Coconut oil for the face: an exotic beauty recipes

June 26th, 2014

 coconut oil for face
 Under strong coconut shells hiding a real treasure. Coconut milk is very refreshing and thirst quenching, walnut pulp perfectly complements a variety of desserts, the most valuable oil is used in cosmetics. Coconut oil for face, hair and body - the secret of enduring beauty of exotic damsels from the southern islands.


Unusual Walnut

Coconut - a unique product. Contrary to its name, this is not a nut, but a drupe, a fruit with a hard shell covered with hard fibers. Unusual this fruit has unique qualities. Tender coconut flavor can not be confused with anything: the smell of exotic holiday, mysterious island paradise with white sand and turquoise waves. It is no coincidence coconut meat - a favorite component of a variety of sweets, cocktails and drinks. Coconut water and coconut milk is also used for the preparation of dishes, both sweet and sharp.

Widespread coconut oil. This product has a healing effect, cleanses the body, improves the function of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, improves the immune system, enhances the action of antibiotics, normalizes thyroid function. With coconut oil successfully treat atherosclerosis, colds and gallbladder disease. But particularly active in coconut oil is used in cosmetics. Wonder product is used for hair care and skin.


Exotica for all

Scorching sun and lack of resources to care for the skin - in such conditions it is difficult to maintain the natural beauty, but a resident of South-East Asian brilliantly cope with this task. On the delicate skin of the local beauties are legendary. They "brand" the secret of beauty is considered regular use of coconut oil for face.

Today, this tool can be used by women all over the world: coconut oil has ceased to be an exotic product that no amount of money it is impossible to get in Europe. You can buy a ready-made coconut oil or cook it yourself from coconut milk and pulp. Make it simple: the contents of the shell crushed, pour warm water, cooled and placed in a refrigerator. After some time on the surface of the body will be frozen layer of fat. This is coconut oil. It is necessary to collect, heat in a water bath Sauna and health: the benefits and harms of bath procedures  Sauna and health: the benefits and harms of bath procedures
   and strain before using.


Oil properties

Coconut oil - a completely natural product, the manufacture of which does not use chemicals. The oils are lauric and hyaluronic acid, triglycerides of saturated fatty acids and other nutrients.

The high content of myristic acid oil easily penetrates the skin, thus contained in coconut oil substance absorbed optimally.

A palmitic acid, which is also a part of the oil contributes to the development of collagen in the skin, maintaining the level of hydration and its updates.

The oil begins to melt at a temperature of 25-28 degrees, turning into a light transparent liquid. At lower temperatures the oil becomes viscous, pearl-white with a cream shade. Temperature changes do not affect the properties of the product: the oil can withstand several heating cycles without losing its properties.

On the skin, the oil forms a film finest silky, moisturizing and nourishing the epidermis. It very effectively nourishes the skin and protects it from adverse factors, including UV. Coconut oil is often used for tanning - if they smear the face and body before going to the beach, the skin quickly acquires an even golden hue.

Coconut oil and used for the treatment of inflammations of the skin. Oil foams perfectly, so it is used in the manufacture of soap. This is an excellent remedy for premature aging of the skin Aging Skin: The three most common problems and their solutions  Aging Skin: The three most common problems and their solutions
   - Applied to the face of the oil almost instantly smoothes wrinkles, making the skin soft, smooth and radiant. Coconut oil is used for cleansing the skin.


To recommend coconut oil?

Coconut oil is especially recommended for dry, aging, sensitive, rough and flaky skin. The pure oil can be used to cleanse, moisturize and nourish the skin. Also, this product is added to different cosmetics, make a mask based on it.

Generally, coconut oil will benefit any skin. The only exception - oily skin Oily skin: Natural and artificial care  Oily skin: Natural and artificial care
   with a tendency to the formation of comedones. Because coconut oil pure clog pores, owners of oily skin is to use this product in a mixture with other oils.


The use of oil

Coconut oil is refined and unrefined. For cosmetic purposes, you can use both kinds of oil, but the second type is more suitable for those who does not like the smell of coconut.

For preparation of the nutrient and hydrating masks coconut oil is used in pure form or in admixture with other species oils (shi, jojoba, peach, almond, and others).

The oil is applied to clean, dry skin with a thick layer of half an hour, after which the remaining oil removed tissue, and the skin is rinsed with warm, then cold water.

To cleanse dry and normal skin, you can cook rice-coconut scrub. Rice flour is mixed with a small amount of coconut oil and chalk, applied to the face in a circular rubbing movement and then left on the skin for 20 minutes. Twenty minutes should wash with warm water and apply skin cream suitable.

To supply the oily skin coconut oil mixed with shea butter in a ratio of 1: 2, add a little honey, a drop of tea tree oil Tea tree oil  Tea tree oil
   and beaten egg white. Weight is applied to a clean, dry skin on the half hour, after which it may be rinsed with cold water.

Maria Bykov

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Argan oil for the face, "the Moroccan liquid gold" for Skin Beauty

August 24, 2014

 argan oil face
 Ironwood or argan - a rare plant that grows only in Morocco and Algeria. The seeds of this tree extract valuable oil, which is very appreciated cooks and beauticians. Moroccan women began to use argan oil facial centuries ago, and today exotic products can be used for the care of a girl in the world.


Precious Oil

In North Africa, in Morocco and Algeria argan tree grows, which reaches a height of 8-10 meters. The lifetime of the tree can be up to two hundred years. Small (up to 4 cm long and 3 cm wide) the fruits ripen slowly to full maturity they need for a year. Under a layer of pulp with an unpleasant odor, these fruits contain two or three seeds, rich in oil.

It is these oils that are extracted from the seeds of Argan (Argan, or as it is sometimes referred to as wood), wood brought such fame. The oil is used both in local Moroccan cuisine, as well as in cosmetology. Food Argan oil has a dark color and strong taste. It can not get very hot, but this oil is widely used in cooking. For example, nutritional argan oil - a mandatory ingredient pasta amlu that in Morocco like to eat with bread for breakfast. In addition to oil in the paste consists of chopped almonds Use almond: Fertility symbol of peace  Use almond: Fertility symbol of peace
   and natural honey. Also, oil is charged with some of the other dishes. Food argan oil has a pleasant taste and aroma, its regular use improves the condition of blood vessels and stabilizes blood cholesterol.

Used oil in the manufacture of cosmetic tools for hair care, skin and body. By using argan oil for the face, you can get rid of excessive dryness and inflammation, improve skin, making it soft, smooth and youthful.


Distinctive features

As Argan - a rare plant, and its area of ​​distribution is limited to only a part of the African continent, argan oil is very valuable and less common product. This can not but affect its price: Argan oil is currently expensive.

Cosmetic oil is obtained by cold pressing to produce edible oil Argan seeds are heated. Argan oil has a color from golden yellow (cosmetic oils) to deep yellow with a reddish tinge (edible oil). For a pleasant shade of argan oil is often referred to as liquid gold of Morocco. Taste a little bit spicy, vaguely reminiscent of raw pumpkin seeds. Odour specific, have edible oil - nutty with hints of spice, while the cosmetic - very peculiar. Some have compared the flavor oil with the smell of fresh urine or manure, others appear more appetizing association, but unanimous: once sniffed argan oil, forget this scent is unlikely to succeed.

The smell of cosmetic argan oil greatly disappoint those who first tried a fragrant edible argan oil. But cosmetic oil cold-pressed, cooked by hand, contains the maximum amount of useful ingredients.

The Argan oil contains a record amount of vitamin E, and F, polyunsaturated fatty acids, antioxidants.

From fake argan oil can be distinguished by a very particular flavor and the ability to instantly absorbed into the skin without leaving a greasy residue. Thanks to its light texture oil easily penetrates into the deeper layers of the skin, so it is so often used in cosmetics as a "vehicle" for the active components.


Action on the skin

Argan oil penetrates deep into the epidermis, improving the condition of the skin from within. This skin does not leave any greasy or some other tracks, just the face glows with youth and health. The oil is an excellent moisturizer, it nourishes the skin, smoothing it.

Unlike many other oils, argan oil is well suited for oily and problematic skin.

It does not clog pores and does not cause inflammation, on the contrary: after the application of oil inflammation come to naught, pimples are and sebum decreases. Since the oil has antimicrobial properties, it can serve for the prevention of various stimuli.

Argan oil improves the protective properties of skin, protects it from the effects of adverse factors - sunlight, strong winds. Argan oil is often included in the composition of assets which are used after tanning. It helps soothe sunburnt skin, restore softness and elasticity.

Argan oil has and rejuvenating effect. Maintaining the balance of skin moisture, it does not form a new wrinkles and smoothes the old well. The skin becomes smooth and elastic, improve its turgor. As the oil almost never cause allergies (in any case, however, it is necessary to test the sensitivity of the skin), it can even be used to care for the eye area.


The use argan oil for face

For skin care Argan oil can be used in different ways: in pure form, in mixtures with other oils as an additive to cosmetics or prepared as a component mask prepared at home. The pure oil is applied to clean skin after washing. It is instantly absorbed and moisturized skin is transformed in minutes.

For oily skin is perfect mixture of argan oil with tea tree essential oil Tea tree oil  Tea tree oil
   or black cumin - instantly absorbed, this blend helps fight skin rash. In a mixture of ether rose argan oil is transformed into an effective anti-aging agent.

Well rejuvenate the skin and masks from the pulp of the fruit with honey and argan oil. For the preparation of such masks should take a spoonful of fruit puree without sugar (of peach Peaches: benefits and harms of sun fruits  Peaches: benefits and harms of sun fruits
 , Banana Bananas: the benefits and harms health  Bananas: the benefits and harms health
 , Apricot), a spoonful of honey and a few drops of argan oil. The mask is applied to the skin for 15 minutes, then washed with cool water.

Maria Bykov

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