7 Practical Ways to Use Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is one of the most versatile products out on the market today. This natural and organic product has a plethora of uses that can be incorporated in everyday life. For example, you can use to to vamp up your beauty routine, cooking, and aid your healthcare.

Beauty

Chapstick

Apply to lips when chapped instead of using expensive chapsticks. Have fun experimenting with different aromas and essential oils like rose hip and lavender to give coconut oil a nice smell while on your lips. This is much cheaper option than paying for expensive chapsticks and will last you a long while.

Cleanser

Use coconut oil to take makeup on your face and clean off dirt while wiping away impurities. Use a hot towel to steam your skin allowing your pores to fully open be cleaned.

Hair conditioner

Post shower rub a small amount of coconut oil throughout the strands of your hair. This will add tons of natural nourishment and hydration leaving your hair soft and healthy.

Health

Coconut has been known to improve one’s health in many ways. For example, by adding a teaspoon amount to your coffee or tea in the morning is it increase your mental alert and add to your productivity through the day.

If taken regularly with different food dishes and drinks than in can increase your immune system as well as aiding in digestion.

Cooking

Coconut oil can be substituted for butter, oil, and other fats. Coconut oil contains healthy fats, over 50% of the fat in coconut oil is lauric acid making is one of the leading foods that contain lauric acid.

Quick tip: Make sure to purchase coconut oil that is cold-pressed and unrefined as well as organic to ensure consuming the highest quality product.

 

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