I am so excited to share this recipe with you because first it teaches you to make coconut milk and second it teaches you to make shampoo !! I love Win-Win situations !! Coconut is so healthy, smells heavenly and really benefits your hair. Check out this easy recipe and enjoy !!
1/2 cup shredded coconut
1/3 cup organic baby shampoo/wash (Aveeno,or even Dr. Bronners )
1 tsp Vitamin E,olive or almond oil
10 to 20 drops of your choice of essential oils
Sieve or Cheesecloth
Container or bottle for shampoo
Add the shredded coconut into the blender or food processor with 1 cup of HOT water. Pulse intermittently 20 times (Dont run continuously) Strain the milk through a fine sieve or cheesecloth. Push down on the coconut to make sure you get all the liquid out. Put coconut back in the blender with another cup of HOT water and repeat 3 more times. You will end up with 4 cups of COCONUT MILK !!
To make the shampoo
Add 1/4 cup of coconut milk and 1/3 cup baby shampoo to bottle of your choice. Add 1 teaspoon of oil, then add 10 to 20 drops of your essential oil. Shake ingredient to combine.