(That's me playing a roll on a snare drum. Could you tell?)
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...in my breakfast smoothie. It's supposed to aid in thyroid function. It also makes my smoothie creamier, and -- most importantly -- I like the taste.
...to cleanse and moisturize my face.
...as lip balm.
...as hand/foot/body cream.
...in place of olive oil in my homemade lemon sugar scrub. Talk about soft hands. Mmm.
...as a deep conditioner for my hair. Though I'll admit that didn't work out too well. Maybe I did it wrong?
...in a miniscule amount to tame my thin, frizzy, fly away hair.
...to make stove top popcorn. I also melt a spoonful and pour it over cooked popcorn in place of melted butter. Dee. Lish.
...in place of oil or butter when baking a cake or sautéing stir-fry.
Like I said above -- TADA!
I have even read that you can use it to polish your shoes, whiten your teeth, apply as a first aid ointment, and use it on squeaky door hinges instead of WD-40. Is there anything coconut oil can't do?
If you don't have any organic coconut oil to call your own, then go pro cur yourself a giant jar. You'll be glad you did. And hey -- if you plan to use it in or on your body, especially on your pretty face, get the good organic stuff.