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Palmer’s: Surprising Uses Of Coconut Oil

Palmer’s: Surprising Uses Of Coconut Oil
Lydia Woodward
The Queen Of Curls6 years ago
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Coconut oil has so many amazing uses and benefits so inside some of your Under The Sea themed special design boxes we popped a shampoo, conditioner or body lotion from the Palmer's Coconut Oil Formula range - perfect for throwing into your suitcases this holiday season.

But did you know the extent of the uses and benefits of coconut oil? Celebrities absolutely love it in it's raw form so here's a few of the weird and wonderful possibilities...

Hair Oil

Women in some tropical regions use coconut oil on their hair daily for long, shiny hair. Massaging coconut oil into your hair also helps to reduce dandruff!

The Palmer's Coconut Oil Shampoo and Conditionerin some July GLOSSYBOXES is rich and creamy, free of sulphates and deeply hydrates to repair damage and give your hair incredible shine!

Actress and mum of two Blake Lively says her mum told her to use coconut oil on the ends of her hair when she was younger and what gorgeous golden tresses she has too!

To Moisturise Your Skin

Coconut oil is extremely moisturising and model Suki Waterhouse relies on coconut oil to tame dry skin, according to an interview with Into The Gloss. 

But it's not a new phenomenon, coconut oil has been used for thousands of years to prevent skin dryness! It's also a great treatment for skin problems like psoriasis, dermatitis and eczema. Stock up now Glossies!

Some lucky Glossies received the Palmer's Coconut Oil Body Lotion in their July box, which contains high levels of naturally occurring fatty acids and proteins that are essential to keep skin radiant and healthy.

Makeup Remover

Even waterproof mascara can be removed with coconut oil! Emma Stone is allergy prone so she uses coconut oil to remove her makeup, according to Vogue. Simply apply coconut oil directly to your face and work it into your skin in circular motions and watch your makeup melt away! I often use coconut oil to remove heavy makeup after a night out, when my skin feels dry and tired.

Lip Balm

Pack some coconut oil into a little pot and you've got yourself a 100% natural lip balm that you can smooth onto your lips throughout the day. You can even mix in an old lipstick to add a gorgeous tint! Check out this tutorial.


Coconut oil is the oil du jour loved by everyone from health experts to celebrities and even their furry friends (it’s said to help freshen dog’s breath and give shine to their coats). Gwyneth Paltrow used coconut oil just about everywhere, especially in her cooking recipes.

Coconut oil increases your bodies metabolic rate and strengthens your immune system! It also helps to improve the digestive system. Myprotein have a great organic coconut oil that's a great substitute for margarine or butter when baking, roasting or frying.

Tattoo Aftercare

If you've ever had a tattoo, you were probably told to constantly cover your tattoo with coconut oil during the healing phase. Coconut works miracles to moisturise and protect your skin from infection.

Stretch Marks

Applying coconut oil is a dream for scars, cellulite and stretch marks (expectant mums get a jar of coconut oil). Applying it regularly may improve the overall appearance of your skin, promote healing and prevent some stretch marks from occurring.

All the Palmer's products mentioned are inside the July Under The Sea themed GLOSSYBOX. Get your hands on them and become the ultimate beach babe by joining us here to receive our latest beauty edit of 5 tropical treasures plus an extra treat delivered directly to your door.
Lydia Woodward
The Queen Of Curls
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I am always searching for future trends - beauty, fashion, hair, you name it! I’ve tried every foundation under the sun and love trying up-and-coming makeup brands to compare them with the big names. Variety is the spice of life and my makeup bag is definitely wide-ranging.