DIY Coconut and Aloe Vera Hydrating Mask

We all want our skin to glow like J. Lo! In order to get that kissed by sun skin, we need to hydrate internally and externally. DRINK WATER!! Since I have been pregnant I have been on an organic skincare streak. I was super nervous to use products on my face because I didn’t anything to happen to my unborn son. I began to create at home remedies. Ok, enough about that! Let's get to the data. 

 

Benefits of Coconut Oil:

  • Let’s get into the details! Coconut has a lot of skin benefits.
  • Coconut Oil contains saturated fats that contains fatty acids or triglycerides which are medium chain fats. When these saturated fats are applied to the skin it keep the skin smooth.
  • We all need vitamin E in our lives. Vitamin E is essential for repairing of our skin from the environment,  aids in healthy skin growth, protect our skin from wrinkles, and as always, keeping the skin smooth.

Benefits of Aloe Vera

  • Great for moisturizing/hydrating the skin. This plant does not leave your skin filling greasy. Aloe Vera has a great way of softening the skin without clogging your pores.
  • Aloe Vera is well known for its healing powers. This plant is commonly used to treat topical injuries such as cuts, burns, wounds, and skin irritation.
  • Aloe Vera is great for acne because of its antibacterial, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties. The gel protect the skin from bacteria and other pathogens which can lead to inflammation.  

Time to Create! 

Ingredients:

  • Aloe Vera Gel from the Plant
  • Coconut Oil

Procedure:

  • Scrap the Gel from the Aloe Vera Plant 
  • Blend the Aloe Vera with a blender or mix with a fork 
  • Melt the Coconut Oil 
  • Mix the Coconut Oil and Aloe Vera in a bowl 
  • Apply the mask across your face
  • Leave the mask on your face for 10-15 minutes
  • Use a warm towel to remove the mask 

After you remove the mask apply moisturizer. Your skin is going to look extremely hydrated. This mask can be applied 2-3 times per week. 

 

robyn sutton