CO­CONUT OIL

Marie Claire (South Africa) - - BEAUTY -

Ac­cord­ing to the in­ter­net, I should re­place ev­ery beauty prod­uct I own with jars of co­conut oil. Dr Robert Ano­lik, pro­fes­sor of der­ma­tol­ogy at NYU School of Medicine, says it’s a nat­u­ral moisturiser and con­tains phe­no­lic acids that ght free rad­i­cals. Do it your­self: To re­pair the dam­age from my bak­ing soda mis­ad­ven­ture, I ap­ply a mask of co­conut oil and raw honey. ear old clothes the oil is solid at room tem­per­a­ture but li ue es from the warmth of your skin. Af­ter min­utes, I rinse and rinse and nd my skin is su­per dewy. I also use some of the ex­tra oil to mois­turise the dry ends of my hair. orks like a charm. Leave it to the ex­perts: Garnier’s new Ul­ti­mate Blends The Sleek Per­fec­tor Oil tames my strands beau­ti­fully. I’m also a fan of SOiL Up­lift­ing Co­conut Body­wash with co­conut oil and shea but­ter it’s so hy­drat­ing I can skip body lo­tion. And for some­one who doesn’t have a spare hour in the day, the time sav­ings are rea­son enough to leave prod­uct for­mu­lat­ing to the pros.

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