Beauty and Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut is a highly used product in most countries for different purposes.

Coconut is a highly used product in most countries for different purposes. This round husky nut is full of benefits and its fibrous husk, solid shell, off-white flesh, and sweet water inside is being used by worldwide manufacturing companies to introduce novel products to the market.

One mostly used outcome from coconut is coconut oil. In Sri Lanka, coconut oil is an essential ingredient in the daily cuisine, especially, for frying purposes. Today, using coconut oil in cooking is not only an Asian practice but a practice widely gets accustomed to European fusion cooking.

In supermarkets, there are a variety of coconut oil bottles displayed allowing the customer to choose the best variety that suits them the most. Organic coconut oil and virgin coconut oil are two main varieties of coconut oil available in the supermarket and highly popular among coconut oil consumers. The main difference between these two coconut oil varieties is that their oil extraction process. Virgin coconut oil preserves the virtues of the coconut milk and does not let it get harmed by the heating processes that regular coconut oil undergoes. This is made possible via cold-processed technology. Yet, the regular coconut oil is made from dried coconut kernel called ‘copra’. The copra is pressed, the extracted oil is refined, decolorized, and bleached. This process makes it suitable for consumption.

The amazing fact of coconut oil is that it is not used only for cooking and baking, but it is used as a staple ingredient in beauty care products. There are several benefits of using coconut oil for hair, face, and skin to boost your beauty routine.

Many cleansers now available in the supermarkets are made with chemicals that harsh to the skin and lead to skin issues such as acne and clogged pores. With the new tendency to use organic beauty products, there is a huge growth in using coconut oil for the face as a natural cleanser. It’s naturally anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, moisturizing, and rich with nutrition such as vitamin E and healthy fats, which help to give your skin a radiant look.

Virgin coconut oil is not only a natural cleanser for your face but also a good moisturizer for your body. Using coconut oil for skin help to reduce dryness and it allows your skin to retain the moisture it needed. It is a great natural moisturizer for the skin that will help to soften and soothe the skin.

With the growing demand for organic/ virgin coconut oil from the retail and wholesale market, many coconut oil manufacturers and exporters take bulk orders from both local and overseas clients for real-time market prices. When choosing the fresh Virgin Coconut Oil that suits your skin or for consumption choose wisely and keep in mind to buy from a reliable manufacturer.

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