You Can Do More Than You Know With Coconut Oil


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  • Cutting board/wood conditioning: Apply a pinhead-sized amount of coconut oil to a soft cloth. Rub your wooden cutting board thoroughly to condition.

  • Keep melted chocolate smooth: For a cup of chocolate, add about a teaspoon of coconut oil. Melt, and stir until smooth. Coconut oil will help keep the chocolate liquid for longer.

  • Drizzle on kettle corn: Coconut oil is a great alternative to butter, and adds a wonderful sweetness to kettle corn!

  • Apply to a squeaky hinge: Smear across a squeaky hinge to silence it. Can also work to prevent rust for exterior hinges.

  • Dust houseplants: Coconut oil can be used to wipe away dust from houseplants. NOTE: Only a VERY small amount is suggested for this!

  • Remove gum from hair: Dip a comb in coconut oil and gently comb it over the gum. Massage it in if necessary. The gum will slowly loosen, and eventually comb out without breaking the hair.

  • Soothes bug bites and irritated skin: Rub coconut oil into skin to sooth rashes, bites, or dry skin.

  • Makeup remover: Apply a pea-sized amount to a cotton pad, and wipe away makeup. This will leave skin soft and moisturized!

  • Massage oil: Let the coconut oil melt slightly in you hands before rubbing it in.

  • Can help detangle necklaces: A dab of oil will loosen tight knots in jewelry, and allow knots to be easily pulled apart.