Simple Coconut Oil Bath Melt Recipe with Lavender Essential Oil
If you're looking for a way to unwind and relieve stress, this Coconut Oil Bath Melt Recipe is perfect! This recipe uses coconut oil which naturally has anti-inflammatory properties. The lavender essential oil in the recipe smells amazing and has been known to help with sleeplessness, nervous tension, headaches, muscle aches and pains. Get ready for an evening of relaxation!
Read on if you want to learn more about how to make this bath melt or get some other ideas on how to use coconut oil in your wellness routine.
Coconut Oil Skincare Benefits
Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer that's used in many beauty and skin care products. It's also an excellent ingredient for homemade coconut bath melts because it creates such a luxurious, creamy lather. You can customize each one with different essential oils or leave them unscented if you prefer.
The coconut tree is known as "the tree of life" in the phillippines. Coconuts have a long history around the world for use on the skin.
This amazing oil is white and in a solid state when it is below room tempertaure, when it gets warmer it melts into a clear liquid. Extremely popular for beauty applications. It is a natural and inexpensive alternative to pricey beauty treatments. Plus it is fabulous for using in anti-aging skin care recipes.
Coconut Oil Uses for Hair and Skin
Hair conditioner: Apply to hair by melting 2 teaspoon into 1 cup of warm water, massage the mixture directly into scalp and the hair from the top to the bottom. Wrap in towel and let sit about 1 hourbefore thoroughly washing.
Hair Shine: Warm a small dab between hands and apply to ends of hair to increase shine and shimmer.
Skin Moisturizer: Rub into hands to soothe chapped skin.
Diaper Cream: Use as an alternative all natural option.
Coconut Oil Bath Melts
- 1 cup Coconut Oil
- 48 drops Lavender Essential Oil
- Silicone mold
Directions: Warm coconut oil until in a liquid state, add lavender essential oil or your essential oil of choice, then pour into moolds. Let cool, place in the fridge. Once completely hardened, remove from the molds. Store the bath melts in the fridge so they don't melt again.
Essential Oil Ideas for Coconut Oil Bath Melts
If you are new to essential oils, thats okay! Here are some options: