By Chinenye Onukwubiri
Take a break from your chemical-laden products and go natural for a minute – Natural to the point of coconut oil! For best results, use certified organic raw virgin coconut oil and store at room temperature:
Oil treatment: apply from roots to ends, comb wrap head in towel. Let set for 15 minutes and shampoo.
Dandruff: lightly massage into roots let set for a few minutes and then shampoo.
Frizz tamer: smooth on ends or lightly over loose strands.
Shaving balm: smooth over legs before shaving.
Moisturizer: smooth over lips or body.
Night cream: mix with moisturizer.
Eye makeup remover: place on cotton ball and gently sweep over eyes.
Cheekbone highlighter: sweep small amount over makeup on inner corner of eyes and apples of cheeks for a glow.
Body mask: mix ½ cup of coconut oil and I cup of brown sugar over low heat. Add a few drops of essential oil and then apply on your body.
Face mask: mix 1 tbsp. honey and 1 tbsp. Coconut oil; let it set for 15-20min. Apply to dry clean face and remove with wash cloth.