4 Coconut Oil Face Mask Recipes For Glowing Skin

Coconut oil is remarkable natural oil that is loaded with nutrients which are incredibly beneficial for skin care. This natural oil has the ability to nourish, moisturize and protect the skin.

The coconut oil has protective properties (SPF 4) and also contains antioxidants which are great for the skin. In addition to that, this oil contains high amounts of essential fatty acids which have the ability to lock in the moisture in the skin and thus protect the skin. Besides its protective and moisturizing properties, coconut oil has potent healing properties and you can use it to repair the skin from sun and environmental damage. It is important to mention that coconut oil possesses antibacterial properties and that is the reason why it efficiently reduces the occurrence of acne. The coconut oil kills the bacterium which causes acne and thus it targets the existing and future acne breakouts. The combination of coconut oil, essential oils and honey is a powerful acne treatment.

Below we are going to present you 4 DIY coconut oil recipes that will make your skin spotlessly clean, soft and shiny.

  1. Coconut Oil Acne Face Wash

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil1 tsp honey
  • 5 drops of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
  • few drops of lavender oil or tea tree oil (optional)

Method of preparation and use:

Put the needed ingredients in a bowl and stir until you get homogenous paste. Rub the mixture on your face and leave it act for few minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

  1. Coconut Oil Acne Facemask

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened yogurt (greek yogurt)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin coconut oil
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder of baking soda
  • Lavender and tea tree oil (optional)

Note: If you have oily skin you can add 1 teaspoon arrowroot and 5 drops of lemon juice

Method of preparation and use:

Put the needed ingredients in a bowl and stir well. Apply this mask on your skin and leave it act for 10–20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

  1. Coconut Oil Face And Body Scrub

Ingredients:

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

Note: If you have oily skin you can add a little lemon juice and pinch of salt

Method of preparation and use:

The procedure is very simple: mix the needed ingredients until you get a homogenous paste. If the paste is too dry, you can add some milk or extra juice. After taking a shower (the steam will open the pores of your skin), rub this scrub on your skin and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

  1. Super Hydrating Coconut Moisture Mask

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • ½ mashed avocado or egg (well whisked)

Method of preparation and use:

Simply put the ingredients in a bowl and stir. Apply the mask on your face and leave it act for 15 minutes. After that, rinse it off with lukewarm water.