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Coconut Beauty Tips: Coconut Facial Toner and Other Coconut Body Treats

coconut body treats

I’ve thought of these DIY coconut beauty tips for all those of you who love coconut scented beauty products, like chocolate body scrubs and would love to prepare them at home with natural ingredients, chemicals-free. Coconut is highly nutritious and is rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals therefore a variety of coconut-derived ingredients—from coconut oil to coconut flour and coconut milk—are increasingly being used lately at home as part of the daily diet and why not, as part of the daily skin care. There are so many ways coconuts can be enjoyed! Nowadays we can produce our own coconut milk or coconut butter at home, yet in my today’s post, I’ll concentrate on how we may obtain coconut butter from dried coconut flour without having to use a high speed blender. I’ve tried to obtain coconut butter using my normal blender which I usually use to make my homemade almond milk, but it has been a total failure…therefore I had to come up with another solution. If you’re curious to discover this alternative, take a look at the below video-tutorial 😉 If you have a high speed blender, do not hesitate and give it a go, the coconut butter you’ll obtain will have a longer shelf life than … Continue reading

Flaxseed Health Benefith & Natural Flaxseed Moisturizing Hair Mask

flaxseed hair mask

I dedicated the today’s tutorial to these little wonder seeds which are EXTREMELY rich in omega-3 fatty acids, amazing for our body not only thanks to their powerful antioxidant properties but also thanks to their high-fiber content which aids digestion, cancer prevention and may help in weight loss. If you eat the seeds whole with a whole cup of water you are going to have a laxative and anti-inflammatory effect for your intestine. In order to get the most of it and to ensure the absorption of the OMEGA3 ACIDS and all other nutrients and vitamins you have to grind them in a blender or coffee grinder. Check out the video-tutorial below for  the recipe and further instructions! If flaxseed are so great for our health imagine which miracles they can work out for our hair. The today’s hair mask enriched with both flaxseed oil and flaxseed gel will help us get soft, shiny and moisturized hair. Say goodbye to thin, volumless hair 🙂 You will need the following: flaxseeds, water, cocoa butter, karite butter, flaxseed oil 1 small saucepan, 1 strainer (or stocking sock) Remember not to bring to a boil the water of the bain-marie when melting down the cocoa butter and … Continue reading