The days are getting warmer and warmer each day and despite the use to sunscreen, aleovera gel, skin packs, fruit massage, moisturisers but the sun fails them all.But we have a ultimate sun fighting product right in our homes and we never knew about it – coconut ! Well not just coconut but coconut milk.
Coconut milk is packed with vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5, and B6 as well as iron, selenium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus.
Here are some of the benefits of coconut milk that you can use to prevent your hair, face and skin :
Benefits of coconut milk on hair –
1. Restore damage hair
The excellent moisturising properties of coconut milk can be used as a scalp tonic for dry, itchy and irritated scalp. A gentle massage for 5 minutes with home-made coconut milk followed by a hot towel can have a good nourishing effect. It also prevents split ends.
2. Help in hair growth
It contains essential nutrients required for healthy hair and boosts hair fossils which result in hair growth. Apply coconut milk on your hair and massage for 3 to 5 minutes. Shampoo as usual, after 20 minutes.
BENEFITS OF COCONUT MILK ON FACE –
3. Prevent acne
For people with oily or acne prone skin, coconut milk do the wonders as it contains the antibacterial properties which help cleanse the face properly and the fats in it do not clog the pores resulting in acne free skin.
4. Prevents premature aging
Coconut milk has high amount of Vitamin C which help in maintaining elasticity and flexibility of skin. It’s also rich in copper which prevents wrinkles, sagging skin and age spots. Soak 6-7 almonds overnight, and peel their skins off in the morning, grind into a smooth paste and add 5-6 drops of coconut milk. Mix well and apply this paste on your face for 15 minutes, and wash it off with cold water.
BENEFITS OF COCONUT MILK ON SKIN –
5. Heal sunburnt
Applying coconut milk over sunburnt skin aids in rapid healing because of its anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in of cooling the skin and reducing pain, swelling and redness.
6. Moisturises The Skin
We’ve all heard of taking a milk bath, right? Well, it’s time to use coconut milk instead. It is a great moisturiser with it’s soothing properties. Rub coconut milk on your skin directly for 20-30 minutes to combat dryness and promote healthy glowing skin.