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Coconut oil: Best anti-aging treatment?

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  • Coconut oil boosts collagen production; a protein responsible for forming almost 80% of our outermost skin;
  • Coconut Oil keeps your skin well moisturized; Reduces skin lines and wrinkles.
  • The antioxidant properties found in Coconut Oil reduces free radical damage and slows down the aging process of the skin.

Raw coconut oil has been used for centuries as an anti-aging solution. According to recent studies, the benefits of Coconut oil far exceed the effectiveness of over the counter anti-aging treatments.

Here’s why:

Coconut oil boosts collagen production

Coconut oil has high lauric acid which is beneficial for collagen production. Collagen is known to maintain firmness and elasticity of skin. As Coconut Oil boosts collagen production in the skin, it greatly reduces fine lines and wrinkles.

Coconut oil imitates sebum

Your skin is covered by a special oil named sebum which moistens and protects your skin. Latest research suggests that people with oily skin are less prone to wrinkles. Using coconut oil on your skin keeps the skin well moisturized, thus helping deter wrinkling of the skin.

Antioxidants slow down ageing

Coconut oil has antioxidant properties which are known to slow down the process of ageing. According to Dr. David Bank, a dermatologist based in New York, “Oxidation is one of the main reasons for skin aging, and coconut oil may help reduce the free radical damage”.

It is advisable to use Virgin Coconut oil to reap the benefits of anti ageing. You can prepare a homemade coconut cream for smooth skin, if you are not willing to directly apply Coconut oil on your face.


Head over to our face care blog section for more such articles that’ll help you to take care of your face in the most effecient ways.