Wednesday, May 27, 2015

10 beauty uses for coconut oil


In cooking as a great oil with a high smoke point. Great for baking, stir-frys or as a dairy free replacement to butter. Added to foods or drinks daily for energy.  As a coffee creamer when emulsified into coffee (The only way I’ll drink coffee) On the skin as a basic lotion (or coconut oil lotion bar) . In homemade lotion bars for soft, smooth skin. In homemade deodorant or deodorant bars. As an eye-makeup remover. As a cloth diaper safe diaper cream (just rub on baby’s bottom)
In making your own Remineralizing Toothpaste
To lighten age spots when rubbed directly on the skin
To prevent stretch marks during pregnancy
To support healthy thyroid function
In homemade Mayo without the high PUFA vegetable oils
To help increase sun tolerance and avoid burning.
One reader swears by using coconut oil to treat yeast infection. She suggests soaking a tampon in it and inserting the tampon for a few hours.
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