5. Lavender and Coconut Moisturizer

I know you won’t be surprised to see coconut being used in homemade remedies for dry, itchy skin. Coconut is an amazing natural healer full of moisturizing properties. Combine it with benefit-rich lavender oil and aloe vera which have natural antimicrobial and antioxidant properties and you have a great way to nourish and protect your skin.


3oz unrefined coconut oil

1 oz shea butter

1 oz jojoba oil

1 oz pure aloe

½ tsp vitamin E oil

15-20 drops lavender essential oil

Screw top jar

To make and use:

Put all ingredients into a mixing bowl and blend with a hand mixer until it has a light and fluffy consistency. Put into the jar to keep. Apply once or twice a day preferably when skin is damp to help seal in moisture.

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