Beauty DIY: Coconut oil
It’s no news that coconut oil promotes a wealth of health benefits, from gastronomical to beauty purposes! When buying coconut oil, it’s best to buy unrefined extra virgin coconut oil as it’s closest to it’s natural state. Below is a list of some handy homemade coconut oil beauty treatments with ingredients and instructions: 1. Body scrub (via New Leaf Wellness) – ¼ to 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, depending on how coarse you want the scrub to be – ½ cup of coconut oil – 1 tablespoon citrus fruit zest (the zest from one piece of fruit) (optional). 2. Whipped coconut butter lotion (via The Nourished life) – 1 cup of coconut oil – 1 teaspoon of Vitamin E oil (optional) – a few drops of essential oils Do not heat the coconut oil and whisk well with a kitchen aid or hand whisk.