3 Benefits of Coconut Oil for Acne Scars

After clearing your acne, what's left behind are the scars. This is the next big thing you have to worry about because it still doesn't look good on your face though it's a lot better than having acne that causes not just ugliness but pain to your skin.

If you simply leave your acne scars just like that, the scars will heal by itself and fade over time because our skin has its own natural healing power. Of course, on the premise that you can withstand the sneering look from others. But if you want to expedite the healing process so that your skin will look flawlessly smooth and even in a shorter time, then you must use coconut oil for its strong benefits on acne scars.

By the way, coconut oil also benefits acne treatment. What I mean is, you can actually use coconut oil straight to treat both your acne and acne scars, rather than having to use a different treatment for acne and then use coconut oil for acne scars.

Now, let's see how coconut oil benefits acne scars.

1. Fight Germs

Do you know how much germs our skin has to deal with and keep off in just one second?

Millions of them.

While trying to fight off the bad guys, your skin will somewhat take longer to generate new cells to replace the discolored old cells that form acne scars. But if you bring coconut oil into the picture, its antimicrobial fatty acids will join ...read more »

3 Ways Coconut Oil Helps Acne

Coconut oil helps acne mainly in 3 ways:

1. Reduce Toxic Load on Liver

What has liver got to do with acne?

Your oily skin actually stems from a weak liver. Allow me to explain.

Our liver performs 400+ functions every day. One of its functions is to help regulate the secretion of sebum (the natural oil that protects your skin) by controlling the quantity of active androgens that circulate in your bloodstream. Androgens are hormones that stimulate your sebaceous glands to secrete sebum. If your liver fails to keep these active hormones in check, your sebum will be secreted unstoppably and your skin will become excessively oily. This makes your skin extremely acne-prone.

To reverse the condition and normalize your skin oil production, you need to improve your liver's performance in regulating sebum. How?

An overload of toxins is usually the cause of a weak liver, which is why you need to "ask" coconut oil for help since coconut oil has ...read more »