There is nothing better than turning to natural ingredients for all your beauty and health needs. Since time immemorial women have resorted to natural ingredients to get glowing skin and healthy, lustrous hair. Our grandmothers have long advised us to use natural products and it’s time we started taking them seriously. The reason is simple – natural ingredients are free of chemicals, contain no preservatives, are cost-effective, easily available and come without any side effects. Chances are, all the products you need for your beauty and health needs may already be available in your own kitchen. Of all those ingredients, we are going to concentrate on these 3 oils today. Besides their use for cooking, …show more content…
It is light and thus absorbed well in your hair and scalp, giving your tresses the shine and bounce you have always craved for. It is used in deep conditioning masks for dry, frizzy hair and also helps prevent hair fall. It can also be used as a leave in conditioner because it moisturizes your hair without making them limp or too greasy. Its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties help keep the scalp clean and also fight dandruff.
As it has been widely established, coconut oil is a natural conditioner. And that stands true for your skin as well. It hydrates kin and leaves it looking smooth and supple. The fatty acids present in coconut oil help retain the moisture in the skin and prevent fine lines and wrinkles. It also works well as an all-natural makeup remover. Coconut oil can also be effectively used as a night cream and a sunscreen.
Coconut oil is one of the richest sources of saturated fats and like coconut water, it too has its health benefits. Because of its antibacterial properties, coconut oil kills harmful bacteria in the body and promotes good health. The healthy saturated fats present in coconut oil reduce your risk of heart ailments and maintain a healthy cholesterol level. In some studies, coconut oil has also proved to aid in reduce belly fat. However,to reap its benefits, you must use organic, virgin coconut oil and refrain from buying the refined …show more content…
It is rich in omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, vitamin E and antioxidants. Also, it contains non-saturated and unsaturated fatty acids which are known to be good for heart. Mustard oil is widely used as cooking oil in Indian households because of its many health benefits over refined oil. It is viscous and has a strong odor. Because of its viscosity it is mixed with coconut oil, almond oil or other ingredients for skin and hair applications.
Mustard oil can be used to treat acne and dark spots to get naturally glowing skin. Regular use of mustard oil can reduce pigmentation and wrinkles. Mustard oil has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties and thus can be used for treating rashes and itching. It stimulates sweat glands thus opening the pores and washing away toxins from your body. It can also be used a natural sunscreen to protect the skin against harmful radiations of the Sun. It is also a great remedy for dry, chapped lips.
Mustard oil promotes hair growth. It contains all the nutrients that are essential for hair growth. It nourishes the scalp and prevents dryness, hair fall and other scalp problems. It also prevents premature greying. However, it must be used with lighter oils because it may be difficult to get it out of your hair even after shampooing. Its viscosity may leave your hair greasy and