12 Ideas for Using Coconut Oil in Your Beauty Routine

Surely you’re familiar with how exceptional coconut oil is, especially when you’re using it on your skin! It makes it soft and rejuvenated, plus it’s totally natural so it’s a great choice when you’re trying to ditch the toxic chemicals found in most products. If you’re looking for some creative ideas on how to use coconut oil in your beauty routine, here are some impeccable options!

1. Coconut Oil and Coffee Body Scrub 

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Having a solid morning routine in place can help our bodies wake up much faster and make sure we’re feeling sharp all throughout the day. The first order of business is usually coffee, followed by some skin pampering. Pair the two together in this body scrub by Mad in Crafts!

2. Two-Ingredient Coconut Oil Face Cream 

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The best beauty products are always the ones that are the simplest. The less ingredients your beauty products have, the better they are for your skin! This moisturizer only calls for two ingredients, one of them obviously being coconut oil and the other one you can find out at One Crazy Mom!

3. Coconut Oil and Peppermint Lip Balm 

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Coconut oil doesn’t just do wonders for your skin, it also does wonders for your lips!  Lips are very sensitive to cold weather so it’s best you make this coconut oil lip balm by The Seasoned Mom before the winter’s end! Your lips will be protected and infused with a fresh scent of peppermint!

4. Coconut Oil and Himalayan Salt Scrub 

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There’s a big hype surrounding pink Himalayan salt and if you definitely want to be among those who swear by it, you shouldn’t pass up this scrub by The Salt Mystery! In the kitchen, mixing oil and salt isn’t always the healthiest idea, but in the beauty department it may just show up as a total winner!

5. Coconut Oil Lotion

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Not only do store bought lotions contain numerous questionable ingredients, they also come in plastic packaging that definitely isn’t good for the environment. If you are willing to step up and be more eco-conscious, you can start with this homemade coconut oil lotion by Little House Living.

6. Coconut Oil Melts 

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Certain types of skin can get super dry, especially after showering, so applying coconut oil is a great solution! Instead of having to keep the entire jar of coconut oil next to the shower all the time, you can make these adorable heart-shaped melts by following Roxy James‘ tutorial!

7. Coconut Oil and Blueberries Face Scrub 

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Blueberries are easily one of the coolest fruits out there as they seem to make everything better – from pancakes to face scrubs! Give your skin some much needed attention by setting pampering time aside for this coconut oil and blueberry scrub by Style Tips 101!

8. Coconut Oil Whipped Body Butter 

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Maybe the texture of a solid coconut oil isn’t right for you and you want it to be a bit more fluffy and soft. Easy peasy – simply whip up the coconut oil, as shown by Lulus! This way you get a healthy body butter with a creamy consistency that you will love!

9. Coconut Oil Shampoo Bars 

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Wait, shampoo bars? Yep, it’s 2018 and it’s time we all start implementing some changes in our beauty routine! Shampoo bars are very practical and fun to use, so if you want your hair to look extra shiny, find out at Mommy Potamus how these coconut oil shampoo bars are made!

10. Coconut Oil and Citrus Bath Melts 

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Using coconut oil in your bathing routine is a great idea because it’s going to moisturize your skin and make it even more nourished, but you also want to make sure it has a refreshing smell – which is where the citruses come in! These bath melts by Paleo Hacks are downright genius!

11. Coconut Oil Eyeliner 

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Makeup is one of those things that we usually doubt that we can make ourselves, but it’s actually simpler than you might think. Let’s start with this coconut oil eyeliner by Delicious of DIY that is made of only two ingredients and will give you a charming dark look!

12. Coconut Oil and Green Tea Moisturizer 

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The benefits of green tea are endless and the beauty industry is definitely crazy about it! Instead of spending way too much money on popular green tea products, make this coconut oil and green tea moisturizer in the comfort of your home, following Hello Glow‘s how-to!

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