Coconut Oil…The Best Beauty Product?

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I just have two words for you. Coconut Oil. Worth the hype you ask? 100% YES.

If you want a cleanser that won’t break the bank which will 100% work and change your skin for the better, if you want to have a nice relaxing bath and still feel silky and smooth days after, if you want to wash your make up brushes and see real clean brushes after, if you want to give the ends of your hair some life…You need to try coconut oil.

I happened to buy some when I needed it as a baking ingredient for my non bake vegan brownies which you can find the recipe here if you haven’t already stumbled that way. I purchased a nice massive jar of 100% Raw Coconut Oil in Tescos which didn’t break the bank, and after many different uses I still haven’t really made that big of a hole in the tub.

So. Not just for baking? No sir. I’ve been using the oil as a face cleanser to take off all of my make up, after massaging it into my skin, turning it into a nice milky oil, followed by a warm muslin or face cloth which also gently exfoliates my face. After I’ve cleansed and washed my face and removed all of my make up, I’ll then go back to the oil and apply a very small amount and massage that again into my skin and leave that as it moisturises my skin all night and then wash it off in the morning.

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Since doing all of that, as well as continuing to keep a basic skin routine, using minimal products which are gentle for my skin, drinking plenty of water, and eating the right foods, my skin feels sensational. Honestly, I feel my skin is more radiant and glowy, I’m not really breaking out as much, and my blemishes are also few and far between if at all. So go on, get your hands on some oil ladies and gentlemen. It genuinely is worth all the talk. I’d even say this has helped my skin more than any skincare brand I’ve used, because it’s just so natural and free from any nasty ingredients that are likely to break you out.

So what else can you use this little gem for? Take a soak with your usual bubble bath and then add a few scoops of coconut oil. Honestly, your skin will be moisturised and glowy for days. It gives that extra relaxation to your bath, and after you will just feel all gooey and soft. I also lathered some into the ends of my hair, which worked really nicely as a conditioner. After leaving it in for about an hour or so, I washed my hair as normal with shampoo and conditioner and the ends of my hair felt unreal. So so soft.

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It’s also great for washing make up brushes along with fairy liquid. The oil helps separate the make up from the brush really well and works great with the fairy liquid to really deep clean the brushes. Definitely try this and see for yourself!

It’s safe to say me and this little find have been getting on really well recently. Our relationship has grown, we’re finding different things about each other and I think it could be love. So go an start your love affair with a big fat tub of some coconut oil, and then thank me later.

The Oil That Will Change Your Skin Routine…

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For a while now I’ve had my beady little eyes on a certain cleansing oil. Of course you guess right when you think ‘I bet its an Una Brennan one…’ HA I just love this lady. But I did get the cleansing oil…So sit back, relax, maybe grab a brew whilst I tell you about another great find.

I used to always take my make up off with facial wipes. I was lazy, and also under edcuated when it came to skin products. Believe it or not, I didn’t realise you could take make up with any other products. I then found micella water and began taking my make up off with that, until I found the world of cleansers and oils. Holy moly has my skin changed since.

This oil is a particular favourite. Let me introduce you to the Vitamin C Brighten Skin Renew Cleansing Oil. The freshest of fresh cleansers which will leave your skin feeling soft, gentle and CLEANSED thanks to all the essential oils it’s enriched with such as Rosemary, Grape-seed and Olive Oil. And no this doesn’t mean you can lash a bit in your frying pan…well maybe? I’ll get back to you on that one…. But I do know it’s a good make up brush cleaner…that you can do! It’s also a great make up remover, and also removes all of those little impurities that have kindly built up throughout the day. So how can you not say no? Give it a try and see for yourself that you’ll be left with a glowing, healthy and cleansed complexion. Damn Miss Brennan, you got it going’ on!