Calming Properties of Coconut Oil for Soothing Irritated Skin
Is changing seasons and cold weather causing your skin to flare up? All skin types react easily to weather changes, products and hormones. These reactions can result in mild cases like redness and acne, to more chronic issues like eczema or rashes. Soothing skincare like Conscious Coconut Oil naturally works hard to treat and heal flare-ups like acne, eczema, skin conditions and rashes! Read on to learn more about the nutrients & properties found in coconut oil that make it essential for soothing skin.
Wondering what makes coconut oil so soothing?
This essential fatty acid, better known as the powerhouse of coconut oil, reduces inflammation and hydrates skin deeper. It also has antibacterial properties to reduce the number of bacteria present and treat eczema, acne and more.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant that is a natural anti-inflammatory, so it can be soothing and help calm the skin while creating a barrier for toxins & assisting in cellular restoration.
Myristic acid is a fatty acid that is commonly found in natural cleansers, but is naturally occurring in coconut oil! It is known gently remove irritants and excess oils from the skin - revealing your healthiest skin.
Establishing a Soothing Skincare Routine
1. Clean your routine
Often times, irritation is coming from our everyday products. A lot of common products today contain artificial fillers and fragrances. These can spark flare-ups for all skin types because these chemicals are going into your pores and clogging them. Go through your daily products used for body care and eliminate any that have synthetic fragrances such as parfum or fragrance listed. Ultimately, having a simple cleanser, toner and moisturizer is an ideal routine - less is more!
2. Use coconut oil daily
Coconut oil is an essential part of treating and protecting your skin from future flare-ups and free radicals that irritate. This mother of all multitaskers acts as a 4-in-1 moisturizer - cleansing skin & pores, creating a layer of protection, treating irritation, and locking in hydration! Check out our two step routine to transform your skincare the natural way:
- Use our Coconut Oil Wipes to remove makeup and cleanse skin throughout the day (goodbye, fragrance filled drugstore makeup wipes!)
- Keep a Coconut Oil Jar in your bathroom to moisturize skin head-to-toe at before bed to lock in hydration, create a protective barrier from free radicals and treat inflammation while you sleep! It also effectively penetrates pores deeper to mimic skins natural oils - pulling out toxins that cause irritation and acne.
3. Be consistent
The best thing you can do to maintain healthy, happy skin is to be consistent with your routine! That's why we love coconut oil - not only is it effective but it's so simple to use just one product! Developing a consistent routine that works for your skin not only boosts skin health but overall health as well! That's because your skin is the largest organ and protects you from harmful environmental factors everyday!