Coconut oil…Check out these wonderful uses!

* Oil alternative: Coconut oil is a healthier alternative when cooking. Instead of using olive oil, coconut oil can reap the same benefits.

*Butter alternative: It can be used on toast, in a pan or when making cookies! Coconut oil is a healthier alternative to butter.

*Moisturizer: Dab coconut oil on rough, dry or chapped skin.

*Overnight conditioner: Pour some oil into hands and rub it through hair before sleeping. Wash it out in the morning.

*Soother for split ends: After showering, sprinkle coconut oil on the ends of your hair for smoother and shinier results.

*Teeth whitener: Coconut oil is a great and natural ingredient for oil pulling. Swish in your mouth for 7-10 minutes before brushing for pearly whites!

*Cheekbone highlighter: Dab coconut oil on your finger and apply lightly to skin.

*Shaving lotion : Coconut oil helps reduce inflammation and the possibility of ingrown hairs.

*Callus remover: Simply sprinkle some coconut oil on your callus and file away! After the callus is gone, coconut oil can reduce the spot’s redness and dryness.

  *Energy supplement : One spoonful of coconut oil can give you a great start to your day. Add a teaspoon of coconut oil to oatmeal, coffee and smoothies (or even by itself) for a boost of energy and a natural ant-inflamatory.

*Removes sticky labels : When you’re having a hard time removing barcode labels from glass cups, plastic toys or other items, just add coconut oil!

*Makes cleaning pots and pans a breeze : Having trouble getting rid of grimy and greasy pots and pans? A splash of coconut oil will make your after dinner routine so much easier

*Sanitizes wooden cutting boards: When scrubbing cutting boards, drizzle some coconut oil to sanitize and condition them. Then, simply scrub with soap and water.

* Cleans Leather

* Remove crayons from walls: Simply dab on a paper towel and cloth and scrub! It will look like it never happened.

* Remove gum from hair: Condition the hair with coconut oil — it acts as a natural detangler!

*Makeup remover: At night, simply dab a cotton ball with coconut oil to remove excess makeup. Make sure to wash your face after.

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