Coconut oil has antifungal and antiviral properties due to the presence of the lauric acid; hence it destroys a bacterium which creates blemishes. It calms and pacifies the skin, minimizing infection and redness caused by blemish. It is near to sebum, the skin’s natural oil; hence it is applied as a moisturizer. It blocks the oxidation and speeds up the recovery action in our body. The antioxidants present in coconut oil guards against free radicals which creates blemish, while encouraging the start of new and healthy skin cells. It consists of caprylic and capric acids and also vitamins like E and K, all this promotes healthy new skin. It stimulates the production of collagen that enhances the skin’s elasticity by maintaining smooth, firm, and scar-free skin throughout. It aids in toning skin, lightens skin and dark spots.

DIY OVERNIGHT COCONUT OIL MASK TO BANISH BLEMISHES

COCONUT OIL AND BAKING SODA

Benefits

Coconut oil is known to lower scars, acne, and redness of our skin. However it should be diluted before use due to its concentration. Baking soda desquamates the dead skin cells and lightens scars.

Things You’ll Need:

  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Soda

Method:

  1. Combine 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of baking soda and mix it thoroughly.
  2. Once the mixture is ready, rub it on the skin and leave it for 5 minutes or overnight based on your skin condition. Before you wash it off, wet your fingers and massage gently for 10 minutes.
  3. You can do it till your skin gets better or continue it.

COCONUT OIL AND ALOE VERA

Benefits

Aloe vera alleviates pimples, pain, heals acne wounds, destroys blemish bacteria, and wipe out acne scars. it also soothes the skin while moisturrizing and hydrating it. So, this is an added benefit to coconut oil.

Things You’ll Need:

  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of Aloe Vera Gel

Method:

  1. Combine 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel in a bowl and stir well to prepare a mixture.
  2. Clean your face before applying this mixture using a good face wash or cleansing product.
  3. Apply this mixture gently to your face with your fingertips and slowly massage it for few minutes.
  4. Wash it off with some lukewarm water after 10 minutes.