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How To Make A Coconut Oil Mask

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 20, 2017
How To Make A Coconut Oil Mask

Coconut oil has become one of the most employed natural cosmetic products, all due to its outstanding moisturizing properties capable of giving life to our skin and hair. If your face or your hair looks dry and dull, this ingredient will become your best ally. Want to know how to use it ? We explain at how to make a coconut oil mask for your skin and hair.

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  1. What kind of coconut oil to buy?
  2. Coconut oil facial mask
  3. Coconut oil hair mask

What kind of coconut oil to buy?

Coconut oil, as well as having multiple cosmetic benefits, can also be used in the kitchen, but if you plan to use it for the production of these masks is important to make sure to purchase the oil that is not used for cooking but has only cosmetic purposes.

This can be found at any health food store or herbalists.

Keep in mind that coconut oil can stain clothes and sheets, so you should learn how to remove coconut oil stains if you use it daily.

Coconut oil facial mask

Coconut oil masks for the face are an excellent alternative for those women with dry skin which need deep dehydration. Its use is not recommended if you suffer from oily skin or acne.

To make this mask will need:

  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1 spoonful of honey

Honey has many skin benefits, making it ideal for deep cleaning, removing dead cells, exfoliating and providing hydration.

To make this mask you must first heat the coconut oil if it is solid, something that occurs if the temperature is very low. You can do it for 20 to 40 seconds in the microwave or place it in a tightly closed container with two teaspoons of oil or hot water.

Once a liquid, mix both ingredients and with your face pre-washed apply this mask for 15 minutes, then remove with warm water. You can use it once a week.

How To Make A Coconut Oil Mask - Coconut oil facial mask

Coconut oil hair mask

Coconut oil hair masks are perfect for those women who suffer from split ends and dry hair, and for those who have battered and very dry hair.

To apply this mask you will need 2 to 4 tablespoons of oil, depending on the length of your hair. Again we recommend heating the oil if it is solid, then you should apply the same from the middle of your hair down, avoiding the roots.

Rub well into your hair for a uniform effect. Then put on a bathing cap and leave on for at least 2 hours. If you want maximum moisturizing effect then leave this coconut oil mask on your hair overnight, this way your hair will look much healthier and beautiful. To remove, wash your hair regularly, making sure that it is not greasy.

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