12 DIY Ways To Use Coconut Oil In Your Beauty Routine

mbg Contributor By Allie White
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Allie White is a freelance writer and editor who covers news, lifestyle, health, beauty, and entertainment.

At this point, you should be well-aware that coconut oil is good for you, both inside and out. Beloved by foodies and beauties alike, this stuff will whiten your teeth, smooth cracked heels, and tame hair frizz, all while keeping your immune system healthy and burning calories.

Seriously, is there anything this stuff can't do?

And since I'm not one to deny the magical powers of coconut oil, here are 12 Pinterest-friendly recipes that will help you get your daily dose of coconut oil. Happy DIY-ing!

Coconut Oil & Honey Hair Mask

Want silky, hydrated, easy-to-manage hair? Pamper your mane with this mask! Because honey acts as a humectant, the coconut oil is even more moisturizing when the two are combined.

Get the recipe here.

Coffee Scrub + Mask

This antioxidant-rich coffee scrub will leave your face bright and smooth. Leave it on for a bit longer as a mask to really reap the benefits of the coconut oil.

Get the recipe here.

Coconut Oil Hair Spray

Banish frizz forever and smell like a delicious herb garden? Sign us up.

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Coconut Oil Night Cream

With just three ingredients, this night cream manages to moisturize, fight blemishes, and anti-age.

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Coconut Oil & Honey Face Mask

Turns out the coconut oil–honey combo is good for more than just your hair. Your face will love the antibacterial, brightening properties of this mask.

Get the recipe here.

Tinted Coconut Oil Lip Gloss

Pucker up! This custom-color coconut oil lip balm is bound to appeal to your inner natural makeup junkie.

Get the recipe here.

Winter Skin Relief Balm

No more dry, flaky, red skin during the winter. Combined with shea butter, coconut oil packs a seriously hydrating punch.

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Warm Vanilla Sugar Scrub

Good (and natural) enough to eat, this body scrub will leave you smelling like a tropical island dessert.

Get the recipe here.

Nontoxic Citrus Homemade Deodorant

Toss the conventional stick and opt for a homemade, toxin-free deodorant. The added citrus works double time to keep your pits fresh.

Get the recipe here.

Invigorating Peppermint & Coconut Oil Foot Scrub

Feel free to also use this on your hands, elbows, knees, heels ...

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Coconut Oil Toothpaste

If you're not quite ready to start oil pulling, this coconut oil toothpaste is a good baby step.

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Coconut Oil Shaving Cream

When you shave with this stuff, post-shower moisturizing isn't even necessary.

Get the recipe here.

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