Honey and Coconut Oil Benefits for Hair and Skin


Honey and Coconut Oil Benefits for Hair and Skin

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Honey and coconut oil benefits can make a significant difference in keeping your hair and skin in superb health. Check out these awesome rejuvenating masks below.

Hair Mask for Strong and Silky Hair

The synergistic effects of honey and coconut oil are impressive in this simple and highly popular DIY pre-wash hair treatment. They add shine, moisturize and strengthen the hair effectively. Other known benefits include making hair soft, more voluminous, reducing frizz and greying of hair. The anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties of coconut oil and honey also help fight and prevent dandruff and other scalp issues. 

What you need:
1-2 tablespoons of raw liquid honey and 1-2 tablespoons of unrefined (virgin) coconut oil (in 1:1 ratio, amount depends on hair volume). 

Instructions:
1. Mix the two ingredients well in a bowl.
2. Apply onto the hair beginning from the hair ends to the scalp, using your fingers to message, comb and work through the hair to thoroughly distribute the mixture. 
3. Put on a shower cap and leave it for about an hour. Allow the mixture to penetrate into the hair shaft.
4. Shampoo and wash. There is no need to follow with any conditioning. 
5. Apply twice weekly.

Facial Mask for Radiant and Youthful Skin

The mixture of honey and coconut oil benefits those with dull, lifeless or wrinkled skin as it effectively brightens complexion, hydrates deeply and adds a healthy glow to the skin. It also does wonders in helping to even out skin tone and lighten age spots. 

What you need:
1 teaspoon of raw liquid honey and 1 teaspoon of unrefined coconut oil (melted). 

Instructions:
1. Mix the two ingredients well.
2. Apply the mixture onto the face and gently message it into the skin for 2-3 minutes.
3. Leave it on for about 30 minutes.
4. Wash.
5. Apply twice weekly.


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