Homemade Coco Care
How many out there like the DIY recipes? Luckily we are getting more into a world where making things yourself is easier and more than a hobby. If you are more health conscious for outside of your body was well as inside, there are a lot of homemade organic ways to improve your everyday hygiene. After all hygiene is never the enemy.
So here are a few fun and somewhat simple homemade recipes to help with keeping a clean organic hygiene regimen.
Homemade toothpaste –
Combine equal parts coconut oil and baking soda.
Sweeten with Stevia and flavor with your favorite essential oil.
Place on toothbrush and get to cleaning.
Homemade Deodorant –
1/3 cup coconut oil
¼ cup baking soda
¼ cup arrowroot powder
4 tablespoons cornstarch (Which is antiperspirant effect)
Option: Essential oils – try tea tree, sweet orange, lavender, frankincense etc.
Mix baking soda, cornstarch, and arrowroot powder in a bowl.
Add coconut oil and use a fork to blend into dry ingredients.
Add 5-10 drops of your chosen essential oil.
Add more coconut oil or baking soda to achieve desired consistency
Viola! All-natural deodorant.
Homemade Chapstick –
Makes ¾ ounces
3 tsp sweet almond or apricot kernel oil
4 tsp coconut oil, melted
2 tsp grated beeswax
5-10 drops sweet orange oil or other essential oil
Combine almond/apricot kernel oil, coconut oil, and beeswax in pot and melt over low heat until liquid.
Remove from heat and whisk in the essential oil.
Pore in lip palm containers and let sit for 20 minutes.