Hey Guys, I want to introduce you to my latest natural beauty addiction. This article highlights 16 tested ways i know how to use coconut oil. it could be more though.
I also have a video on youtube.com/precioustouchtv about how to make coconut milk, and oil.
1.Facial Scrub - Combine coconut oil with spa salt and gently apply to face each night. Rinse off after 20 mins.
2.Body Scrub - Combine coconut oil and sugar, use it to scrub skin gently to slough off dead or ashy skin, wash off in shower to get the softest feel of your skin and smell like cookies!
3.Make-up Remover - Dab a little Coconut Oil on cotton pads or cotton balls and apply in gentle strokes on the face. Healthier, stronger and longer eye lashes are just a bonus!
4.Home made Deodorant - This is achieved by adding other essential oils ( tea tree or lavender or sweet almond oil)in addition to coconut oil to make the recipe even more sweet smelling.
5.Massage Oil - Coconut oil is the perfect choice for a massage oil. Not too greasy and with a relaxing scent easily absorbed by the skin and with a calming scent.
6.Body Moisturiser - Apply directly after showering, allow to air dry on wet skin, locks in moisture.
7.Home-made Lip Balm or Lip Gloss - Apply directly or mix with Shea butter to create a soufflé version with this healthy lip treatment.
8.Facial Moisturiser - After you wash your face, massage a light layer on your skin to give you a warm glow.
9.Mix in Bath Water - Melt about 1/4 cup in the microwave and add it to your bath water and soak(other oils can also be added.
10.Sunburn Care - A great moisturiser to use after you've gotten a bit too much sun. this is because of its light weight feel.
11.Shaving Lotion - Close shave and a moisturiser at the same time, good for dry skin.
12.Diaper Rash Cream - Apply regularly to the baby's bottom to improve skin health.
13.Stretch Mark Preventer During Pregnancy - This safe, healthy oil can be applied multiple times each day to help moisturise your stretching skin.
14.Nipple Cream During Breastfeeding - Coconut oil is a popular choice for nursing mothers because it is a natural safe product.
15.Cheekbone Highlighter - Apply a small amount on cheekbones over make-up.
16.Dry Feet Treatment - Mix with salt to form a foot scrub.