08 Nov 2013 - 1:50 pm

Beauty blog Beautylish has four DIY beauty recipes that you’ll have to try at home today. First off, for the strongest protection against dry skin this winter, combine mango butter, beeswax and coconut oil. For a hair detangler you can make at home now, boil conditioner, add hot water and an essential oil, et presto, voila! If you have really knotty hair, try a recipe that combines coconut oil and honey. Last but not least, don’t forget your face; try a mixture of pumpkin, honey and milk.

 

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1?2 teaspoons virgin coconut oil (for really short hair, do half a teaspoon)
1 teaspoon honey
Empty spray bottle (Standard 12 oz. bottle, but it would be great to make a travel-size version, too)
2?3 Tbsp. regular conditioner
Hot (not boiling) water
optional: essential oil of your choice
2 Tbsp. beeswax
2 Tbsp. mango butter (buy it on Amazon or at specialty food stores)
8 Tbsp. coconut oil
10 drops vanilla essential oil
double boiler or a metal pan and glass bowl
airtight container
Yields one facial mask)
2 Tbsp organic canned pumpkin puree or 1 small pumpkin
1/2 tsp organic honey
1/2 tsp milk (skim, but you can substitute soy or almond)
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