Aloe vera and coconut oil are very familiar for their properties that they have on the skin. They are a very common ingredients in very large number of cosmetic products.
Aloe vera is a popular natural treatment for minor burns as well as sunburns.
It is used to calm down irritated skin and rashes. Aloe vera is very effective in treating age spots, stretch marks acne and scars. It hydrates and rejuvenates the skin. Coconut oil can be used as a natural moisturizer and is really good for dry skin. It can help slow down the aging of the skin. Coconut oil can also help with various skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, sunburn, rashes and skin irritations. It is very effective make up remover as well as massage oil.
Here we have an amazing recipe how to make yourself 100% natural body lotion that well be so cheap and it will have an amazing effect on your body.
It is very important to use 100 % pure aloe vera gel and good quality coconut oil. This is what you will need to make this lotion:
1/2 cup of organic extra virgin coconut oil,
1/3 cup pure aloe vera gel. If you have the plant you should just cut the leaf in the middle and take the gel out
A few drops of essential oil any scent you like (lavender, jasmine, rose, vanilla).
We prepare it so that we mix all the ingredients in a small bowl. You don’t have to melt the coconut oil because if it is good quality it will mix well with the ingredients. Use electric mixer so that you can mix well the lotion. When you get light and loose mixture, add the essential oil. You can keep it in a glass container in the fridge. It will last for few weeks.
you use it like any other lotion for moisturizing the body. This lotion is most effective when you use it on wet skin after bathing. You can also use it as a makeup remover