Do you ever wish that your favorite hair products could double as skincare products? Well, search no more. Here’s everything you need to know about essential oils to use on both your hair AND skin!
As we know, organic hair and body butters are way more effective than artificial beauty products, and are entirely safe to be applied on skin and hair.
Normal skincare product reviews only mention the advantages of using products made from artificial ingredients, but fail to mention the drawbacks and associated health issues that might crop up during extended use.
There are several hair and body butters available off the shelf, but if you are proactive, you can whip up these in your own home using just natural ingredients.
Coconut oil is an amazing substance that can do wonders for both your hair as well as skin. Often considered as a superfood, coconut, coconut water, and coconut oil have amazing uses for both oral consumption as well as external application.
Coconut oil has wonderful moisturizing properties that make it the perfect accessory for your skin and hair. If applied on the skin, coconut oil can help moisturize, nourish, and rehydrate your skin to leave it smooth and supple.
It can be used as a sunscreen, for moisturizing dry skin, for a full body massage, for removing makeup and cleaning your face.
Coconut oil also helps in adding a little shine on top of your makeup by highlighting your facial features. When used on hair, coconut oil can help with hair growth, moisture retention, taming frizzy hair, reducing dandruff, and treating dry scalp. Coconut oil is indeed one of the most superior alternatives for mainstream haircare products available in the market.
Shea butter is a creamy fat extract that is derived from nuts harvested from the African Shea tree. Shea butter is used extensively as a moisturizer that is known to be effective against all major forms of skin conditions that include dryness, rash, blemishes, wrinkles, sunburn, cuts, tan, skin cracks, itching skin, frost bites, burns, insect bites, stretch marks, dermatitis, and allergies.
Shea butter is rich in vital vitamins such as Vitamin A, Vitamin E, and Vitamin F, and is one of the major components of almost all organic and natural body butters available in the market.
Shea butter also has sunscreen properties, which makes it a major component in sunscreen creams and lotions. Shea butter may also be used as a moisturizer for hair, as it has moisturizing properties, and can be effective in treating scalp related issues such as dandruff, dryness, itchy scalp, and cracks.