Dry skin, a paper cut, maybe even a tummy ache? Try a drop of coconut oil. Offering a myriad of health benefits, coconut oil is affordable, readily available and completely natural. Here are six reasons to give it a try: 1. Skin Care: Wanna look like you just came back from an hour of yoga? Coconut oil works wonders as a moisturizer for all skin types, especially dry skin and aging skin, leaving you refreshed and looking wide-awake. No headstand required! The fat in the oil helps reduce…
Once a week use a scrub of baking soda and coconut oil. A pinch of soda and a bit of coconut oil the size of a pencil eraser. Wash in gentle, circular motions, rinse very well, and gently pat dry. Your face may seem oily afterward, but within a few minutes the oil is absorbed and your skin is glowing. If needed, add more coconut oil after for added moisture.
Simply mash up a banana or two until the banana(s) becomes cream like -- this shouldn't take long. Once it is in a creamy form, apply it liberally to your entire face. Let it sit for around 30 minutes and then rinse it away with warm water. When it comes to natural wrinkle removal, it doesn't get much easier than coconut oil. Just rub warm coconut oil into your skin each night Pineapple is another great homemade wrinkle remover.
Homemade Eczema Cream/Skin Moisturizer. Apply daily or when dry spot appears. This help to tighten, renew and heal your skin! Only requires THREE ingredients and lasts for a long period of time. #diyconfessions #diy
Previous pinner said: A few months ago I stopped using facewash. I use a scrub of baking soda and coconut oil every few days. On the days in between, just coconut oil. I use tiny amounts - a pinch of soda, and a bit of coconut oil the size of a pencil eraser. Wash in gentle, circular motions and rinse very well. Your face may seem oily afterward, but within a few minutes the oil is absorbed and your skin is glowing. My face used to break out regularly. Now, almost never!
Skin Detox. 1/2 avocado, 1 banana, 2tsp olive oil. Blend and then apply to clean face. Let mask sit for 20 minutes and then wash off. It hydrates skin, takes redness out, and makes skin look youthful. 2x a week.
Soften and Get Rid of Tough Calluses: blend two tablespoons of baking soda in a basin of warm water and add a few drops of lavender oil. After a nice long soak, scrub them away using three parts baking soda, one part water, and one part brown sugar. Follow with an application of a rich moisturizer and a warm towel foot wrap. Let sit for 5-10 minutes."
Turmeric Face Mask- my favorite DIY natural skin product. I actually use coconut milk, turmeric oil, rice flour and a little almond oil. It evens out skin tone, helps with sun damage, makes your skin very soft and give you a fresh glow!