All posts tagged: Coconut Oil

DIY coconut, honey & ground rice body scrub

Sometimes I have the most random natural skin care ideas in my head… I was thinking about a body scrub the other day. The spring is finally here and it’s warmer and sunnier. Soon enough it will be the flip-flop, shorts and t-shirt season! We still have some time to get ready and here is one random DIY body scrub I thought of a few days ago. It’s quick to make, easy to use and feels very nice. And, I think, it’s my new favourite! you will need approximately: 20g ground rice 40g coconut oil 40g honey The amounts can vary, you can put more/less coconut oil, the same with the honey, just see what works best for you. Gently mix the ingredients until you form a smooth paste. Massage the scrub into your skin. Exfoliate for a few minutes. The coconut oil will nicely melt and moisturise while honey sloughs off dead skin cells leaving your skin soft and fresh. Wash the exfoliator off and enjoy your evening or morning! You can use salt or sugar instead of ground rice, feel free to experiment. You can also add a drop or two of your …

Natural hair conditioning mask: coconut & honey

I’ve been praising, tweeting, blogging and talking about coconut for days; how tasty it is to cook with or how lovely it feels on the skin. I have finally tried frying pancakes with coconut oil and they were delicious!  And now is the time to share another recipe with you, my lovely readers. Personally to me, coconut oil is the best hair treatment I could find. Ever. It’s heaven for dry and damaged hair as it helps them to regrow faster and healthier. Look for pure and unrefined oil, without any additives and forget about all  the expensive cosmetic products. Coconut oil protects your hair and makes it look full and dense. It seals the hair from inside and retains the internal moisture that way keeping your hair moisturised, silky and shiny. It also helps to heal your scalp from dandruff. The oil is beneficial not only to your hair, but also to your skin and overall health. I make sure I cook more with coconut oil and use it in my daily routine. Body scrubs …