Coconut Milk Beauty Benefits: How To Use For Glowing Skin & Nourished Hair

Used extensively across Asian kitchens to flavour curries, did you know coconut milk has multiple beauty benefits? Moreover, apart from adding a rich creamy texture to dishes, coconut milk can be used for nourishing skin & hair. Loaded with nutrients & Vitamin E, applying it externally is a great way to enjoy some natural T-L-C. A versatile beauty ingredient, coconut milk can added to face packs, soothing bath soaks & hair masks. In fact, we absolutely love pampering ourselves with a hydrating coconut milk face pack while sipping on fresh coconut water. But do remember that cleansing facial skin carefully makes it more receptive towards treatments. To choose a suitable face wash for your skin type, this article shall help you make the right choice. Let's look at coconut milk benefits & how to use for glowing skin & nourished hair.

However, choose fresh coconut milk over store bought varieties. For instance, if you want to know about the health benefits of including fresh coconut milk in your diet, we love this article

How to use coconut milk for skin:

Adding a few ingredients to coconut milk can help reduce face pigmentation, remove tan & helps soothe acne prone skin. Moreover, if you are looking to know more about how to how to apply coconut milk on face, these face pack recipes are a terrific idea! Add some of it to bath soaks to soothe skin or make a D-I-Y body scrub with it.

How to apply coconut milk on face:

For a pampering beauty DIY, apply fresh creamy thick coconut milk on your face directly. Wash off after 10-15 minutes & apply moisturizing cream as usual.

Coconut milk and lemon juice face mask for oily skin:

Make a face mask with coconut milk, few drops of lemon juice & rhassoul clay/multani mitti. Apply all over face & neck area & let dry. Wash off & spritz organic rose water.

Soothing coconut milk bath soak:

Mix 2 cups of coconut milk, honey & some fresh organic rose petals in lukewarm bath water. Soak in for 15-20 minutes for even toned skin. Moreover,  this bath soak helps reduce tan & soothe irritated skin.

Natural scrub:

Coconut milk can be used to make a gentle natural scrub too. Mix coconut milk with powdered oats & little organic rosewater. Further, scrub your face gently in circular motions. Wash off & apply a soothing moisturizer.

How to use coconut milk for hair:

Adding little of this wonder ingredient helps nourish hair deeply. Additionally, the vitamin E present, also helps strengthen hair & prevent breakage. For more such natural hair mask ideas, look here

Coconut milk for hair conditioning:

Mix fresh coconut milk with few drops of olive oil & mashed avocado. Next, apply to hair evenly. Leave it on for 20-25 minutes. Further, wash off with your regular shampoo & conditioner.

Coconut milk for dandruff:

Mix coconut milk with freshly harvested aloe vera gel & few drops of lemon juice. Divide hair into sections & apply on scalp. Above all, pay extra attention to areas that have dandruff. Wash off after 20-25 minutes.


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