Got parched skin and feel all worn out? Want to have glossy, rejuvenating skin with simple at home remedies? Then we have the right set of tips, as we resort to old traditional sources but used in modern, easy to use and highly effective methods.

If you are a lover of steady, natural methods to make your skin healthier, fresher and smoother; then your right choice would be the use of coconut oil based lotions. Research and numerous health studies have disclosed the goodness of coconut oil both for edible and beauty purposes.

Some of its known benefits in the world of beauty are that it provides an antibacterial effect for the skin, makes it smooth and great lubricant to be used for body massage. Regular upkeep of skin with the use of coconut oil moisturizes it and helps removes the dead dry skin and helps the skin breathe better. Studies reveal that this natural lotion can protect our body from the most harmful sun rays and they are much more effective than processed creams. So, take a look at our coconut oil based lotion recipes that can change the way you look and feel both inside and outside.

Dry Skin Lotions

Dry Skin Lotions

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
¾ cup coconut oil
¼ cup of lemon juice
3 tablespoons of honey

Equipments:
One medium bowl

Directions:
1. Melt coconut oil in a bowl. Mix all the other ingredients and stir well until combined well.
2. Leave to cool and then apply on dry skin areas.

Recipe 2:

Ingredients:
1 cup coconut oil
1 cup aloe vera gel

Equipments:
One medium bowl

Directions:
1. Melt coconut oil in a bowl. Mix in aloe vera gel well.
2. Store in an airtight container, leave to cool and then apply as needed.

Cracked Skin Lotions

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
1 cup coconut oil
2 tablespoons ground flax seeds
4 tablespoons sea salt
4 tablespoons coconut sugar

Equipments:
One medium bowl

Directions:
1. Into a bowl, place all ingredients into it.
2. If the coconut oil is hard, smash it a bit, and mix in everything evenly and gently. If it is too hard, then warm a bit and then mix. Do not melt until it becomes a liquid. Just a paste like texture will be fine to mix properly.
3. Then pour into containers, let it harden, and scoop out and rub onto cracked skin portions very gently.
4. This will help to scrape out dirt, grime, old skin cells and keep it clean and help new cells to grow slowly.

Body Odor Removal Lotions

body-odor

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
½ cup coconut butter
½ cup glycerin
6 drops of rose essence

Equipments:
One medium bowl

Directions:
1. Into a bowl, place all ingredients into it.
2. Mix well, pour into a bottle.
3. Just before a bathe, take spoonfuls of the mix, and massage on to the body parts that seem to smell a lot like under arms, legs, foot, back of necks and so on.
4. Then bathe with warm water and scrub clean with a loofah.

Recipe 2:

Ingredients:
½ cup coconut butter
2 tablespoons activated charcoal powder
2 drops of lime essence

Equipments:
One medium glass bowl
A hand whisk

Directions:
1. Into a bowl, place coconut butter in a bowl.
2. Use a whisk, and slow beat it gently.
3. Pour in lime essence and stir gently.
4. Last add activated charcoal powder and not the normal burnt one, as they contain chemicals.
5. Just fold in the charcoal powder and leave to set for about 5 minutes. Then scrub the body as charcoal is well known for its dirt cleaning properties.

Recipe 3:

Ingredients:
½ cup coconut butter
Juice of one orange
Zest of that orange
4 tablespoons of Epsom salt
2 tablespoons of tea leaves

Equipments:
One medium glass bowl
A hand whisk

Directions:
1. Into a bowl, place coconut butter in a bowl.
2. Use a whisk, and slow fluff it up.
3. Add in the rest of the ingredients.
4. Leave to set for 5 minutes and then use as per need.

Dark Circles Removal Lotions

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
1 teaspoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon rose water
1 teaspoon egg white

Equipments:
One medium glass bowl
A hand whisk

Directions:
1. Place in a medium sized bowl and beat well with a whisk.
2. Once well combined, pour into a bottle and keep in refrigerator.
3. Once it solidifies a bit, take a drop and rub gently around your eyes.

Cold Creams

cold cream

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
½ cup coconut butter
2 tablespoons aloe vera gel
3 tablespoons lemon zest or 4 drops lemon essence

Equipments:
One medium glass bowl
A hand whisk

Directions:
1. Place in a medium sized bowl and beat well with a whisk.
2. Whip until lightly fluffy and then use as needed.

Herbal Lip Balms

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
¼ cup coconut butter
Handful of dandelions
2 tablespoons of beeswax

Equipments:
One medium saucepan
Strainer

Directions:
1. Heat a saucepan at low heat. Add coconut butter.
2. Once it melts, add dandelions and just bring to a boil.
3. Then take off heat, add beeswax and mix well.
4. Strain and pour into container and leave to cool. Then close with lid and store in a cool place

Replenishing makeup removers

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
½ cup coconut butter
4 drops lavender oil
4 tablespoons Epsom salt

Equipments:
One medium saucepan

Directions:
1. Heat a saucepan at low heat. Add coconut butter.
2. Once it melts, take off heat.
3. Add lavender oil and salt and mix well.

Recipe 2:

Ingredients:
½ cup coconut oil
2 tablespoons orange zest
½ cup coconut sugar

Equipments:
One medium bowl

Directions:
1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and transfer into a container. To use, just scoop with your fingers and gently dab on body and scrub softly.

Sun block Creams

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
1 cup coconut oil
2 teaspoons beeswax
4 drops citrus oil
¼ cup cocoa butter

Equipments:
One medium bowl

Directions:

1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and transfer into a container. To use, just scoop with your fingers and gently dab on body and scrub softly.

Massage Lotions

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
1 cup coconut oil
¼ cup honey
1 drop of lavender oil

Equipments:
One medium bowl

Directions:
1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl and transfer into a container. To use, just scoop with your fingers and gently dab on body and scrub softly.

After Shave Lotion

Recipe 1:

Ingredients:
½ cup coconut oil
½ cup aloe vera gel
2 drops of tea tree oil

Equipments:
One medium bowl
Stand mixer

Directions:
1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until fluffy. Then apply onto face after shaving.

Get natural, preservative free and budget friendly coconut oil based lotion recipes and stay clean, and feel fresh all day long. You must realize your body longs for such pampering as it is constantly bombarded with stress, pollution and skin diseases. All the recipes here are easy to make. Give the body what it deserves- stay simple and use the natural resources that nature provides you!