Most of you know I have been using Essential Oils for a year now...
...and that I love them.
Well, I just found a surprise, bonus benefit. :)
Back in August, I started using coconut oil as my face cleanser and moisturizer. Yep, just raw coconut oil.
At night, I put coconut oil all over my face and then use a warm wash cloth to remove it. It completely takes off ALL makeup!!
Then I put a very small amount of coconut oil (a little goes a LONG way) in my hand and mix it with ONE drop of Sacred Frankincense essential oil. I apply this to my face before going to bed.
The next morning, I again wipe my face with a warm wash cloth and apply a small amount of coconut oil before I apply my make-up.
Honestly, my skin has never looked or felt better!!!
And blemishes that I have struggled with are gone!
But I realized the surprise benefit while putting on my make-up this morning.
I have always had fairly long eyelashes. However, in the last couple of years, they just don't seem as full or as long. Also, I seemed to have lost most of my lower eyelashes. They just aren't there. I had chalked it up to "age"....like everything else. :/
But, when putting on my mascara this morning I realized that my eyelashes were SO long and my lower eyelashes had grown back in!!!!
I tried to get a real close up, but this is the best I could do...and I don't have a before picture so you will just have to trust me. I really wasn't looking for this benefit.
Can you see my lower lashes?!!! And look how long my upper lashes are!
The ONLY thing I have done differently is the coconut oil and the frankincense.
Seriously, y'all, I almost did a happy dance in the bathroom this morning!!
Things around here have been a bit tough lately so this little thing made me very happy! I guess it doesn't take much these days...
I had heard for a long time about using coconut oil on your face and I love it..... your other benefit is it is so much less expensive than regular cleansers and moisturizers. An $8 bottle of coconut oil will last me 4 months and I use it all over, not just on my face. The Frankincense is a little pricier but you only use 1 drop so it lasts a long time too.
If you haven't heard about Essential Oils and want to know more, just email me!! I would love to talk to you about them!
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