Lavender & Coconut Oil Moisturizer for Dry Skin

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  1. Mey says:

    I planning to make the Lavender & coconut oil mosturizer for Dry Skin and the Homemade Frankincense and Shea butter eye Cream but I was wondering how long does the batch last. I plan to give it out to people as a gift. I know that it does not have preservatives so how long will it last before it goes bad or becomes ineffective?

  2. Dawn muntz says:

    I really like your post my heath i have alot thats wrong i deal with i b s i have had the gastro bypass fifteen years ago my potassium vitamin d is low thyoid my sugar is back

  3. Sarwat khan says:

    I like your reasurch .It’s true we used lot of unhealthy things , and then suffer from different painful conditions .thanks Dr Axe.Wish you a very happy Christmas

  4. Tamia says:

    I want to ask about pure aloe. Are you talking about that green aloe from the grocery store? Is that the aloe I need to use or should I use the oil? I’m making a store on etsy. I’m glad I follow you. So much info. God bless you, Merry Christmas Happy New Year!!!

    • Debbie says:

      I was wondering the same thing. I have all the other ingredients but I’m not sure what “pure aloe” is?

      • Susan says:

        You can purchase an aloe plant or just an aloe leaf. I’ve seen them at the grocery store here in Texas. Be sure and hand filet the aloe leaf, removing the green skin and any green residue as it is not good for you. Just clear pure aloe is what you want. Or you can order aloe jelly from Deborah’s Collection online.

  5. Sheila says:

    My daughter has recently been diagnosed with a coconut allergy. She is an adult (30) and a vegan. Through research we have found most detergent, shampoo and lotions have coconut or a coconut derivative. We are looking for an oil that can be substituted for coconut oil. Would mango butter be a goo substitute in your moisturizer?

  6. Hazel Holman says:

    I have got lots of aloe plant what can I use this for.

    Coconut oil I cook with it I fry my eggs and use it for cooking and it is lovely. Is it ok to have a tea spoonful of coconut oil in a cup a tea three time a week it this good for my body. I like Dr Aex I found him on my facebook and I think he Fabulous.

    Hazel Holman, 47 Scothern Road, Nettleham, Lincoln LN2 2TU England UK

  7. Alonso says:

    I tried it out and its very effective. I love Lavender essential oil and Coconut oil they have lots of positive benefits. I want to recommend this to my grandma but im not sure if she can take lavender since she ha breast cancer 2 years ago. Dr Axe I want to ask you if she can take lavender.

    • Rhonda says:

      I am a breast cancer survivor and am working to be a cancer conqueror. I use Lavender oil all the time. As the matter of fact, I use essential oils almost exclusively in my home for natural, chemical free, personal care products and medicines. Lavender oil will not be a problem for her at all unless she is just sensitive to that one oil.

  8. Nancy J. Capps says:


     Lavender Oil is great!  I just survived advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer; and during the lengthy diagnosis and referral process- before Chemotherapy- I kept the burning outbreak of sores at bay with Lavender oil and all natural Dr. BRONNER’S Lavender, Peppermint, Tea Tree & Eucalyptus castile based soaps (mixed together at home) as cleansers and compresses. 
    -For your grandmother:
    Lavender and Aloe (fresh) also healed my severe radiation burns.  Dr. BRONNER’S Rose liquid soap has been great on my skin since radiation, so you may have her try it. Drinking lots of Coconut water also helped my recovery.
    Lavender oil helps Soothe, regenerate skin and helps reduce scarring. It is very gentile in application, but powerful in healing. Additionally, I also used a balanced blend of all natural pure oils I created myself which helped me greatly. I will tell you that I included Lavender as well as Frankincense and Myrrh in my personal blend of oil, which was inspired by the holy word. If you try the above formulation, I would suggest ORGANIC Coconut oil on her delicate skin.

    I am not a Doctor; but I have self studied herbal and natural medicines for many years after conventional medicines failed and caused severe side effects for other conditions for which there is no known ‘cure’. Most important- I was the patient and had great results!

    I prayed and turned to the Bible over 22 years ago. I was led to the passage  “LET THE HERBS OF THE FIELD BE THY CURE”. I read everything I could get my hands on, including many different traditions from many cultures, as well as scientific studies across the world. In the end, I was led back to where I started from, the main Biblical oils added to the other oils I learned on my quest for healing.

    Hope this helps.

    May the Lord Bless your grandmother with his healing Love!

    THANK YOU DR AXE for all you do and the wonderful site! GOD BLESS YOU & YOUR MOTHER & KEEP HER CANCER FREE!

    Nancy J. Capps, North Carolina

  9. Sue says:

    Can you suggest any oils that may fade or remove tattooed eyebrows? I know that’s a lot to ask of oils but I thought I’d give it a shot. Someone did suggest lavender but I haven’t tried it yet. Since they were put on over a year ago, they have faded a bit on their own but are still a light taupe color. If you have any other suggestions, I’d appreciate it. Thanks.

  10. Donna Dee says:

    I made the moisturizer but the aloe is separating from the moisturizer. Did I do something wrong or should I melt it gain and whip it? Is this normal?

  11. Stacy says:

    Thank you for the wonderful article, I would like to share a useful tip with any woman who is struggling with aging lines and wrinkles. I’m only 36 and when these lines started to show up in my face it was a total nightmare, it really affected my confidence and productivity. I tried multiple products, homemade face masks but nothing really helped, all I got was dry skin and no results. When I asked my friend Emma for help, she suggested the Dead Sea Spa Elixir, it’s an all-natural skincare and spa cream. I couldn’t believe how that changed my life, no more wrinkles and my face looked so shiny and young more than before. Stop wasting your time on any other products, Check their web page here and thank me later.

  12. Brenda says:

    I have a severe inflammation on my scalp. Dermatologist prescribed cortisol ointment and I think that I’ve put too much and it aggreviated my conditioned. They also prescribed oral predistone and I felt horrible taking it so I stopped. What can I do myself naturally to relive this inflammation and control my hair loss.

  13. Tracy says:

    Hi, Dr Axe,

    Thank you for your useful information & tips on natural health. I am inspired by your blog. I followed your recipes and made skin toner and anti-aging serum successfully. However, when I tried this recipe, it is watery & yellowish in colour. No matter how long I whipped with the blender, it is still in liquid form, nothing like cream or lotion form. Because the shea butter is hard, I melted it with coconut oil, jojoba oil in a glass bowl over a sauce pan, as suggested in your other recipes for cream or lotion.

    Is there anything I may have missed? Do you have a video to show how to make cream or lotion form product? Appreciated your reply. Thanks.


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