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Coconut oil as a superfood and its usage

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Coconut oil as a superfood and its usage

Coconut is one of the world's most nourishing superfoods. It contains lauric acid, a medium-chain fatty acid also found in human breast milk. Lauric acid makes up about 50% of coconut oil. There are 2 types of coconut oil: Refined coconut oil is typically cheaper and unlikely to have the coconutty flavour and smell. Virgin coconut oil uses fresher coconut and is the unrefined version with a lighter taste. Virgin coconut oil is deemed to be a higher quality than refined coconut oil, and is said to be richer in antioxidant polyphenols. So next time you shop be sure to...

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Coconut oil usage in cosmetics

Posted by Romy Tavcar on

Coconut oil usage in cosmetics

Coconut oil is extremely rich in vitamin E and ferulic acid, an anti-inflammatory ingredient that neutralizes free radicals and reduces infections and dermatitis. The oil absorbs very quickly through the upper layers of the skin and on its surface creates a soft and durable protection that prevents premature aging, especially due to the external effects of the sun, wind, cold and smog. If you suffer from irritated skin caused by cold in the winter, start breast-feeding immediately. Dehydration accelerates the formation of new wrinkles: clean the face of the face with fresh water, then apply the coconut oil that you...

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