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Treat yourself to a DIY spa experience with the goodness of coconut

by Tania Griffin
A coconut cut in half with a jar with coconut

In the rush of daily life, finding moments for self-care can seem out of reach. But DIY spa treatments offer a simple, quick and affordable way to pamper yourself at home. Taking just 10 minutes to indulge in some you-time can help you reconnect with your senses and rejuvenate your body, resetting your relationship with yourself.

Nuts About Cooking, a coconut oil brand made from Mozambique-grown coconuts sourced from small-scale growers, offers a fully refined oil with no distinct taste or smell – and, packed with nourishing fatty acids, it’s the perfect addition to your beauty regime.

In everyday applications, its versatility is endless. Coconut oil can be used as a body moisturiser, or to nourish dry cuticles. It can help to effortlessly swipe off eye makeup without drying out the delicate under-eye area, be applied as a lip balm, and even used as a split end treatment for damaged locks.

But when it comes to unwinding at the end of a busy week, Nuts About Cooking’s Coconut Oil is the perfect base for myriad spa-style treatments that you can easily make at home. Pair coconut oil with a variety of ingredients that can be found in your pantry for an affordable spoil for you and your skin.

With Nuts About Cooking Coconut Oil, embracing the benefits of DIY spa treatments becomes a delightful journey of self-care and indulgence, right in the comfort of your own home!

Coconut Oil and Cinnamon Lip Scrub

As it’s semi-solid, Nuts About Cooking Coconut Oil is perfect for incorporating into lip scrubs alongside sugar for a super moisturising and deliciously effective exfoliating treatment. Here we’ve added a touch of cinnamon for a delicious spicy scent!

1 tablespoon Nuts About Cooking Coconut Oil     
2 tablespoons sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
  • Apply a small amount to the lips and gently rub to exfoliate.
  • Rinse off with warm water.

Coconut Oil and Vanilla Sugar Scrub

Coconut oil deeply hydrates and nourishes the skin, so using it as the base in this vanilla-scented body scrub helps lock in moisture and leave your skin feeling soft and smooth.

½ cup Nuts About Cooking Coconut Oil
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • Mix the coconut oil and sugar together until well combined.
  • Stir in the vanilla extract for a sweet, comforting scent.
  • Store in an airtight container and use as a body scrub in the bath or shower.

Coconut Oil and Coffee Hand Scrub

Give your hands some love with this gently exfoliating, deliciously scented hand scrub.

2 tablespoons Nuts About Cooking Coconut Oil
3 tablespoons ground coffee
1 tablespoon brown sugar

  • Mix the coconut oil, ground coffee and brown sugar together.
  • Scrub the mixture over your hands for several minutes.
  • Rinse off with warm water for soft, sweet-smelling hands.

Coconut Oil and Honey Hair Mask

For excellent hair nourishment, we’ve combined coconut oil with honey to create a luxurious treatment rich in moisturising properties.

2 tablespoons Nuts About Cooking Coconut Oil
1 tablespoon honey

  • Mix the coconut oil and honey and apply to damp hair.
  • Evenly distribute to the ends of each strand, avoiding your scalp unless your hair is very dry.
  • Cover your hair with a shower cap and leave on for at least 30 minutes, or even overnight.
  • Rinse thoroughly with warm water and shampoo to remove any residue.

Coconut Oil and Lemon Foot Scrub

Coconut oil’s rich fatty acids make it an excellent choice for dry heels – and combined with an exfoliant, you’ve got the recipe for silky soft feet!

¼ cup Nuts About Cooking Coconut Oil
¼ cup sea salt or Epsom salt
1 tablespoon lemon zest

  • Combine the coconut oil, salt and lemon zest in a bowl.
  • Massage into your feet, focusing on rough areas.
  • Rinse off with warm water and dry your feet thoroughly.

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