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Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion Recipe

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Looking for a homemade lotion recipe? Try our Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion recipe, the perfect solution for dry skin.

It’s easy to make and leaves your skin feeling silky smooth.

Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion Recipe

Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion Recipe

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This blog post is all about making a homemade lotion using two of the most hydrating ingredients, coconut oil and aloe vera. This lotion is perfect for those with dry skin, as it provides long-lasting hydration and leaves your skin feeling silky smooth.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cooling time 2 hours
Course Beauty
Servings 1 cup of lotion

Equipment

  • Glass mixing bowl
  • Whisk
  • Glass jar for storage

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup aloe vera gel
  • 15 drops of essential oil (optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a glass mixing bowl, combine 1/2 cup of coconut oil and 1/2 cup of aloe vera gel.
  • Whisk the ingredients together until they are fully combined.
  • If desired, add 15 drops of your favorite essential oil to the mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into a glass jar for storage.
  • Let the lotion cool for 2 hours before use.

Notes

  • This lotion will stay fresh for up to 2 months if stored in a cool, dark place.
  • For best results, use within 6 months.
  • Essential oils are optional, but they can add a nice fragrance to the lotion.
 

How to Use

 
  1. After showering or bathing, gently massage a small amount of the lotion into your skin.
  2. For best results, use the lotion daily.
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FAQs

What is Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion?

Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion is a homemade skin lotion made from two hydrating ingredients, coconut oil and aloe vera.

What are the benefits of using Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion?

The benefits of using this lotion include long-lasting hydration, skin nourishment, and improved skin elasticity. It is also great for dry skin.

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Can I use Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion on my face?

Yes, this lotion is gentle enough to use on your face.

How long will the Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion last?

The lotion will last up to 2 months if stored in a cool, dark place. For best results, use within 6 months.

What essential oils can I use in Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion?

You can use any essential oil that you like in this lotion. Some popular options include lavender, tea tree, and eucalyptus.

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How long does it take to make Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion?

The total prep time for this lotion is 5 minutes, but it takes 2 hours for the lotion to cool.

What are the ingredients in Coconut Oil & Aloe Vera Lotion?

The ingredients in this lotion include 1/2 cup of coconut oil, 1/2 cup of aloe vera gel, and 15 drops of essential oil (optional).

Can I use coconut oil and aloe vera lotion as a face moisturizer?

Yes, this lotion can be used as a face moisturizer. However, those with oily skin may find it too rich for daily use.