Coconut oil is a hot super ingredient on the market. Known for its oily consistency – ‘coconut oil’…duh – it’s been a savior the the field of hair products. But coconut oil has some other super powers that are rarely spoken of.
Forget that chemical spray! Rub some coconut oil on squeaky door hinges and they’ll be as good as new.
Apply coconut oil to wood or metal and then buff with a soft cloth to get your household surfaces shiny again without the awful smell of artificial polishes.
In the way that some cultures put butter in their coffee instead of cream, coconut oil is also a great alternative! It’s a fantastic option for those of you wanting to keep your caffeine fix dairy and sugar free.
For almost any process that involves stain or dye, you can apply coconut oil around the edges to create a barrier. When complete, simply wipe or wash the oil away. This technique works especially well for colouring your own hair.
Oil pulling is a process used to improve teeth and gums. Check out what Wellness Mama has to say about coconut oil for your oral health.
Makeup brushes can get dirty and filled with things we don’t want to think about. They have to be cleaned on a regular basis, so why not clean them with something that will be gentle on the bristles and gentle on your skin? To clean your brushes with coconut oil, melt the oil down in a small glass, swish the brushes around, and rinse under warm water.