Coconut Oil.

After work last night I went to Kalyn’s apartment to finally catch up with her and tell her all about my cruise to Mexico. While I was over at her apartment she introduced me to Coconut Oil from Trader Joe’s. Now I am on a total coconut oil frenzy! I have learned so many ways to use coconut oil already. No more chap stick, conditioner, body & face lotions, no more make up remover and to top it off you can cook with it too. Here are just a few ways you can use coconut oil:

  • Healing cuts, ulcers and minor burns – reasonable enough.
  • Skin complaints – coconut oil is said to be good for treating eczema, psoriasis, spots and acne – amongst others.
  • Weight loss – although a healthy type of fat, it is still a fat. It is said to increase the metabolism and so can help with weight loss but it is no magic fix.
  • Lowers cholesterol and prevents heart disease.

  • Skin Treatments – homemade moisturizer, face creams, body lotion, massage oils and after shave balm.
  • Soap Making – used for centuries to make soap
  • Lip Balm – great for chapped lips.
  • Make-up Remover – dab with cotton wool to remove your make-up – works really well!
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