4 Fabulous Coconut Oil Face Mask Recipes For Glowing Skin

Coconut is a truly amazing natural gift from mother earth. It is loaded with beneficial vitamins and nutrients to nourish, moisturize and protect skin.

Coconut oil is :

Protective : SPF 4 and full of antioxidants for skin.

Moisturizing : Loaded with essential fatty acids to lock in moisture and protect the skin from moisture loss

Healing : Coconut oil contains healing properties to help repair sun and environmental damage

Acne Reducing : Is very antibacterial so helps to kill acne bacteria and relieve acne scars. Targets existing and future breakouts. When combined with essential oils and honey it becomes a powerful acne treatment.Here are 3 easy recipes to make using coconut oil

1. Coconut Oil Acne Face Wash :

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil1 tsp honey.
  • 5 drops of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar.

Optional: add a few drops of lavender oil or tea tree oil (can use both) Mix together well and rub on to skin. Wash off afterwards.

2. Coconut Oil Acne Face mask :

  • 1 tablespoon honey.
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened yogurt (greek yogurt is best).
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil.
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder of baking soda.

Optionally add lavender and tea tree oilIf you have oily skin add a tsp arrowroot and 5 drops of lemon juice

Mix thoroughly and apply to skin. Leave on for ten to twenty minutes then wash off.

3. Coconut Oil Face And Body Scrub :

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil.
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar.
  • 1 tablespoon carrot or orange juice.

Add a little lemon juice for oily skins pinch of salt.

Blend and add milk or extra juice if the mixture is too dry then rub gently onto skin in the shower, then wash off.

4. Super Hydrating Coconut Moisture Mask :

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil.
  • 1 tablespoon honey.
  • 1/2 a mashed avocado or egg (well whisked).

Blend these together well and apply to skin. Leave on for 15 minutes then wash off.

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