Fractionated coconut oil makes an excellent carrier oils for essential oils. So, it’s perfect for use in massage, skincare, and aromatherapy. This oil blends in really well with other oils, so you will get an evenly distributed oil when you combine it with essential oils. This kind of oil is also packed with nutrients that enhance essential oil benefits, such as healing and soothing skin and hair. To make, just place a little amount of fractionated coconut oil in a small bowl. Add the desired quantity of essential oil to the bowl. Use a wooden spoon or spatula to mix the two oils together until thoroughly blended.
Fractionated coconut oil makes an effective lightweight moisturizer for your face, hair, and lips. It is quickly absorbed into the skin, leaving it feeling, not greasy, but hydrated and enriched. The abundance of antioxidants in fractionated coconut oil is also ideal for hydrating dry, heat-damaged hair. The coconut oil easily penetrates the hair strands, making hair glossy and silky smooth. Fractionated coconut oil can even be used as a hair conditioner in the shower. You can either add a few drops right into your regular hair conditioner or use the fractionated coconut oil as a stand-alone hair conditioner. Fractionated coconut oil can also be used to moisturize lips and prevent them from aging. This oil offers the UV protection that the delicate skin on your lips needs to stay young looking, even after years of sun exposure. To use, just dab some oil on your fingertips and apply to your lips like you would any lip balm.
Commercial makeup removers often contain harsh ingredients that aren’t good for your skin. This kind of coconut oil bonds even with waterproof makeup, making it quick and easy to use as a makeup remover. To make it, just put a few drops of fractionated coconut oil on a clean tissue and gently wipe away lipstick, mascara, eye shadow, blusher, and foundation. For added moisturizing benefits, use a new tissue to “cleanse” the skin with the oil. Allow it to absorb fully into the skin, a process that should only take a few minutes.
This special coconut oil has incredible softening properties. If you suffer from dry skin, psoriasis or eczema, it is likely you develop dry, cracked heels and rough elbows. Just a few successive nights using fractionated coconut oil on these areas can give you quick relief. To use, just massage the oil into the affected areas as you would a fine moisturizing cream. For faster results on heels, apply before bed, wear socks, and allow the oil to do its work overnight.
When you spend the day in the sun, your hair usually tells the tale. The sun’s harmful UV rays are very drying and damaging on hair and skin. If your hair becomes brittle and breaks more easily in the sun, you can protect it beforehand with fractionated coconut oil. One easy way to do this is to put some oil into a mini spray bottle. Spritz on your hair as soon as you arrive at the beach or pool party. Work into your locks with either your fingers or a comb. This one application will protect your hair all day, leaving it soft and silky. Fractionated coconut oil is the new gold standard for coconut oil. It’s a good idea to keep a bottle in your bathroom for easy use. This kind of oil is shelf-stable, so you don’t have to worry about keeping it refrigerated. It has natural antibiotic properties, so you don’t have to worry about it going bad, either.