11 Hair and Skin Uses of Coconut Milk You Should Know

Coconut milk is loaded with Vitamin B6, B5, B3, B1, E, and C. It is also packed with phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, sodium, selenium, iron, and other skin and hair enhancing properties. Also, Coconut Milk contains Lauric acid, a fatty acid that is an antibacterial and antiviral property.

Below are some of the benefits of coconut milk to the skin and hair

Coconut Milk Skin Benefits

  • Coconut Milk contains antibacterial property that helps ward off the P.acne bacterial away. Also, the oil in the coconut milk is not occlusive
  • Coconut Milk mixed with oak powder will make an excellent exfoliator that will remove your dead, dull skin
  • Coconut Milk will prevent age spots, sagging skin, and wrinkles
  • Coconut Milk contains anti-inflammatory property that helps to treat sunburn. It also eases redness, swelling, and reduce pain
  • Coconut milk moisturizes the skin, making it glow and supple
  • Coconut Milk handles all kinds of skin ailments like psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema
  • Coconut Milk makes an excellent makeup removal. Mix 1 part of Coconut Milk with 2 parts of olive oil. Use your cotton wool to remove your makeup

Coconut Milk Hair Uses

  • Coconut Milk will make your hair grow longer. Just leave the milk in your hair for 20 minutes. Then shampoo and style as usual
  • Coconut Milk will restore your hair shine and repair damaged hair
  • Coconut Milk treats dandruff and itchiness on the scalp. Repeat the procedure above for the same result
  • Coconut Milk conditions your hair and add thickness to your hair

Coconut Milk Side Effects

  • Coconut milk, like any other milk, may leave some skin with some allergies. So you might want to carry out a patch test before you use both coconut oil and coconut milk