Sometimes it’s difficult to tell when your pantry ends and your beauty cabinet begins as most ingredients play an important role both in self-care and in cuisine, and coconut water is surely one of them. Coconuts were condemned for their high-fat content, at one point, but nobody can deny the fact that it’s a nutrient goldmine. Coconut milk is a winner when it comes to having a fabulous skin and hair and is good for our overall health.
1. Coconut milk hair treatment
Simply massage some pure coconut milk on your hair and let it sit for a few minutes before shampooing.
2. Coconut milk hair mask
Mash half an avocado and add 2 tbsp of olive oil and 3 tbsp of coconut oil. Apply it on your hair and cover with a shower cap for 30 minutes. Rinse afterwards.
3. Coconut milk shampoo
Blend 1/4 cup of coconut milk, 1/4 cup of castile soap and 20 drops of essential oil of your choice. Use this as a moisturizing shampoo.
4. Coconut milk makeup remover
You don’t need to buy special products for makeup removal. Just mix 1/4 cup of rose water, 1/4 cup of coconut oil, 5 drops of rosehip oil, and 1 tbsp of with hazel and store it in a tinted glass after mixing it well.
5. Coconut milk face mask
Mix 1 tbsp of coconut oil, 1/2 tbsp of kefir, and 1/2 tbsp of olive oil. You’ll get a paste that you’re supposed to apply to your face. Leave it on for 30 minutes and rinse with warm water afterwards.
6. Coconut milk facial scrub
Soak a tbsp of rolled oats for 10 minutes in coconut oil and gently scrubs your neck and face with it. Rinse with warm water.
7. Coconut milk acne treatment
You can use the same recipe and leave the paste on for a few minutes – it works as an acne treatment as well.
8. Coconut milk bath
Add 1/2 cup of rose water and 1 cup of coconut milk to your warm bath. Your skin will be forever grateful.
9. Coconut milk sunburn treatment
Blend 2 tbsp of coconut oil, 1 tbsp of fresh cucumber pulp, and 1 tbsp of aloe Vera juice and pour the mixture into a spray bottle. You can add some filtered water if the mixture is too thick.
10. Coconut milk moisturizing treatment
Apply some coconut milk directly on the skin and leave it on for 20 minutes before taking a shower.