Lemon Coconut Oil

Lemon Coconut Oil

Lemon Coconut Oil – DIY

This DIY can be used on hair, or skin

Lemons are a natural brightening agent. Mixed with coconut oil it is known to tighten and tone the skin, leaving your skin looking vibrant and radiant. As a massage oil it is known to reduce stress and cellulite

For hair, it can be used as a hair tonic for scalp exfoliation, hair mask or it can be added to your shampoo, leaving your hair cleaner and stronger. You’ll also enjoy that the aroma of lemons and is known to uplift your spirits, so get ready for positive vibes!

Essential oil blend: 

Add 3-4 drops of lemon essential oil to an 8oz bottle of coconut oil

Lemon Zest Blend: 

  1. Grate 3 clean and dried organic lemons into a metal bowl
  2. Add 4oz of coconut oil to lemon zest
  3. Using the double boiling method. Boil a pot of water
  4. Turn heat on low and place the bowl of lemon zest into the pot and boil on low for 1 hour (stirring occasionally). The low heat will extract the oil from the lemon zest while infusing it into the coconut oil. Be sure to use oven mitts to avoid burning yourself
  5. After 1 hour, let the oil cool for 1 hour for a robust infusion
  6. Strain mixture into a bowl or large measuring cup. You can also squeeze the lemon zest with the back of a metal spoon
  7. Pour into your favorite airtight bottle

Things to know: 

  • Store in a cool dry place (fridge or pantry} and use within 1 month of preparation
  • Lemon/ citrus essential oils can cause eye or skin irritation, so please do not overuse and try to avoid eye area contact
  •  Avoid direct sun exposure after application to avoid sun burn or irritation
  • Keep essential oils out of children’s reach

Enjoy Beautiful !