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Coconut oil?

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FatPatricia Sun 29-May-16 22:22:52

I am a recent convert to coconut oil for everything but am just wondering whether any of you lovely people have any innovative or quirky other uses for the stuff that I may not have thought of! grin

WonderingAround Sun 29-May-16 22:24:32

Oil pulling to whiten teeth.

JuxtapositionRecords Mon 30-May-16 06:46:35

Deep hair conditioning

hollieberrie Mon 30-May-16 07:53:50

I use it to hot cloth cleanse.

elizadolittlechoc Mon 30-May-16 14:18:02

I posted a year or so on here about 'pulling'. Overall consensus was it's a myth. Confirmed by my dentist. However I love it use it as a pampering body moisture treatment.

branofthemist Mon 30-May-16 14:22:29

We use it on all sorts.

Hair, cuts, scrapes (after they have been cleaned) chapped skin, face cleanser (cleared dds blackheads up in about a week), for shaving, for after shaving, in coffee and porridge.

We were in Greece last week and I slapped it on us before bed and none of us got bitten. Mum and dad didn't and they did get bitten.

SpiceLinerandHoneyLove Mon 30-May-16 17:10:53

Increasing your water intake will whiten your teeth more effectively than oil pulling.

dementedma Mon 30-May-16 21:36:59

Works wonders on dry feet. Slap it on before getting into bed.

EatShitDerek Mon 30-May-16 21:37:57

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

BonitaFangita Mon 30-May-16 21:45:29

I find it's too rich for to use as a primer but it's great as a cleanser, especially for eye make up.
It's anti fungal and anti bacterial too so it will clear skin irritations like spots and inflamation. I use it on the nape of my neck as I get a rash if I leave my hair wet and this clears it up beautifully.
Never used it on my feet, thanks for the tip Ma

FatPatricia Tue 31-May-16 12:44:47

Thank you all some awesome ideas, will have to look more into the teeth whitening one, do some research smile

nikole1708 Tue 31-May-16 13:04:34

Coconut oil works wonders for stretch marks and acne. Make sure you buy an organic virgin coconut oil.

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