When it comes to nourishing your dry skin and hair, aloe vera is known as a highly suggested ingredient. And combining it with coconut oil is a dynamic combination because this way you enjoy quicker and faster healing along with replenishing the skin and hair.
Here Are Some Easy DIY Remedies Using These Two Ingredients As The Base For Both Skin And Hair-
Coconut Oil and Aloe Vera Hair Mask
For this remedy, mix together some coconut oil along with aloe vera and heat it gently over the stove. Once the aloe gel is completely melted, take the mixture and massage well from scalp to tips. Let the same stay for 1-2 hours. Doing so helps in getting rid of hair dryness, dandruff and other related issues along with hydrating the scalp and adding sheen.
Brightening Coconut and Aloe Face Pack
Coconut oil contains natural Lauric acid while aloe vera is known for deep cleansing. To make this brightening mask, you need to take about 2 spoons of fresh aloe vera gel and mix it up with a spoon of coconut oil. To this add a few drops of lemon juice. Mix all ingredients well and apply on face. Let it stay for 30 minutes and wash off.
Healing Aloe Vera and Coconut Gel
You can make this gel an keep it in the refrigerator and use as an antiseptic and healing agent. Mix 1 small spoon of turmeric powder along with 1 spoon each of aloe vera and coconut oil. Once mixed well apply the same over cuts and wounds to moisturise and heal the area.
Aloe Vera and Coconut Massage Oil
Coconut oil is a great soothing agent during the warm summer months. You can make your own moisturising and cooling massage oil mixing these too. In about a litre of coconut oil, add a cup of fresh aloe vera gel. Let the same dissolve on its own over 24 hours. Then use this oil for body massages and getting rid of tan and other woes.
Soothing Coconut and Aloe Foot Moisturiser
Mix together 2 spoons each of coconut oil, aloe vera gel and shea butter or cocoa butter. Whip it up nicely and store in a bottle. Use as a moisturiser for dry and cracked feet by massing the same with this mixture.