8 AMAZING BEAUTY RECIPES WITH COCONUT OIL THAT YOU DEFINITELY NEED TO TRY

8 AMAZING BEAUTY RECIPES WITH COCONUT OIL THAT YOU DEFINITELY NEED TO TRY

8 Amazing beauty recipes with coconut oil that you definitely need to try

More and more people are turning away from manufactured, chemical based, beauty and personal hygiene products and turning to natural homemade alternatives because, if you make it yourself, then you know exactly what has gone into it and it’s often a lot more cost effective too. Many homemade beauty recipes include coconut oil, because of its many incredible and beneficial properties and here are eight amazing beauty recipes that include coconut oil that you can make at home:

1. Coconut oil deodorant for sensitive skin

You don’t need all those harsh chemicals to keep you fresh, just try this 100% natural deodorant instead. Just mix the ingredients together into a paste and store in a jar. Apply with your finger, rub in and you’ll be amazed at the results.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • 6 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Bentonite Clay
  • 5 Tablespoons Arrowroot Powder
  • 4 Drops of rose essential oil (or chose another essential oil that you like)

2. Coconut oil toothpaste

You can make your own toothpaste too. Keep your teeth strong, healthy and clean with this homemade toothpaste. Cream together the ingredients and use as you would any other toothpaste.

Ingredients:

  • 5 Tablespoons Bentonite Clay
  • 5 Tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 4-5 Tablespoons water
  • 7 Drops peppermint essential oil

3. Coconut oil sunscreen

This recipe makes a sunscreen lotion bar that looks a little like a bar of soap, but you can rub in, just as you would a sun lotion. To make it, warm the ingredients in a bowl, placed over a pot of hot water and then, allow the mixture to cool and set in a refrigerator.

Important Note: Homemade sunscreens are not as effective, as store bought ones, therefore, we strongly recommend you to get adequate sun protection product from the store, and use this homemade recipe only occasionally, when you literally don’t have other alternatives.

Ingredients:

  • 5 Tablespoons beeswax
  • 1/2 Cup Shea butter
  • 1/2 Cup Coconut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Zinc Oxide (don’t inhale the powder!)
  • 4 Capsules of Vitamin E Oil
  • 7 Drops Carrot Seed Oil

4. Coconut oil body butter

Just whisk these ingredients together in a bowl, for about five minutes, for a luxurious and all natural body butter that will make your skin feel soft and silky.

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tablespoons Aloe Vera gel
  • 1/2 Cup coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon sweet almond oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Shea butter
  • 4 Drops rose essencial oil

5. Coconut oil hand scrub

Massage your hands once or twice a week with this homemade scrub and it will keep them smooth and soft. Just stir and blend together the ingredients and then, you can store the scrub in a glass jar.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 Cup coconut oil
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Optional: add some Vanilla Extract or a couple of drops of your favorite essential to add amazing smell

6. Coconut oil lip balm

This simple recipe for a lip balm is just as effective, as the store bought kind and 100% natural. Gently melt the ingredients over a low heat and then, allow to cool before using.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon Beeswax
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Shea butter
  • 2 Drops rose essential oil

7. Coconut oil mascara

You can make your own makeup at home with coconut oil as well. Here’s a simple and easy instruction on how to make mascara at home. Gently melt the beeswax, aloe vera and coconut oil in a pan and the,n stir in the activated charcoal. To store, just refill an old mascara container with your homemade version.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Aloe Vera gel
  • 1/2 Teaspoon grated bees wax
  • 2 Capsules of activated charcoal

8. Coconut oil hair treatment

This perfect combination oil treatment for your hair will leave your hair nourished, moisturized and revitalized. Just warm the coconut oil and then, whisk in the honey, linen oil and vitamin E oil. Apply to your hair and leave in for half an hour before washing out.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Cup melted coconut oil
  • Optional: 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 4 Capsules of Vitamin E Oil
  • 3 Tablespoons linen oil

Caution: Make sure you are not allergic to the ingredients before using homemade beauty recipes. 

What are your favorite natural beauty recipes with coconut oil? Please, share your beauty tips, tricks and secrets in the comment section below.

Stay beautiful and be happy!

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