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Last Updated Tuesday April 18 2017 01:21 PM IST

For a glossy texture, pamper your skin with coconut oil

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Coconut oil Use virgin coconut oil or even coconut milk as a moisturizer for dry skin. Photo: Getty Images

With scorching summer heat, dust and pollution taking your skin for a ride, it is important to keep it nourished daily in the best natural way possible. With coconut oil at your reach, there is no looking back. Here are some time tested ways with which you can pamper your skin using coconut oil.

» A perfect cleanser

Makeup removal

Coconut oil is a natural make up remover. As it is extremely important to remove make up before sleeping, coconut oil ensures that your skin is not harmed by the use of harmful cleansing agents every day.

» Body lotion

Massage

Use virgin coconut oil or even coconut milk as a moisturizer for dry skin. You can also try mixing coconut oil with a few drops of essential oils like lavender oil or rose oil to make a massage oil on your own.

» Dandruff removal

Oil

Warm some coconut oil and add a few drops of lemon juice to it. Apply this mixture on your scalp while gently massaging the scalp in circular motion. Wash off with a mild shampoo to get rid off dandruff.

» Night cream

Coconut oil

Coconut oil acts as a natural agent that helps trap natural moisture within your skin. Apply coconut oil on your hands, feet and face before sleep. Coconut oil is also known for its efficiency in reducing fine lines and wrinkles.

» Lip balm

Lip care

Massaging your lips with coconut oil can help soothe dry and chapped lips.

» Shaving cream

Shaving

Instead of opting high end shaving creams that are loaded with chemicals, you can try applying coconut oil on your hands and legs before shaving. The oil will glide smoothly on your skin, rendering a perfect shave.

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