We are coco for coconut! This iconic fruit overflows with magical powers, cementing it as the multi-hyphenate star of candles and skincare alike.
There are so many ways to embrace the coconut. You can tap into its sweet and creamy scent. Played against the right notes, coconut can sing like a tropical breeze or smolder like a campfire. You can also harness its luscious and moisturizing abilities through coconut oil. Its unique mix of fatty acids makes it a go-to dry-skin quencher for beauty experts.
Check out how these talented makers squeeze the most out of this remarkable fruit!
We're Coco for These Coconut-Loving Candles and Beauty Products
The Jones Lounge (Ontario, Canada)
Maker: Amanda Jones
Why shed your pajamas when you can dive into all the invigorating scents of your favorite coffee shop from home? Morning Sips is a perky wake-me-up of freshly brewed java beans and ambrosial baked goods. Creamy and mouthwatering coconut is sprinkled into the middle notes of this buzz-worthy candle.
Skin and Mind Divine (CA)
Whipped Sugar Body Scrub
Maker: Audrey Coston
This cloud-like scrub has all the right ingredients to leave your skin irresistibly smooth. Leading the list? Coconut oil! Skin and Mind Divine couples the magical ingredient with ultra-moisturizing shea butter and sugar. Use it on your hands, body, and feet for angel-soft skin!
Black Pinay (WA)
Maker: Jennifer Johnson
Black Pinay warms up a different take on coconut, bringing together the nuttiness of cassava with the singe of coconut’s roasted shell. It’s an homage to a popular holiday dessert in the Philippines, rounding out her line of products inspired by her grandmother’s family traditions.
Everlasting Light Candles (NC)
Maker: Ricky Lambert
Whisk your senses away to the sun-splashed retreat of your fantasies! Tropical favorites like mango, lime, and pineapple will sway through your space. Dancing alongside the beachy paradise of scents is crowd-favorite coconut, ready to remind you of a sweet umbrella drink by the sea.
RareGlo Organic Shea Products (MD)
RareGlo 3n1 SheaMango Butter Bar
Maker: Rhonda Walters
The shea experts at RareGlo formulated this specialty butter bar for her grandson’s baby-soft skin—so you know it’s a luxurious blend fit for the whole family! Coconut oil teams up with mango and cocoa butters to soften cracked heels, dry knuckles, or scratchy knees with a generous swipe.
Parisian's Pure Indulgence (CA)
Creme de Soie Hydrating Body Lotion
Maker: Kelli Parisian
This creamy body lotion stars the hydrating trio of jojoba oil, aloe, and you know what—coconut oil! Slather this lightweight and pillow-soft creme onto rough spots. Your skin will drink in the moisture while your other senses enjoy one of six spa-like scents!
Soy Latina Candles (CA)
Coco + Caoba
Maker: Krystal Flores
Coconut has the signature of a cheerful island escape. But mixed with the slow-growing sandalwood tree, it can light up your home with a rich, romantic, and woodsy aroma. Mahogany notes turn through the air like the pages of an old book, giving coconut a new reputation you'll embrace wholeheartedly.
Violet Botanical Skincare (CA)
Queen of Flowers Nilotica Shea Body Butter
Maker: Robbin Turner
Quench the thirst of dull and dry skin with this pillow-soft body butter! The silky and whipped buttercream texture is fit for royalty. Violet Botanical Skincare uses Gold Label Premium coconut oil from the Philippines, handmade fresh on small family farms at Mt. Banahaw.
Cork & Wick Candle Co. (LA)
Santal + Coconut Jar
Maker: India Scales
One glance at these sophisticated gold tins, and you know there’s something chic brewing beneath the lid. Cork & Wick Candle Co. enlists coconut for its aromatic prowess, blending it with sandalwood and cedar wood for a scent that’s both woody and warm.
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