Ashley Benson uses coconut oil to moisturise

Ashley Benson uses coconut oil in the place of moisturiser.The concoction has grown increasingly popular in recent times, and is particularly good when it comes to nourishing dry, damaged hair. But for the Pretty Little Liars star, it’s an integral par…

Ashley Benson uses coconut oil in the place of moisturiser.

The concoction has grown increasingly popular in recent times, and is particularly good when it comes to nourishing dry, damaged hair. But for the Pretty Little Liars star, it’s an integral part of her simple skincare regime.

“My everyday skin routine is washing my hair, my body and then putting tonnes of coconut oil on,” she said in an interview with E! Online, insisting it’s ideal for her specific skin concerns. “My skin is really sensitive and gets dry so coconut oil keeps me really hydrated and I use it all over my body.”

The actress also acts as an Olay ambassador and shared that she uses the brand’s Foaming Whip Body Wash daily in order to maintain silky smooth skin. Then by combining the coconut oil with a little powder, Ashley is able to create her enviable golden complexion.

“I like to be glowy,” she smiled. “I usually just kinda go bare-faced, so I do a little shiny glowy bronzer and that’s it.”

Though she has her personal beauty plan mapped out, Ashley has certainly had some missteps and admitted that a certain hairstyle reduced her to tears during her Pretty Little Liars days.

“I’d bleached my hair one night. I’d just come back from filming Spring Breakers and, I was like, I wanted to bleach my hair,” the 28-year-old recalled in a chat with Entertainment Tonight. “It all fell out. Literally, I was bawling my eyes out and I called my hairstylist… saying that I have no hair.

“So if you remember, I think its season three, I had no hair. Like legit, it was strings,” she added. “Everyone at Warner Bros. was like, ‘Why isn’t she getting extensions in?'”

The star also confessed she wasn’t a fan of her character Hanna’s “raccoon eyes” caused by heavy eye make-up.

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