Don’t get shocked, you can actually make toothpaste easily at home using natural ingredients like coconut oil. You just need 2 tbsp. of coconut oil, 10 drops of peppermint oil and 2 tbsp. of baking soda. Mix coconut oil and baking soda in a bowl so that it forms a paste. Then add peppermint oil into it and mix well. Tada, your toothpaste is ready. You don’t need to prepare it every morning; you can make a batch for 2-3 weeks at a time. Also try the natural mouth wash using coconut oil.
Coconut Body Lotion:
To make your own body lotion you will need- Half cup Shea butter, one fourth cup coconut oil, half cup jojoba oil and 5-10 drops of essential oil (lavender or peppermint. Pour all the ingredients except essential oil in a glass bowl and then keep the bowl in saucepan so that everything can melt. On medium heat, whisk everything well so that all ingredients are melted. Once the ingredients are melted, keep the bowl in refrigerator so that it becomes solid. After one hour, take out the bowl from refrigerator and beat it using hand mixer so that it looks like a body lotion. End by adding few drops of essential oils and mix it well. Tada, your coconut body lotion is ready. Use it on arms, legs and even on face.
Coconut Body Scrub:
To make body scrub you will need one cup coconut oil, half cup ground coffee and granulated sugar each. Mix everything well and just scrub it on your body to get rid of dead flaky skin. Coffee will remove dead skin by gently scrubbing your body and it also lightens and brightens your complexion when you use it regularly. Coconut oil will keep your body nourished and hydrated.
Coconut Lip Balm:
To make your own natural lip balm, you will need 2 tbsp. of organic coconut oil, 1 tbsp of organic beeswax, one vitamin E capsule and 2-3 drops of essential oil (optional). Melt coconut oil, and then add tea tree oil and the vitamin E oil. Mix the ingredients well while it’s hot so that everything gets mixed thoroughly. Pour this mixture in an empty lip balm container and keep it in fridge for an hour so that it solidifies. Tada, your lip balm is ready. Apply it every night to get rid of dry and chapped lips.
Coconut Hair Cream:
Coconut oil can deeply nourish dry dull hair and for this you can make your own DIY coconut hair cream. To make the cream, you will need 2 Tbsp. coconut oil, 1 Tsp. of olive oil sand few drops of essential oil. Mix all the ingredients well and whip it using a blender until fluffy, like whipped cream. Then use a small amount on your hair. Also, use it like any other deep conditioning hair mask and allow it to stay for 30-45 minutes. To keep your hair healthy, super shiny and smooth, use this DIY all natural coconut oil hair spray >>