Tip of the week

Coconut oil

  • Coconut oil has many beneficial properties.
  • helps skin heal faster
  • helps lighten age spots
  • anti- inflammatory properties
  • helps prevent stretch marks
  • anti-fungal properties
  • helps lessen arthritis

coconut oil has many uses

  • use as lip balm- warm coconut oil and pour into small pot, will solidify again.
  • make up remover -dab some coconut oil on cotton pad and remove make up, good for getting difficult mascara off
  • massage oil – used with other oils or essential oils, it is slower to absorb,so you do not need as much.
  • body lotion – use after shower apply to wet skin dab dry.
  • hair conditioner – rub a small amount on palm,then massage into wet hair, comb through leave on for about 30 mins, rinse off with mild natural shampoo.
  • athletes foot, or fungal infections,add a tsp to foot bath.
  • face cream -recipe below

 

You can make your own night cream

  1. 3/4 cup coconut oil
  2. 1 tbs olive oil
  3. a few drops of essential oil of your choice ( I use Frankincense which is said to help wrinkles )
  4. Warm coconut oil so it is easier to mix
  5. Add olive oil and essential oil and mix well
  6. Put into a small conatainer
  7. At room temperature it will solidify, so best to put it in a wide neck container,for easy access
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