When you put on a coconut scented body lotion, you mind wanders to a tropical vacation you've taken or dream of taking in the future. Summer of course is the time when most people tend to stock up coconut scented skin care products, but make sure you stock one away for the day when you think winter will never end.
Here are our 9 head to toe top picks in coconut scented skin care products.
For super soft, super strong tresses give Nourishing Coconut Milk Conditioner by Organix a try. It contains coconut oils for hydration and egg white proteins to add extra strength. These products are sulfate free and full of active organic ingredients. They are perfect for those with colored or highlighted hair and are not tested on animals.
If you're looking for a "coconut steal", look at the Naturals Coconut line by Suave. Their Coconut Conditioner is made with Vitamin E which will help leave your hair smooth, soft and shiny. And priced under $4.00, you'll have extra money in your pocket to pick another coconut product that you can't live without.
According to Philosophy, if you smell something sweet, it will reduce your cravings for it. Perhaps that's why Philosophy has duplicate treat for every single sweet treat you can think of. Try this 3 in 1 shampoo, body wash, bubble bath in Coconut Frosting and maybe if you close your eyes the sound of the shower will resemble the waves at the beach. (Maybe?)
If you steer clear of scrubs because you don't like the oily mess, you'll love the Coconut Scrub by The Body Shop. This white creamy scrub has ground coconut husk and polished coconut shells in to slough away dry skin. Use 2-3 times a week for healthy soft skin. This coconut scrub got the Reader's Choice Award by Allure Magazine.
Always a sweet find at Bath and Body Works, you'll love their Exotic Coconut Body Lotion. This tropical lotion is perfect to have on hand in the summer when you only need a light moisturizer, and one that sinks in fast. With hints of berries, tropical fruit and vanilla, this reminds you of the vacation you've been meaning to take.
Dry oil mists are the best way to get super fast hydration without having to wait for lotions or creams to sink it. Spray it on, rub it in and you're done. Sephora Brand always has top products at a great price, and their Coconut Almond Dry Oil Mist is no exception. A tropical little treat to keep on hand for the hot summer months.
Have you heard of Mama Bomb? If not, you must check this line of natural products. Part of the amazing Product Body skin care line, you'll feel like you died and gone to heaven with this coconut soak. The best part, it's 100% natural; perfect for vegans. In fact, there is a whopping 4 ingredients on the list. Gotta love that. Put some soak under the running water in your tub and sink into tropical paradise.
While one usually thinks of peppermint scented foot creams, Burts Bees pampered our senses with their coconut foot creme. This is especially good for extremely dry skin, as coconut oil helps repair the moisture barrier in your skin. Keep this handy tube on your nightstand so you can remember to moisturize before you go to bed for soft feet all year long.
If you're looking for a coconut lip balm that will do more than taste good, check out Alba Botanica: Coconut Cream Lip Balm. The ingredients include coconut oil, organic jojoba seed oil, aloe and Vitamin E to keep your lips kissably soft all day long. Alba Botanica products are 100% vegetarian friendly and never tested on animals.