Coconut oil is one of the best natural skin care products out there. The benefits of coconut oil are plentiful - from skin care and hair care to digestion and heart health. So why is coconut oil so great for the skin?
You may see pictures below of my face before bedtime with greasy looking Coconut Oil on it. It may scar you for life. I also cannot be held responsible for any nightmares my naked face may give you.
I take this simple philosophy when it comes to my kitchen. I try to keep things simple and stress-free while still nourishing my family with the very best real food. This year I decided this approach to simplicity needed to transfer to more than just my kitchen.
Seriously, this stuff is amazing! I have dry, sensitive skin so I have to be careful what products I use, particularly on my face. The best part is that the blend is made up of only three natural ingredients, which happen to be packed full of antioxidants -perfect for protecting against free radicals and keeping your skin silky smooth!
Coconut oil has known antibacterial and antifungal properties, making it good for cooking and for your skin. It is gentler than chemical-laden face products and is hydrating for most skin types. That said, coconut oil can clog pores.
Shark Tank is one of my favorite shows. That thought usually comes to me when I have my hand crammed down my jar of coconut oil, wishing I had a Spatty Daddy. Does getting your hand stuck in a jar bode well for grand inventions?
This makes an amazing gift! The skin is the largest organ in the body, and absorbs whatever you put on it. But, these oils are potent, and less is more.
A few years ago, I got a big jar of Coconut Oil in the mail and it was just staring at me on the counter…waiting to be used. So, I decided it was time for me to try out this idea. This homemade coconut oil lotion recipe is really simple and only takes two ingredients.
This idea is one I originally came across several years ago, and it appealed to both my practical side AND my frugal side. This mash is super hydrating and very versatile, and you can use it to moisturize dry skin all over your body! And yes, that does include the skin on your face.
Did you know you can use coconut oil for healthy, nourished skin? Coconut oil is one of my favorite skincare products, probably because my skin just seems to love it. My face in particular is incredibly picky about what I put on it, but it gets along just fine with coconut oil. It even gets along with my acne prone skin read more about coconut oil and acne here.