Coconut Lotion has a base of Purified Water, EVOO, Grapeseed Oil, Coconut Oil, Sweet Almond Oil, Beeswax, Organic Honey, Magnesium Flakes, Stearic Acid (an emulsifier derived from animal+veggie fats), and a blend of Certified Therapeutic Grade Essential Oils.
Water is a great and natural base for any solution and we use purified water (no tap water in our products)! Extra Virgin Olive Oil is loaded with nutrition and antioxidants like vitamins A and E and these can help repair skin damage from sun exposure, cigarette smoke and pollutants and helps to promote your skin’s elasticity. Sweet Almond Oil is a great emollient because it softens skin, rather than just hydrating it. It has been known to relieve dry, flaking, and itchy skin due to eczema, psoriasis and rashes and is suitable for all skin types. Grapeseed Oil contains the fatty acid, linoleic acid, this makes it a good solution to improve/cure various skin conditions, such as acne. It an also assist in preventing the pores from clogging and even contains anti-inflammatory properties. This oil has been known to stimulate biological tissues to contract and draw together, thus helping reduce swelling and helping with reducing signs of aging. It is very light and can easily be absorbed by the skin and not leave any oily residue, which also makes this great for sensitive skin. Coconut Oil has many uses and properties that make it such a versatile and amazing oil. It’s great for replenishing and moisturizing skin with it’s natural component Vitamin E, which is why it’s great to help with eczema and cracked, dry skin. It has antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-aging properties, but let’s not forget how awesome it smells! Magnesium can increase energy and stamina by encouraging the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate), the energy packets made in the cells and that’s why they say that good magnesium levels can help you look better, feel better, and gain more energy. According to Dr. RH Waring*, Magnesium regulates the activity of over 325 enzymes, reduces inflammation, helps muscles and nerve functions, and helps to prevent artery hardening. Beeswax naturally comes from bees and is extracted, then melted, and then purified by the beekeeper; this process does not include chemical processing. It’s great for dry, rough, skin because it is good for locking in moisture, fostering cells, and protecting the skin from damage, but also offers anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral benefits. Organic Honey is a humectant, which makes it a great moisturizer. It also has High osmolality which means that the sugars interact with water in such a way that microorganisms cannot develop. In addition, when it comes in contact with wound exudates–fluids that weep from sores or ulcers–hydrogen peroxide is produced. The creation of the hydrogen peroxide can provide antibacterial benefits to ulcerated areas, which speeds healing. Essential Oil are added not only to be aromatically pleasing, but we choose blends that will have properties and qualities to help your body inside and out! Stearic Acid is a fatty acid that occurs naturally in various plants and animals. You’ll find it in animal tallow, cocoa butter, and even veggies. We use it because it’s a powerful cleanser and a natural emulsifier (which means that it helps blend the oils and water) and it will thicken the products and act as a preservative to give it a longer shelf life!
This products is sold in a 4 oz pump and the price varies on the scent.
Scents that we currently carry:
Natural: This does not have any Essential Oils.
Caramel Almond: This is the base recipe, but we pumped it up with Coco Caramel and Caramel Almond Tea.