20 Surprising Uses For Coconut Oil
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Surprising Uses For Coconut Oil
HOW TO MAKE COCONUT OIL FUDGE – CHOCOLATE COVERED KATIE
Keto-friendly desserts are so delicious! This coconut oil fudge recipe created by Katie is just too easy and yummy not to try. You can tweak the original recipe by replacing or mixing flavors, it’s the easiest fudge ever!
SIMPLE COCONUT OIL LIP GLOS – MAD IN CRAFTS
Jessica came up with a fabulous recipe to make a lip gloss made with coconut oil that will be sure to keep your lips moisturized (and let’s face it, it’s one of the best gifts you can give anyone with dry lips!)
SOOTHING ALOE AND COCONUT OIL MOISTURIZER (MULTI-PURPOSE) – LIVES SIMPLY
Kristin tested out countless recipes for the perfect all-natural shaving cream but she stumbled across something even better: the perfect all-natural, after-shaving lotion! This amazing concoction of simple and natural ingredients will help soothe the most sensitive of skin types out there. Give it try!
HOMEMADE COCONUT OIL SUGAR SCRUBS – NEW LEAF WELLNESS
This is a super helpful and informative post with different coconut oil and sugar scrubs you can to make at home! Using only a few ingredients, these scrubs are both great for the skin over time and perfect for a bit of me-time.
WHIPPED GREEN TEA + COCONUT OIL MOISTURIZER – HELLO GLOW
Green tea and coconut oil combined in the same moisturizer have some explosive skincare benefits. Both ingredients are shown to help with many skin issues from rashes, dryness, and even acne. Try this amazing (and simple) recipe by Stephanie on her blog, Hello Glow.
EASY HOMEMADE BODY SCRUB: VANILLA COCONUT – WONKY WONDERFUL
Keeping a budget-friendly recipe in mind, Nicole created a fantastic body scrub using only three ingredients (Yes, just three!) and the vanilla scent is a huge plus too.
COCONUT BUTTER – CHOCOLATE COVERED KATIE
Do you have 10 free minutes from your busy schedule? Then, you have enough time to make a deliciously-softening coconut butter to help you keep that moisture locked in. Just follow Katie’s instructions on this post!
LAVENDER AND COCONUT OIL SUGAR RECIPE – MOM 4 REAL
The first thing you may think to do when dealing with dry and itchy skin is lathering moisturizer and that’s good but there’s a previous step that will take your skincare routine to the next level… oil and sugar scrubs! Just look at this recipe made by Jessica – it’s the best of both worlds.
MAKE YOUR OWN LAVENDER INFUSED OIL – MAD IN CRAFTS
Remove all harsh chemicals from your beauty routine and go back to the basic, organic, and all-natural, rich ingredients that will improve your skin and not damage your skin in the process. Besides, lavender scent oil? Yes, please!
BEST HOMEMADE LOTION – BACK TO THE BOOK NUTRITION
Coconut oil beauty products are perfect for anyone who has dry skin, especially during those harsh winter months. Whip up this lotion at home in no time and start gently nourishing your skin with this recipe by Dena.
DIY HAND SCRUB – LIVE SIMPLY
Take some time to pamper yourself and your hard-working hands! Kristi shows you her step by step process on how to make a simple yet effective hand scrub using just three ingredients.
CITRUS SUGAR SCRUBS – DELIA CREATES
Making your own beauty products from natural ingredients can be an awesome experience but we still need to be careful to make them carefully. This post explains the perfect ratio to get your scrubs perfect on the first try!
DIY COCONUT COFFEE SCRUB – HELLO GLOW
This is just such a genius hack to have your skin scrub on the go! X explains how she makes coconut oil and coffee iced cubes to exfoliate your skin, helping reduce cellulite, inflammation, and dryness with this amazing combo!
DIY HOMEMADE KID’S SLEEPY-TIME BODY WASH – LIVE SIMPLY
Kristin has a wonderful homemade body wash to help relax and inducing sleep. The best? It’s kid-friendly! So next time your little ones are having a hard time getting in sleepy-mode, you can use this DIY body wash and help them to get ready to sleep.
DIY ANTI-CELLULITE BODY LOTION SMOOTHIE – THE MAKEUP MOMMY
Non-coffee scrubs to fight cellulite are difficult to find at stores and even more complicated to dupe but don’t stress! X has an ideal recipe if you want to take care of that cellulite without any caffeinated skin products!
3-INGREDIENTS DIY HOMEMADE MOISTURIZER – ROOT AND DREVEL
This DIY is creamy and delightfully scented dream! Made with three ingredients full of skin benefits, this easy and quick moisturizer cream made by Kate is going to be your winter BFF.
DIY BEESWAX & COCONUT OIL CANDLES – THE MERRY THOUGHT
Coconut oil can be used in candles and the scent it infuses in your home is simply irresistible and relaxing. Caitlin showed us how she makes her own beeswax and coconut oil candles to use for a cozy night in.
DIY COCO ROSE BODY POLISH WITH OAK & ASHLAND – BOXWOOD AVENUE
A perfectly mixed ratio of Rose Geranium essential oil, Ylang Ylang essential oil, Himalayan Pink Salt and coconut oil make this body polish so good for removing dead skin cells from your skin and revealing your skin true glow! Take a look at this homemade polish recipe in Boxwood Avenue!
VALENTINE’S DAY LIP SCRUB – PRETTY OPINIONATED
Lips really take a hit during harsh winter or if you just have naturally dry skin. It’s not just uncomfortable (and not the best look when you want to wear that red lipstick) but it can be actually painful. That’s why I love this homemade lip scrub created by x. It’s a life-change hack to prep your skin for your favorite moisturizer.
Coconut Oil Round – Up
- How To Make Coconut Oil Fudge by chocolatecoveredkatie.com
- Handmade Gift: Simple Coconut Oil Lip Gloss by madincrafts.com
- Soothing Aloe And Coconut Oil Moisturizer (multi-purpose) by livesimply.me
- Homemade Coconut Oil Sugar Scrubs by newleafwellness.biz
- Whipped Green Tea + Coconut Oil Moisturizer by helloglow.co
- Easy Homemade Body Scrub: Vanilla Coconut by wonkywonderful.com
- Coconut Butter by chocolatecoveredkatie.com
- Lavender And Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub Recipe by mom4real.com
- Make Your Own Lavender Infused Oil by madincrafts.com
- Best Homemade Lotion by backtothebooknutrition.com
- DIY Hand Scrub by livesimply.me
- DIY Coconut Coffee Scrub by helloglow.co
- DIY Homemade Kids’ Sleepy-time Body Wash by livesimply.me
- DIY Anti-Cellulite Body Lotion Smoothie by themakeupdummy.com
- 3-ingredient DIY Homemade Moisturizer by rootandrevel.com
- DIY Beeswax & Coconut Oil Candles by themerrythought.com
- DIY Coco Rose Body Polish With Oak & Ashland by boxwoodavenue.com
- Valentine’s Day Lip Scrub by prettyopinionated.com
- DIY Skin Perfecting Moisturizer by sweetsimpleliving.com