10 Genius Ways To Use Coconut Oil

10 ways to use coconut oil around the house

It’s no secret that coconut oil is a healthy cooking staple, but did you know it’s handiness extends way beyond the kitchen?  Here are 10 clever ways to get more bang for your coconut oil buck at home

In the Bathroom

1. Make Up Remover

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Out of make up wipes? Coconut oil to the rescue! Just a teaspoon lifts make up with ease, but without irritating or drying your skin.

2. Conditioning Hair Treatment

After shampooing, work a generous amount of coconut oil into your hair and let it sit for at least five minutes before rinsing to regain glossy, healthy-looking shine.

3. Nail and Cuticle Treatment

Skip hand cream and just rub a little coconut oil into hands and cuticles to instead. Goodbye ragged cuticles!

4. DIY Toothpaste

Brighten your pearly whites with a home-made natural toothpaste. Trust us, it’s not as complicated as it sounds. Simply mix equal parts coconut oil with baking soda.

5. Shaving Cream

Razor rash will be a thing of the past if you swap your normal shaving cream for coconut oil. It’s ideal if you want a super smooth shave and beautifully hydrated skin at the same time.

6. Shower Cleaner

If you’d rather avoid chemical-laden products, try coconut oil on a damp cloth instead. You’ll be amazed how well it works.

 

TIP: Always test a small patch of skin before going ahead with any of these treatments to be sure you’re not allergic to the oil you’re using.

In the Bedroom

7. Massage Oil

Treat your significant other to an indulgent massage using coconut oil. This little gem will leave skin feeling super soft without a greasy residue and the divine scent will linger long after the massage has finished.

In the Kitchen

8. Cooking

Use it as a healthier substitute for butter when baking or as an alternative to olive oil when pan searing.

In the Lounge room

9. Wood Furniture Polish

Keep your wooden interiors looking their best with coconut oil, which is a natural shine enhancer.

In the Backyard

10. Soothe cuts and grazes

With its antibacterial and anti fungal properties, plus soothing benefits, coconut oil makes the ideal salve to treat minor scrapes and scratches.

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