17 Easy DIY Beauty Uses For Organic Coconut Oil

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In this post, I am going to give you 17 easy uses for organic coconut oil that with enhance your natural beauty from your hair, skin, body, and even your teeth. Apparently having a massive container of coconut oil in your home (click here to buy) can take you a very long way in improving almost any part of your body. Which is why you must always store a jar in your home and have it handy for beauty treatments.

In case you are lost on why you should even use coconut oil then I will quickly run down the benefits of it and why it is so beneficial to have when it comes to your beauty regime. Coconut oil is a natural antibacterial, antifungal, moisturizer, can penetrate hair better than other oils, and of course smells naturally good without adding a bunch of other fragrance.

Now that you get how excellent this oil is here are:

17 Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut oil

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Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut oil as a Body Scrub

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The incredible benefits of using body scrub are that it will exfoliate your skin. All that really means is that the dead skin cells will be removed from your body and the results are revealing vibrant more youthful skin. Which is why at the top of my list is DIY coconut oil body scrub.

Recipe #1 Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub

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This scrub is excellent for your skin. You just rub a dab onto your skin for a few seconds, rinse off with warm water, and gently pat dry. The sugar exfoliates and then dissolves quickly in the water, and the coconut oil will stay behind to continue moisturizing, so there’s no need to add lotion.

What you will need:

4 parts sugar
 1 part Coconut Oil
 2-4 drops Peppermint Oil
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Recipe #2 Orange Coconut Sugar Scrub

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This second recipe is for citrus lovers if you want to add more scent and orange benefits to your body scrub. This body scrubs called for using orange zest which is rich in vitamin C and anti-oxidants in orange peels which prevent your skin from getting too oily or dry. When applied to the skin, they also work as a toner, removing dead cells and dirt and tightening pores. (source).

What you will need:

 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil
 1 cup white sugar
 Zest of 1 orange
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Recipe #3 DIY Sugar Cookie Body Scrub

Beauty uses for organic coconut oil

DIY Sugar Cookie Body Scrub is good enough to eat LITERALLY. I am not sure if you want to do that but just in case you are using your body scrub, and you somehow get hungry then go right on ahead and start eating. Who am I to judge? So not only will this scrub clean you but it will also feed you.

What you will need:

1-1/2 cup granulated sugar
 1/2 cup light brown sugar
 1 cup Virgin Coconut Oil
 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons vanilla scented body wash
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
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Recipe #4 Coconut Lime Sugar Scrub

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This fourth scrub uses lime oil and real shredded coconut on top of the coconut oil that you are already using. Using lime essential oil (click here to buy) in your scrub can have incredible benefits on its own. Some of them include cleansing properties and can be used in aromatherapy.

What you will need:
1/4 cup coconut oil
1 cup white sugar
1 TBSP shredded coconut
6-8 drops of Lime Essential Oil

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Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut oil as a Face Mask

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Recipe #5 DIY Face Mask: Coconut Oil & Honey

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This face mask combines two awesome products for your skin. Coconut oil we already know and honey which has antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that are great for healing the skin and keeping away bacteria and fungus. Honey is also great for brightening your facial complexion.

What you will need:
 1 Tablespoon coconut oil
2 teaspoons honey
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Recipe #6 Green Tea Honey Coconut as Face Mask

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This mask is much like the mask above except for it adds fresh lime juice and green tea leaves. The lime juice can help you rejuvenate the skin on your face. The green tea leaves contain potent antioxidants and have a potent anti-aging ingredient.

What you will need:
 1 teaspoon coconut oil
 2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon green tea leaves (or about  the number of leaves that come in 1 tea bag)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
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Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut oil as a Hair Treatment

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As a little tidbit with the oil treatments and the conditioners, I recommend that you use a plastic cap or some other type of heating cap that will trap the heat in and help the treatments penetrate your hair faster and deeper when doing the following hair treatments.

Recipe #7 Oil Treatment

Using coconut oil resurrects dry, brittle, hair, prevents further damage and nourishes and hydrates distressed strands while boosting hair growth. This DIY treatment not only restores moisture to dehydrated hair, but it also increases body and shine.

All you have to do is:
1. Place two tablespoons of pure coconut oil into a small bowl or cup and place inside a pan of boiling water.
2. Once the oil reaches piping temperatures, remove it from the heat and let it cool off for a couple of minutes to avoid burning yourself.
3. Next, massage the oil into your scalp section-by-section using your fingertips until your tresses are completely saturated from root to tip.
4. Slip a shower cap on and after 30 minutes, rinse the treatment off off.
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Recipe #8: Curly Hair Conditioner

This conditioner is suitable for those with curly hair and even black women with natural hair as well. This hair conditioner was actually inspired by Miss Jessie’s Pillow Soft Curls.

What you will need is:
1/4 cup coconut milk
 2 tbsp honey
1 tbsp coconut oil, melted
1 tbsp greek yogurt
2-3 drops rosemary or lavender essential oil
See the full recipe here. 

Recipe #9 DIY Coconut Oil Recipes For Natural Hair

I am adding this nine recipes into one because all you really have to do is add coconut oil to another product based on the needs of your hair. See full recipes here.

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Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut oil for dental

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Recipe #10: Homemade Toothpaste

Coconut oil toothpaste can be useful in the prevention of cavities and tooth decay which is why you may want to try this homemade toothpaste.  Mix equal parts of coconut oil with baking soda then add a few drops of peppermint essential oil for homemade toothpaste. See the full recipe here.

Recipe #11: Oil Pulling

Coconut oil pulling is one of the best ways to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums. In fact, it’s been proven to be even more effective than flossing, and it’s one of the best ways to naturally whiten your teeth. You don’t need anything but coconut oil. Take a spoon full and swish the oil around in your mouth for 20 minutes giving you fresher breath, whiter teeth, healthier gums, and can even help prevent tooth decay. See the full recipe here.

Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut for weight loss

Coconut oil boosts the body’s metabolism to help burn stored fat, especially in the abdominal area. Coconut oil also helps curb the appetite. Consuming coconut oil in specific ways, while following a healthy diet and exercise plan, should provide far better and safer results regarding healthy weight loss.

Recipe #12: Use Coconut Oil with Lemon

Drinking warm lemon water is a popular weight loss remedy these days. Adding coconut oil to the same drink will provide you with even better results.

Recipe #13: Use Coconut Oil with Green Tea

If you drink green tea religiously to harness its goodness for your body, try adding coconut oil to it the next time. The lauric acid present in coconut oil along with the antioxidants present in the green tea can together do wonders for your body regarding weight loss.

Recipe #14: Use Coconut Oil with Yogurt

Not everyone can chug down coconut oil in their green tea or lemon water. If you need a yummier alternative, adding coconut oil to flavorful drinks and other foods can do the trick. Yogurt, smoothies, fruit juices and protein shakes effectively mask the oily texture and strong coconut flavor for the most part, making the resulting drink more bearable. Source.

Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut for Moisturizer

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Recipe #15 Coconut Oil

This is one of the easiest ways to use coconut oil. All you have to do is open up the jar, put some on your hands, and rub it on your body. The oil will help keep you moisturized, and an added bonus is that the natural smell of the oil is coconut. Which gives you a scented fragrance in a non overbearing way.  Using coconut oil for skin health works well as a moisturizer for your face. It absorbs quickly and is non-greasy. Before bed, wash your face and pat dry. Warm a dollop the size of a pea in your hands and rub in a circular motion into your face. Let sit for 5 minutes, and then wipe off what is still on the surface for the best moisturizing effect. Source 

Recipe #16 Anti-Aging Body Lotion

This recipe is beneficial if you really want a product that will serve as an anti-aging. Along with the coconut oil, shea butter is used. Shea butter aids in the skin’s natural collagen production and contains oleic, stearic, palmitic, and linolenic acids that protect and nourish the skin to prevent drying. With long-term use, many people report skin softening and strengthening as well as wrinkle reduction. Also, The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in shea butter makes it incredibly nourishing and moisturizing for the skin. It is often used to remedy dry skin and to help protect the skin’s natural oils. Source.

What you will need.

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Recipe #17 Unicorn Whipped Body Butter DIY

Beauty uses for organic coconut oil

Oh look at this, isn’t it so pretty and colorful. An easy DIY unicorn whipped body butter recipe made using shea butter, coconut oil, mica powder, and essential oils. Not only is this rainbow unicorn body butter beautiful, but this homemade body butter is rich, creamy, and moisturizing as well.

What you will need:
 cup Shea butter
 cup Coconut oil
cup Fractionated coconut oil
Mica powder coloring in blue, green, yellow, pink and purple
15 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil
 15 drops Orange essential oil
15 drops Lemon essential oil
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Alright there you have it folks all 17 Easy DIY Beauty uses for organic coconut oil. From your hair, skin, and even your teeth. Tell me that having a stash full of coconut butter is not one of the best things you can have in your house to meet all of your beauty needs (click here to buy). It can be inexpensive yet versatile enough to use in a variety of your health and beauty needs.

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