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8 Homemade Recipes With Coconut Oil For A Radiant Skin

By on November 24, 2011

8 Homemade Recipes With Coconut Oil For A Radiant SkinCoconut oil has been termed “The Healthiest Oil on Earth,” “The Miracle Oil” and “Drugstore in a Bottle.” With high contents of minerals and vitamins, and a rich source of Vitamin E, little wonder, that this oil is not only beneficial for the hair, but is equally good for the skin.

Due to the miraculous components and small molecular structure, it has great moisturizing and nourishing properties. All these factors combined together make it a natural and easy option for attaining blemish free, supple, soft, smooth, and radiant skin.

Skin Recipes with Coconut Oil

Recipe 1

To make a Mango butter anti aging cream, all that you need is eight tablespoons of coconut oil, ten drops carrot seed oil, two tablespoons Beeswax, and two tablespoons of Mango butter.

Mango Butter

First, melt the butter and wax together. Then add the oil and keep stirring. Let it cool. Add the oils, before the lotion sets completely. Stir until it becomes a smooth paste. Then transfer the contents to a jar and allow it to harden. This lotion restores the elasticity of the skin and reduces the degeneration of skin cells.

Recipe 2

To prepare a butter coconut body Lotion, you will need two tablespoons of coconut oil, four tablespoons sweet almond oil, half a cup cocoa butter and two tablespoons beeswax.

All that you have to do is to add beeswax to a double boiler and melt until it turns liquid. Add the cocoa butter and then gradually add the oils. Transfer the contents to a glass jar. Once it becomes cool, the lotion will thicken and will be ready for application.

Recipe 3

To make a moisturizer, take one-tablespoon coconut oil, along with one teaspoon each of lemon juice and honey. Combine all the ingredients together. This is very effective for dry skin.

Honey And Lemon

Apply and leave it for 30 minutes or for longer durations for better results. Then wash off with warm water. The leftovers can be stored in a refrigerator for a long period.

Recipe 4

To make a Coconut Cleansing Cream, you will require three tablespoons coconut oil, one tablespoon each glycerine, olive oils, and two teaspoons water.

Combine all the ingredients together and melt over low heat. Beat as the mixture softens and blends well. Transfer the cream to an airtight container and refrigerate. Follow this with an astringent.

Recipe 5

To exfoliate your skin all that you need is half a cup of oatmeal, one-teaspoon coconut oil, five drops lavender oil, and Coconut milk, enough to make a paste. Mix the oatmeal with required milk to make a paste. Then run a cup under hot water, dry it and pour the coconut oil into it. Once the oil has melted, add it to the prepared paste with a few drops of lavender oil. Apply and rub in a circular movement. Leave it for 15 minutes and rinse off.

Also Read

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Recipe 6

To make a Coconut Hand Cream, take 1/4 cup coconut oil, 1/3 cup glycerine, 1/4 cup beeswax, and three tablespoons baby oil.

Melt the coconut oil and the beeswax on a double boiler. Add all the remaining ingredients and heat for another 4 to 5 minutes until the mixture becomes smooth. Transfer the mixture to a jar immediately, as the mixture is likely to harden when cold.


For an Eczema Cream Lotion you will need one-tablespoon beeswax, ¼-cup Shea Butter, ten drops each of German Chamomile, coconut and Lavender oils, and finally two tablespoons Sweet almond oil.

Almond Oil

In a double boiler, add all the ingredients together and melt until they reach a liquid consistency. Then cool completely. Store it in an airtight container.

Recipe 8

To make a Stretch Mark Lotion, you need two teaspoons grated beeswax, one-teaspoon apricot kernel oil, 1/4 cup cocoa butter, and one-teaspoon coconut oil. In a double boiler, melt all the ingredients until they turn into a liquid consistency. Then mix them thoroughly. Allow to cool and pour it in a glass jar.

Include coconut oil in your daily beauty regime and within a short span of time, find a new radiant you!

Keep glowing!