25 Beauty Products You Can DIY with Coconut Oil
Coconut oil has been proven useful in the kitchen, but did you know it has other uses, too? Learn how to DIY beauty products using this oil.
Beauty products always have a spot in our grocery lists – lip balm, lotions, shampoos, body scrubs, moisturizers, and even toothpaste! Although we are used to spending for these items, did you know that you don’t have to allocate a very big budget for beauty?
Yes, you read it right. With coconut oil, you can now create effective yet inexpensive beauty products that are safe and free from harmful ingredients.
We scraped every relevant post on the Internet that teaches us how to create natural beauty products at home and came up with this list. Check it out.
The skin is the largest organ of the body and it serves vital roles which include, protecting the body against injuries and infection and regulating the body temperature. That said, it is just right to protect it in all possible ways. While you can use well-known lotion brands, why not create one with extra virgin coconut oil? The Radiant Life Blog can teach you how.
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Hello Glow has the perfect product for your skin – green lotion. Although its color isn’t something you don’t expect from a lotion, it doesn’t actually turn your skin green. It’s just that it contains green tea that reverses the damages brought about by too much exposure from the sun. And what makes this an even better product is that it has coconut oil that hydrates without clogging the pores of the skin.
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For a smooth and soft skin like you always wanted, try this coconut oil sugar scrub by Kelly from New Leaf Wellness. As long as you have citrus oils, granulated sugar, and coconut oil, you are all set! By using this, your skin should feel great and glowing.
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Blow drying, commercial hair products, and the ever-changing weather are primary culprits to dry and frizzy hair. Thanks to Stephanie of The Everygirl, this problem is remedied. She shares how easy it is to create a hair mask that repairs and moisturizes damaged hair with coconut oil and honey.
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pending time outside may not be always good for your lips. Exposure to various elements like the sun and cold can only cause the lips to become cracked and dry. But this doesn’t have to make you decide to cancel all your trips and parties. With Coco Treasure’s lip balm recipe, your lips will feel soft and moisturized.
Coconut oil wouldn’t be tagged as a wonder ingredient if it wasn’t for its benefits. Apart from baking and cooking, this oil can replace personal care products like bath bombs. Coco Treasure teaches us how. We suggest you should definitely give this a try. Promise, it won’t disappoint!
Want to learn how to make natural soap? This recipe from Mommypotamus is by far the easiest we’ve encountered. Plus, it’s been proven and tested to yield amazing results. So need not to say anything!
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Because of its anti-viral and antibacterial properties, coconut oil has been deemed suited for oral health. That is perhaps the reason the Family Sponge decided to add it to their all-natural toothpaste recipe. With only four ingredients, you can have one tasty and healthy toothpaste that can leave your teeth sparkling white.
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Overexposure to the sun can cause damage to the skin, such as wrinkles, premature aging, and worst – skin cancer. However, Health Impact News understands and feels the need to enjoy the sun. For that, they introduced this homemade coconut oil sunscreen recipe. It’s just what we need.
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Little Green Dot has proven that recipes aren’t made to be read through and forgotten. Instead, they’re something you should always give a try. If you truly care and love your skin, then you might want to create this body butter recipe at home.
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We all know that our skin needs to be moisturized to prevent it from drying. However, choosing the best moisturizer is often very confusing. Well, worry not because Top 10 Home Remedies has a skin moisturizer recipe you can try at home. Unlike other commercial products, this one doesn’t feel greasy. Instead, it feels light and soft.
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Here’s a simple yet refreshing moisturizer recipe from Live Simply. It is made with coconut oil and aloe very gel, so it makes an excellent shaving cream and daily moisturizer. With all its uses, you might want to include this in your everyday skin care regimen.
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Having a bad hair day? LEAFtv has the perfect solution for you. It’s a hair product that’ll get you through all those tangles and help fight the effects of a windy day. You will only need a wide-toothed comb, a microwave-safe container with a screw-top dropper, and coconut oil.
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Merissa from Little House Living understands how amazing coconut oil is. In fact, to prove how beneficial this ingredient is, she shared an easy-to-follow lotion recipe, which you can create with only two ingredients – coconut oil and vitamin E. The result? Something that would benefit the arms and legs!
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Like with most products, anything homemade is cheaper. So if you have a big family, making your own shampoo at home would save you money. Glad that Shalom Mama has this shampoo recipe that is not just budget-friendly; it’ll also satisfy your family’s needs for a fragrant product that’ll leave your hair super soft and shiny.
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Nothing feels fresher than newly shaved legs. Then again, the best way to achieve a neat and cut-free shave is by using a shaving cream. Unfortunately, some store-bought creams contain active ingredients that may pose threat to the body. Thankfully, Skinny & Co. has a simple shaving cream recipe that will still leave your legs smooth and hydrated.
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Here’s to a toxin-free lifestyle. Mary Vance NC teaches us how to create an all-natural anti-aging cream that deeply moisturizes the skin and strengthens the tissues. Though it only uses three ingredients, it is great for wrinkle prevention and flaky skin.
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Now that winter is just around the corner, expect your skin to get very dry. But Jillee of One Good Thing can help you prevent that recurring problem with her homemade lavender coconut oil salt scrub. With her recipe, you reap the moisturizing and calming effects of coconut oil and Lavender in just one product.
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North West Edible Life can attest that baking soda and coconut oil make a perfect pair when it comes to exfoliating the skin. While coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer, baking soda does a pretty good job at removing dirt. Try it to believe it!
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As we all know, lemons are full of Vitamin C. And the best part of it is that it helps neutralize the pH balance in the body. If you combine it with coconut oil, did you know it makes a great face moisturizer? Yes, you read it right. Why not give this recipe from Delicious and DIY a try.
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Ingrown hairs are never glamorous, so to avoid these tiny bumps, you have to exfoliate every now and then. Sad to say, no matter how meticulous you could be with your facial routine, these problems are somehow inevitable, particularly in areas where you normally wax and shave. That is why Lauren Conrad taught us this ingrown hair treatment made from coconut oil and lavender.
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Want to achieve the perfect curls? Or maybe you want to give your long and straight hair an extra boost. Here’s a DIY alternative from Gimme Some Oven that will give you that extra texture you always longed for. It’s super easy and affordable compared to other store-bought hair spray products.
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There are times when a beard becomes itchy and dry. When it happens, all the fun just fades away. So if you have ever suffered from that problem, The Homemade Experiment has a natural way to remedy it. It’s a beard moisturizer made with the miracle ingredient – unrefined organic extra virgin coconut oil.
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Baby wipes sold in the grocery are often pricey. Worst is that they don’t always get the job done. And if your tot has a sensitive skin, you’ll have to go through a series of trial-and-errors before you figure out which is which. To avoid going through all these, here’s a homemade baby wipes recipe from Vitalize with Vitacost. Since it does not contain any harsh ingredients, your baby’s skin is 100% protected.
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Dealing with dry hair caused by the cold winter weather? Bonzai Aphrodite’s coconut oil hair repair treatment is just what you need. C’mon, just give it a try and you’ll be surprised that your hair will look shinier than ever!
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Apparently, making your own beauty products out of coconut oil is easier than we think. Aside from that, it’ll let us save money and the environment as well. So ditch all those expensive commercial products and learn to create your own beauty products at home. You’ll realize that natural is much better!