil will leave the skin moisturised which makes the skin soft and glowing.
Do we need to use lip scrub daily?
There is no need to scrub your lips daily. Three times a week will be sufficient to get even a natural tint.
What skin type honey with coconut oil face mask is good for?
It’s suitable for all skin types but excellent for acne-prone and dry skin. One must use this mask consciously in case of oily skin as coconut oil is comedogenic.
Which hair type Honey with coconut oil hair mask is good for?
It will work for all the hair types but is best suited for dry, frizzy, and curly hair, as hydrating curly hairs can be difficult.
Which Coconut Oil and Honey is best for Mask?
Use virgin coconut oil or wood pressed coconut oil rather than a refined and high-temperature processed for the masks.
Raw honey and Manuka honey is best for face and hair masks. Try to avoid refined honey as much as possible.
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