5 Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

I am a big fan of coconut oil. I love eating it, and I love all the other beauty uses for it that are popping up all over the place. It has so many healthy benefits and beauty benefits. I definitely recommend keeping a jar (Or a big ole’ Costco size tub) around the house. I use the Nutiva Organic Coconut Oil you can get it from Amazon.com, and I love it!

1. Whipped Coconut Oil Moisturizer

DIY Whipped Coconut Oil Moisturizer - Easiest recipe EVER!

This lotion is simply coconut oil whipped with an electric mix with the option to add essential oils if you want your lotion scented. Check it out here.

2. Ginger and Coconut Oil Sugar Body Scrub


This simple recipe for body scrub calls for ingredients from your own kitchen to make an all natural beauty product.

3. On Your Hair


This site recommends putting coconut Oil in your hair for 10-15 minutes before washing with shampoo 2-4 times a week. I have heard a lot of variations on how to use coconut oil in your hair, but the consensus is it will give you soft healthy hair, and that’s awesome.

4. Weight Loss

Did you know that making coconut oil a regular part of your diet supports your thyroid function and can increase your metabolism? It also helps you burn more calories, feel more energized and can make you feel full longer. Seriously, this stuff is amazing.

5. Coconut Oil & Oatmeal Mask for Acne


There has been lots of research done on the benefits of coconut oil for acne treatment.This super simple recipe is definitely worth a try!

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8 thoughts on “5 Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

  1. Treva Truesdell

    I cannot get the coconut oil to whip. I used the electric hand mixer for about 5 minutes or more. Please tell me what you think, did I misunderstand something? Thanks Treva

    1. Pam

      Mix the coconut oil with some almond oil , it’s a lot easier to mix. and the benefits and results are amazing

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