Crunchy Living: Uses for Coconut Oil

There are a ton of different uses for coconut oil besides cooking.

  • Moisturizer
  • Eye Cream- Rub under the eye to remove puffiness and bags
  • Preshave- Rub on the area before you shave
  • Aftershave- Rub on the area after you shave
  • Deep Hair Treatment- Message into hair after it has been washed, leave in for 3-5 minutes and rinse throughly
  • Defrizzer for Hair- Put a small amount on your hands and finger comb through hair
  • Make up Remover- Place a little dab on a cotton swab and rub off makeup
  • Stretch Mark Cream- Rub into skin daily in the area prone to stretch marks
  • Diaper cream-Rub on the bottom of a child using a diaper
  • Bug Bites- Rub into the infected area, it removes the itch and burning
  • Stress Relief- Apply to the head in a circular motion
  • Increase Milk Supply- For Breastfeeding moms consuming 3.5 tbsp daily increases milk supply
  • Dandruff- Rub into scalp and let sit for at least 5 minutes, wash hair throughly
  • Furniture Polish- Rub a little on a rag and rub rag into furniture

Do you have any other uses for coconut oil?  Please let me know!

Ashley Myers

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