This invigorating body scrub is made from items you can find in your own kitchen: coconut oil, coconut sugar, and coffee. The trouble with many store bought beauty products is that they contain toxic ingredients.
Search the Internet, and you will likely find hundreds of recipes for “DIY Sunscreen.” Why? Consumers are tired of the standard, chemical-filled sunscreens that have flooded the marketplace. The Environmental Working Group has outlined “The Trouble with Sunscreen Chemicals,” and it is very apparent that toxicity is the underlying theme. Since we already knew that Coconut Oil has a (natural) SPF of about 8, it only makes sense that we could combine other ingredients for a stronger (sans-chemicals) SPF sunscreen.
It’s been said that the best gifts are the ones that come from the heart, and we couldn’t agree more. These simple homemade gifts are great for family, friends, and neighbors. Treat your loved ones to something special you’ve made just for them! What we love about these ideas is that you can make each one completely unique by packaging it in a creative or decorative container.