Coconut water always brings back memories of languid summer days spent hydrating in the shade, and the sheer joy of discovering that you’ve got the coconut with the mota malai. If you’ve haven’t had the time lately to stop by the nearest coconut cart, here’s some incentive to do so: it’s great for your skin!
10 Benefits of Coconut Water For Skin
1. It moisturizes your skin
Making a pack out of lemon juice and coconut water can hydrate your skin and leave it feeling soft and fresh. If you have dry skin, you can even add a little bit of honey to the mixture for that extra kick of moisture.
2. It reduces the signs of ageing
Along with using Olay Natural White 7 IN ONE Night Nourishing Repair Cream, use coconut water face pack which can remove all the signs of ageing like spots, wrinkles, and lines. This is because it’s packed with cytokines, which help your cells grow faster. Making a pack out of yogurt and coconut water can help reduce this signs.
3. It helps you get rid of pigmentation
Coconut water is brimming with Vitamin C, which helps reduce pigmentations. You can make a pack with fuller’s earth to get rid of blemishes, and discoloured skin.
4. It helps treat minor skin infections
Using coconut water for skin infections works really well as it has antifungal and antibacterial properties.
5. It reduces acne
If you loathe acne as much as we do, try making a mild toner with coconut water and honey. This should help clear your pimples in no time. Also, face steaming helps in preventing acne. Check out how to do face steaming correctly here.
6. It cures eczema
Glugging 2-3 glasses of coconut water on a daily basis can soothe your eczema and even help reduce it.
7. It is a great toner
Adding a few drops of lemon to coconut water results in the perfect toner. It moisturizes and lightens your skin, all at the same time!
8. It helps remove your tan
Coconut water is known for removing mild sun tan. Although it is a slow process, the sheer fact that it’s chemical free should inspire you to turn to applying coconut water and multanni mitti on your skin for a month or two.
9. It reduces stress
You’re probably wondering why we’re talking about stress in an article about skin. Well, stress takes its toll on your skin and leaves traces of itself behind in the form of dark circles, wrinkles and an overall haggard appearance. Drinking coconut water daily can reduce stress and keep your skin looking radiant as always.
10. It’s the perfect way to deal with pollution
Pollution and the sun can suck out all the moisture from your skin. Taking a break in the middle of the day to enjoy a glass of coconut water can help your skin look as fresh as it did in the morning.
Apart from pampering the skin, many people also use coconut water for hair care, and for its various health benefits.