Homemade Whipped Coconut Oil

This is my second time trying to use coconut oil.  I bought some last year but did not like it.  I think it had to do with the oily look in the jar.  However, I was determined to give it a second try.  I’ve been seeing a lot of the whipped oil and shea butter recipes going across the web and decided to give it a try.  Let me just say that coconut oil looks so much better whipped.  Plus, there are so many uses for coconut oil, including cooking. Today, I’m using this one as a moisturizing cream for softer skin.

However, I must say that coconut oil will melt if it gets too hot.  It will not melt if the room stays at a comfortable temperature.  You will probably want to use the coconut oil as a moisturizer during the cooler months, like fall and winter.  Those are normally the times of year when I need that extra moisturizer for my dry skin.  This is simple to make and you will only need one ingredient: COCONUT OIL.

Ingredients needed:

Directions:

Homemade Whipped Coconut Oil

Put coconut oil in a bowl.  I bought a 16oz jar from Whole Foods Market.  I used almost the entire jar to make this moisturizing cream.  The coconut oil will be a little hard, but it wasn’t that difficult to get out of the jar.  Due to my oil having melted, (I left it in the car while shopping), I put the coconut oil in the refrigerator to harden again.

Homemade Whipped Coconut Oil

Using a mixer, start whipping the oil.

 Because it is oil, it will eventually start whipping into cream.

Because it is oil, it will eventually start whipping into cream.  After it gets to a whipped cream stage, scoop into a container with a lid.

Some Suggestions If Problems Occur with Oil turning into Whipped Cream

  • Try putting the coconut oil into the refrigerator to harden if melted.
  • Use two bowls when whipping coconut oil.  If one large bowl put a couple of ice cubes to keep oil cool when whipping.  Place bowl with coconut oil on top of other bowl.  See picture below.
  • Homemade Whipped Coconut Oil

When using whipped coconut oil, only use a tiny amount.  That is all that will be needed. Place small amount on skin and rub into skin.  It leaves a smooth feeling.  I’m loving it! Of course, I will return to update on how satisfied I am with whipped coconut oil as time goes by.  Please note that whipped coconut oil will melt if left in very warm place.

 

 

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