6.19.2017

5 Uses for Coconut Oil in Your Beauty Routine

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As a professional in the beauty industry, I am constantly doing my research to find the best products that not only look great, but are also great for you. So many of the products you see the big YouTubers and beauty bloggers using are full of ingredients that do more harm than good. They're just not worth using, no matter how badly you want to get that "instagram look". I make an effort to use products I trust, from my lip balm to my hair conditioners. One great tool that everyone should have in their bathroom is coconut oil. There are so many products you can replace with this one, all natural product. You'll not only be saving money, you'll also be saving your skin (and hair, and teeth, etc.).

In this post, I am using LouAna Coconut Oil, from my local Kroger store, to show you five uses for Coconut Oil in your beauty routine! LouAna was born in Opelousas, Louisiana in 1820, a place where the food is an expression of love, flavor, and family. LouAna Coconut Oil is the perfect solution to all of your cooking needs, whether you're baking, sautéing, or even frying. But LouAna is great for much more than just cooking! Like me, many people use LouAna Organic Coconut Oil in their daily health and beauty routines - including body butters, oil pulling/mouth wash, skin moisturizers, homemade toothpastes, face moisturizers, and hair masks!

Coconut Oil Sugar Scrub
1 cup LouAna Coconut Oil
2/3 cup Sugar

Directions
Mix your LouAna Coconut Oil and sugar together until well blended. Use this scrub anywhere from your lips to your feet! Gently exfoliate in a circular motion, wipe off excess product with a towel or tissue, and rinse.

Coconut Oil Hair Masque
1-2 tbsp LouAna Coconut Oil

Directions
Warm 1-2 tbsp of LouAna Coconut Oil in your hands and work it through your hair from root to tip. Once your hair is completely covered, wrap it into a bun or braid it at the back of your head. Let the oil sit for 4-8 hours then wash as you normally would.

Coconut Oil Lavender Moisturizer
1/2 cup LouAna Coconut Oil
2-4 drops Lavender Oil

Directions
Place 2-4 drops of lavender oil into 1/2 cup LouAna Coconut Oil. Stir together then use to moisturize anything from your lips to dry heels. Keep it in small containers in various parts of your house for easy access.

Coconut Oil Makeup Remover
1 tsp LouAna Coconut Oil

Directions
Warm 1 tsp of LouAna Coconut Oil in your hands and use it to gently remove makeup. Apply coconut oil in a circular motion, swiping your fingers gently over your eyes in a downward diagonal motion. Wipe away excess oil with a towel or tissue, then rinse.

Coconut Oil Pulling
1 tbsp LouAna Coconut Oil

Directions
Place 1 tbsp LouAna Coconut Oil into your mouth and swish it like mouthwash for 10-20 minutes. Once the time is up, spit it into a garbage can, rinse, and then brush with a different toothbrush than the one you use regularly. Do this daily for a brighter and cleaner smile.

LouAna is always the start of something good! So be sure to grab some and change your beauty routine today, with this coupon to save $1.00 on any LouAna Coconut Oil purchase. If you've been looking for a mildly delicious coconut taste and aroma, then LouAna Unrefined Coconut Oil is perfect for you!

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