You’ve probably heard about the benefits of both aloe vera and coconut oil, when it comes to skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rashes, irritated or just dry skin.
Aloe vera and coconut oil are popular ingredients in commercial body lotions. They can be used independently, but have you thought about the combination of these two exceptional ingredients?
Aloe vera is a succulent plant, which means that the leaves contain large amount of water, while coconut oil is pure oil, and we all know that water and oil do not mix together. However it can be used aloe vera gel and not aloe vera juice, as well as the best coconut oil, so that such a mixture may be combined. And aloe vera and coconut oil are great for your skin.
Here are some health benefits of aloe vera:
Aloe vera is a popular natural treatment for minor burns and sunburn.-
It can be used to calm irritated skin and rashes.
It can be used for treating stretch marks, age spots, acne and scars.
Moisturizes and rejuvenates the skin.
Coconut oil :
Coconut oil can be used as a natural moisturizer and slows skin aging.
It is especially good for dry skin.
It has antifungal and antibacterial properties, so that helps with various skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, sunburn, rashes and skin irritations.
Can be used as a makeup remover.
This oil is suitable for massage.
Can be used as a treatment for oily hair.
1/2 cup organic extra virgin coconut oil
1/3 cup pure aloe vera gel (using purely organic and cold-pressed aloe vera)
A few drops of essential oil of your choice (such as lavender, jasmine, rose, vanilla).
Mix coconut oil and aloe vera in a bowl (do not heat the coconut oil because it will unite with the mixture by itself).
Whisk the mixture using an electric mixer for 5 to 10 minutes, until light and friable mixture is formed. Then add the essential oils.
Place the mixture into a glass container and store at room temperature. Store in the refrigerator if it is a warm place in question.
The lotion will last several weeks.
How to use lotion
Use it like any other lotion. This lotion is most effective when applied while your skin is still damp after bathing. It can also be a good makeup remover.