4 Mistakes When Using Coconut Oil for Skin Care

It may seem easy to just put some coconut oil on your skin and your skin will become good and glow. Actually not. Some people got some "side effects" by using coconut oil the wrong way for skin care.

1. Applying Too Much in One Sitting

You should apply a thin layer and wait till this layer gets absorbed before you put on another thin layer. The reason for doing this is our skin can only absorb that much of the oil, so if you apply too much the oil will simply sit on your skin for hours and will make you feel greasy and dirty as dust in the environment sticks to you.

A small amount goes a long way.

2. Freaking out on Breakout

Even when you have a clear skin (without acne), you may experience breakouts in the form of small oily whiteheads. This is due to toxins being drawn to the surface of your skin by the detoxifying effect of coconut oil.

That is why acne sufferers who try to use coconut oil to treat their acne problems freaked out when their acne becomes ...read more »