Coconut oil is quite simply the most magical ingredient in the world and we can’t stop raving about it! There are tons of things you can do with your jar of coconut oil! Here are the 15 magical things to make with coconut oil:
- HOMEMADE LIQUID HAND SOAP
You simply need to mix castile soap or grated solid soap with coconut oil and water and warm it to form a homogeneous mixture. Making your own liquid hand soap is not only far better for your family compared to store bought versions, it will also save you loads on your grocery bills! The coconut oil creates a moisturizing effect, making sure every time you wash your hands they end up soft and clean!
- 2 INGREDIENT EYE CREAM
Simply mix up coconut oil and vitamin E oil to make your very own eye cream! With coconut oil’s protective antioxidant properties together with its tissue repairing and healing qualities this eye cream works wonders for tired and stressed eyes. This is by far cheaper than the store bought versions and contains no nasties either!
- WHIPPED COCONUT OIL CELLULITE CREAM
Cellulite is a problem that affects many women. This easy to make DIY helps get rid of those stubborn dimples. With only three ingredients it really couldn’t be easier! Just whip together organic coconut oil, peppermint oil and lemon essential oil.
- CHEMICAL-FREE SHAVING CREAM
Melt 2/3 cup of coconut oil and Shea nut oil together, and then turn off the heat and stir in 1/4 cup of olive oil or grapeseed oil. When melted, add in 10-20 drops of your favorite essential oil. Pour it into a container or leave it in the bowl (if you were using a double boiler.) Give it a good stir, and then set it in the fridge to harden. Once it has solidified, remove and let it soften slightly. Add this, the contents of 2 vitamin E capsules if you’re using them, and 2 tablespoons of baking soda to an electric stand mixer (or use an electric hand beater, or a lot of elbow grease) and beat until it’s super light and fluffy and looks like you could spread it on a cupcake.
- COCONUT OIL SOAP
You only need coconut oil, lye, water and essential oils of your choice. Using the traditional method of soap making, this coconut oil soap can be made! All natural and safe for your entire family.
- COCONUT OIL AND BEESWAX LIP BALM
You can easily make a natural lip balm using just 3 ingredients- coconut oil, beeswax and any essential oil of your choice. You only need to melt the ingredients together and pour them in a small container and let them harden.
- WHITE CHOCOLATE BATH MELTS
Simply melt together white chocolate, shea butter and coconut oil and pour them in moulds. After solidifying, store them in clean and dry containers. To use, simply pop them in your bath tub for a luxurious bath which would leave your skin soft and supple!
- HOMEMADE COCONUT OIL TOOTHPASTE
You can make your very own homemade coconut oil toothpaste by mixing together baking soda, coconut oil and peppermint essential oil. It is well known that coconut oil is great for your oral health, so it’s not surprising that many of you already make your own coconut oil toothpaste at home. With antibacterial qualities as well a being a natural teeth whitener, this toothpaste could rival any store bought version!
- COCONUT OIL CUTICLE CREAM
If you are forever battling with your cuticles, why not opt for this completely natural way to help soften and control them easily and effectively. You do not need to mix up anything with the precious all rounder coconut oil! Simply massage a dab of coconut oil onto your cuticles to soften and moisten them, then push those cuticles back. Just a little bit of coconut oil goes a long way!
- HOMEMADE ZIT ZAPPER
If you are on a budget and always looking for ways to treat and prevent nasty pimples, then look no further. This zit zapper is simple to make, only requires two ingredients- coconut oil and tea tree oil and works wonders for your skin. Not only is it anti-fungal and antibacterial it also reduces redness and calms angry spots. Clear Acne Serum >>
- HOMEMADE WHIPPED BODY BUTTER
If your skin is screaming out for some nourishment then look no further than this recipe for a whipped body butter! Its silky smooth, will leave any skin feeling loved and looked after and most of all doesn’t break the bank unlike many body butters available in stores! All you need to do is whip together coconut oil and vitamin E oil, and use the creamy butter all over your body!
- HOMEMADE MASCARA
Who would have thought you can make homemade mascara from a few simple ingredients including the wonderful coconut oil? This rivals any store bought versions because you know exactly what goes into it, so there are no hidden secrets. Homemade Natural Mascara >>
- COCONUT SALT FOOT SCRUB
Just mix coarse salt with coconut oil in the ratio 2:1. You can also add vitamin E oil and essential oils of your choice. It’s important to show our feet a bit of love now and again, and what better way to do this than by giving them a sensational foot scrub. This exfoliating scrub will help sooth dry and cracked heels but is inexpensive, easy and totally natural!
- SIMPLE COCONUT OIL LIP GLOSS
With only a few ingredients and a little bit of time, you could have several Christmas gifts ready and waiting for your female friends and family. You can personalize the recipe depending on your own tastes as well as how you present them! A thoughtful but effortless gift everyone would love! To make coconut oil lip gloss, melt together coconut oil, Vaseline and lipstick of any colour in microwave; and pour it in containers.
- HAIR MOSTURIZER
You can make an incredible hair moisturizer with coconut oil! You simply need to apply few drops of coconut oil directly to the wet hair to lock in the moisture.
These magical ways of using coconut oil will give you enough reasons to buy a coconut jar for yourself and try on these natural recipes!