01/7Want glowing and radiant skin? Coconut will come to your rescue!

Want glowing and radiant skin? Coconut will come to your rescue!

Coconut is one ingredient that we Indians just can't do without. Whether we're grating it, chopping it up, consuming the milk or frying things in its oil, coconut is one of the most versatile ingredients that we have. But that's not all coconut is great for. It also happens to be super amazing for your skin. In fact, you might not have noticed this but coconut also makes for a recurring ingredient in multiple skincare and beauty products. So, if you're looking for radiant and glowing skin, here's how coconut can come to your rescue.

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02/7Works as an anti-ageing ingredient

Works as an anti-ageing ingredient

Say goodbye to fine lines and wrinkles with coconut. It contains cytokinins, kinetin and trans-zeatin which have anti-thrombotic, anti-carcinogenic and anti-ageing effects on the body and can leave you with radiant and youthful-looking skin.

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03/7Reverses tanning effects

Reverses tanning effects

Coconut water can work wonders in reversing the effects of tanning on your skin. All you need to do is mix some fullers earth (multani mitti) with some coconut water and apply this paste to your skin. Leave it on for 20 minutes before rinsing and you'll see the difference in no time.

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04/7Can prevent skin cancer

Can prevent skin cancer

Ran out of sunscreen? Worry not; coconut oil will make for a temporary sunscreen for your skin. It contains lipids that can work wonders in blocking 20 percent of harsh UltraViolet rays and can thus help prevent the onset of skin cancer on your skin.

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05/7Gives you clean and clear skin

Gives you clean and clear skin

Say goodbye to rashes, blemishes, spots and wrinkles with the help of coconuts. If you rub a little coconut milk or coconut oil on your skin, it'll help keep your skin moisturised while also preventing the formation of wrinkles, spots and signs of ageing.

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06/7Gets rid of dryness

Gets rid of dryness

As we mentioned earlier, coconut can act as a wonderful moisturising agent. Coconut oil can help get rid of dryness from your skin and this works rather well for people who have flaky skin. Not only does it clean up your skin but it also gets rid of bacteria and toxins from the skin's surface.

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07/7Gives you youthful-looking skin

Gives you youthful-looking skin

Coconuts are full of antioxidants that can help keep toxins away from your skin. These antioxidants can help slow down the process of ageing by keeping free radicals at bay. All you have to do is rub a few drops of coconut oil on your skin on a daily basis and you'll have radiant-looking skin in no time!

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