Coconut oil is quite simply the most magical ingredient in the world and you can simply use it for almost anything.
In this post you will see twenty of the best DIY health and beauty recipes made with coconut oil. I guarantee you it will give you even more reasons to go and buy a jar for your home.
1. Silky, Fluffy, Chemical-Free Shaving Cream
A shaving cream made with coconut oil is much gentler to your skin. You can also add your favorite essential oil, so the end result will be totally personal to you!
2. Overnight Skin Care With Coconut Oil
If you use coconut oil as an overnight ritual it will leave your skin feeling refreshed, clean and free from impurities. Coconut oil easily gets rid of grime, dirt and bacteria, but it nourishes the skin leaving it supple and soft.
3. Coconut Oil Hand Cream
The cold weather takes its toll on your hands, but if you give them a little attention and care with some coconut oil you will surely notice the difference. Also if you want to avoid dry and old looking hands, use homemade coconut oil hand cream, because it will provide some much needed nourishment to your hands and it will make them softer and smoother.
4. Whipped Coconut Oil Cellulite Cream
Cellulite is a problem that affects almost every woman. You can use coconut oil to make your own cream that will get rid of those stubborn dimples.
5. Homemade Liquid Hand Soap
This homemade soap, not only that is so much better for your family compared to store bought versions, but it will also save you lots of money! The coconut oil creates a moisturizing effect, making sure every time you wash your hands they end up soft and clean, so you won’t even need to apply hand cream!
6. Eye Cream
This eye cream made with coconut oil will make wonders for tired and stressed eyes, because of the oil’s protective antioxidant properties and the tissue repairing and healing qualities. Coconut oil eye cream is much cheaper than the store bought versions.
7. Homemade Deep Conditioner
If your hair is prone to getting dry and brittle, then the homemade coconut oil conditioner will nourish and moisturize your hair. This conditioner will make your hair silky smooth and healthy!
8. Pure Coconut Oil Lathering Soap
The coconut oil soap is safe for the whole family to use! It creates a lathering effect and it makes you feel as though your body is getting a super clean wash, but without all the chemicals!
9. White Chocolate Bath Melts
These bath time treats are simple but will make you feel so luxurious. The best thing about them is that they smell of chocolate, leave your skin beautifully soft and supple and are so easy to make.
10. Coconut Oil & Coffee Hand & Body Scrub
If you have a job or hobby that makes your hands rather grubby, this scrub is just the one for you! It only has 2 ingredients and is really simple to make. The coffee is as a gentle exfoliant and the coconut oil nourishes the dry skin!
11. Coconut Oil Lotion
This lotion is a cure if you have problems with dry winter skin. When it gets cold during the winter, your skin gets dryer! It is really uncomfortable when the skin is dry and flakey, so it’s better to combat it early on to prevent it.
12. Simple Coconut Oil Lip Gloss
It only takes few ingredients and a little bit of time, for you to make this coconut oil lip gloss. You can make the recipe depending on your own tastes as well as how you present them!
13. Homemade Coconut Oil Toothpaste
By now you must have heard that coconut oil is great for your oral health, so it would not be a surprise that many of you already make your own coconut oil toothpaste. Coconut oil has many antibacterial qualities and is a natural teeth whitener, so this toothpaste could rival any store bought version!
14. Coconut Oil Cuticle Cream
If you have problems with your cuticles, this cream which is completely natural will help you soften and control them easily and effectively.
15. Homemade Zit Zapper
If you trying to save some money and need a simple and cheap way to treat and prevent nasty pimples, then this is your solution. It is simple to make the coconut oil zip zapper, it only has two ingredients and will make miracles for your skin. It is anti-fungal and antibacterial and it also reduces redness and calms angry spots.
16. Homemade Whipped Body Butter
The homemade coconut oil whipped body butter is silky smooth, will leave your skin feeling loved and looked after. What’s most important it’s cheap unlike the body butters available in stores!
17. Coconut Oil Lip Balm
There are so many types of lip balms available on the market. They will make your lips look nourished and supple, but the homemade version offers a totally natural approach with only one ingredient.
18. Coconut Salt Foot Scrub
It’s important to show our feet a bit of love, because in many occasions we leave them for last, and what better way to do this than by giving them a sensational foot scrub. The coconut salt exfoliating scrub will sooth the dry and cracked heels and will leave them looking smooth!
19. Homemade Eczema Cream
Eczema can be really painful at times and controlling it can be very difficult, but the homemade coconut oil eczema cream will help you soothe the pain and calm the skin.
20. Homemade Mascara
You would never have thought that you can make homemade mascara from a few simple ingredients including coconut oil. You would not believe that this mascara is better than any store bought versions because you know what exactly goes into it, so there are no hidden secrets.